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The long-awaited Mookie Betts trade has created a significant ripple on the 2020 World Series odds just days ahead of pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training.
With the Los Angeles Dodgers’ acquisition of the superstar outfielder from the Boston Red Sox, the Dodgers and New York Yankees are now +350 co-favourites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com to become Major League Baseball’s champion this season. Other contenders at betting sites include the Houston Astros (+700), Atlanta Braves (+1400), Minnesota Twins (+1600), defending champion Washington Nationals (+1600), St. Louis Cardinals (+1700), New York Mets (+2000), Philadelphia Phillies (+2000) and Tampa Bay Rays (+2000). The Toronto Blue Jays trail at +8000 on the World Series futures.
The Dodgers have won the NL West seven consecutive years and are also on a run of having reached the National League Championship Series four consecutive seasons. Adding Betts and veteran pitcher David Price from the Red Sox has created sky-high expectations for a legacy franchise which has been trying desperately to end a World Series title drought that reaches back to 1988. They probably have as much betting value as one can expect.
The same goes for the Yankees, whose price also dropped on the MLB …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation