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Digging for early betting value in the 2019 World Series futures odds

Covers Nov 8, 2018 - 5:17 PM ET
The champagne is barely dry from the 2018 World Series celebration, and the Commissioner’s Trophy is currently in the shop for repairs after barely surviving the duck boat parade around the streets of Boston. This is the perfect time to dig for early betting value in the futures market to win the 2019 championship.

Majority of tickets on World Series Game 5 being written on underdog Sox

Covers Oct 28, 2018 - 8:56 PM ET
Covers checks in on the betting action and line movement for Game 5 of the 2018 World Series between the Red Sox and Dodgers, with insights from Jeff Stoneback, director of trading for MGM Resorts sportsbooks, and John Sheeran, risk manager for FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

Red Sox vs Dodgers World Series Game 5 betting picks and predictions

Covers Oct 28, 2018 - 7:34 PM ET
We get our first elimination game of the 2018 World Series on Sunday night in Los Angeles. The Red Sox lead the "Fall Classic" three games to one and will be looking to finish off the Dodgers, who could be in big trouble following their late-inning collapse last night. We break down the five best ways to bet Game 5.

Bettors regional bias' showing up ahead of Game 4 of the World Series

Covers Oct 27, 2018 - 9:26 PM ET
Game 3 of the World Series was a 7.5-hour, 18-inning marathon, so both teams are on a short turnaround. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for Saturday night’s Game 4, with insights fromThe SuperBook at Westgate in Las Vegas and FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

Red Sox vs Dodgers World Series Game 4 betting picks and predictions

Covers Oct 27, 2018 - 8:36 PM ET
The Dodgers outlasted the Red Sox in an 18-inning classic in Game 3 thanks to a Max Muncy walk-off bomb, but what happens now? Both teams burned though most of their pitchers last night/this morning and the cupboards are pretty bare. We do our best to break down the best ways to wager Game 4 of the World Series.

Sharp bettors hit Dodgers' odds early for World Series Game 3 vs. Red Sox

Covers Oct 26, 2018 - 7:21 PM ET
Covers checks in on the action and line movement for Game 3 of the World Series,, with insights from Tony DiTommaso, risk manager for CG Technology sportsbooks, and John Sheeran, risk manager for FanDuel Sportsbook.

Red Sox vs Dodgers World Series Game 3 betting picks and predictions

Covers Oct 26, 2018 - 2:37 PM ET
The Red Sox will be underdogs as they look to take a stranglehold in the Fall Classic against the Dodgers tonight in LA. Boston hands the ball to veteran Rick Porcello, while LA turn to rookie sensation Walker Buehler to get them back in the series. We break down the best ways to wager Game 3 of the World Series.

World Series bettors backing Red Sox to beat Dodgers in Game 2

Covers Oct 24, 2018 - 8:58 PM ET
The World Series continues Wednesday night with Game 2, and the majority of the money is on the favorite. Covers checks in on the action and line movement, with insights from John Murray, manager of The SuperBook at Westgate in Las Vegas, and Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics, also in Vegas.

Dodgers vs Red Sox World Series Game 2 betting picks and predictions

Covers Oct 24, 2018 - 3:39 PM ET
The Red Sox struck first in the World Series, slugging their way to an 8-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 1. Tonight, features another battle of south paws as David Price tries to re-write his postseason narrative going up against Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers. We break down the best ways to wager Game 2 of the World Series.

Sharp bets help drive up odds on Red Sox for World Series Game 1 vs. Dodgers

Covers Oct 23, 2018 - 8:01 PM ET
Covers checks in on the action and line movement ahead of World Series Game 1 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox, with insights from Derek Wilkinson, supervisor at The SuperBook at Westgate, and John Sheeran, risk manager for FanDuel Sportsbook in New Jersey.

Dodgers vs Red Sox World Series Game 1 betting picks and predictions

Covers Oct 23, 2018 - 4:01 PM ET
Two of baseball's most celebrated franchises square off for the World Series – and it all gets underway Tuesday, as the Red Sox welcome the Dodgers to Fenway Park. Game 1 gives bettors a whale of a pitching matchup, with Chris Sale facing off against Clayton Kershaw. We break down the best ways to wager Game 1.

The Sharp 600: Your 2018 World Series primer

Covers Oct 22, 2018 - 6:14 PM ET
The money has been flowing in early and often on one of the two World Series participants, but is it the right side to play? Joe Fortenbaugh visits with professional sports bettor Jason Weingarten for an in-depth primer on the 2018 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Bettors on both sides for NLCS Game 7 showdown between Dodgers and Brewers

Covers Oct 20, 2018 - 9:43 PM ET
Major League Baseball gives us a Game 7 Saturday night to decide which team represents the National League in the World Series. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for the NLCS finale, with insights from some of the biggest oddsmakers in Las Vegas.

Dodgers vs Brewers NLCS betting picks and predictions: Game 7

Covers Oct 20, 2018 - 6:22 PM ET
It has all come down this. Game 7 at Miller Park to decide which National League team will face the Boston Red Sox in the World Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Milwaukee Brewers looking to bounce back from a 7-2 loss in Game 6. We break down the best ways to wager Game 7 of the NLCS.

Sharps and squares lining up on Brewers for Game 6 of NLCS

Covers Oct 19, 2018 - 9:29 PM ET
Half of the World Series matchup is set, with the Red Sox in, and the other half could be finalized tonight in the land of beer and cheese. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, with insights from John Murray, sportsbook manager at the Las Vegas Superbook.

Dodgers vs Brewers NLCS picks and predictions: Can Crew extend series?

Covers Oct 19, 2018 - 5:22 PM ET
The Milwaukee Brewers are officially a toss-up to extend the National League Championship Series to a seventh and deciding game Friday night – but what bettors really want to know is, how many pitches will their starter throw? We break down the best ways to wager Game 6 of the NLCS.

Las Vegas bettors banking on Red Sox closing out ALCS in Game 5

Covers Oct 18, 2018 - 8:49 PM ET
One participant in the World Series could be set tonight, deep in the heart of Texas. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for Game 5 of the ALCS, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas, and John Lukasik, director of Caesars sportsbooks at The Linq, Flamingo and The Cromwell.

Red Sox vs Astros ALCS picks and predictions: Handing ball to right guy

Covers Oct 18, 2018 - 4:36 PM ET
The Astros need a win Thursday night to extend their season – and they have the right guy for the job as Justin Verlander looks to tame those Red Sox bats for the second time in less than a week. Verlander gave the Astros a 1-0 lead in the ALCS, but the Red Sox have won the next three while scoring seven plus runs in all three.

MLB Playoffs Line Drive: October 17 postseason picks, odds and analysis

Covers Oct 17, 2018 - 3:09 PM ET
The Dodgers send their ace to the mound in search of a lead in the National League Championship Series, while the Astros look to bounce back after dropping Game 3 of the ALCS against the Red Sox. We look at Wednesday's postseason schedule with in-depth analysis, tips and picks in today's edition of MLB Playoff Line Drive.

Betting action on the dogs in tonight's MLB Championship Series matchups

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 7:20 PM ET
Both of baseball’s league championship series are in action today, and the road underdogs are getting action. Covers checks in on the wagering and line movement, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas.
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