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Brewers Odds On Favorite

By bullpenbrian at 10.05.2011 Leave a comment.

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Despite an 8-1 drubbing against Arizona in Game 3 of the NLDS, odds are the Milwaukee Brewers, holding a 2-1 series lead, will advance to play either the Phillies or Cardinals in the NLCS, at least according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Including this postseason, of the 65 best-of-five playoffs series in which a team trailed 0-2, only seven have recovered to win three straight.

I’ve listed those great comebacks, or in the case of the ’84 Cubs, collapses, below.

-2003 ALDS Boston, 0-2, defeated Oakland
-2001 ALDS New York, 0-2, defeated Oakland
-1999 ALDS Boston, 0-2, defeated Cleveland
-1995 ALDS Seattle, 0-2, defeated new York
-1984 NLCS San Diego, 0-2, defeated Chicago
-1982 ALCS Milwaukee, 0-2, defeated Anaheim
-1981 NLDS Los Angeles, 0-2, defeated Houston

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