- The Houston Astros have -185 odds to beat the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2022 World Series and -170 odds to take game one in Houston.
- The Astros and Phillies played three games directly before the 2022 postseason and the Astros went 2-1 in those games, outscoring the Phillies 13-5.
HOUSTON – The 2022-23 World Series is starting in Houston, and the Astros have -170 odds to win game one and -185 odds at Bovada Sportsbook to win the entire series.
The Astro’s last Word Series win may have been controversial but took place during the 2017 season when they had +1175 preseason odds. For the 2022 season, the Astros opened at +1000 favorites and held the shortest odds to win the World Series for the majority of the regular season at legal MLB betting sites.
Since 2017, the Astros have won the AL twice but fell in the World Series in 2021 and 2019.
The Phillies have not been in the World Series since the 2008 season and dominated the Padres who were favored to win in the NL Championship series. Philadelphia opened up the 2022 season with +2500 World Series odds and had +3000 odds to win it all heading into the Wild Card round.
Run Line Betting Trends for Astros, Phillies
These two teams have only matched up three times since the 2017 season, with the Astros going 2-1 in these games SU. The Phillies were the last team that the Astros played in the 2022 regular season.
The Astros have only played two games as an underdog in 2022 in the playoffs, both being against the Yankees in New York. Houston has also not yet lost a single game in their playoff run, entering their first game against Philadelphia with a 7-0 SU and 4-3 ATS record.
Game One Run Line
- Phillies +1.5 (-160)
- Astros -1.5 (+135)
The Astros maintained one of the better spread records during the 2022 season at 53.1% and a record of 86-76 but have only won three of their games by 1.5 runs or more. The Phillies’ playoff run has seen them as the underdog in nine of their 11 games played, being favored in their last two wins at home to win the National League.
The Phillies have gone 8-3 ATS during their 2022 run and have favorable odds at legal betting sites to keep the covering in Houston.
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