Best MLB Betting Odds to Win World Series

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With the MLB season ramping up pretty quick, it is not a bad idea to take a look at the upcoming odds to win the World Series. This article will contain a Major League Baseball Future Betting Preview. I am going to break down a favorite, a value pick, as well as a dark horse.

Current Odds to Win World Series
Los Angeles Dodgers +400 New York Yankees +550 San Diego Padres +750
New York Mets +900 Chicago White Sox +950 Atlanta Braves +1000
Tampa Bay Rays +1800 Minnesota Twins +1800 Oakland Athletics +2000
Houston Astros +2200 Toronto Blue Jays +2800 Cincinnati Reds +3300
Washington Nationals +3500 Cleveland Indians +4000 Saint Louis Cardinals +4000
Chicago Cubs +4000 Los Angeles Angels +4000 Philadelphia Phillies +5000
Boston Red Sox +5000 Miami Marlins +6600 Milwaukee Brewers +6600
Arizona Diamondbacks +8000 San Francisco Giants +8000 Colorado Rockies +8000
Baltimore Orioles +10000 Seattle Mariners +10000 Texas Rangers +12500
Detroit Tigers +12500 Kansas City Royals +12500 Pittsburgh Pirates +15000
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MLB Betting Favorite in Odds to Win World Series

The current odds favorite to win the World Series is the Los Angeles Dodgers, at +400. The Dodgers are coming off of a historic year that saw them lead the MLB in runs scored as well as runs given up. To cap off the magical season, they beat the Tampa Bay Rays in six games to win the 2020 World Series.

The Dodgers almost retain their entire team, with uncertainty surrounding Justin Turner and Kike Hernandez. Los Angeles will get David Price back in their starting rotation, after he opted out of last season. What really pushes the Dodgers over the edge is the amount of good players on their team. Corey Seager showed that he is a superstar last postseason. Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts are top-10 players in MLB. The pitching staff is loaded with talent, including Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler, Julio Urias and Dustin May.

Trevor Bauer is still on the market and has reports surrounding Los Angeles. Barring injury, the Dodgers should be atop the MLB all season long.

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MLB Betting World Series | Value Pick

The Chicago White Sox look like they are ready to make the next step. Chicago is loaded with young and experienced talent. Tim Anderson is one of the best shortstops in the game. Jose Abreu had an incredible last season, taking home the AL MVP. Luis Robert should be the captain of the outfield, as one of the best young players in the game. Yasmani Grandal and Eloy Jimenez should provide plenty of RBIs in the middle of the lineup as well. Lucas Giolito will anchor the pitching staff, after throwing a no-hitter last season. Finally, highly-touted prospect Michael Kopech should see more professional work on the mound for the White Sox.

It is almost guaranteed that the White Sox will win their division, so look for them to make a postseason run.

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MLB Betting World Series | Dark Horse

Even though the Milwaukee Brewers made the playoffs last season, it felt like a disappointing year. Superstar Christian Yelich had his worst season with Milwaukee. On the flip side, though, Orlando Arcia finally broke out to what Brewers fans were hoping. Milwaukee lost long-time star Ryan Braun in the offseason, but with Lorenzo Cain coming back, they shouldn’t miss a beat in the outfield. Keston Huira and Luis Urias are two young bats that should step up. The pitching staff consists of two very talented pitchers in Brandon Woodruff and Corbin Burnes. Josh Hader and Devin Williams should be able to close out games on a nightly basis.

With the talent and exceptional coaching, the Brewers being +6600 seems like a solid risk to take.

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