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2017 World Series Betting Odds

Every month we'll update the current World Series Odds on this page. These odds will be listed by most favored win to least favored to win. Bookmark this page and check back monthly as these odds are subject to change and more than likely will change many times during the course of the major league baseball season.

These betting odds and more can be found at Bovada Sportsbook.

Odds to Win the Fall Classic (Updated 2/10/17)

Chicago Cubs 11/4
Boston Red Sox 11/2
Cleveland Indians 6/1
Los Angeles Dodgers 10/1
Washington Nationals 11/1
Houston Astros 12/1
San Francisco Giants 14/1
New York Mets 15/1
New York Yankees 20/1
Toronto Blue Jays 20/1
St. Louis Cardinals 25/1
Texas Rangers 25/1
Detroit Tigers 30/1
Seattle Mariners 30/1
Baltimore Orioles 40/1
Kansas City Royals 40/1
Pittsburgh Pirates 50/1
Colorado Rockies 60/1
Miami Marlins 65/1
Los Angeles Angels 80/1
Chicago White Sox 100/1
Tampa Bay Rays 100/1
Arizona Diamondbacks 125/1
Atlanta Braves 125/1
Oakland Athletics 115/1
Philadelphia Phillies 125/1
Minnesota Twins 150/1
Cincinnati Reds 200/1
Milwaukee Brewers 200/1
San Diego Padres 200/1

Key: If you're confused about how to read these odds, let us explain! These numbers are based on a $1 risk/wager. The number to the left denotes the profit you would make for every dollar wagered. Example: A $10 bet on the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7/1 would make you $70.00. A $1 bet on the Washington Nationals would make you $12.

Our Picks to Win the 2017 World Series:

Fav: Posted a couple week's prior to the season starting.

Middle of the Road: TBA

Longshot: TBA.

Good luck with your predictions!

Previous Season's

Our 2016 Predictions:

Fav: New York Mets at 10/1. As long as they can stay healthy, we absolutely love this play.

Middle of the Road: Pittsburgh Pirats at 25/1. This group has been together for a few years and is becoming very respectable. They've added some nice pieces that should help them make a late season push for post season action.

Longshot: Seattle Mariners at 35/1. The tools are in the shed. Could happen.

Our 2015 Picks to Win it All:

Favorite: Washington Nationals 5-1. So much good pitching that an injury or two won't even put a dent in their rotation.
Could Happen: KC Royals 35-1. Getting no respect after making it to the World Series last year. They didn't lose that much!
Longshot: Houston Astros 60-1. All those draft picks and young players are going to mature one day and it'll shock the world.

Our 2014 Predictions:

Short Favorite: Dodgers 6.5-1. Giant shot if they can stay healthy.
Middle of the Road: Nationals 12-1. All the pieces are there!
Longshot: Pittsburgh Pirates 28-1. Not likely but wouldn't surprise me. Lots of good young players maturing and ready to bloom.

Our 2013 Picks:

Short Favorite: Washington Nationals 8.5-1
Middle of the Road: Tampa Bay Rays 25-1 (Made the playoffs but got beat)
Longshot: KC Royals 50-1

Our 2012 Picks:

Short Favorite: Detroit Tigers 8-1 (Just missed!)
Middle of the Road: Arizona Diamondbacks 28-1
Longshot: KC Royals 80-1

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