Red Sox favoured to win World Series by Vegas Staff

10/21/2013 3:51:41 PM

The Boston Red Sox are the slight favourites heading into the World Series, according to betting odds courtesy of

The Red Sox enter the World Series with 5/7 odds on beating the St. Louis Cardinals, who enter the Fall Classic with 6/5 odds.

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is the favourite to be named MVP of the World Series at 15/2, followed by teammate Dustin Pedroia at 9/1 and Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran at 9/1.

As it is every year, there are several strange wagers that can be laid, including if there will be a Grand Slam, an ejection, and even how many times Shane Victorino will get hit by a pitch.