World Series Game 7 odds and pick - Fall Classic champ to be crowned in deciding game

The Giants and Royals will compete in Game 7 of the Fall Classic tonight, just the second time since 2002 baseball fans have been treated to a World Series that has gone the distance.

Manager Bruce Bochy will send Tim Hudson to the hill to face the Royals' Jeremy Guthrie. William Hill U.S. has installed the Royals as the -140 favorite, with the Giants drawing +130.

After struggling through a brutal September (21.2 IP, 8.72 ERA), Hudson has righted the ship -- to an extent. He was stellar against the Nationals in the NLDS, tossing 7.1 innings of one-run ball (with eight Ks and zero BBs), but merely average in his next two starts (12 IP, 5.25 ERA). He allowed three earned runs in 5.2 innings in his Game 3 start against the Royals, a game the Giants lost 3-2.

Guthrie, meanwhile, has been an unlikely ace for K.C., allowing two or fewer earned runs in six of his last seven starts, including the Royals' 3-2 victory in Game 3. His current groove is one reason the Royals are favored to win this game and take the series. 

The Linemakers' lean: We still like the Giants (+130 at William Hill U.S.) to find a way to win Game 7 and take home their third title in five seasons. The Royals' bullpen has received plenty of attention this postseason, and rightfully so, but the Giants could turn to ace Madison Bumgarner out of the 'pen for an inning or two if necessary. And while a starting pitcher's dominance doesn't always translate in relief, you have to like the Giants' chances if Bumgarner is tasked with handing a lead off to closer Santiago Casilla.

We're also playing OVER 7 -115, a price that is available at the South Point.

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Giants at Royals, Game 7 props, Westgate

Total Strikeouts thrown by: Tim Hudson (SF)
Over 3.0 -110
Under 3.0 -110

Will Tim Hudson (SF) allow a Home Run?
Yes +155
No -175

Will Tim Hudson (SF) be the Winning Pitcher?
Yes +330
No -400

Total Strikeouts thrown by: Jeremy Guthrie (KC)
Over 2.0 -120
Under 2.0 EVEN

Will Jeremy Guthrie (KC) allow a Home Run?
Yes +115
No -135

Will Jeremy Guthrie (KC) be the Winning Pitcher?
Yes +320
No -380

Most Total Bases
(Single=1, Double=2, Triple=3, Home Run=4, All else=0)
Hunter Pence (SF) -120
Alex Gordon (KC) EVEN

Most Total Bases
(Single=1, Double=2, Triple=3, Home Run=4, All else=0)
Brandon Belt (SF) +110
Billy Butler (KC) -130

Most Total Bases
(Single=1, Double=2, Triple=3, Home Run=4, All else=0)
Pablo Sandoval (SF) -110
Eric Hosmer (KC) -110

Most Total Bases
(Single=1, Double=2, Triple=3, Home Run=4, All else=0)
Joe Panik (SF) -110
Alcides Escobar (KC) -110

Will Buster Posey (SF) strikeout at least one time?
Yes +155
No -175

Will any player get Exactly 3 Hits?
Yes +200
No -240

Total Number of Different Players to Throw a Pitch in Game #7
Over 10.5 -150
Under 10.5 +130

Total Runs+Hits+Errors by: Giants+Royals
Over 24.5 -110
Under 24.5 -110

Notes: Players must start for action; No Parlays; Game must go at least 8.5 or 9 innings for action

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