Pitching has had the upper hand in the first three games of the ALCS, and Under bettors have cashed each time. Expect the trend to continue Thursday night.
Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg have performed remarkably for their respective clubs this postseason, pitching to a 1.01 ERA and 7.22 strikeout-walk ratio in a combined 44 2/3 innings. But how do they stack up against some of the great playoff pitchers of all time? BetAmerica decided to do a little off-day digging to find out.
With a commanding 3-0 lead in the National League Championship Series, the Nationals are on the verge of their first World Series appearance. Starter Patrick Corbin will try to seal the deal against Dakota Hudson and the Cardinals at Nationals Stadium on Tuesday night.
Gerrit Cole has been nearly untouchable for the Astros for most of the season, and he'll take the hill in the Bronx on Tuesday afternoon against Luis Severino and the Yankees in a pivotal Game 3 of the ALCS.
After they seized the first two games of this series on the road, the Washington Nationals will attempt to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the National League Championship Series over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
The New York Yankees will go head to head with the Houston Astros in the best-of-seven American League Championship Series that begins Saturday, October 12. It’s a rematch of a memorable 2017 ALCS that the Astros took in seven games en route to their first World Series title.
Both the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals pulled off sizable upsets in the NLDS. Who has the advantage in the NLCS?
It took 14 years and plenty of heartbreak, but the Washington Nationals have finally won a playoff series. Dave Martinez's scrappy squad has advanced to the NLCS after downing the heavily favored Los Angeles Dodgers in extra innings on Wednesday night. Washington's odds of winning the World Series have now improved from +800 a day ago to +350 today.
Which team will face the Yankees in the ALCS? We'll find out Thursday, in a winner-take-all ALDS Game 5 between the Astros and Rays.
Two decisive Game 5s await in the two National League Division Series, as the Braves host the Cardinals and the Nationals travel to the West Coast to face the Dodgers.