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Olympics Day 12 - Athletics

Vegas Odds Makers: Los Angeles, Boston Have Better Shot Than San Francisco To Host 2024 Olympics

The United States hasn’t hosted the Summer Olympics since Atlanta in 1996. San Francisco could be in the running for the games that will take place 10 years from now, but odds makers said other U.S. cities have a better shot at hosting the Olympics.

12/18/2014

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Las Vegas Setting Odds On Jim Harbaugh Leaving The 49ers

Jim Harbaugh’s future employer is becoming as hotly debated as any election the fall, and like recent presidential races, bookies are now giving you the opportunity to gable on the outcome.

12/04/2014

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5 Surprise Teams With Better Odds To Win The Super Bowl Than The 49ers

It’s been a rough week for the 49ers: the team fell to 4-4 after a crushing defeat to the Rams, the rumors of Jim Harbaugh leaving persist, and now they’ve lost once-promising prospect Marcus Lattimore for good due to ongoing knee trouble. It appears Las Vegas bookies have taken note of the dark clouds currently circling Santa Clara, and they’ve made the three-time NFC Title Game contender a long shot to hoist the Lombardi Trophy this year.

11/05/2014

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Dodgers, 4 Other Teams Already Viewed As Better Bets Than Giants To Win 2015 World Series

Some are calling the San Francisco Giants a dynasty, others are saying they’ve been lucky to pull off three World Series victories in five seasons. Either way, bookies don’t see the success continuing next year.

10/31/2014

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Giants Victory Completes Sweep By Las Vegas Underdogs

When the San Francisco Giants finished off the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night, they accomplished a sweep of sorts: every single postseason underdog heading into the series pulled off the upset.

10/30/2014

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Giants Back To Underdog Role For Final Time In 2014

The San Francisco Giants are a not going to win the World Series Wednesday night, at least that’s what the oddsmakers in Las Vegas say. But the Giants have been proving Vegas bookies wrong all year, and for the better part of the last decade.

10/29/2014

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Giants Are Las Vegas Underdogs (Again) Heading Into World Series

The Giants are underdogs heading into the World Series, according to odds-makers in Las Vegas. That’s good news when you consider this fact: no underdog has lost a series this postseason.

10/20/2014

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In Postseason Dominated By Underdogs, Giants Favored Thursday

The Giants need one more win to return to the World Series and they send their ace to the mound Thursday night – but before you click on Craigslist hoping to find some semi-affordable seats for the World Series, keep this in mind: The Giants are favored by Las Vegas oddsmakers Thursday, and those guys have been wrong pretty much the entire MLB Postseason.

10/16/2014

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Giants Are Longest Shot To Win World Series Despite Dominant Wild Card Game & Past Success

The Giants were not considered the most talented roster entering the 2010 or 2012 divisional playoff round, but bucked the odds to capture the World Championship each time. After that, and an 8-0 thumping of the Pirates Wednesday in the Wild Card round, you would think that oddsmakers would have learned to fear the beard, but no – the Giants (along with fellow wild card winner Kansas City) face the longest odds to win it all of the remaining eight teams at 10-1.

10/02/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the top of the six inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 10, 2014 in San Francisco. Moss was on base when Donaldson homered. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

6 Teams More Likely To Go To World Series Than The Giants And A’s

Back in June the Giants and A’s looked destined to meet in the World Series, now they’ll be lucky to get more than one game of postseason play apiece.

09/15/2014

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