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World Series Odds: 71% of Bets Backing Phillies To Win World Series Over Astros

World Series odds and betting breakdown for the 2022 World Series between the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies. The Astros are favored to win a World Series this year, but it's the Phillies that are being backed heavily by bettors.
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World Series Odds: 71% of Bets Backing Phillies To Win World Series Over Astros

During the MLB Playoffs, the Philadelphia Phillies have shocked the baseball world and been front page of the latest baseball news. They were the last team to earn a spot in the MLB postseason, but now they find themselves in the World Series, facing the Houston Astros.

But, according to bettors, the Phillies aren't done. Despite the fact that the latest World Series odds favor the Astros to win the title, the bettors are heavily backing the Phillies to win their first World Series since 2008.

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The Astros have expected to make it this far all along. After all, they have appeared in four of the last six World Series, but that wasn't the case for the Phillies. Philadelphia limped into the postseason as an 87-win team, and sportsbooks gave them the longest World Series odds in the NL.

It's still an uphill battle for the Phillies. Not only do the World Series odds favor the Astros, but Houston is yet to lose a single game this postseason.

So, who should you bet? Are you siding with the World Series odds or the betting public? Let's take a look and find out.

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World Series Odds

TeamOdds% Bets% Handle
Houston Astros-19529%55%
Philadelphia Phillies+16571%45%

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The latest World Series picks and predictions differ depending on where you look. Some handicappers like the Astros and others like the Phillies. But, no matter what sportsbook you check the Astros have the shorter World Series odds.

Right now, the Astros World Series odds sit at -195 to win it all. Those odds imply that sportsbooks are giving them a 66.1% chance to beat the Phillies. However, only 29% of bets have backed Houston, according to our friends at BetMGM.

As for the Phillies, their World Series odds sit at +165, but 71% of bets are backing Bryce Harper to have a little bit more magic up his sleeve and deliver a championship to The City of Brotherly Love.

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Brian is a sports journalist with close to ten years of experience in the business. A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan with a passion for all things sports gambling.


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