MLB Futures Odds

MLB Futures Odds Entering the Second Half of the Season

7/22/13 in MLB   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

Jul 19, 2013; Boston, MA, USA;  Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara (19) celebrates with teammate first baseman Mike Napoli (12) after defeating the New York Yankees 4-2 at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY SportsNow that the MLB season is more than half-way over and most teams are gearing up for the postseason, it might be time to start thinking about making a ‘futures’ wager or two. A futures bet is wagering on the outcome of a future event, such as the World Series winner or division winner. Generally, each major sport will have a set of futures odds that will remain active for most of the season. Here is a quick look at a few important MLB futures odds heading into the second half of the season.
 
2013 World Series Champion Odds:
 
Boston: +750
St Louis: +800
Atlanta: +800
Detroit: +800
Oakland: +1000
LA Dodgers: +1000
Texas: +1200
Cincinnati: +1500
Tampa Bay: +1500
Pittsburgh: +1800
Baltimore: +2000
Washington: +2000
Arizona: +2000
Cleveland: +2800
LA Angels: +2800
NY Yankees: +3000
San Francisco: +3500
Philadelphia: +6000
Colorado: +6500
Toronto: +7500
Kansas: +12500
San Diego: +22500
Chicago Cubs: +30000
NY Mets: +30000
Seattle: +50000
Minnesota: +100000
Chicago White Sox: +200000
Milwaukee: +500000
Houston: +950000
 
Most Regular Season Home Runs:
 
Chris Davis: -250
Miguel Cabrera: +250
Raul Ibanez: +2500
Carlos Gonzales: +2500
Edwin Encarnacion: +2500
Adam Dunn: +2500
Pedro Alvarez: +3000
Domonic Brown: +3500
 
NL Pennant:
 
St Louis: +400
Atlanta: +400
LA Dodgers: +450
Cincinnati: +800
Pittsburgh: +850
 
AL Pennant:
 
Detroit: +350
Boston: +400
Oakland: +500
Texas: +800
Tampa Bay: +800

Which of these bets do you think would theoretically be worth taking a chance on?
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