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Dominican Republic favored over Puerto Rico in WBC final

Mar 19, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

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Tonight the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico face off for the World Baseball Classic championship and not surprisingly the Dominican Republic is a pretty heavy favorite.

The exact gambling odds vary a little bit depending on where you’re trying to place bets, but the Dominican Republic is around a -270 favorite. That means you’d need to bet $270 on the Dominican Republic to win $100. For that bet to be successful they’d have to win at least 73 percent of the time.

On the flip side Puerto Rico is a +250 underdog, which means a $100 bet would win $250. For that bet to be successful they’d have to win at least 29 percent of the time.

If nothing else the game will be worth watching because I can assure you it’ll be the last time a team starting Samuel Deduno is ever a huge favorite in anything.

  1. proudlycanadian - Mar 19, 2013 at 11:56 AM

    So who is starting for the underdogs?

  2. pisano - Mar 19, 2013 at 12:55 PM

    Who cares?

    • historiophiliac - Mar 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM


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