MLB Playoff Odds – Jays, Dodgers Emerge as Faves

MLB Playoff Odds – Jays, Dodgers Emerge as Faves

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Throw out the statistics from the 162-game regular season because the playoffs are upon us. October baseball always produces magical moments and 2015 is certain to be no exception.

This postseason promises to be entertaining for many reasons. The Blue Jays are the favorite but several teams have a legitimate chance to win the World Series. Great match-ups and phenomenal individual talents will permeate each series.

From Toronto’s Bash Brothers to the Dodgers’ dueling aces to a Wild Card showdown between National League elites, this is must-see TV for any fan of the game.

Before the Yankees and Astros gets things started tomorrow night, here’s a look at all the playoff odds as we head into the best time of the year.

2015 MLB Playoff Odds:

Odds to Win the World Series:

Toronto Blue Jays 4 to 1

Kansas City Royals 6 to 1

Los Angeles Dodgers 7 to 1

St. Louis Cardinals 10 to 1

Pittsburgh Pirates 12 to 1

Chicago Cubs 13 to 1

Texas Rangers 15 to 1

New York Mets 21 to 1

New York Yankees 27 to 1

Houston Astros 31 to 1

Odds to Win the A.L. Pennant:

Blue Jays 11 to 5

Royals 7 to 2

Rangers 8 to 1

Yankees 14 to 1

Astros 17 to 1

Odds to Win the N.L. Pennant:

Dodgers 3 to 1

Cardinals 9 to 2

Pirates 11 to 2

Cubs 6 to 1

Mets 10 to 1

Odds of a Cardinals/Royals World Series:

16 to 1

Odds of a Mets/Yankees World Series:

140 to 1

Odds of Two Wild Card Teams Making the World Series:

22 to 1

Odds of Being Swept in the LDS:

Astros* 11 to 2

Yankees* 6 to 1

Mets 7 to 1

Rangers 7 to 1

Cubs* 12 to 1

Pirates* 12 to 1

Dodgers 15 to 1

[*Assuming Wild Card win] Odds of the Mets not Scoring Off Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke in Games 1 and 2 of the NLDS:

18 to 1

O/U on Innings Pitched by Matt Harvey in Game 3 of the NLDS:

7 1/3 (Under -120)

O/U on HRs by Josh Donaldson, Jose Bautista, and Edwin Encarnacion in the ALDS:

3.5 (Under -120)

O/U on Total Runs Scored in the Texas/Toronto Series:

39.5 (Under -120)

O/U on Total Home Runs in the Texas/Toronto Series:

7.5 (Over -140)

O/U on Number of Positions Played by Ben Zobrist during the ALDS:

1.5 (Over -160)

Odds on the First Royal to Hit a Postseason Home Run:

Mike Moustakas 9 to 2

Kendrys Morales 5 to 1

Eric Hosmer 6 to 1

Lorenzo Cain 15 to 2

Salvador Perez 12 to 1

FIELD 5 to 1

Odds of Being Left off the Blue Jays’ Postseason Roster:

Mark Buehrle 1 to 5

R.A. Dickey 15 to 1

Marco Estrada 35 to 1

Marcus Stroman 500 to 1

Odds of Being Left off the Mets’ Postseason Roster:

Steven Matz 1 to 1

Jonathan Niese 3 to 1

Bartolo Colon 12 to 1

Matt Harvey 300 to 1

Odds of Fan Interference during the Cubs/Pirates Wild Card Game:

30 to 1

O/U on Combined ERA in the NLDS:

Clayton Kershaw/Zack Greinke 1.89

Matt Harvey/Jacob deGrom 2.97

Odds of Hitting a Home Run During the A.L./N.L. Wild Card Games:

Anthony Rizzo 7 to 1

Chris Carter 8 to 1

Alex Rodriguez 9 to 1

Pedro Alvarez 10 to 1

Colby Rasmus 10 to 1

Kris Bryant 12 to 1

Andrew McCutchen 12 to 1

Luis Valbuena 14 to 1

Kyle Schwarber 15 to 1

Carlos Beltran 16 to 1

Evan Gattis 16 to 1

Greg Bird 20 to 1

Brian McCann 22 to 1

Starling Marte 25 to 1

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