The odds makers are saying the Detroit Tigers are going to win the World Series as they are open the series against the San Francisco Giants favored at -175, Oddsshark.com reported on Tuesday.
The Giants opened as +155 underdogs. The favorite bet right now has the Tigers winning the series in five games at +350. Both teams are sitting at +450 to win the World Series 4-3.
Miguel Cabrera opens as the odds-on favorite to win the World Series MVP at 5-to-1. Buster Posey comes in next at 13-to-2. Justin Verlander and Prince Fielder are at 8-to-1, and Delmon Young, Hunter Pence, Marco Scuatro and Pablo Sandoval are all 12-to-1 odds.
The Tigers are only favored by 1.5 runs in Game 1, with the over/under opening at 7 runs. The Giants and Cardinals eclipsed 7 runs four times in their NLCS series. The Tigers did it twice in their sweep of the New York Yankees in the ALCS.