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How to watch Game 1 of the World Series between the Braves and the Astros

Everything you need to know to follow along in Game 1

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The 2021 World Series will get underway Tuesday night with Game 1 between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros. The Braves defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in six games in the NLCS while the Astros also needed six games to get past the Boston Red Sox. Charlie Morton will be on the mound for the Braves in Game 1 while the Astros will go with left-hander Framber Valdez.

Game 1 Info

Game Date/Time: Tuesday, October 26, 8:09 p.m. ET

Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

Complete Schedule

Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros World Series schedule

Game 1: Braves at Astros, Tuesday, October 26th, 8:09 p.m. ET, FOX
Game 2: Braves at Astros, Wednesday, October 27th, 8:09 p.m. ET, FOX
Game 3: Astros at Braves, Friday, October 29th, 8:09 p.m. ET, FOX
Game 4: Astros at Braves, Saturday, October 30th, 8:09 p.m. ET, FOX
Game 5*: Astros at Braves, Sunday, October 31st, 8:15 p.m. ET, FOX
Game 6*: Braves at Astros, Tuesday, November 2nd, 8:09 p.m. ET, FOX
Game 7*: Braves at Astros, Wednesday, November 3rd, 8:09 p.m. ET, FOX

*If Necessary

TV Info

The World Series will be broadcast exclusively on FOX with Joe Buck and John Smoltz on the call for the sixth consecutive season. Ken Rosenthal will be the on the field reporter while Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz and Frank Thomas will be on the pregame.


The game will be broadcast on the Braves Radio Network with Joe Simpson and Ben Ingram on the call. It will also be available via ESPN Radio.


The Braves are underdogs in Game 1 against the Astros per DraftKings Sportsbook

Game 1: Astros -140, Braves +120

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