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Astros vs Braves live stream is here: How to watch World Series Game 5 online

Framber Valdez will face off against Jorge Soler in the Astros vs Braves live stream
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Tonight's Astros vs Braves live stream has Atlanta leading the World Series 3-1 and one win away from their first championship since 1995. Houston on the other hand will do all they can to prevent that from happening and force at least a game six at home. Braves look to close out the Astros in this MLB live stream.

Astros vs Braves time, tv channel

The Astros vs Braves live stream is today (Oct. 31).
• Time — 8:15 p.m. ET / 5:15 p.m. PT / 1:15 a.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling or fubo
• U.K. — Watch on BT Sport
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

The Braves trailed 2-0 going into the sixth inning of game four. Austin Riley changed that with an RBI single to pull Atlanta to within one. Then In the seventh, Dansby Swanson and Jorge Soler hit back-to-back solo home runs to give the Braves a 3-2 lead. For Soler, it was his second homer of the series.

The Astros looked like they were on their way to even this series at two games apiece last night as a Carlos Correa had an  RBI ground out in the first and a Jose Altuve solo homer in the fourth gave them a 2-0 lead. They even saw Zack Greinke’s best work of the postseason as he tossed four scoreless innings. Then the Braves were able to get on the board against Houston’s bullpen. Altuve’s home run marked his fifth of this postseason.

Framber Valdez will do his best to keep the Astros’ championship dreams going. This will be Valdez‘ fourth start of the postseason. He’s had his playoff struggles this year posting a 6.35 ERA over 17 innings of work.

The Braves named the rookie Tucker Davidson their game five starter. The 25-year-old lefty will be making his first postseason appearance and just his sixth big league start. He last pitched for the Braves on June 6th against the Red Sox, allowing five runs over 2.1 innings.  

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Astros vs Braves live streams in the US

In the US, Astros vs Braves is going to be broadcast on FOX, which is available with most cable packages and two of the best streaming services: Sling TV and fubo TV.

In the U.S., the Astros vs Braves game is today (Oct. 31) at 8:15 p.m. ET. 

If you're just tuning in, you can get the Astros vs Braves live stream (and the rest of the 2021 World Series) with Sling Blue, the $35 per month package, provided Sling has your local Fox affiliate (check to see if it's available).

Sling TV

Sling TV's $35 Sling Blue + Sports Extra is the best option for streaming the whole MLB post-season, with Fox in select markets, MLB Network, ESPN and the Turner channels including TBS.

Fubo.TV

Fubo.TV: One of the best streaming services with FOX, and the top pick for watching all of the 2021 NFL live streams, Fubo has all of the right network channels and the two cable channels you don't want to go without. Who needs cable? Not Fubo subscribers. It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front.

Astros vs Braves live streams in the UK

You can watch Astros vs Braves live across the pond at 1:15 a.m. local BST Monday. Those in the U.K. will want BT Sport, for coverage of the game.  

Another option for non-BT subscribers is the BT Sport Monthly Pass (£25), which lets you watch via an app for a fixed time, with no need for a lengthy commitment.

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the games by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN

Astros vs Braves live streams in Canada

Canadian baseball fans can watch Astros vs Braves live streams in Canada on SportsNet.

Marc Farzetta

Marc is a contributing sportswriter at Tom’s Guide covering the NFL, NBA and MLB as well as various other leagues. He is a graduate of Temple University where he studied Broadcasting and Journalism. Marc’s previous stops include the Trenton Times and NBC Sports Philadelphia. He also worked on the production crew of NBC Sunday Night Football for 11 seasons. When not working, Marc is probably sipping his next espresso to get him ready for more work.