Tag Archives: houston astros
- Dodgers, Astros lead way on MLB Pennant odds at break
July 12, 2017
Two teams with nearly identical records have been the best teams in baseball heading into the second half of the season. So it makes perfect sense to see the Los Angeles Dodgers (61-29) and Houston Astros (60-29) as the betting favorites to win the National and American League pennants, respectively....
- Astros lead charge as World Series favorites over Cubs and Yankees
June 23, 2017
Two of the biggest surprises in baseball so far this season have probably been the surprisingly good play of the New York Yankees and the mediocre performance of the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs. Odds courtesy of OddsShark.com However, no team has been more impressive through the first three...
- 2017 World Series odds update: Cubs lead, Astros second
May 17, 2017
Despite a slow start, the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs remain +500 favorites to repeat this year according to oddsmakers. The Cubs have sputtered to a disappointing 18-19 start through the first six weeks of the season, putting them in fourth place in the National League Central. Chicago is...
- MLB adds extra playoff team; NBA falls behind MLS; Deron Williams notches 50
November 23, 2011
Major League Baseball playoffs will be expanded to ten teams from 2013 after a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) was signed. The continued good relations between both sides mean the league will go 21 consecutive years without a work stoppage. Commissioner Bud Selig commented: "Nobody back in the '70s, '80s...
- MLB Odds: Giants at Astros
June 23, 2010
The Giants will be bringing the very expensive arm of Barry Zito against the Houston Astros bats tonight, but the Astros will be hoping their young pitcher Brett Myers can break out of his funk and get the job done at home after struggling in his last two starts. Oddsmakers...
MLB commish eyes joining Las Vegas expansion party
April 21, 2017
Dodgers, Astros lead way on MLB Pennant odds at break
July 12, 2017