Following Tampa Bay’s upset win over LA in Wednesday’s Game 2 of the World Series, the Rays and Dodgers come into Friday night’s Game 3 locked up 1-1 in the series.
Charlie Morton takes the mound for Tampa Bay in Game 3. He comes into Friday with a 4.74 ERA and 1.39 WHIP on the season. Meanwhile, the Dodgers are giving the ball to one of the best young pitchers in baseball, Walker Buehler. In 19 IP this postseason, Buehler has allowed 15 hits and four runs while striking out 29 batters.
The advantage on the mound is clearly LA’s, but who will win Game 3?
Who Will Win Game 3 of the 2020 World Series?
If you’re looking for picks for tonight’s Game 3 you can find our experts’ analysis HERE and HERE. As far as who bettors are predictingto come out on top, the public is backing the favorite, the LA Dodgers. 57% of all bets on Friday’s Game 3 of the World Series are on the Dodgers to win outright. Meanwhile, just 43% of the public is behind the underdog Rays.
|Team||Game 3 ML Odds||Implied Probability||Public Betting %|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||-139||58.2%||57%|
|Tampa Bay Rays||+135||42.6%||43%|
Who Will Win the 2020 World Series?
This season marks the second time in franchise history the Rays have appeared in the World Series. The first time came in 2008 and ended in a loss to the Philadelphia Phillies in 5 games behind an MVP performance from Cole Hamels.
In contrast, the Dodgers are one of the most successful franchises in Major League Baseball. LA has six World Series titles and has won the NL Pennant three of the last four years. Despite the success within their own league, they haven’t won a world title since 1988.
Since the start of the 2020 World Series, 61.67% are on the Dodgers to win it all, while 38.33% of all World Series bets have been on the Rays.
|Team||Odds to Win World Series||Implied Probability||Public Betting %|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||-200||66.7%||61.67%|
|Tampa Bay Rays||+170||37%||38.33%|