The San Francisco Giants head into the 2022 season with tremendous optimism after outlasting the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 2021 National League West Division title.
The Giants set a franchise record with 107 victories, but were ousted in five games in the NLDS by the Dodgers in a well-pitched series.
Los Angeles went on a spending spree this offseason and while San Francisco lost offensive cornerstones Kris Bryant and Buster Posey, they were able to nab LHP Carlos Rodon to bolster the pitching staff.
Below, we look at the San Francisco Giants‘ MLB futures odds, including their projected 2022 win total and World Series odds at Tipico Sportsbook.
San Francisco Giants’ 2022 World Series odds
Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated Wednesday, April 6 at 11:39 a.m. ET.
Odds: +2000 (bet $100 to win $2,000)
San Francisco did a good job adding the southpaw Rodon, but didn’t really do much to bolster the lineup. Bryant and Posey were key members of the offense, but the projected lineup is rather mish-mash and pales in comparison to those in Los Angeles and San Diego. SS Brandon Crawford is All-Star caliber, but he doesn’t have a lot of help.
A lineup with the likes of C Joey Bart, 2B Tommy La Stella, DH Darin Ruf and OF LaMonte Wade Jr. isn’t going to strike fear into the hearts of many opposing pitchers.
At +2000, San Francisco has an implied probability of winning the World Series of 4.76% or 20/1 fractional odds.
The Dodgers have the shortest odds at +450. The Baltimore Orioles have the longest odds at +40000.
Picking the GIANTS (+2000) to win the World Series for a 20-to-1 return looks rather attractive based on its 107 victories last season. But San Francisco is going to take a tumble, and they’re going to tumble hard. Not only is this team not going to win triple digits, or anything close to it, but it might struggle to stay above .500.
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