Only days after the New York Yankees clinched the 2009 World Series title by defeating the Philadelphia Phillies, leading online sportsbook and casino Bodog.com has released odds on who will win baseball’s top prize next year.
Not surprising, the Yankees lead the list at odds of 10/3 followed by the New York team’s American League East rivals, the Boston Red Sox, at 6/1.
Despite its loss last week, Philadelphia is listed at odds of 8/1 with Bodog.com to win the 2010 World Series while the Los Angeles Dodgers are 10/1. The other Los Angeles team, the Angels, have been joined by the St Louis Cardinals at 12/1 while punters can get odds of 14/1 on the Colorado Rockies.
Due for improvement next season, the San Francisco Giants are listed at odds of 16/1 while the Chicago Cubs and Detroit Tigers are 20/1. The Atlanta Braves, Florida Marlins, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers could be worth a gamble at 25/1 while the Seattle Mariners and Chicago White Sox follow close behind at 28/1.
Teams not expected to be in the hunt next season for the World Series title include the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers at odds of 40/1 while the Houston Astros and San Diego Padres are 50/1.
The Washington Nationals finished with the worst record this season and Bodog.com is giving odds of 150/1 that this franchise will win the World Series. It is joined by the Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles while the Toronto Blue Jays, Oakland Athletics, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks are not far off at 100/1.