..

2010 World Series Betting Preview

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Oct/26/2010
2010 World Series Betting Preview

This 2010 World Series betting preview is brought to you by Sportsbook.com

Sportsbook.com World Series Price:

Texas Rangers -150

Giants +130

The World Series gets underway Wednesday night in San Francisco with two unlikely franchises playing for baseball’s most coveted prize. The Giants haven’t won a World Series since 1954 and Texas is making its first-ever appearance in the Fall Classic.

The only pitching matchup set in stone is Game 1 which is scheduled to feature aces Cliff Lee (12-9, 3.18 ERA) and Tim Lincecum (16-10, 3.43 ERA). Lee has been remarkable this postseason, going 3-0 with a 0.75 ERA in three starts. The southpaw has given up just two runs on 13 hits in 24 innings while striking out 34 and walking only one. Lincecum has been tremendous as well, compiling a 2-1 record and a 1.96 ERA in three playoff starts.

Wednesday will mark the first meeting between the two teams this year. They met last year as a part of interleague play with the Giants sweeping Texas in a three-game set in San Francisco. Two of the three games went under the total. Matt Cain threw a gem in the middle game of the series, going eight innings and giving up one run on three hits in a 2-1 Giants win. Texas is likely to see Cain in Game 2.

After Lee, San Francisco should see the combination of C.J. Wilson and Colby Lewis. Wilson is 1-1 with a 3.93 ERA so far this postseason while Lewis is 2-0 with a 1.45 ERA. Lewis picked up both wins against the vaunted Yankee offense and limited New York to three runs over 13.2 innings. Meanwhile, the Giants’ rotation behind Lincecum has fared well this postseason with Cain leading the way at 1-0 having yet to give up an earned run. Jonathan Sanchez totes a 2.93 postseason ERA while Madison Bumgarner comes in at 1-0 with a 3.55 ERA in three appearances.

Here are some interesting MLB betting trends for those that will be betting on the World Series.

SAN FRANCISCO is 42-19 (+23.8 Units) against the money line with an on-base percentage of .310 or worse over their last 20 games this season. The average score was SAN FRANCISCO 4.4, OPPONENT 2.7 - (Rating = 3*).

SAN FRANCISCO is 58-35 (+21.3 Units) against the money line vs. teams averaging 2.75 or less extra base hits per game in the second half of the season this season. The average score was SAN FRANCISCO 4.2, OPPONENT 3.4 - (Rating = 2*).

SAN FRANCISCO is 44-28 (+16.6 Units) against the money line with a hot bullpen whose ERA is under 3.00 the last 15 games this season. The average score was SAN FRANCISCO 4.2, OPPONENT 3.3 - (Rating = 2*).

TEXAS is 25-6 (+16.7 Units) against the money line on a good fielding streak, 10 straight games with one or less errors this season. The average score was TEXAS 5.9, OPPONENT 3.6 - (Rating = 3*).

TEXAS is 57-43 (+16.9 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season over the last 2 seasons. The average score was TEXAS 4.7, OPPONENT 4.0 - (Rating = 1*).

TEXAS is 53-39 (+15.3 Units) against the money line vs. good fielding teams - averaging <=0.6 errors/game in the second half of the season over the last 2 seasons. The average score was TEXAS 5.0, OPPONENT 4.3 - (Rating = 1*).

With the most generous dime lines in the business, make Sportsbook.com your home for all of your World Series betting.

Baseball News

Braves Win First World Series in 26 Years

Braves Win First World Series in 26 Years

Forgotten is the disappointment of 14 consecutive division titles leading to just a single World Series win and the four other World Series losses during that stretch in the 1990s. 

MLB Betting Picks – ALCS Odds and Preview

MLB Betting Picks – ALCS Odds and Preview

There will be a new American League champion this season, though the club that represents the junior circuit is a familiar one. The Boston Red Sox knocked off the AL-best Tampa Bay Rays in a division series while the Houston Astros advanced to their fifth straight ALCS by routing the Chicago White Sox.

MLB Free Pick-Parlay | Dodgers Vs. Cardinals

MLB Free Pick-Parlay | Dodgers Vs. Cardinals

The Los Angeles Dodgers come into this affair having clearly made their mark on the 2021 MLB season. With a 106-56 record to end the season, they easily beat out the Padres, Rockies, and Diamondbacks, in the NL West. The rest of baseball with exception of the Rays, (100 wins) were not close, not slightly in the ballpark, not even kind of! 

Yanks-Sox Betting Action - October 5

Yanks-Sox Betting Action - October 5

It’s one of the biggest rivalries in sports, and our bettors are treating it as such with already a massive handle on tonight’s AL Wild Card, single-elimination game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.

Free MLB Picks - Wednesday September, 22 2021

Free MLB Picks - Wednesday September, 22 2021

We have your hot trends and pick possibilities for Wednesday September 22, 2021

Syndicate