The bettors have spoken, and the odds for the 2010 Fall Classic are set.

They’re bullish on the Yanks repeating as world champs, giving the Bronx Bombers 3-1 odds. They’re higher on the Boston Red Sox than the Beantowners’ own sour-pussed fans are, giving the Red Stockings 6-1 odds. But the surprise candidate may be the Cleveland Indians, which the betting men also grant 6-1 odds — despite finishing 21.5 games out of first in 2009 and firing their manager after the season. (Also sneaking in at 6-1: the NL-best Philadelphia Phillies.)

And at the other end of the spectrum? Ladies and gents, with a 150-1 shot at the crown, I give you…the Pirates!

(You know, they’re not on the list, but I think the oddsmakers would have given the Pirates of Penzance a better shot at winning it all than the Pirates of Pittsburgh.)


What thinkst thou of these results, Umpbumpers? And is anyone else surprised to see Cleveland so high on the list?

6 Responses to “Vegas Sets Odds for 2010 Series”

  1. That has to be a mistake ? Unless the Yankees have traded all their players to Cleveland I don’t see them winning much this year. I’m surprised the Cubs are 20-1

  2. Cleveland is at 8050 to win it all on ThaGreek

  3. Yah, that 6-1 has to be a mistake, and both have the Indians at 200-1…

  4. Facebook User says:

    6-1 may be a little high, but there is no way they are 200-1, that would make them by far the worst team in baseball. No one in the central has really improved other than the white sox, and they’re not even a sure thing.

  5. It is a mistake.. it should be 60-1…

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