The Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers open the 2020 World Series on Tuesday at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, and we get a fun opening pitching matchup. Clayton Kershaw will take the mound for the Dodgers and Tyler Glasnow will start for the Rays.
Kershaw has not looked quite as good in the playoffs as he did during the regular season. He finished the abbreviated regular season with a 6-2 record and over 58 1⁄3 innings he had a 2.16 ERA, 0.84 WHIP, and struck out 62 batters. In the postseason, Kershaw has made three starts and pitched 19 innings. He has a 3.32 ERA and 0.95 WIP with 23 strikeouts.
Glasnow made 11 starts during the regular season and threw 57 1⁄3 innings. He finished with a 4.08 ERA and 1.13 WHIP while striking out 91 batters. In the postseason, Glasnow has made four starts and thrown 19 1⁄3 innings. He has an ERA of 4.66 and a WHIP of 1.29 while striking out 25 batters.
DraftKings Sportsbook has odds posted for Game 1, with the Dodgers installed as favorites. LA is -162 on the moneyline and +135 at -1.5 on the runline. The Rays are +138 on the moneyline and -155 at +1.5 on the run line. The run total is installed at 8.