Oct 19, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT
Bodog has betting odds on which player will be named World Series MVP and not surprisingly Albert Pujols and Nelson Cruz lead the way:
Albert Pujols 5/1 Nelson Cruz 6/1 Adrian Beltre 7/1 Josh Hamilton 7/1 Field 10/1 Ian Kinsler 10/1 Michael Young 10/1 David Freese 11/1 Matt Holliday 11/1 Lance Berkman 14/1 Yadier Molina 15/1 C.J. Wilson 18/1 Chris Carpenter 18/1 Elvis Andrus 18/1 Jon Jay 18/1 Mike Napoli 18/1 Jason Motte 25/1 Neftali Feliz 25/1 Allen Craig 30/1
In terms of the best value bets, Lance Berkman at 14-to-1 and Mike Napoli at 18-to-1 are probably the most underrated relative to the other top hitters on each team. And both Game 1 starters at 18-to-1 seem like decent bets, because if either Chris Carpenter or C.J. Wilson win two games in the series their MVP odds would be pretty strong.
Also worth noting: There are six guys at 10-to-1 or better and Pujols is the only Cardinals player, which makes some sense given that the Rangers are favored to win the series.
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