The Los Angeles Angels are 16-3 SU over their last 19 games and 10-1 SU over their last 11 games, widening their lead in the AL West to 10 games in the process.
The Angels are a 5/1 favorite to win the World Series and will look to stay hot this week hosting the Seattle Mariners in a four-game series starting on Monday.
In the series opener on Monday night, Matt Shoemaker and the Angels are a slight favorite at -110 over Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners (+100). Seattle is 6-1 on the moneyline in the last six games that Iwakuma has taken the mound.
The Washington Nationals enter Monday's action with a half-game lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers for the best record in the National League. Washington visits the Atlanta Braves for the start of a three-game series on Monday.
The Braves are 9-2 in their last 11 home games against the Nationals and are a +122 home underdog Monday night according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com with Ervin Santana pitching against Stephen Strasburg (-132).
Since getting swept by St. Louis to fall behind the Cardinals in the NL Central standings, the Pittsburgh Pirates have clawed their way back to just 3.5 games behind St. Louis with an 8-2 record over their last 10 games.
The Pirates host the Boston Red Sox in a three-game interleague series starting on Tuesday. Pittsburgh is 6-2 in its last eight home games against AL opponents according to the OddsShark MLB Database.
The Detroit Tigers enter the week with a 1.5-game lead over the Kansas City Royals in the AL Central. Baseball's tightest divisional battle will take center stage this weekend when the Tigers visit Kansas City for a three-game series starting on Friday.
Detroit is 6-2 SU over its last eight games against the Royals. Seven of the last nine games in this series have played UNDER the total. The Tigers are considered to be a serious World Series contender at 13/2 while the Royals are a long shot to win the championship at 20/1.
Other updated World Series contender odds include the Los Angeles Dodgers (11/2), Baltimore Orioles (7/1), St. Louis Cardinals (9/1), Oakland Athletics (10/1) and San Francisco Giants (10/1).
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