NLCS Game 1 Odds
(TheSpread) – The 2012 NLCS begins play on Sunday night. Here is a look at the odds to win Game 1 and the odds to win this series.
The NLCS features the San Francisco Giants hosting the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday at 8:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Giants will have Madison Bumgarner on the mound to face Lance Lynn of the Cardinals. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Giants are favored to win Game 1, as they have odds of -135, while the Cardinals have a money line of +125 to win. The over/under for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Giants are 97-70 overall and 48-35 at home this year while the Cardinals are 92-76 overall and 41-44 on the road.
When it comes to the series prices, the Giants are favored to win the NLCS. Oddsmakers have given the Giants odds of -125 to win this series, while the Cardinals are getting a money line of +105. These two teams met six times during the regular season. They split the meetings 3-3 with the home team also going 3-3 in the series. Bumgarner lost both of the games he pitched in against the Cardinals this year, while Lynn lost the one game he pitched in against the Giants.
For odds dealing with the NLCS and Game 1 on Sunday, see below.
2012 NLCS Game 1 Odds for Sunday, October 14
St. Louis Cardinals +125 (7) (Lynn)
San Francisco Giants -135 (Bumgarner)
NLCS Series Price
St. Louis Cardinals +105
San Francisco Giants -125