Normally, the betting favorite to win the NL pennant in mid-September at least leads the division. However, the oddsmakers don't seem to think so as we wind down the regular season
Apparently, the oddsmakers are really high on the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to the FanDuel Sportsbook's latest odds, L.A. is now co-favorites with the Chicago Cubs to take home the NL Pennant this season.
Odds to Win #MLB 2018 National League via @FDSportsbook#Cubs ➕2⃣6⃣0⃣#Dodgers➕2⃣6⃣0⃣#Rockies ➕4⃣9⃣0⃣#Braves ➕7⃣5⃣0⃣#Brewers ➕7⃣5⃣0⃣#Cardinals ➕1⃣3⃣0⃣0⃣#Diamondbacks ➕1⃣4⃣0⃣0⃣#Phillies ➕4⃣1⃣0⃣0⃣#Nationals ➕4⃣8⃣0⃣0⃣— TheDuel (@TheDuelSports) September 13, 2018
Despite the confidence of the sportsbooks, betting on the Dodgers has its risks.
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