3 MLB teams ready to make big moves in free agency

The Braves broke the seal on baseball's "Hot Stove" season when they signed reliever Will Smith on Thursday, but these three teams are expected to be the most active clubs throughout the winter.

Odds say Nationals won’t return to World Series in 2020

The Nationals have been installed as +1500 underdogs to repeat as World Series champions in 2020, an unusually high figure for a recent winner. Five MLB clubs—the Astros (+600), Yankees (+600), Dodgers (+700), Braves (+1200) and Red Sox (+1200)—were slapped with lower price tags than the Nats. Oddsmakers appear to be spot-on with their assessment of Washington’s team as a one-year wonder.

Astros and Yankees open with shortest odds to win 2020 World Series

Can the Nationals repeat as World Series champions in 2020, or will someone new step up? BetAmerica takes an early look at the Fall Classic futures market.

Greinke poised to outduel Scherzer in World Series Game 7

The Nationals and Astros will face off at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday night in a winner-take-all Game 7 of the World Series. Max Scherzer, scratched from Sunday’s Game 5 due to a neck injury, takes the hill for the Nats against struggling ‘Stros starter Zack Greinke.

Odds favor Verlander and Astros in World Series pitcher’s duel

The Astros will send Justin Verlander to the mound at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night as they look to wrap up a second World Series title in three years against the Nationals. Washington won’t go down without a fight as they counter with Stephen Strasburg, who has been excellent throughout these playoffs.

World Series Game 3 betting preview: Astros vs. Nationals

The Nationals will go for a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven World Series on Friday night, when they send Anibal Sanchez to the mound against Zack Greinke and the Astros.

World Series Game 2 betting preview: Nationals vs. Astros

The Astros will look to even the World Series when they send Justin Verlander to the hill against Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals in Game 2 on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.

World Series Game 1 betting preview: Astros vs. Nationals

Staff aces will square off in Game 1 of the 2019 World Series. Oddsmakers have understandably set a very low total, which sets up an opportunity for Over bettors.

World Series betting preview: Astros vs. Nationals

After three rounds of playoffs featuring drama and intrigue, the stage is set for the World Series. The Washington Nationals are seeking their first title, while the Houston Astros can capture their second in three years.

NLCS Game 4 betting preview: Cardinals vs. Nationals

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.