BetMGM data analyst John Ewing said the preseason odds of a Diamondbacks-Rangers World Series were +175000 (bet $10 to win $17,510 total).
Yes, you read those odds right.
As for the World Series betting market, the Rangers have opened as heavy favorites to win it all at -170. Conversely, the Diamondbacks' title odds opened at +140.
The Rangers won the American League Championship Series over the Astros in seven games with an 11-4 victory in Houston on Monday night.
The Diamondbacks earned their spot in the Fall Classic by beating the Phillies 4-2 in Game 7 in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.
The Rangers, who will have the home-field advantage in the World Series, were +260 to win the World Series heading into Game 7.
Arizona has been a huge surprise this season, as the Diamondbacks were at +12500 to win the title at the start of the season. Arizona was at +6000 as recently as Aug. 19.
Who could've predicted this run?
Well, FOX Sports MLB Analyst Ben Verlander did have this say about Arizona last year.
Game 1 of the World Series is at 8 p.m. ET Friday on FOX and the FOX Sports App.
Here's a look at the updated 2023 World Series odds:
WORLD SERIES WINNER ODDS*
Texas Rangers: -170 (bet $10 to win $15.88 total)
Arizona Diamondbacks: +140 (bet $10 to win $24 total)
*as of 10/25/2023
(All times 8:03 p.m. ET)
Diamondbacks (Zac Gallen, 17-9, 3.47 ERA) @ Rangers (Nathan Eovaldi, 12-5, 3.63), Friday, FOX and FOX Sports app
Spread: Rangers -1.5 (Rangers favored to win by more than 1.5 runs; otherwise, Diamondbacks cover)
Moneyline: Rangers -166 favorites to win (bet $10 to win $16.02 total); Diamondbacks +141 underdogs to win (bet $10 to win $24.10 total)
Total runs Over/Under: 8 runs scored by both teams combined
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