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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

A's Pitcher Sonny Gray

Despite Playoff Potential, A’s And Giants Seen As Longshots For Postseason Awards

The Oakland A’s still boast the best record in baseball. The Giants trial only the Dodgers in the National League standings, so you’d expect local ballplayers to be in the hunt for the major postseason awards, but you’d be wrong.

08/05/2014

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Las Vegas’ 8 Locks To Make The NFL Playoffs

Who are Vegas bookies betting on to make the playoffs? Seven teams pay worse than even money to make the playoffs this year, according to gaming website Bovada. Can You guess them all? Let’s go from most obvious to least.

07/31/2014

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Oddsmakers Like Broncos Over Seahawks, 49ers As Super Bowl Favorites

Just moths after claiming their first ever Super Bowl title it appears the Seattle Seahawks have already been unseated as the team to beat for Super Bowl XLIX by the team they just shredded in the last big game.

07/24/2014

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat stands on the court against the Golden State Warriors on February 12, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron James Makes Cavs Instant Las Vegas Favorites To Win NBA Title

News that LeBron James is planning to take his talents back where they came from has made the Cleveland Cavaliers an instant favorite to win it all, according to gaming website Bovada.

07/11/2014

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Bookies Now See A’s, Giants As Favorites To Meet In World Series

The San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s have been getting it done on the field for weeks, and it appears the odds makers in Las Vegas have finally taken note.

06/05/2014

Infielder Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants catches the ball as Nick Punto #1 of the Oakland Athletics safely takes second base on a wild pitch during the first inning of the spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium on March 15, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The A's defeated the Giants 8-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Despite Baseballs Best Records, Vegas Sees Giants And A’s As World Series Underdogs

As of Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in Major League Baseball at 33-19. The second-best Oakland A’s were just ahead of the Brewers and Blue Jays with a 31-21 mark. The A’s were a game and a half up on the Los Angeles Angels and the Giants and were 4.5 ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers entering action. So Vegas is betting on a Bay Bridge World Series, right? Nope.

05/28/2014

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