Tag Archives: world series
- 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...
- Cubs, Red Sox listed as co-favorites on Odds to win 2017 World Series
February 22, 2017
The Chicago Cubs ended the longest drought in professional sports history last year when they claimed their first World Series title since 1908 in dramatic fashion over the Cleveland Indians, rallying back from a 3-1 deficit to win it on their opponent’s home field. Odds courtesy of OddsShark.com The National...
- MLB Odds: World Series Futures
February 23, 2015
I’ve always believed that betting on futures in baseball is the most difficult of the five major sports leagues in the US. Unlike the other sports, determining a favorite in baseball before the season starts is like basing it on the flashiness of a team’s roster and their offseason spending...
- Jose Canseco Loses His Finger in a Game of Poker
November 17, 2014
Former Oakland Athletics slugger, Jose Canseco, blows his finger off whilst cleaning his gun, has it surgically re-attached, only to see it fall off during a poker game. “What’s green, slimy and smells like Miss Piggy?” That dominated the "finger joke" department for many years but it seems the former...
- Royals, Giants set to collide in World Series for the ages
October 17, 2014
I’m not quite sure people expected to have this World Series. If you had taken a poll before the wild card round on which two teams would play in the World Series, the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants wouldn’t be on the shortlist. Hell, they probably wouldn’t...