Houston Astros Favored to Win World Series as Division Series’ Begin

The Major League Baseball postseason is underway as both wildcard games have been played and division series play opens on Thursday. The Washington Nationals and Tampa Bay Rays won their wildcard game in each league and move on to the next round. Odds makers have made the Houston Astros the favorite to win the World Series this year and are +210 on most sportsbooks. The Astros are closely followed by the Los Angeles Dodgers at +275, New York Yankees at +425, Atlanta Braves at +900 and the Washington Nationals at +1000 to round at … [Read entire story]

Justin Verlander Reaches 3,000 Career Strikeouts, 300 for This Season

On Saturday, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander reached two new milestones as he became the 18th major league pitcher to reach the 3,000-strikeout plateau for his career and the 19th since 1900 to post 300 strikeouts in one season. Verlander, who is 36, entered his final start of the regular season on Saturday against the Los Angeles Angels with 2,994 career strikeouts. He reached 3,000 career strikeouts by fanning Kole Calhoun in the fourth inning… [Read entire story]

Astros and Dodgers Top World Series Futures Board

As the final month of Major League Baseball begins, two teams are tied atop the World Series futures board. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros, the two teams that played in last year’s World Series, are both at +450 to win the this year’s Fall Classic. Close behind the Astros and Dodgers are the Boston Red Sox at… [Read entire story]

Dodgers, Astros Top World Series Odds after MLB Trade Deadline

Arguably the most important annual date of Major League Baseball’s regular season – the July 31 non-waive trade deadline – has come and gone. Who are the winners and losers from the deadline? Let’s take a look with their updated Sports Interaction odds to win the World Series. Blue Jays Looking Toward 2018? The Toronto … [Read entire story]

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