On Wednesday, we broke down the World Series champion betting market with the majority of bets being placed on the Astros to win it all this year. But what about the National League?
It turns out that while bettors are leaning toward Houston to win another ring, even more are backing a certain team to win the NL Pennant.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are currently the favorite at +170 to win the National League and are the most-backed team to do so with 20% of bets behind them.
Even more overwhelming is the money behind LA. The Dodgers own a massive 55% of the handle, according to DraftKings. The closest team to them in terms of money, the New York Mets, has just 18% of the handle.
It makes sense for the Dodgers to be a popular pick. They are the overwhelming favorite to win the league with a 37% implied probability. The team with the second shortest odds, the Atlanta Braves (+700), have been given just a 12.5% chance to win the league by oddsmakers.
22% of bets have come in on the Braves to win the NL, but they own just 3% of the handle.
2020 National League Champion Odds
|Team||Odds - Click to bet now|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||+170|
|New York Mets||+1100|
|St. Louis Cardinals||+1200|
|San Diego Padres||+2400|