Astros a slight favorite over Red Sox in ALCS

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Bovada's oddsmakers in Las Vegas call for a World Series rematch, with the defending champion Astros and Dodgers favored to win their respective League Championship Series and meet in the Fall Classic for the second year in a row.

Despite winning 108 games in the regular season to Houston's 103 and having home-field advantage for the series, the Red Sox come in as underdogs, according to Bovada. The Astros opened as -155 (bet $155 to win $100) favorites over the Red Sox, who are +125 (bet $100 to win $125) underdogs on the series price. Houston won the season series with Boston, 4-3. 

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As for winning the World Series, the Astros (21/10) are again a slight favorite over Red Sox (11/5), according to Bovada's odds. 

Odds to win World Series:

Houston Astros 21/10

Red Sox  11/5

Los Angeles Dodgers 10/3

Milwaukee Brewers 15/4

 
ALCS Price

Astros -155 (20/31)

Red Sox +125 (5/4)


NLCS Price

Los Angeles Dodgers -160 (5/8)

Milwaukee Brewers +130  (13/10)

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