will open their first World Series since 1997 with the
ball in the hands of ace Corey Kluber. The right-hander
is 20-10 overall including 2-1 with a 0.98 ERA in three
post season starts. Tribe flourished in front of the
home audience putting together a 53-28 record in regular
season, 4-0 mark in post season. Kluber a big part of
that success went 12-5 in 18 home starts with his team
13-5 over the span. Well to note, Kluber's 'W' in
the ALCS home opener vs Toronto the Indians have won 12
of hurler's last 13 in front of the home audience.
The Cubs heading into their first World Series since 1945 are countering with Jon Lester carrying a 21-5 record in 35 assignments with a 27-8 team start record including 2-0 with a miniscule 0.86 ERA in three post season starts (3-0 TSR). Cubs were a successful crew in an opposing park this season going 49-36 in regular season, 3-2 during these second season games. Their ace hurler posted a 10-3 record away from Wrigley Field with Cubs 12-6 in his eighteen starts on the road.
Cubs having Lester do their bidding, opened -$1.15 road favorite. Bet this game at Bovada.lv / Bodog.eu and earn a Welcome Bonus.
Streaks of note.
Cleveland : 10-1 overall, 7-1 opening a home series, 4-1 opening home series w/Kluber, 10-1 w/Kluber after a team win, 21-8 at home facing a portside hurler, 12-2 vs N.L. club
Cubs: 13-1 opening a series including 7-0 on the road, 4-1 opening a road series w/Lester, 13-0 w/Lester after a team win, 8-1 vs an A.L. team.
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