Less than 48 hours after perhaps the craziest final day of the baseball regular season ever, the playoffs begin. The Phillies are favored to win it all, and the Yankees are favored to represent the American League in the 2011 World Series. However, while the Phillies are the biggest favorites to win their first series, the Yankees are the most likely team to get upset.
We have the odds for all the playoff openers, all the first round series, and the odds of each of the eight playoff teams reaching and winning the 2011 World Series:
American League Division Series Odds
The Rangers are -180 favorites to win Game 1, with C.J. Wilson facing Devil Rays rookie Matt Moore, and Texas is -170 favorites to win the series.
The Yankees are -129 favorites to win Game 1 as they send CC Sabathia against Tigers ace Justin Verlander. The Yankees are -150 favorites to win the series.
National League Division Series Odds
The Brewers are -140 favorites to win the opener on Saturday when they will start Yovani Gallardo against Arizona’s Ian Kennedy. The Brew Crew are -170 favorites to win the series.
The Phillies are -215 favorites to win Game 1 when they send Roy Halladay to the mound, while St. Louis counters with Kyle Lohse. The Phillies are +300 favorites to win the series.
2011 World Series Odds for all eight playoff teams
- 1. Philadelphia Phillies (102-60, NL East champs): +180 to win the World Series, -150 to win the NL Pennant
- 2. New York Yankees (97-65, AL East champs): +400 to win the World Series, +138 to win the AL Pennant
- 3. Detroit Tigers (95-67, AL Central Champs): +700, +325
- 4. Milwaukee Brewers (96-66, NL Central Champs): +750, +375
- 5. Texas Rangers (96-66, AL West Champs): +750, +300
- 6. Tampa Bay Devil Rays (91-71, AL Wild Card): +1000, +450
- 7. St. Louis Cardinals (90-72, NL Wild Card): +1200, +600
- 8. Arizona Diamondbacks (94-68, NL West Champs): +1400, +600
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