For the third time in 10 years, the Boston Red Sox are in the World Series, and their opponent will be a familiar one. With Boston’s 5-2 win over the Tigers, the World Series match-up is set. The Boston Red Sox will be batting against the St. Louis Cardinals. Game 1 is set for Wednesday, October 23 at 8:07 p.m. (ET).
So who holds the edge in this year’s match-up? Opinions are split. Not only did the teams have identical 97-65 records in the regular season, but each has won two of the last nine World Series, the Cardinals’ wins coming in 2006 and 2011. What are your 2013 World Series predictions? Here are what the experts at CBSSports.com are saying:
Jon Heyman — Red Sox in 7
Danny Knobler — Red Sox in 6
Scott Miller — Cardinals in 6
Mike Axisa — Red Sox in 7
Dayn Perry — Red Sox in 6
Matt Snyder — Cardinals in 6
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