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Updated Divisional Playoff Odds

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(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball is set to get its playoffs started this weekend. Here is a look at the odds to win each of the divisional playoff series matchups.

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In the Divisional Playoffs, teams play in a Best-of-5 format. The first team to win three games advances to the Championship Series. Unlike most years, this year’s divisional playoffs has the lesser seed hosting the first two games and then the higher seed getting the last three games at home.

In the American League, one of the series has the Oakland A’s meeting the Detroit Tigers. The A’s are the No. 2 seed and the AL West Champion while the Tigers are the No. 3 seed and winners of the AL Central. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, The Tigers are the actual favorite to win the series, as they have odds of -150, while the A’s have a money line of +130. Detroit went 88-74 this year and won the Central by three games. The A’s went 94-68 for the year and won the AL West by 1 game over the Texas Rangers, locking up the title on the final day of the season. In seven meetings this year, Detroit won four of them. The home team also won four of the seven meetings.

The National League features the Cincinnati Reds facing the San Francisco Giants. The Reds are the No. 2 seed as winners of the NL Central, while the Giants are the No. 3 seed as winners of the NL West. According to oddsmakers, the Reds are favored to win this series, as they have odds of -130. The Giants have been given a money line of +110 to win. The Giants went 94-68 on the season and won the West by 8 games while the Reds were 97-65 overall and won the Central by 9 games. These two teams met seven times during the year and the Reds won four of the games. The home team also won four of the seven meetings.

Bet on MLB Odds

For the odds to win each MLB Divisional Series, see below.

2012 MLB Divisional Series Playoff Odds

National League

895 Cincinnati Reds -130

896 San Francisco Giants +110

891 Washington Nationals -135

892 St. Louis Cardinals +115

American League

897 Oakland Athletics +130

898 Detroit Tigers -150

893 New York Yankees -220

894 Baltimore Orioles +170

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