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  • Betcris.com Baseball Betting Online: Last year the Minnesota Twins caught everyone napping as they won their first MLB American League Central Division title since 2010 and ended the three-year reign of the Cleveland Indians. It was the best regular season for the Twins since 1965.   More

  • Betcris.com Baseball Betting Online: It should come as no surprise that the Los Angeles Dodgers are the strong online baseball betting favorite to win the National League West as they have owned the division with seven consecutive titles. With some of the biggest names in the game along with the second-highest payroll in Major League Baseball gamblers again see the Dodgers as the team to beat in the NL West for 2020.   More

  • Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

    MLB Baseball World Series Odds

    By Tom Wilkinson

    Betcris.com The 2020 Major League Baseball season will likely start at sometime in the near future and when it does, the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees will begin the season as MLB World Series favorites. When it comes to 2020 World Series odds there is a big gap between the two power teams and everyone else.   More

  • Betcris.com We have a proverbial David versus Goliath matchup set for this year’s World Series with the Washington Nationals huge underdogs against the Houston Astros. Of course, the Nationals are now used to being the underdog, having upset the Dodgers and Cardinals to get here. Can they do it a third time and hand the franchise it’s first World Series title or will the Astros establish themselves as a dynasty of sorts, winning their second Fall Classic in the last three years?   More

  • Betcris.com Unsurprisingly, the New York Yankees and Houston Astros are set to face-off in the American League Championship Series with four wins between them and the World Series. These were the two best teams in the AL all season long so it’s fitting they’ll meet up in a rematch of the 2017 ALCS. Can Houston get the better of the Bronx Bombers again or will the Yankees get payback in route to their first World Series appearance in a decade?   More

  • Betcris.com After a couple interesting division series matchups, we are left with a pair of underdogs going head-to-head in the National League Championship Series as the St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Nationals get set for the best-of-seven series set to begin on Friday night. Both teams have already exceeded expectations. Now it’s time to see which will continue their magic journey to the Fall Classic.   More

  • Betcris.com The Tampa Bay Rays are a scrappy team and showed that despite a lack of name recognition, they are in fact a good team in their AL Wild Card win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Now, they’ll get an even bigger test in a five-game set against the Houston Astros, the favorites to win the World Series. Can Tampa Bay pull out another surprise victory or will this be the end of the road for this perennial underdog?   More

  • Betcris.com After a comeback victory in the NL Wild Card Game, the Washington Nationals now get tasked with a five-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team with the best record in the league. Los Angeles, of course, opens the series as sizeable favorites, but they’re not invincible. Can the Nationals ride the momentum from the Wild Card victory to a series upset against the team from Hollywood or will the Boys in Blue roll through Washington in route to the NLCS?   More

  • Betcris.com The St. Louis Cardinals won the tight race in the NL Central and broke a three-season playoff draught. They will face the NL East winners, the Atlanta Braves in the National League Division Series beginning on Wednesday. Atlanta is the favorite in the series as they look to advance past the division series for the first time since 2001. Is this the year for Atlanta or will the Cardinals get the upset after a strong finish to the season?   More

  • Betcris.com It’s not often two 100-win teams meet in the division series round of the playoffs, but that is exactly what we have here with the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins battling it out in this best-of-five ALDS showdown. This is the Twins’ first postseason series since 2010, but they enter as sizeable underdogs as they face a team that has had their number over the years in October. Can the Twins buck that trend and get the upset or will the Yankees coast to the ALCS?   More

  • Betcris.com And just like that, we’ve reached the end of the MLB regular season and the pool of World Series hopefuls is down to ten. Throughout most of the season, the National League looked like it would belong to the Los Angeles Dodgers while the American League would seemingly go through the Houston Astros and New York Yankees. Here at the start of October those three teams are the favorites, but there are certainly paths forward for some of the other teams.   More

  • Betcris.com The Cleveland Indians will journey to the Nation’s Capital on Saturday night for the middle game of a three-game series to close out the 2019 regular season. The Nationals have already clinched their ticket to October baseball and are now looking to lockdown home field advantage. The Tribe, on the other hand, is in a fierce battle for a Wild Card spot in the American League. This game figures to be an important one for both teams on Saturday.   More

  • Betcris.com The St. Louis Cardinals will host the Chicago Cubs in the regular season’s final weekend, including a primetime showdown on FOX on Saturday night. Can the Cubs spoil the end of the regular season as St. Louis prepares for October or will Chicago’s recent slide continue as they close out their season without a trip to the playoffs for the second straight season?   More

  • Betcris.com The New York Mets will welcome in the Atlanta Braves for a three-game series over the weekend, looking to make a statement before their season ends. The Braves are set for postseason play and have the second-best record in the National League under wraps. As such, this series is basically just a postseason tune up for the NL East champions against the rivals Mets.   More

  • Betcris.com The Cleveland Indians will host the Philadelphia Phillies for the second game of a three-game series on Saturday night with both teams desperately trying to hold on to their postseason aspirations. It’ll be an uphill climb for both teams to make it to October, however. With each game becoming a near must-win there will be a lot riding on this weekend showdown.   More

  • Betcris.com What a difference a year makes. A season ago, the Boston Red Sox won the AL East in route to another World Series title while the Tampa Bay Rays were on the outside of the postseason picture looking in, several games out of a playoff berth. As the two teams get set for this weekend showdown, it’s the Sox on the outside while the Tampa Bay Rays remain in a heated three-way battle for one of two Wild Cars spots against Oakland and Cleveland. Can the Sox play spoilers, or will Tampa Bay keep pace over the weekend in the hunt for October?   More

  • Betcris.com One of the best rivalries in baseball kicks off another head-to-head battle on Thursday in the first of a four-game weekend series with the division title very much in play for both teams. The St. Louis Cardinals are on the road in this one at the historic Wrigley Field where the Chicago Cubs will do their best to cut the Red Birds’ lead atop the NL Central.   More

  • Betcris.com The Washington Nationals will play host to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday afternoon as both teams look to further cement their position in the postseason hunt. For the Braves, only the Nationals stand in the way of clinching their second straight NL East title and while Washington doesn’t stand a chance of catching the Braves, every game is important to them from here on out as they try to stay atop the NL Wild Card standings.   More

  • Betcris.com The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets wrap a three-game weekend series on Sunday night in ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. The primetime showdown features a pair of teams with October aspirations. The Dodgers have already clinched the NL West and are now just prepping for what they hope to be a deep run through October, resulting in a World Series title. As for the Mets, they’re just hoping to get there, making this home game against the NL’s best team a much more important game for them to win.   More

  • Betcris.com The Philadelphia Phillies will host the NL East leading Atlanta Braves on Thursday night in the finale of a crucial four-game series. The Braves have the division mostly under wraps as they look forward to October, but the Phillies sit a few games back in the Wild Card. For the home team, a win to close out this series and head into the weekend on a positive note is crucial. Can they top the division leaders?   More

  • Betcris.com Sunday marks the second to last game of the season between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees as the two teams are set to battle it out on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. The Yankees have owned the Sox on the season, but can Boston get some revenge at home in this nationally televised game or will the Bronx Bombers continue their run of dominance over their hated rivals?   More

  • Betcris.com Both on the outside looking in, the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets get set for another showdown while both still hold out hopes for a big run to get them into the playoffs. The Phillies sit closer as these two get set for the middle game of a three-game set on Saturday. Can the Mets pick up some ground or will the Phillies be the ones to inch closer to their October dreams?   More

  • Betcris.com There is one team with a playoff spot locked up and another fighting for a spot in this Labor Day series opener between the Houston Astros and the Milwaukee Brewers. Despite playing in different division—and different leagues—these two teams have plenty in common as they get set to face each other. After all, the Brewers’ organization is being headed by an Astros’ alum. Can David Stearns and the Brewers upset the Astros in this one?   More

  • Betcris.com The New York Yankees will kick off their series with the Texas Rangers on Monday with a rare weekday day game in this Labor Day showdown. The Yankees continue to cruise towards October with a healthy lead in the AL East while the Rangers have their eyes on 2020. Texas, however, will undoubtedly get up to play the hated pinstripes in this one, but will that be enough for them to topple the Evil Empire in this holiday showdown?   More

  • Betcris.com The Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees close out a three-game series on Sunday afternoon in what could be a preview of October. With the Yankees vying for the AL’s best record and the A’s in the thick of the Wildcard hunt, these two teams could meet again in October. For now, however, Oakland needs this win much more than the Yankees who have the AL East all but locked down, but can the A’s upset the Yankees in this afternoon contest?   More

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