by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
After dispatching the New York Yankees in the ALCS last week the Houston Astros will enter the World Series as the clear betting favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The Astros are set as the -225 favorite (wager $225 to win $100) on the odds to win the World Series, with the Washington Nationals coming back as +180 underdogs (wager $100 to win $180) on those betting futures. Game 1 of the series is set for Tuesday night in Houston.
Houston needed the full five games to get past the Tampa Bay Rays in their ALDS, jumping out to a 2-0 lead in that series, losing the next two games, and then closing out the set with a 6-1 victory as -260 home favorites at sports betting sites on October 10. The OVER/UNDER went 2-2-1 for totals bettors in those five games as the Astros moved on to face the Yankees.
And the Astros lost the first game of the ALCS at home to New York by a lopsided 7-0 score as -145 favorites, then rolled to victories in the next three games before falling in Game 5 at New York as -140 road favorites. Houston then closed out the series in …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation