Sports Notes - 10-14-08

Oct 14, 2008 5:04 PM

RED SOX 5-1 TO BE WORLD CHAMPS IN 2009!

Yes, 2009. The Las Vegas Hilton released next year’s World Series odds and the Boston Red Sox lead the pack at 5-1. The Cubs lead the NL at 7-1. No odds on the Billy Goat. As for now: Boston 7-5, TB 9-5, Philly 12-5, LA 14-5.

Here’s the rest of the 2009 Series rundown: NYY 6-1, LAA 9-1, TB 10-1, PHI 15-1, LAD 12-1, NYM 15-1, CLE 15-1, CHW 25-1, MIN 25-1, ARI 20-1, DET 15-1, TOR 30-1, MIL 30-1, FLA 30-1, COL 40-1, HOU 60-1, STL 40-1, CIN 40-1, SF 50-1, ATL 60-1, TEX 60-1, OAK 60-1, KC 60-1, BAL 100-1, SD 100-1, SEA 100-1, PIT 100-1, WAS 200-1.

Here is this year’s LCS breakdown (c/o Caesars Palace):

Boston: 14-5 in 5, 14-5 in 6, 3-1 in 7; TBay: 5-1 in 5, 7-2 in 6, 7-2 in 7.

LA Dodgers: 4-1 in 6, 7-2 in 7; Philly: 3-1 in 5, 5-2 in 6, 14-5 in 7.

LUCKY’S PROGRESSIVE HITS $42,000

For the sixth straight week there was a carryover to the Lucky’s NFL Progressive Contest. Last week’s $36,000 pot was not hit as 29 entrants posted the best marks at 11-2. Losses by Dallas and Washington hurt a number of players.

Hilton’s conference odds: Here are the latest odds for winning the SEC, ACC and Big 12 conference title c/o the SuperBook.

SEC: FLA 7-5, GA 2-1, LSU 5-1, ALA 9-5, VAN 50-1, TEN 300-1, SC 50-1, AUB 100-1, KEN 1000-1, MIS 200-1, MSU 1000-1. ACC: VT 3-2, WF 2-1, CLEM 25-1, FSU 5-1, UNC 6-1, GT 12-1, MD 15-1, BC 12-1, MIA 30-1, VA 200-1, DUK 200-1, NCST 1000-1. BIG 12: OKLA 3-1, MIZ 3-1, TEX 2-3, TXT 10-1, OKST 20-1, NEB 200-1, COL 200-1, KST 100-1, TX A&M 5000-1, BAY 5000-1, IST 5000-1. All 3 title games Dec. 6.