So what do you think are the chances that the Colorado Rockies will win the World Series in 2017? If you’re ready to place your bet, Las Vegas is ready to accept it.
With a core including All-Stars Carlos Gonzalez, Nolan Arenado, Charlie Blackmon and DJ LeMahieu plus a young and improved pitching corps, many in the Rocky Mountain region think the Rockies have a legitimate chance at the 2017 postseason. Las Vegas, however, doesn’t seem to be in the Rocky Mountain region.
Colorado is one of three teams to start the season as a 60-1 favorite to win the 2017 World Series, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. The Rockies join the Chicago White Sox and Tampa Bay Rays at 60-1 odds.
The defending champion World Champion Chicago Cubs open the betting as the odds-on favorite to repeat as winners, coming in at 3-1 odds. Three teams (the Boston Red Sox, Washington Nationals and National League West foe Los Angeles Dodgers) opened at 10-1 odds.
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Defending American League champion Cleveland started the betting as 12-1 favorites to win the title.
Elsewhere in the National League West, San Francisco is a 16-1 favorite while Arizona and San Diego are among the nine teams considered the underdogs of the entire league at 100-1 odds.
When the 2016 postseason began, the Cubs opened at 10-1 win the 2016 World Series. They opened the 2016 campaign as 4-1 favorites to win it all.
The Rockies kick off the 2017 season on Monday, April 3 with the start of a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers.