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2021 World Series Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB World Series
Team American Fractional
Los Angeles Dodgers +325 13/4
New York Yankees +700 7/1
New York Mets +900 9/1
San Diego Padres +900 9/1
Chicago White Sox +1300 13/1
Atlanta Braves +1500 15/1
Houston Astros +1800 18/1
Boston Red Sox +2000 20/1
Los Angeles Angels +2000 20/1
Minnesota Twins +2000 20/1
Milwaukee Brewers +2200 22/1
Oakland Athletics +2200 22/1
Tampa Bay Rays +2500 25/1
Toronto Blue Jays +2500 25/1
St. Louis Cardinals +3000 30/1
Cincinnati Reds +3500 35/1
Cleveland Indians +4000 40/1
Philadelphia Phillies +4000 40/1
Chicago Cubs +5000 50/1
Washington Nationals +5000 50/1
Kansas City Royals +6600 66/1
Miami Marlins +8000 80/1
San Francisco Giants +8000 80/1
Seattle Mariners +8000 80/1
Baltimore Orioles +10000 100/1
Detroit Tigers +15000 150/1
Texas Rangers +15000 150/1
Arizona Diamondbacks +20000 200/1
Colorado Rockies +20000 200/1
Pittsburgh Pirates +25000 250/1

Updated Wed, May 5, 1:00 PM ET - Odds Provided by BetMGM - Subject to Change

How to Read the MLB Futures Odds Market

The 2020 MLB Playoffs has concluded and the Los Angeles Dodgers captured the 2020 World Series by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in six games.

Oddsmakers have posted early futures markets on the 2021 season.

  • World Series
  • National League Pennant
  • American League Pennant

Listed above are the future odds to win for all 30 teams via the sportsbook at BetMGM.

2021 World Series Odds Comparison

Bettors can compare their future prices below at four of the most popular legal online sportsbooks in the United States.

Odds To Win 2021 World Series (11/1/21)
Contenders
Los Angeles Dodgers +310 +325 +325 +325
New York Yankees +600 +650 +700 +600
San Diego Padres +850 +900 +900 +850
New York Mets +900 +1100 +900 +950

2021 National League Pennant Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB National League Pennant
Team American Fractional
Los Angeles Dodgers +155 31/20
New York Mets +450 9/2
San Diego Padres +500 5/1
Atlanta Braves +800 8/1
Milwaukee Brewers +1200 12/1
St. Louis Cardinals +1800 18/1
Cincinnati Reds +2000 20/1
Philadelphia Phillies +2200 22/1
Chicago Cubs +3000 30/1
Washington Nationals +3000 30/1
Miami Marlins +5000 50/1
San Francisco Giants +5000 50/1
Arizona Diamondbacks +10000 100/1
Colorado Rockies +10000 100/1
Pittsburgh Pirates +15000 150/1

2021 American League Pennant Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB American League Pennant
Team American Fractional
New York Yankees +300 3/1
Chicago White Sox +500 5/1
Houston Astros +800 8/1
Oakland Athletics +800 8/1
Toronto Blue Jays +900 9/1
Boston Red Sox +1000 10/1
Los Angeles Angels +1000 10/1
Minnesota Twins +1000 10/1
Tampa Bay Rays +1200 12/1
Cleveland Indians +2000 20/1
Kansas City Royals +3000 30/1
Baltimore Orioles +5000 50/1
Seattle Mariners +5000 50/1
Detroit Tigers +8000 80/1
Texas Rangers +10000 100/1

2021 American League Central Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB American League Central
Team American Fractional
Chicago White Sox -145 20/29
Minnesota Twins +300 3/1
Kansas City Royals +475 19/4
Cleveland Indians +800 8/1
Detroit Tigers +15000 150/1

2021 American League East Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB American League East
Team American Fractional
New York Yankees -120 5/6
Boston Red Sox +300 3/1
Toronto Blue Jays +400 4/1
Tampa Bay Rays +600 6/1
Baltimore Orioles +10000 100/1

2021 American League West Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB American League West
Team American Fractional
Oakland Athletics +150 3/2
Houston Astros +150 3/2
Los Angeles Angels +250 5/2
Seattle Mariners +2500 25/1
Texas Rangers +15000 150/1

2021 National League Central Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB National League Central
Team American Fractional
Milwaukee Brewers -115 20/23
St. Louis Cardinals +180 9/5
Cincinnati Reds +550 11/2
Chicago Cubs +1000 10/1
Pittsburgh Pirates +10000 100/1

2021 National League East Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB National League East
Team American Fractional
New York Mets +110 11/10
Atlanta Braves +160 8/5
Philadelphia Phillies +450 9/2
Washington Nationals +1000 10/1
Miami Marlins +5000 50/1

2021 National League West Odds

Odds To Win 2021 MLB National League West
Team American Fractional
Los Angeles Dodgers -700 1/7
San Diego Padres +375 15/4
San Francisco Giants +4000 40/1
Arizona Diamondbacks +20000 200/1
Colorado Rockies +20000 200/1

How to Bet on MLB Futures

The “Odds to Win” wager in pro baseball is also commonly referred to as a future odds wager. Bettors must correctly select a team to win an event that takes place a later time than the current day. The money wagered will be tied up until there is an outcome and bettors will receive fixed odds when they place the wager.

The Major League Baseball (MLB) Futures market is available on a 12-month basis and the future odds are normally updated on a weekly basis at betting shops in Las Vegas and globally in the United States. Bettors can place wagers on the event in both the offseason, regular season and postseason. With so many things to bet on during the MLB, see VegasInsider's verified legal sportsbooks in the United States for more information on where you can place your bets.

The most popular MLB Futures wager is on the World Series. There are currently 30 teams in MLB, divided equally into two leagues – the American and National. Each of those leagues have a champion and they meet in the World Series, which is a best-of-seven series. The first team to win four games is declared your World Series winner and MLB Futures winner.

2021 World Series Odds to Win

There are several good bets to win the World Series in 2021. The current odds on contenders who will win the World Series are:

  • Los Angeles Dodgers: +325
  • New York Yankees: +700
  • New York Mets: +900
  • San Diego Padres: +900
  • Chicago White Sox: +1300
  • Atlanta Braves: +1500
  • Houston Astros: +1800
  • Boston Red Sox: +2000
  • Minnesota Twins: +2000

World Series Odds

The MLB World Series is usually scheduled for the third week of October and has often been referred to as the “Fall Classic.” The World Series Futures Odds for each season are made available quickly at the majority of sportsbooks at the conclusion of the previous campaign. Some sports betting operators even release the future season odds while the current MLB playoffs have not yet concluded.

Since the MLB regular season is the longest of all four major sports, bookmakers don’t make one team a decisive favorite over another prior to the season. You’ll usually see three to four teams have World Series Odds listed below 10/1 (Bet $100 to win $1,000).

The majority of the MLB teams will have future odds between 20/1 and 100/1 before the numbers begin to drop off. Unfortunately for some fans, there are teams with World Series Odds listed as high as 1000/1 to win the future event.

How do I bet on the World Series?

It’s very simple to bet on the World Series and the MLB Future Odds market is always open for business.

To figure out your Win Amount, a bettor would take the betting odds offered on a team and multiply by the amount wagered.

Ex. New York Yankees (20/1) to win the World Series.

In the above example, the Yankees have their MLB future odds listed as a 20/1 betting choice to win the World Series.

If you wager $100 on New York to win the World Series and it captures the championship, then you would win $2,000 (20 ÷ 1 x 100).

You would collect $2,100, which includes your win and stake ($100). The stake is the initial dollar amount that you wager on the MLB future, either at a sportsbook or through an online sportsbook.

Bettors viewing their odds in American Format would see the Yankees listed at +2000 and if you prefer Decimal Odds, then New York would be seen as 21.00.

What’s great about betting on the World Series and MLB Future Odds is that there are plenty of betting opportunities for players throughout the season. Often in the MLB season, you’ll see teams start out slow in April and May, only to rally and make the playoffs. Forecasting the turnaround isn’t easy but the returns are often great and the risk is very low in the MLB Futures market.

Betting on World Series Odds

Where can I bet on the World Series?

There are several legal sportsbook options in the United States. Visit our sportsbook directory to find online sportsbooks where you can bet on the MLB season.

Who are the experts picking to win?

Our experts offer picks on many MLB games where they see a gambling edge. Check out our preview content or pick packages for the most up to date MLB predictions.

What type of bets can I make on MLB?

In addition to betting on who will win the World Series and the AL and NL Pennants, there are multiple angles you can bet on individual games. Check out our MLB odds page for the odds on each game.

Where can I learn how to bet on baseball?

To learn more about betting on baseball, check out our baseball betting tutorial.


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