Odds Provided by DraftKings - Updated on Mon., Oct. 3, 10:45 AM ET
Prior to the pause, oddsmakers at legal U.S. Sportsbook DraftKings opened one popular betting market.
WHO WILL CLINCH THE MLB PLAYOFFS?
It's a basic "Yes" or "No" wager and bettors can forecast if any of the 30 MLB teams will earn a playoff berth and play in the 2021 postseason. Normally, this wager has 10 teams that will cash "Yes" tickets while the remaining 20 teams will have "No" outcomes on their MLB Playoff Prop odds.
HOW TO READ THE ODDS
The MLB Playoff Prop betting market has one of two outcomes and each team has odds associated with their future forecasts. The MLB teams with listed as favorites (-) in the "Yes" column with large money values are the clubs expected to make the postseason while the long shots or underdogs (+) have the higher returns.
NEW YORK YANKEES: YES (-1000) MIAMI MARLINS: YES (+4000)
In the above example, a $100 wager on the New York Yankees to make the MLB Playoffs would only return $10.00. In more simpler terms, a bettor would have to stake $1,000 to win $100 on the Yankees to earn one of the American League playoff spots. While the Yankees are the heaviest favorites, the Miami Marlins are considered a long shot at +4000. Bettors placing a $100 ticket on Miami would generate a 40/1 return and win $4,000 if the club earned a spot in the National League playoffs.