The 2014 World Series gets underway on Tuesday night with the Kansas City Royals getting the nod as the 5/6 betting favorites at the online sportsbooks to capture their first championship since 1985. The week in sports also includes several top betting matchups on the college football schedule.
The Kansas City Royals will be aiming to take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS when the series moves to Kaufmann Stadium on Monday night, with the Royals pegged as slim 10/11 moneyline favorites on the baseball betting odds. Here's a roundup of sports betting for the week ahead.
Following their three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels, the Kansas City Royals have improved their World Series odds to 4/1 ahead of Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, which is scheduled to get underway on Friday.
MLB Wild Card games take center stage this week starting on Tuesday with the Kansas City Royals pegged as slim opening favorites over the Oakland A’s in a battle for a berth in the AL Division Series. As well, top college football betting matchups hit the gridiron this weekend.
As baseball's regular season enters its final week playoff races for the AL Central title and the American League's Wild Card berths remain far from settled. As well, the Philadelphia Eagles will be looking to stay unbeaten this week as they highlight the NFL betting slate with a game against the San Francisco 49ers.
The see-saw battle for top spot in the AL Central division standings will continue this week when the Detroit Tigers travel to Kansas City for a three-game set against the Royals starting on Friday night. The week ahead in sports betting also includes top matchups in both college football and the National Football League.
A pair of Super Bowl betting favorites will look to bounce back from surprising losses in the opening week of the National Football League season when they hit the gridiron this week. As well, the division races continue to heat up in baseball, with the Dodgers and Giants set to clash.
All eyes will be on the gridiron on Thursday night when the defending-champion Seattle Seahawks kick off the 2014 regular season as 5.5-point favorites on the NFL betting lines over Aaron Rodgers and the visiting Green Bay Packers.
The dogfight for top spot in the AL West continues this week when the two best teams in baseball meet for a four-game series in Anaheim. The Los Angeles Angels enter the week with a slim one-game lead in the division, but the Oakland A’s remain the MLB online betting favorite to win this year’s World series.
Brian Hoyer will start at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, who travel to D.C. to face the Washington Redskins on Monday night. The Browns are 3-point underdogs in NFL online betting against the Redskins, who opened their preseason with a 23-6 win over the New England Patriots last week.