World Series

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Odds Favor a Delayed Season Start After MLB Lockout

MLB owners instituted a lockout after Wednesday’s deadline for a new collective bargaining agreement came and went. It’s the first MLB work stoppage since the 1994 strike and, while there is plenty of time before the March 31, 2022 opening day, punters are already betting on a delay. It’s true […]

Max Scherzer has signed a three-year, $130 million contract with the New York Mets. (Image: Brett Davis/USA Today Sports)

Mets Sign Max Scherzer, Join Shortlist of 2022 World Series Contenders

The New York Mets already boast one of the best pitchers in baseball in two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom. Now, they’ll bring even more firepower to the mound in 2022 with the addition of veteran starter Max Scherzer to the rotation. New York signed Scherzer to a three-year, […]

Ian Anderson (pictured) will take the mound against Luis Garcia in a battle of rookie starters for Game 3 of the World Series. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

World Series Game 3: Series Shifts to Atlanta with Braves, Astros Tied 1-1

The World Series has turned into a best-of-five contest, with the Braves taking home field advantage as they will host the Astros in the next three meetings starting with Game 3 on Friday night. Ian Anderson will take the hill for Atlanta against Houston’s Luis Garcia in the critical third […]

Jose Altuve helped cash a lot of World Series same game parlays on Wednesday by recording two hits, including a home run. (Image: David J. Phillip/AP)

How to Build Same Game Parlays for the World Series

Same game parlays have become an increasingly popular way to bet on major sporting events, with most online bookmakers in the United States now offering this option to bettors. And while you might associate these parlays primarily with football and basketball, the World Series also presents an opportunity to combine […]

World Series Odds: Astros, Valdez Favored at Home in Game 1

World Series Odds: Astros, Valdez Favored at Home in Game 1

The Houston Astros may not be interested in narratives, but they’ll still have a chance to put their sign-stealing past behind them starting on Tuesday night as they host Game 1 of the World Series against the Atlanta Braves. Houston won the 2017 World Series, but when revelations of a […]

Chris Taylor (3) hit a game winning home run to win the NL Wild Card Game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are the favorites to win the 2021 World Series. (Image: Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)

World Series Odds: Dodgers Heavily Favored After Surviving Wild Card Game

The Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t win their division, and won’t have home-field advantage when they battle the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS. But sportsbooks still see the defending champions as the team to beat when it comes to the current World Series odds. BetMGM lists the Dodgers as the […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers pose for a team picture after winning the 2020 World Series. (Image: LA Times)

MLB Win Totals: Will the LA Dodgers Avoid the World Series Hangover?

Oddsmakers set the win totals for the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers at 103.5 over/under, for one of the highest totals in some time. So, will the Dodgers really fade the curse of the World Series hangover? In the last 50 years, only three franchises have won the World Series […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers opened as the favorite to win the 2021 World Series at sportsbooks across the globe. (Image: Kelly Gavin/MLB/Getty)

LA Dodgers Open as Favorite to Defend World Series Title

Winning the World Series doesn’t guarantee that you’ll repeat the feat the next year. But when you’re a perennial favorite like the Los Angeles Dodgers, expectations are high, even before you add a championship to the mix. The Dodgers have opened as the consensus favorites to win the 2021 World […]

The Chicago Cubs at the 1908 World Series. (Image: Getty)
The OG List

Complete List of World Series Winners and Champions Since 1903

The World Series began in 1903 and we’ve compiled a complete list of winners who claimed the Major League Baseball championship. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the 2020 World Series to secure the franchise’s seventh title. This year marks the Dodgers’ 21st trip to the World Series with their last […]