5 reasons each team will win the World Series

Red Sox's David Ortiz has been amazing during the World Series. (USA TODAY SPORTS)

Red Sox's David Ortiz has been amazing during the World Series. (USA TODAY SPORTS)

KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:53 AM ET

ST. LOUIS - Top Five Reasons The Red Sox Will Win The World Series

1. David Ortiz

In the immortal words of David Ross, the Game 5 hero for Boston: “Speaking of clutch hitting ... David Ortiz. What planet is that guy from?” Ortiz is hitting .733 (11-for-15) in the Series and now has a career Series batting average of .476 (20-for-42), highest in history for players with at least 50 plate appearances.

2. Do The Math

This is the 63rd time the World Series has stood at 3-2. Of the previous 62 times, the team with the 3-2 lead has gone on to win 41 times (66.1%). Also, of those 62 occurrences, the team with the 3-2 lead has wrapped things up in Game 6 on 24 occasions (38.7%).

3. Home field


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