SportsGrid’s Best World Series Game 5 Player Props


Nov 1, 2023

It’s Game 5 of the World Series as the Texas Rangers look to close out the Arizona Diamondbacks and capture their first title in franchise history.

Using SportsGrid’s betting model, we’re spotlighting a few player prop selections for tonight’s affair. We employ a star rating system to evaluate each pick’s success likelihood.

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Last night saw us go a solid 2-for-3, including Corey Seager launching his 19th career postseason home run and coming through at +420 odds.

To that end, let’s get things started with none other than…

Note: All odds and props courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook.

TEX Corey Seager OVER 0.5 HRs (+420)

  • Going right back to the well following yet another home run in Game 4’s victory
  • Seager is slashing .306/.442/.694 with six home runs and 12 RBI this postseason
  • Seager has homered in two straight games and three of the past four
  • Seager is 7-for-22 (.318) in his career against Diamondbacks right-handed starter Zac Gallen
  • Seager has hit 19 career postseason home runs, the second most all-time by a shortstop
  • Gallen holds a 5.27 ERA in five starts this postseason
  • Gallen has allowed six home runs over 27.1 IP this postseason
  • Left-handed batters are hitting .333 with four home runs against Gallen this postseason
  • Seager is 17-for-61 (.279) with four home runs in his career against current Diamondbacks pitchers

AZ Lourdes Gurriel Jr. OVER 0.5 Hits (-240)

  • He is hitting .274 with three home runs and 11 RBI this postseason
  • He is hitting .357 (5-for-14) in the series thus far
  • Gurriel has recorded at least one hit in eight of his past nine games, including four multi-hit efforts
  • Gurriel is 7-for-20 (.350) in his career against Rangers right-handed starter Nathan Eovaldi
  • Gurriel is hitting .287 (27-for-94) in his career against current Rangers pitchers

TEX Nathan Eovaldi OVER 4.5 Strikeouts (-122)

  • Eovaldi has recorded 36 strikeouts in 30.2 IP this postseason
  • Eovaldi has struck out at least five batters in four of his five starts this postseason, including eight punch outs over 4.2 IP in last week’s Game 1 victory
  • Eovaldi has gone at least six innings in four of his five starts this postseason
  • Arizona has struck out 147 times as a team in its 16 postseason games (9.2 K’s per game)

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Thumbnail photo via Rob Schumacher/Arizona Republic / USA TODAY NETWORK

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