VEGAS BLACK CARD CLUB Plays Sold EXCLUSIVELY at NSAwins.com! We are proud to be the only authorized retailer for the MILLION DOLLAR plays from the legendary "VEGAS BLACK CARD CLUB" - the Nation's #1 Ranked and Most Successful Sports Betting Syndicate! Read more about the Vegas BLACK CARD Club!
*** Football Picks Update: NSA's NFL & College Football Packages are now on sale! Visit our NFL & College Football Season packages page for more info. ***
*** Need a Sportsbook Account to Start Betting Today? Visit our top USA sportsbooks and Bitcoin sportsbooks pages for the best options. ***
Questions or Need Assistance? Call us Toll-Free 1-866-407-1257 or Email Us at info@nsawins.com
*** 100% Instant BONUS upto $250 at BOVADA(A+ GRADE) - #1 Sportsbook Online! ***
(BOVADA is an A+ GRADE Sportsbook - Easy Deposits, Fast Payouts!)
***** PURCHASE Sports Picks from NSA - USA's #1 Sports Handicapping Service! *****
 NFL Picks | College Football Picks | NBA Picks | College Basketball Picks | MLB Picks | NHL Picks 
NSAwins.com is your home for the best 2017-18 English Premier League Betting Tips & Predictions!
*** Read Why OVER 98.7% of NSAwins.com Clients Renew their Memberships! ***
BET on ALL Sports at A+ GRADE GT Bets Sportsbook - 100% Bonus 1st Deposit!

Categorized | MLB

2011 World Series Series Odds and Predictions: Texas Rangers vs. St. Louis Cardinals World Series Picks

2011 World Series Series Odds and Predictions – Texas Rangers vs. St. Louis Cardinals Expert Picks and Vegas Series Price: For the second year in a row, the Texas Rangers have won the American League pennant, and they will once again attempt to capture the first World Series title in franchise history. However, doing so won’t be easy against a St. Louis Cardinals’ club that has defied the odds and found ways to win despite being underdogs every step of the way. The story of this year’s champion going to be historical or miraculous, and whichever team ultimately emerges victorious, the next four to seven games should be action packed.

Breaking down the matchup, it’s tough not to start with the offense of both teams. After all, both lineups are loaded with stars, including former MVPs on both sides. That being said, the slight edge has to go to Texas. The Rangers finished the year with a .283 team batting average, which was good enough for the best mark in baseball. They also finished third in runs scored, second in home runs, and second in slugging percentage. The Texas has an almost unfair combination of power and speed, with second baseman Ian Kinsler and shortstop Elvis Andrus at the top of the lineup and outfielders Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz and third baseman Adrian Beltre anchoring the middle. Throw in first baseman Michael Young and catcher Mike Napoli, who both hit over .300, and there simply isn’t a soft spot in the Rangers lineup.

Of course the Cardinals have some firepower of their own. First baseman Albert Pujols is the best player on either team in this matchup, and outfielder Matt Holliday and third baseman David Freese provide more than enough production. During the regular season St. Louis finished with the fifth-best team batting average and the fifth-most runs scored. The Cardinals may not quite have an equal amount of pop in their lineup, but they certainly come close enough to win a championship.

On the mound, both teams have rotations built around a group of reliable starters. For Texas C.J. Wilson would be the closest thing to an ace, and Chris Carpenter holds the same honor for St. Louis. However, the strength of both teams is depth. With apologies to Carpenter, who was an elite pitcher in his prime, there isn’t a starter on either side that is going to be winning a Cy Young. That being said, both teams can win with their fourth starter on the mound almost as easily as they can with their top arm. If the series goes to six or seven games, it really doesn’t favor either side.

Both clubs have enjoyed incredible performances from their bullpens throughout the playoffs. For Texas, Mike Adams and Neftali Feliz form a hard-throwing, shutdown combination at the end of games. In fact, the Rangers probably have the top bullpen in baseball. Meanhwile, the Cardinals have been getting strong showings from Jason Motte, Fernando Salas and everyone else Tony La Russa has called upon. Ironically, the Cardinals couldn’t even find a reliable closer during most of the regular season, but the relievers have been good when it matters most.

In terms of X-factors, Cruz could play the role for the Rangers, while shortstop Rafael Furcal could do the same for St. Louis. Cruz is coming off a record-setting performance against the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS when he hit six home runs and drove in 13 runs. If he stays hot, the already potent Texas lineup becomes even more dangerous. Furcal hasn’t set any records since joining the Cardinals in the second half of the year, but he is the true leadoff man St. Louis has been lacking. He is disruptive when he gets on base, making life even easier for the Pujols and company.

On paper, the Rangers appear to have the slightly better lineup and bullpen. Normally, both factors would make them an obvious favorite to win the World Series. However, St. Louis just has the feel of a team that is destined to win it all. It took an incredible September hot streak coupled with a monumental collapse from the Atlanta Braves just for the Cardinals to sneak into the playoffs. Since then, they have knocked off a Philadelphia Phillies’ team with the best record in the majors and a Milwaukee Brewers’ team with the best home record in baseball. There is no reason the Cardinals can’t continue to defy the odds and knock out the team with the best lineup in baseball as well.

2011 World Series Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals Win in 7 Games

Texas Rangers vs St Louis Cardinals
Texas Rangers -155
St Louis Cardinals +135

MLB Betting

Get extra FREE MLB Picks and Tips daily from expert handicappers and tipsters on NSAwins.com’s MLB Baseball Tips and Predictions page.

NEED EXPERT PICKS and BETTING TIPS from Top Vegas MLB Handicappers and Tipsters? Check out NSAwins.com’s World Champion Handicapper Sonny LaFouchi(aka “The LEGEND”) as he releases expert MLB predictions to beat the vegas odds and make his clients thousands of dollars in CASH with WINNERS daily during the 2011 MLB Season. Packages start as little as $29.95 daily! Don’t miss out, as the LEGEND has been the #1 ranked overall MLB Handicapper in Las Vegas the past 5 years!
2 EASY STEPS to BET on World Series Odds!
STEP 1: CLICK HERE to OPEN JustBET Account
STEP 2: Deposit with Credit Card or Deposit by Check and get an EXCLUSIVE “100% BONUS” upto $2500 FREE added to your JustBET Player Account Funds.


PLAY WITH “A+” GRADE SPORTSBOOKS/CASINOS!
Best USA Sportsbooks Online for Betting!

#1 BOVADA | #2 Intertops | #3 Skybook
#4 GT Bets | #5 AmericasBookie | #6 5Dimes
#7 MyBookie.Ag
Check out our complete Sportsbook Reviews!
Pay Per Head Bookmaking @ RealBookies.com
Get Up To 35% Credit Cash Back @ PayPerHead.com

Play at Best USA Online Casinos!

Check out our list of Safe USA Online Casinos!
NSAwins.com’s FREE PICKS by Email Daily!
Get EXCLUSIVE FREE PICKS from Sonny LaFouchi(aka The LEGEND) sent to your email daily! Includes Free NFL Picks and College Football Picks! Enter email and click “Submit.” 100% Privacy.
Enter Email:

NSAwins.com "Betting Daily" Blog: Latest Sports Odds, Picks & Predictions

2018 Food City 500 Odds, Picks and Predictions: Favorites and Bad Bets for the Food City 500

Sat, April 14, 2018

2018 Food City 500 Odds, Picks and Predictions: Favorites and Bad Bets for the Food City 500: It’s time for some short track racing as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. While the half-mile track is roughly the same size as the site of the first short track […]

NBA 2018 Conference Finals: How Bookies Protect Their Profits

Thu, April 12, 2018

The NBA Playoffs start this weekend. Right now, online bookies are doing things to protect their profits. The real key, for now, is managing action on teams to win the Eastern Conference Finals and the Western Conference Finals. Check out info on how online bookies are accomplishing that. Eastern Conference Finals Cleveland Cavaliers -110 Toronto […]

2018 My Bariatric Solutions 300 Picks and Predictions: Favorites, Value Bets and Sleepers

Sat, April 07, 2018

2018 My Bariatric Solutions 300 Picks and Predictions – Favorites, Value Bets and Sleepers: It’s been a couple of weeks, but the NASCAR XFINITY Series is finally back in action this weekend. Texas Motor Speedway will host Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300, and with the Cup Series also visiting the 1.5-mile oval in the Lone […]

USA Sportsbooks and USA Betting Sites – Sportsbooks Accepting US Players for Sports Betting Online for USA Citizens

Thu, April 05, 2018

USA Sportsbooks and USA Sports Betting Sites – Top Sportsbooks Accepting USA Players to Bet on ALL Sports including 2017 NFL Football, College Football, NBA and College Basketball Season for USA Citizens: If you are a USA citizen looking for an online sportsbook or bookmaker to place bets on sports year round and especially right […]

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Picks & Predictions: Best Championship Bets and Favorites to Avoid

Sat, March 31, 2018

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Picks and Predictions – Best Championship Bets and Favorites to Avoid: The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads into its first off weekend of the 2018 season season, and while there is no race to bet on this Sunday, it’s not a bad time to take another look at […]

How Bookies Protect Their College Basketball Championship Profit

Thu, March 29, 2018

How Bookies Protect Their College Basketball Championship Profit The 2018 NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament heads to its conclusion this Monday on April 2. On Saturday, March 31, the Kansas Jayhawks battle the Villanova Wildcats before the Loyola Chicago Ramblers battle the Michigan Wolverines. Because the two 2018 Final Four Semifinal games take place on […]

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Updated Top 10 Picks after Free Agency

Thu, March 22, 2018

2018 NFL Mock Draft – Updated Top 10 Picks after Free Agency: It didn’t take long for free agency to hit high gear, and plenty of big names and impact players have already changed teams. In addition to the usual suspects and expected moves, there were several surprise teams who were very active in signing […]

2018 Sweet 16 West Region Predictions and Free Picks – NCAA Tournament Predictions

Thu, March 22, 2018

2018 Sweet 16 West Region Predictions and Free Picks – NCAA Tournament Predictions: After the Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament, the West Region was arguably the most chalk region of the bracket with only ninth-seeded Florida State pulling an upset. Things got a little crazier in the Round of 32 as both top-seeded […]

2018 Sweet 16 South Region Predictions and Free Picks – NCAA Tournament Predictions

Thu, March 22, 2018

2018 Sweet 16 South Region Predictions and Free Picks – NCAA Tournament Predictions: The South Region of the NCAA Tournament has turned into a grenade that has blown up just about every bracket in existence. UMBC’s upset of top-seeded Virginia will go down in history as the first time a No. 16 seed has ever […]

2018 Auto Club 400 Picks and Predictions: Top Sleeper Bets for the Auto Club 400

Sun, March 18, 2018

2018 Auto Club 400 Picks and Predictions – Top Sleeper Bets for the Auto Club 400: The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series finishes off its West Coast swing this weekend with a visit to Auto Club Speedway. The 2.0-mile oval will play host to the Auto Club 400 this Sunday, and like its sister track, […]

Season Picks Packages – Special Offers

2018 NFL AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICKS SEASON SPECIALS: SAVE BIG on our 2018 NFL and College Football Picks! Sign up today for NSA’s 2018 NFL and College Football season package #1 thru the 2019 SUPER BOWL(Feb 3, 2019) or package #2 thru the 2019 COLLEGE FOOTBALL National Title Game(Jan 7, 2019) and get all of our NFL and College Football picks plus our NBA picks, College Basketball picks, MLB picks and NHL picks included for FREE! Purchase today for only $799.95(package #1) or only $749.95(package #2)!
Click Here to Read More or BUY via Paypal/Credit Card!

Best Sportsbook Bonuses for 1st Deposits

: 100% CASH Bonus upto $250 at BOVADA – A+ GRADE Sportsbook!

: 175% FREE PLAY Bonus upto $1500 from A+ GRADE Skybook Sportsbook!

: 200% BONUS at A+ Intertops Sportsbook(Online since 1996)!

: 100% CASH Bonus upto $500 from A+ GRADE GT Bets Sportsbook!

: 50% CASH Bonus upto $3000 from A+ GRADE MyBookie.ag Sportsbook!

: 100% Bonus upto $500 FREE at A+ AmericasBookie!

: 50% Bonus upto $520 FREE at A+ 5Dimes(#1 for Reduced Juice)!

: Check More Sportsbook Bonuses

BOVADA Sportsbook
BOVADA Sportsbook and
Casino

Our #1 Rated Overall Sportsbook and Casino that Accepts USA Players! BOVADA(formerly BoDog’s USA division) has never missed a payout since it opened it’s doors in the mid 90’s. Simply put, the BEST place for USA players to bet on sports online. Open an account today and get a 100% BONUS upto $250 FREE!. Read NSA’s complete BOVADA Sportsbook Review.

Intertops Sportsbook
Intertops Sportsbook

Intertops is a personal favorite of NSAwins.com’s Sonny LaFouchi(aka The Legend) for it’s high limits, huge array of lines and props, fast payouts(same day by Bitcoin!) and huge CASH bonuses on deposist! Simply put, this is a monster of a sportsbook and they have been online doing their thing with FIRST CLASS since 1996! Open an account and get a $200 CASH BONUS today. Read NSA’s complete Intertops Sportsbook Review.

MyBookie.ag
MyBookie.ag Sportsbook

MyBookie.ag is a superb sportsbook and is unquestionably one of the Top 5 internet sportsbooks online and a personal favorite of The LEGEND! Accepts USA players from ALL 50 states and has one of the best mobile platforms for players looking to place bets on their phone. Open an account today and get a 50% SIGN UP BONUS upto $3000!
Read NSA’s complete MyBookie.ag Sportsbook Review

GT Bets Sportsbook
GT Bets Sportsbook

GT Bets is a new sportsbook(opened in 2011) but already one of the BEST. Simply put, everything about this company is 1st class. Great software, bonuses, lines, props, you name it! Accepts USA players. Open an account today and get a 100% Bonus upto $500 FREE! Read
NSA’s complete GT Bets Sportsbook Review.

NSAwins.com’s Expert Sports Handicappers

The LEGEND - Sonny LaFouchi(aka The LEGEND) is NSAwins.com's original sports handicapping expert and is regarded by many as the nation's #1 handicapping expert.

Gerry "BIG CAT" Andino - BIG CAT is widely regarded as one of USA's top professional sports handicappers and sells his famous "LOCK CLUB" plays on NSAwins.com.

Lou Panelli - One of Las Vegas's biggest names and respected pro handicappers, Lou Panelli sells his legendary "VEGAS KEY INFO" plays exclusively on NSAwins.com.

William E. Stockton - Mr. Stockton is considered by many to be the BIGGEST LINE MOVER in the nation, as his "BIG TICKET PLAYS" are known to move Football and Basketbal lines 2-3 points within minutes after releasing them on NSAwins.com.

Steve "SCOOP" Kendall - Nationally respected and known for being Las Vegas's top information source. Recognized by his peers as having the most "INSIDER INFORMATION" in Las Vegas. Steve's award-winning VEGAS NATIONWIDE PLAYS are sold exclusively on NSAwins.com.

Vegas BLACK CARD Club - The MOST EXCLUSIVE syndicate with the BEST HIGH ROLLER service plays in the nation. BAR NONE. When the LINES MOVE in Vegas or games are taken off the board you can bet your life that the Vegas BLACK CARD Club is the reason. When they make moves EVERY oddsmaker in Vegas adjusts their lines.
Gamblers Anonymous
Gambling Problem??
Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit the National Council on Problem Gambling at www.ncpgambling.org
NSAwins.com is the #1 choice many players turn to for NFL picks, College Football Predictions, scores, lines, odds, betting tips, and much more during the football season! Our unmatched team of sports handicapping experts also provide winning NBA Predictions, College Basketball Picks, MLB Picks, NHL Predictions, stats, matchup tools, sportsbooks bonuses, office pool picks, and more on our award winning website and thru our free sports picks newsletter.
Copyright © NSAwins.com - NSA Enterprises LLC. All Rights Reserved. All Logos Copyright © of their respective agencies (NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAA) The information provided and sold at this site is for news, entertainment, and informational purposes only. Any use of this information in violation of any federal, state and/or local laws is prohibited. NSAwins.com's content is provided for users located world-wide. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular games or place any particular wager. You MUST be over 18 years old to surf or use our website or any website we link to. US Citizens: Read Disclaimer. Terms of Use and Privacy Policy are applicable to this site.