MLB online betting excitement begins on Saturday as the Phillies will take on the San Francisco Giants in a phenomenal baseball wagering playoff matchup.
Sports-Gambling opened with baseball odds of the Philadelphia Phillies as a +115 favorite to win the World Series and with the San Francisco Giants at +450.
Games 1&2 will take place in Philadelphia Saturday and Sunday. The series moves to San Francisco on Tuesday, October 19 for games 3, 4, & 5 if necessary. If needed games 6&7 will be in Philadelphia October 23 and 24.
The San Francisco Giants are coming off a 4 game playoff series win over the Atlanta Braves. Pitching is the strength of the Giants as they ranked best in the major leagues for staff earned run average. Offensively San Francisco ranked 17th for run production.
The Giants were a strong home team this year going 49-32 while going a respectable 43-38 on the road. The Giants went over the total in just 32 home games this year. The Giants went under the number in 3 out of their 4 games against the Braves.
The Philadelphia Phillies are coming off a 3 game playoff sweep with the baseball lines over the Cincinnati Reds. The Philadelphia Phillies had a home record of 52-29 and a road record of 45-36.
The Phillies were an under team as they cleared the total in just 74 games all season and went under the total in 2 out of their 3 games against the Reds in their playoff series.
Philadelphia is a well balanced team that ranked 7th overall for run production and 6th for staff earned run average. Starting pitcher Roy Halladay won 21 games this year and tossed a no hitter against the Reds.
The Giants have paid out in 6 of their last 7 MLB online betting matchups as a dog. Philadelphia has gotten the money in a phenomenal 15 out of their last 16 games as a playoff favorite. The Phillies are 14-3 in their last 17 home playoff games. The Phillies have cashed in on 39 out of their last 52 games versus teams with a winning record.
The Giants have gone under the total in 25 out of their last 35 games. The Phillies have gone under the total in just 4 out of their last 16 playoff games. The Phillies have paid out in 14 out of their last 19 games against the Giants in Philadelphia.