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How the public is betting the 2020 World Series

We break down predictions and picks for the World Series at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Diego Castillo on the mound before a workout session the day before the start of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Globe Life Park. Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

First pitch for the 2020 World Series is mere hours away, and it’s time for one last look at how people think the series will play out between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays. DraftKings Sportsbook is offering a host of odds around the full series. Here’s a look at how the betting splits are shaking out as first pitch approaches. We rank these based on most money bet.

World Series MVP

1. Mookie Betts (+800): 29 percent
2. Corey Seager (+1200): 17 percent
3. Randy Arozarena (+1000): 11 percent
4. Cody Bellinger (+1000): 9 percent
5. Clayton Kershaw (+1000): 7 percent
6. Justin Turner (+2400): 7 percent

World Series exact outcome

Dodgers win 4-2 (+350): 23 percent
Dodgers win 4-1 (+500): 22 percent
Rays win 4-2 (+750): 20 percent
Rays win 4-3 (+650): 10 percent
Rays win 4-1 (+1200): 10 percent
Dodgers win 4-0 (+775): 8 percent
Dodgers win 4-3 (+425): 7 percent

Total games played

5 games (+300): 35 percent
7 games (+225): 35 percent
6 games (+215): 26 percent
4 games (+465): 4 percent

Most bet player props, Game 1

Tyler Glasnow Over 6.5 K’s: -113
Clayton Kershaw Under 6.5 Ks: 128
Clayton Kershaw Over 6.5 Ks: -167
Randy Arozarena Over 0.5 Hits: -150
Randy Arozarena to Not Hit a Home Run: -435

Game 1 updated wagering

Moneyline

Rays +140: 56 percent handle, 63 percent bets
Dodgers -167: 44 percent handle, 37 percent bets

Run Line

Rays +1.5: 28 percent handle, 36 percent bets
Dodgers -1.5: 72 percent handle, 64 percent bets

Total

Over 7.0: 67 percent handle, 67 percent bets
Under 7.0: 33 percent handle, 33 percent bets

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