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2021 Baseball World Series Odds – Guess Who is Favored

October 28, 2020
Dodgers favored to win 2021

The 2020 Covid shortened baseball season came to an end last night as the Dodgers dealt the Rays a death blow. The Dodgers won the series 4-2. A questionable decision by the Rays manager seemed to hasten the series and all but doomed the Rays. The Dodgers were able to take the lead late in the game and hold on to a 3-1 lead.

It is very common for the team that wins a championship to be immediately favored after said championship. It doesn’t always happen. The Nationals were not favored after winning the championship lasts season. They were +800 and the Astros were +500.

This year is like most others however in that the Dodgers won the WS and are now the overall favorites to win it again in 2021. There will be some roster challenges. For example. Julio Urias (pictured), who was key in this World Series, was on a one year contract.

One interesting observation is that the Marlins are tenth from the bottom in these odds proving that most people think this season was a fluke for the fish. They made it to the second round of the playoffs after beating the heavily favored Chicago Cubs in round 1.

2021 World Series Odds

odds by BetOnline

TeamOdds
Los Angeles Dodgers+450
New York Yankees+650
San Diego Padres+800
Tampa Bay Rays+1000
Atlanta Braves+1200
Minnesota Twins+1400
Chicago White Sox+1600
Cincinnati Reds+1600
Oakland Athletics+1600
Cleveland Indians+2000
Houston Astros+2200
Chicago Cubs+2500
New York Mets+3300
St. Louis Cardinals+3300
Washington Nationals+3300
Los Angeles Angels+4000
Philadelphia Phillies+4000
Boston Red Sox+5000
Milwaukee Brewers+5000
Toronto Blue Jays+5000
Miami Marlins+6000
Arizona Diamondbacks+6600
Detroit Tigers+8000
San Francisco Giants+8000
Baltimore Orioles+10000
Colorado Rockies+12500
Texas Rangers+12500
Kansas City Royals+15000
Seattle Mariners+20000
Pittsburgh Pirates+30000
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