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Major League Baseball Betting Preview Odds To Win 2017 World Series

Monday, February 20th, 2017

With Major League Baseball Spring Training Games set to begin Friday February 24th let’s take a look at the current odds to win the 2017 World Series.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the defending World Series Champion Chicago Cubs favored by +375 odds. The Cubs won 103 games during the regular season and ran away from in the NL Central division by 17 ½ games. Young stars Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo leads the team at the plate. They couple that with a strong pitching staff which includes Kyle Hendricks, Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta.

Second in the wagering are the Boston Red Sox at +550 odds. Boston won the AL East a year ago but was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. Big Papi David Ortiz retires but they add veteran arm Chris Sale to the rotation.

The Cleveland Indians are getting support at +600 odds. A strong starting staff was key to the Indians winning the AL Central.

The LA Dodgers have made the playoffs for five straight season but no World Series appearances to show for it. LA has odds of +900 odds. LA lacked clutch pitching in the playoffs. The starting staff was decimated by injuries and now all are back in a crowded starting rotation for LA.

Some notable longshots in the betting are the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays who return each +2500 odds. Both the Rangers and Blue Jays have a balance of strong pitching and hitting. Texas finished with the best record in the American League regular season posting 95 wins.

Other longshots in the wagering include the Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates who return +5000 odds. Pittsburgh was a major disappointment last year with a 78-83 record. The team missed the playoffs but worse was the fact the team was rumored to be shopping their best player Andrew McCutchen is what appeared to be a cost cutting measure. Kansas City lacked the production from the starting staff to repeat as World Series champions. They finished a disappointing 81-81 and missed the playoffs last season.

Cleveland Indians versus Chicago Cubs Game 7 World Series Major League Baseball Betting Preview

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

A World Series champion will be crowned in Game 7 as the Cleveland Indians will host the Chicago Cubs. The Indians and Cubs will get things started from Cleveland at 8PM Eastern Time and FOX has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Chicago Cubs favored by -110 odds with the home team Cleveland Indians returning +100 odds. The run total is lined at seven runs.

The Cubs even up this series at 3-3 following the 9-3 road victory at the Cleveland Indians as a -149 betting favorite. The total went over 7 ½ runs.

Starting for the Cubs will be right hander Kyle Hendricks as he opposes Indians right hander Corey Kluber. The Cubs were facing elimination as they fell behind 3-1 in the World Series after a 7-2 victory by the Indians in Game 4. The Cubs have then rallied to win the next two games. They left Wrigley Field with the 3-2 home victory as Chicago went to the bullpen with Aroldis Chapman pitching an eight inning save. The series then moved to Cleveland for Game 6 and it was the Cubs wining 9-3. Chicago began the game with three runs in the first inning. Then in the third inning it was a grand slam by Addison Russell to give the Cubs a 7-0 lead as the game hit the bottom of the third inning. Cleveland then pushed across single runs in the fourth, fifth and ninth inning. With a huge lead the Cubs sent Chapman into the game where he tossed 1 1/3rd innings giving up one earned run. Indians starter Josh Tomlin lasted only 2 1/3rd innings where he allowed six earned runs and took the loss. Corey Kluber for the Indians has allowed just three earned runs total in five post season starts. He is working his third game in the World Series and is 2-0. Hendricks received a no decision in the 1-0 loss at home to Cleveland as he allowed no earned runs in 4 1/3rd innings on October 28th.

Cleveland Indians versus Chicago Cubs Game 6 World Series Major League Baseball Betting Preview

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

The World Series continues on Tuesday November 1st as the Chicago Cubs meet the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 of MLB action. The Indians and Cubs play baseball from Cleveland at 8PM Eastern Time and FOX has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Chicago Cubs favored by -150 odds with the return on the underdog Cleveland Indians at +135 odds. The run total is set at 7 runs.

The Chicago Cubs move within 3-2 of the Indians with the 3-2 victory in Game 5. Indians starter Trevor Bauer had a bad fourth inning as Chicago was able to push across three runs. Jon Lester went six innings for Chicago and allowed two run. The Cubs went to their bullpen with Carl Edwards getting one out then left hander Aroldis Chapman coming into the game in the seventh inning and recording an eight out save to preserve the victory. The Indians fought back to make it a one run deficit in the end because their bullpen did solid work. Cleveland used three relievers and got four scoreless innings from them.

The pitching matchup for Tuesday will feature right hander Jake Arrieta for the Cubs as he will face Indians right hander Josh Tomlin. Arrieta last worked at Cleveland in Game 2 of the World Series as the Cubs earned the 5-1 road victory. The Chicago right hander pitched 5 2/3rds and got the victory by allowing one earned run and two hits over 5 2/3rd innings. Prior to that start he was shelled by the LA Dodgers hitters allowing four earned runs and six hits in five innings in defeat.

Josh Tomlin has pitched in great form as the right hander has allowed one earned run or less in two straight post season starts and in six of his past eight appearances. Tomlin threw in Game 3 and received a no decision in a 1-0 road victory at the Cubs by allowing no earned runs and two hits in 4 2/3rd innings of work.

Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians World Series Sports Betting Match Up Preview

Monday, October 24th, 2016

The World Series matchup has been set as the Chicago Cubs will meet the Cleveland Indians. The series begins on Tuesday with Game 1 in Cleveland. The World Series will move to Wrigley Field for Game 3, 4 and 5 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Game 6 and 7 is scheduled for Cleveland on Tuesday November 1st and Wednesday November 2nd. All starts time are at 8PM Eastern Time and television by FOX TV.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the Chicago Cubs the -210 favorites with win the World Series with the return on the underdog Cleveland Indians at +165 odds.

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a better record than the Cleveland Indians but because the American League won the All Star Game home field advantage was granted to the ALCS winner. The Cubs opened up the playoffs beating the San Francisco Giants in four games in their best of five series. They avoided a deciding Game 5 at home in Chicago by overcoming a 5-2 deficit heading into the ninth inning at San Francisco with four runs scored to win 6-5. Next for the Cubs were the LA Dodgers. The team fell behind 2-1 in the series as they were shut out by LA pitching in Game 2 and 3. Chicago got hot at the plate scoring 23 runs in the final three games winning each one and winning the NLCS.

The Cleveland Indians were hit with major injury concerns as they ended the regular season with starters Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco sidelined with injuries. Trevor Bauer then injured hit finger in the ALCS and was forced to exit in the first inning of his start. The Indians began their playoff run in the ALDS by sweeping the Boston Red Sox in three games as they held the Red Sox to a total of seven runs combined in those contests. Next up were a good hitting Toronto Blue Jays where the Indians jumped out to a 3-0 series lead as they limited the Blue Jays to three runs combined. Game 4 resulted in a Toronto 5-1 home victory. Cleveland then won the ALCS in Game 5 as they shutout the Blue Jays 3-0.

Major League Baseball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Wednesday

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

The Major League Baseball playoffs continue on Wednesday October 19th as there are two games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of MLB bettors worldwide.

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It will be Game 5 of the ALCS as the Toronto Blue Jays will look to survive as they host the Cleveland Indians. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home team Toronto Blue Jays favored by -190 odds with the return on the underdog Indians at +160 odds. The run total came in at eight runs. Starting for the Indians will be left hander Ryan Merritt as he opposes Blue Jays righty Marco Estrada. Toronto moves within 3-1 of Cleveland after their 5-1 home victory to the Cleveland Indians as a -116 betting favorite. Aaron Sanchez went six innings before turning it over to the Blue Jays bullpen to register the final nine outs of the game. Prior to this run outburst Toronto had scored a total of three runs combined in the first three games of this series. Cleveland has scored two runs or fewer in three of the four games of the ALCS. Merritt has thrown only 11 innings with Cleveland this year.

At 8PM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 it will be Game 4 of the NLCS as the LA Dodgers will be home to the Chicago Cubs. Starting for LA will be left hander Julio Urias as he will opposes Cubs righty John Lackey. The Cubs are favored by -110 odds with the return on the underdog LA Dodgers at +100 odds. The run total came in at seven runs. LA takes a 2-1 lead in this best of seven series with the 6-0 home victory to Chicago as a -110 betting favorite. Rich Hill pitched six scoreless innings in the victory. The Cubs offense is in a slump. They have been shut out in back to back games of the NLCS. LA’s 20 year old starter Urias has allowed no more than two earned runs over his past six starts.

Major League Baseball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Tuesday

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

The playoffs from Major League Baseball on Tuesday October 18th feature two games over national television to the satisfaction of MLB bettors worldwide.

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It will be Game 4 of the ALCS on TBS TV at 4PM Eastern Time as the Toronto Blue Jays are home to the Cleveland Indians. Starting for the Blue Jays will be right hander Aaron Sanchez as he opposes Indians righty Corey Kluber. Toronto is favored by -118 odds with the return on the Indians at +108 odds. The run total came in at 7 ½ runs. Cleveland moves to 3-0 in this best of seven series after the 4-2 road victory in Game 3 to the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto continues to struggle at the plate. They have scored a total of three runs in the three games played thus far as they were held to just one run in Game 1 and 2 combined. Kluber is a hot pitcher right now as the right hander has allowed two earned runs over his past three starts working 17 1/3rd innings.

Game 3 of the NLCS moves to Los Angeles at 8PM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 as the LA Dodgers will host the Chicago Cubs. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road side Chicago Cubs favored by -125 odds with the LA Dodgers the underdog returning +115 odds. The total is set at 6 ½ runs. LA will send left hander Rich Hill to the mound to oppose Cubs righty Jake Arrieta. The Dodgers evened this series at 1-1 with the 1-0 road victory in Game 2 to the Chicago Cubs. Left hander Clayton Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings in the victory with closer Kenley Jansen earning a two inning save. Rich Hill has pitched very well at Dodger Stadium this year while his struggles have come on the road. Jake Arrieta bounced back from an awful start at Pittsburgh as he held the Giants to two earned runs and six hits over six innings as he received a no decision in a 6-5 road defeat in the NLDS.

Cleveland Indians versus Toronto Blue Jays Game 3 ALCS Major League Baseball Betting Preview

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The Cleveland Indians are headed to the road in Game 3 of the ALCS as they meet the Toronto Blue Jays from the Major League Baseball playoffs set for Monday October 17th. The Indians and Blue Jays get things started from Toronto at 8PM Eastern Time and TBS TV has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home team Toronto Blue Jays the –185 betting favorite with the return on the underdog Cleveland Indians at +170 odds. The total came in at nine runs.

Starting for Toronto will be right hander Marcus Stroman as he opposes Indians righty Trevor Bauer. Stroman will be making his second post season start for Toronto. This is a desperate spot for the Blue Jays as with a loss they will fall to a 0-3 deficit. The right hander took the mound in the AL Wildcard game in an elimination spot against the Baltimore Orioles and allowed two earned runs and four hits in six innings of work as he received a no decision in a 5-2 home victory. The Blue Jays are 2-5 in his past five starts. Trevor Bauer was slated to start Game 2 but was a scratch as he suffered an injury fixing his drone. The Indians right hander appeared in the ALDS at home to Boston as he allowed three earned runs and six hits throwing only 4 2/3rd innings as he received a no decision in a 5-4 home victory. Bauer has allowed three earned runs or greater in six straight starts but the team is 4-2 in those starts as the Indians have given him great run support.

The Indians are up 2-0 in this best of seven ALCS with all those wins coming in Cleveland. In Game 1 it was a 2-0 victory by the Indians as they get a good pitching performance by Corey Kluber. Josh Tomlin gave Cleveland a good 5 2/3rd innings in an Indians 2-1 home victory in Game 2.

LA Dodgers versus Chicago Cubs Game 2 NLCS Major League Baseball Betting Preview

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

It will be Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday October 16th as the Chicago Cubs will host the LA Dodgers. The Dodgers and Cubs begin play from Chicago at 8PM Eastern Time and FOX Sports 1 has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team LA Dodgers the -130 favorite with the return on the home underdog Chicago Cubs at +120 odds. The run total came in at 6 ½ runs.

Starting for Chicago will be right hander Kyle Hendricks as he opposes Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw. Hendricks saw action in the NLDS as he worked October 8th at home to San Francisco where he worked 3 2/3rd innings and allowed two earned runs. He has been dealing with a contusion to his forearm and is ready to make the start in Game 2. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his previous ten starts. Clayton Kershaw has been a workhorse in the MLB playoffs. He will be making his fourth appearance in the playoffs on Sunday with three starts and one relief appearance. LA is 3-0 when Kershaw has pitched thus far in the post season. He last started on October 11th at home in a must win game against Washington. Facing elimination and working on three days of rest Kershaw tossed 6 2/3rd innings and allowed five earned runs and seven hits. In Game 5 it was Kershaw entering the bottom of the ninth inning with two runners on and LA leading 4-3 with one out. Kershaw retired both batters he faced and earned the save in the fifth and deciding game of the NLDS against Washington. The Cubs took a 1-0 lead in this best of seven NLCS on Saturday as they defeated the Dodgers 8-4. LA had rallied all the way back from an early 3-0 deficit to tie the game at 3-3 in the eighth. But Chicago pushed across five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat LA.

Major League Baseball Sports Betting Odds Match Up Previews for Saturday

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Action from the Major League Baseball League Championship Series continue on Saturday October 15th as there are two games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of MLB bettors worldwide.

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It all begins at 4PM Eastern Time on TBS as it is Game 2 of the ALCS as the Cleveland Indians host the Toronto Blue Jays. Starting for the Indians will be right hander Josh Tomlin as he opposes Blue Jays lefty J.A. Happ. Both starting pitchers are in good form. Happ earned a victory in his only start in the ALDS as he allowed one earned run over five innings in a 5-3 road victory. The Toronto left hander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six straight starts with the record of the Blue Jays 6-0 in those games. Tomlin for Cleveland pitched the clinching game for the Indians against the Red Sox as he earned the victory tossing five innings and allowing two earned runs. He has allowed seven earned runs over his past six starts working 30 2/3rd innings.

At 8PM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 it’s Game 1 of the NLCS as the Chicago Cubs will welcome into town the LA Dodgers. LA will likely start right hander Kenta Maeda as he opposes Cubs left hander Jon Lester. The Dodgers have one day of rest after their dramatic 4-3 road victory at Washington in the fifth and deciding game. The Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen tossed 2 1/3rd innings and threw 51 pitches so his availability for Game 1 is doubtful after that much work. Maeda struggled in his start in Game 3 in the NLDS against the Nationals as he allowed four earned runs in three innings in an 8-3 home defeat. Lester saw work in the NLDS against the San Francisco Giants and earned the victory on October 7th by throwing eight scoreless innings in a 1-0 home victory. The Cubs pitching staff is well rested as they beat the Giants in four games winning 6-5 on Tuesday.

Toronto Blue Jays versus Cleveland Indians Game 1 ALCS Major League Baseball Betting Preview

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

The American League Championship Series from the Major League Baseball playoffs begin with Game 1 on Friday October 14th as the Cleveland Indians will host the Toronto Blue Jays. The Indians and Blue Jays get things started from Cleveland at 8PM Eastern Time and TBS has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home team Cleveland Indians the -130 betting favorite with the return on the road underdog Toronto Blue Jays at +120 odds. The run total came in at 7 ½ runs.

Starting for the Blue Jays will be right hander Marco Estrada as he opposes Indians righty Corey Kluber. Cleveland has won four of the seven meetings during the regular season. Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays earned a victory in his start in the ALDS at Texas as he allowed one earned run and four hits over 8 1/3rd innings in a 10-1 road victory at Texas. On the year Estrada is 9-9 with an ERA of 3.48. He had allowed a total of three earned runs over his past four starts working 27 1/3rd innings. Corey Kluber in his first post season start at home to Boston in the ALDS pitched seven scoreless inning allowing just three hits as the Indians defeated the Red Sox 6-0. The Indians are 9-1 in his past ten starts.

Both teams were very impressive in their ALDS series. The Blue Jays swept the Texas Rangers in three straight games. Toronto has a four game post season win streak in the 2016 playoffs as they were a 5-2 winner in the AL Wildcard at home to the Baltimore Orioles. In their series clinching Game 3 victory the Blue Jays defeated the Rangers 7-6 in ten innings after a Texas throwing error allowed the game winning run to score. Cleveland is coming off a 4-3 victory at Boston for their series clinching victory in three games. Indians starter Josh Tomlin went five innings with a 4-2 lead. The Cleveland bullpen allowed just one run the final four tense innings.