Baseball fans rejoice! Game 1 of the World Series is tonight, and the only thing more fun than watching the game is wagering on the game. Check back with Vegas Whispers later today to find out where the sharps are putting their money.

In the meantime, we’ve consolidated a handful of stories you should read before wagering on tonight’s game or the series all in one place. Here’s what you need to know.

World Series Game 1 trends (Vegas Whispers)

Who has the edge? WS position by position (

World Series Game 1 to be cold one for Dodgers, Red Sox (Washington Post)

Why the Red Sox Should Play Mookie Betts, Who Is a Right Fielder, at Second Base (The Ringer)

How Do You Win a World Series? It Helps If the Pitcher Tells You What’s Coming (Bleacher Report)

Two sentences about each of the 50 players in the World Series (ESPN)

Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel was tipping his pitches. Eric Gagne let Boston know (USA Today)

Refusing to take a single day off, Clayton Kershaw was spotted working out in the Fenway Park bullpen (

Rest vs. Rust? Which one applies to the Red Sox? (Boston Herald)

Alex Cora Provides Update On Steven Wright (NESN)