World Series of Baseball Betting
Betting on the regular MLB season is one thing, but for some of the most thrilling and potentially lucrative baseball betting you have to follow the finals series. When the best teams from each division reach the playoff stage of the season, online sportsbooks see an influx of baseball betting fans wagering on fixtures. The love of baseball becomes apparent – and all the more intriguing – every time the post-season arrives.
The six best teams from each division progress to the post-season, with two wildcard entrants added to make up an eight-team series. From there, three rounds of series are played in order to determine the winner, and ultimately the World Series champion.
Firstly, the American League Division and National League Division will both hold best-of-five-games series in order to determine who will continue to the next stage. The winners will move onto the American League Championship Series or National League Championship Series, where the winners from each best-of-seven-games tournament will reach the World Series.
The World Series is itself a seven-game series, and is undoubtedly the most popular baseball betting event, online or otherwise.
No matter where you choose to bet, online sportsbooks will offer World Series odds in both the lead-up to and during the series. In fact, some of the best online sportsbooks will offer futures before the regular season even begins. This means that punters can take advantage of often lucrative odds prior to the start of the MLB season in order to win big on a World Series pick. Keep in mind that these odds will change as the season progresses, and each team’s form changes.
To learn more about what sort of bets you can expect to find during the World Series, take a look at our MLB baseball betting page.