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The Los Angeles Dodgers have been reliable as a big favourite on the moneyline, which they might well convert into a long-overdue World Series title.
The Dodgers are a -200 favourite with the Tampa Bay Rays coming back as a +170 underdog on the updated World Series odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The best-of-seven series begins Tuesday at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas; the Dodgers are a -175 favourite for Game 1 at online betting sites, while the Rays are +150 to win with a 7.5-run total.
Tampa Bay is 5-5 in its last 10 postseason games as the underdog, and the Rays are 3-7 in their last 10 games (including the regular season) as a +140 to +180 underdog. The Rays have a deep pitching staff led by righthander Tyler Glasnow and lefthander Blake Snell, their announced starters for games 1 and 2 on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tampa Bay’s 3.36 earned-run average in the playoffs is a smidge better than the Dodgers’, which is a reason why the total has gone UNDER in 12 of their last 20 games in the playoffs.
However, the Rays’ hitting has lagged in the playoffs with all-star Brandon Lowe slumping. Their .702 on-base plus slugging (OPS) is …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation