Early bets fall heavily on underdog Rockies

Updated: October 22, 2007, 7:13 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- The Boston Red Sox are 2-1 favorites to win the World Series and end the magical run of the Colorado Rockies.

"Colorado is a real Cinderella story," said Jay Kornegay, director of the sports book at the Las Vegas Hilton. "We're just not sure when it's going to strike midnight."

Las Vegas oddsmakers put the Red Sox at minus-$2, meaning every $2 bet will win $1 if Boston wins. Colorado is plus $1.70, meaning every $1 wins $1.70 if the Rockies take the series.

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