2017 World Series Odds & Future Picks

World Series Odds Updated - 2017.02.20

Below are the current odds to win the World Series for the upcoming 2017 MLB baseball season.  You’ll find the current futures odds from two of our favorite online sportsbooks. We chose these two books due to the vast differences in World Series futures odds.  You’ll also find my World Series picks (basically value bets) for the 2017 season.  Finally, be sure to Bookmark this page and check back often as we will be updating it throughout the season.

Note: You can skip this analysis & just scroll down for the list of World Series odds. With Spring training around the corner, it’s a good time to look into the odds to win the 2017 World Series. Oddsmakers are currently forecasting a repeat Champion in 2017.  The Chicago Cubs (4-1 at 5Dimes) are the favorite virtually everywhere.   Most books currently have the Boston Red Sox (5 to 1 @ GT Bets) second on their odds to win the World Series.  Some other teams that are high on most books’ pre-season MLB futures list include; reigning ALCS Champion Cleveland Indians (7 to 1 @ GT Bets); the always NL West dominating Los Angeles Dodgers (11 to 1 @ 5Dimes).  

As for some value picks to bet on, two additional MLB squads that I believe offer some decent value include:

Baltimore Orioles (40 to 1 @ GT Bets) –  In winning 89 game last season, the Orioles were very close to winning the AL East.  Had Baltimore won the single-elimination wildcard game, nobody would have wanted to face them in a series.  Their bats make them just as likely as any team in the AL East to make a playoff run.   The AL East division competition is the sole reason you’ll find them 30-1 or higher.

Detroit Tigers
(40 to 1 @ GT Bets– The Tigers won 86 games last season.  They were very much in the playoff race all season.  It’s not unlikely that Cleveland could suffer a World Series hangover.  Cabrera and the Tigers are as likely as any team to be chasing down the AL Central pennant next year.

I think two small plays both the Orioles & Tigers (at 40 to 1 or higher) are two very good bets at bargain prices.  If just one of them ends up winning their division, you’ll see those odds drop tremendously and hedging opportunities will arise.

2017 World Series Odds From GT Bets Sportsbook:

MLB Team World Series Odds
Arizona Diamondbacks +10000
Atlanta Braves +12500
Baltimore Orioles +4000
Boston Red Sox +475
Chicago Cubs +350
Chicago White Sox +10000
Cincinnati Reds +20000
Cleveland Indians +700
Colorado Rockies +4000
Detroit Tigers +4000
Houston Astros +1500
Kansas City Royals +4000
Los Angeles Angels +7500
Los Angeles Dodgers +850
Miami Marlins +6000
Milwaukee Brewers +20000
Minnesota Twins +15000
New York Mets +1600
New York Yankees +2000
Oakland Athletics +11000
Philadelphia Phillies +12500
Pittsburgh Pirates +4500
San Diego Padres +20000
San Francisco Giants +1500
Seattle Mariners +3000
St Louis Cardinals +2200
Tampa Bay Rays +11000
Texas Rangers +2200
Toronto Blue Jays +2500
Washington Nationals +900

2017 World Series Odds From 5 Dimes Sportsbook:

MLB Team World Series Odds
Chicago Cubs   +400
Boston Red Sox   +475
Cleveland Indians   +800
San Francisco Giants   +1050
Los Angeles Dodgers   +1100
Washington Nationals   +1100
Houston Astros   +1200
New York Mets   +1300
New York Yankees   +2200
Toronto Blue Jays   +2200
St. Louis Cardinals   +2250
Texas Rangers   +2500
Seattle Mariners   +3000
Detroit Tigers   +3250
Baltimore Orioles   +3500
Kansas City Royals   +3500
Colorado Rockies   +4000
Pittsburgh Pirates   +4500
Miami Marlins   +8000
Tampa Bay Rays   +8000
Chicago White Sox   +10000
Los Angeles Angels   +10000
Arizona Diamondbacks   +12000
Atlanta Braves   +15000
Oakland Athletics   +15000
Philadelphia Phillies   +15000
Minnesota Twins   +16000
Milwaukee Brewers   +20000
San Diego Padres   +20000
Cincinnati Reds   +25000

Lou Palumbo is the founder and part owner of the Cappersinfo.com Sports Handicapping Community. He's been writing and posting free picks and sports handicapping strategies on the Cappersinfo forums and website for 15 years now. He enjoys handicapping just as much as he did from the very first day he built the original Cappersinfo website.

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