by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
The Los Angeles Dodgers have not had any tangible drop-off in their recent play, but are now a less prohibitive favorite thanks perhaps to some subtle east coast bias.
The Dodgers are the +280 favorite (wager $100 to win $280) on the 2019 World Series odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com, while the New York Yankees draw in as a +333 second favorite. This is a smaller gap than three weeks ago, when the Dodgers had the top odds at +250 followed by the Yankees at +365.
The biggest factor in the odds narrowing might be that the Yankees have distanced themselves from the Tampa Bay Rays (+2400, up from +1800) and the Boston Red Sox (+2200, also up from +1800) in the AL East division. The shift might make it the time for a Dodgers bettor to act if they are convinced that this Los Angeles team, which boasts both MLB’s home run leader in Cody Bellinger and the second-best team ERA in the entire sport, can win its first Commissioner’s Trophy since 1988.
The price on the AL West powerhouse Houston Astros (+450) is third at online betting sites as they seem headed for a third consecutive division title. The NL East-pacing Atlanta Braves (+750) and …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation