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2016 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.

CONGRATS TO ALL who tailed our 2015 pick! Our "Middle of the Road" Royals pick paid a fat 35-1!

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

Odds to win the 2016 Fall Classic (As of 6/17/16)

Chicago Cubs 14/5
San Francisco Giants 15/2
Washington Nationals 8/1
Texas Rangers 11/1
Boston Red Sox 12/1
New York Mets 15/1
Baltimore Orioles 16/1
Cleveland Indians 18/1
Toronto Blue Jays 18/1
Los Angeles Dodgers 22/1
Seattle Mariners 22/1
Detroit Tigers 30/1
Kansas City Royals 30/1
Chicago White Sox 35/1
New York Yankees 35/1
St Louis Cardinals 38/1
Houston Astros 40/1
Miami Marlins 40/1
Tampa Bay Rays 40/1
Pittsburgh Pirates 45/1
Arizona Diamondbacks 80/1
Colorado Rockies 80/1
Los Angeles Angels 100/1
Oakland Athletics 150/1
Philadelphia Phillies 200/1
Milwaukee Brewers 500/1
Minnesota Twins 500/1
San Diego Padres 500/1
Cincinnati Reds 1000/1
Atlanta Braves 2000/1


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 2016 World Series:

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.

Good luck with your predictions!

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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