The Detroit Tigers are World Series favorites as they open the series with the San Francisco Giants at -140, according to Oddshark.com. The Giants are currently the underdogs at +130. The most likely outcome of the series is a 4-1 win for the Tigers, as the odds are set at 13/4. Odds are the same that the Tigers will win in six games or the Giants will win in seven, as both results are currently at 9/2.
Miguel Cabrera is the odds-on favorite to win the series MVP at 5/1. He is followed by Justin Verlander at 6/1, Buster Posey at 13/2 and Prince Fielder at 8/1. Long shots include Andy Dirks at 30/1 and Alex Avila, Avisail Garcia, Brandon Crawford, Gregor Blanco and Omar Infante at 25/1.
The odds makers think it is going to be a long series, as the over is at -165 on 5½ games. The bet on the total number of games played in the series has six and seven both at +200. A five-game series is at +240, and a sweep is at +600.