Matthew Manouli |  Thu 17/08/2017 - 14:32 EDT

2017 Major League Baseball AL Outright Odds Update

2017 Major League Baseball AL Outright Odds Update
Can you believe it's mid-August already? With only a month and a half left in the season, now's the time to find some great value on World Series futures! We'll break down which AL teams have the best chances and give you their updated outright odds.

There’s only around 45 days left in the season, so now’s the best time to check out those futures bets. If always better to wait till late to put in these kinds of plays, because you don’t have your money wrapped up for as long, and you get to see the direction of each team, and if they peak to early, or are a consistent side. Today, we’ll be looking at the American League outright odds, and update you on where they stand now.

AL World Series Futures Update

Currently, books have the Dodgers favored to win the World Series, but the AL teams are close behind with some fierce competition. The Astros (73-46) are at +500 at Sports Interaction to win it all. Despite their superb record, they’ve been in a slump recently, but it’s best to slump now, and slowly gain momentum again in September to be ready for the postseason. It’s rare a team can go on a tear like Houston has, and with their often under priced lines every night, the books knew they couldn’t keep it up longterm (unlike the Dodgers with their high priced lines).

The Red Sox (68-51) are right up there too at +700. They have competition in the AL East with the Yankees on their tail, but with Aroldis Chapman and Aaron Judge simply not delivering, Boston should maintain their lead. Even with a large turnaround, they are pretty much guarateed a spot in the postseason, but skipping the Wild Card game will be huge for them on their road to the W’s.

Next in the AL would be the Cleveland Indians (65-52). They currently sit at +750, and though very inconsistent with wins and losses, and hitting, their pitching has still been stellar. This team lost the World Series in 2016 by a single run and was up three games to one to a superstar Cubs team. Don’t count out the Indians! They most certainly won’t make it as far this season, but +750 is a ton of value for this squad. If you’re more into long shots, the New York Yankees are at a solid +1000, and Judge should be back to being his old home run swinging self.

Here are some other AL teams and their odds, however slim:

AL Pennant and Wild Card

The World Series is pretty fun to bet on, but we’ve got futures on the AL Pennant we can look at too. As of Wednesday afternoon, the Houston Astros are favored to win it at +220. The BoSox and Indians are also at a respectable +275 and +300 respectively. New York sits at +500, but after that, teams fall off and it gets into long shot range with the Royals at +1200. Here’s the rest of the field:

Of course, these odds depend on who’ll make it into the postseason to start with. Houston and Cleveland seem to have wrapped up their divisions, but the Yankees have a chance, albeit a small one to overtake Boston. Regardless, MLB has them at 74.8% to make the playoffs. We don’t think they’ll win the division, but they should be clinching a Wild Card spot.

The other Wild Card spot would go to the Angels right now, but the Royals, Rays, Twins, Rangers, Mariners, and Orioles are breathing down their neck. They’ve been playing very decent ball lately, especially with their mediocre pitching rotation, but are still getting the World Series.

Mike Trout’s also been MVP status this season. Even with him though, they need a more consistent pitching staff, because this one will surely regress soon…and hard. Steer clear from it this year, but maybe next year they’ll be a powerhouse team again.

If Edwin Diaz gets back into a groove, the Mariners might be able to surprise. The Royals, Rays, and Twins could get the other spot, but they have average teams, each with a huge weakness. No wonder the odds drop off like that. It’ll be hard enough to get a Wild Card spot, let alone win the Pennant, let alone the WS.

Want to get in on the action? Go to Sports Interaction and try your luck at these AL futures bets, on the Pennant and World Series. If you liked this article, be sure to share and comment below!

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Away Score Home Money Line
Monday 14 August
FT Cleveland Indians 7 - 3 Boston Red Sox -114 +110 Odds
FT New York Mets 2 - 4 New York Yankees +165 -164 Odds
FT Tampa Bay Rays 1 - 2 Toronto Blue Jays -105 -102 Odds
FT Giants 3 - 8 Miami Marlins +144 -152 Odds
FT Detroit Tigers 2 - 6 Texas Rangers +103 -110 Odds
FT Cincinnati Reds 5 - 15 Chicago Cubs +200 -208 Odds
FT Atlanta Braves 0 - 3 Colorado Rockies +104 -114 Odds
FT Houston Astros 0 - 2 Diamondbacks +151 -161 Odds
FT Kansas City Royals 6 - 2 Oakland Athletics -108 -102 Odds
FT Baltimore Orioles 11 - 3 Seattle Mariners -118 +110 Odds
FT Phillies 4 - 7 San Diego Padres +110 -120 Odds
Tuesday 15 August
FT Houston Astros 9 - 4 Diamondbacks -106 +101 Odds
FT New York Mets 4 - 5 New York Yankees +135 -141 Odds
FT Los Angeles Angels 1 - 3 Montreal Expos -102 -103 Odds
FT Tampa Bay Rays 6 - 4 Toronto Blue Jays +109 -119 Odds
FT Giants 9 - 4 Miami Marlins +102 -110 Odds
FT St. Louis Cardinals 4 - 10 Boston Red Sox +140 -147 Odds
FT Pittsburgh Pirates 1 - 3 Milwaukee Brewers +122 -128 Odds
FT Detroit Tigers 4 - 10 Texas Rangers -104 -104 Odds
FT Cincinnati Reds 2 - 1 Chicago Cubs +147 -156 Odds
FT Cleveland Indians 8 - 1 Minnesota Twins -159 +150 Odds
FT Atlanta Braves 4 - 3 Colorado Rockies +175 -179 Odds
FT Kansas City Royals 8 - 10 Oakland Athletics -125 +115 Odds
FT Baltimore Orioles 1 - 3 Seattle Mariners -111 -102 Odds
FT Chicago White Sox 1 - 6 Los Angeles Dodgers +330 -370 Odds
FT Phillies 4 - 8 San Diego Padres +160 -164 Odds
Wednesday 16 August
FT Los Angeles Angels 3 - 2 Montreal Expos +120 -130 Odds
FT Giants 1 - 8 Miami Marlins +172 -172 Odds
FT Pittsburgh Pirates 6 - 7 Milwaukee Brewers +115 -123 Odds
FT Kansas City Royals 7 - 6 Oakland Athletics -123 +114 Odds
FT Phillies 0 - 3 San Diego Padres +135 -141 Odds
FT Baltimore Orioles 6 - 7 Seattle Mariners +108 -118 Odds
FT Tampa Bay Rays 2 - 3 Toronto Blue Jays +129 -130 Odds
FT St. Louis Cardinals 4 - 5 Boston Red Sox +152 -159 Odds
FT New York Yankees 5 - 3 New York Mets -154 +152 Odds
FT Detroit Tigers 6 - 12 Texas Rangers +167 -179 Odds
FT Cincinnati Reds 6 - 7 Chicago Cubs +210 -217 Odds
FT Diamondbacks 5 - 9 Houston Astros +160 -164 Odds
Ppd Cleveland Indians 20:10 Minnesota Twins -164 +160 Odds
FT Atlanta Braves 2 - 17 Colorado Rockies +168 -175 Odds
FT Chicago White Sox 4 - 5 Los Angeles Dodgers +275 -286 Odds
Thursday 17 August
FT Cleveland Indians 9 - 3 Minnesota Twins -172 +150 Odds
FT Diamondbacks 4 - 0 Houston Astros +105 -125 Odds
FT Cincinnati Reds 13 - 10 Chicago Cubs +220 -238 Odds
FT Atlanta Braves 10 - 4 Colorado Rockies +165 -172 Odds
FT Tampa Bay Rays 3 - 5 Toronto Blue Jays -164 +160 Odds
FT St. Louis Cardinals 11 - 7 Pittsburgh Pirates +125 -132 Odds
FT New York Yankees 7 - 5 New York Mets -196 +185 Odds
FT Cleveland Indians 2 - 4 Minnesota Twins -114 +105 Odds
FT Chicago White Sox 8 - 9 Texas Rangers +165 -185 Odds
FT Montreal Expos 2 - 1 San Diego Padres +112 -120 Odds
FT Phillies 4 - 5 Giants +115 -122 Odds
Friday 18 August
FT Toronto Blue Jays 4 - 7 Chicago Cubs +165 -182 Odds
Los Angeles Angels 19:05 Baltimore Orioles +115 -122 Odds
St. Louis Cardinals 19:05 Pittsburgh Pirates -127 +120 Odds
New York Yankees 19:10 Boston Red Sox +106 -112 Odds
Seattle Mariners 19:10 Tampa Bay Rays +123 -132 Odds
Miami Marlins 19:10 New York Mets -105 -104 Odds
Los Angeles Dodgers 19:10 Detroit Tigers -208 +193 Odds
Cincinnati Reds 19:35 Atlanta Braves +113 -120 Odds
Chicago White Sox 20:05 Texas Rangers +220 -233 Odds
Oakland Athletics 20:10 Houston Astros +190 -204 Odds
Diamondbacks 20:10 Minnesota Twins -110 +102 Odds
Cleveland Indians 20:15 Kansas City Royals -200 +187 Odds
Milwaukee Brewers 20:40 Colorado Rockies +165 -172 Odds
Montreal Expos 22:10 San Diego Padres -189 +181 Odds
Phillies 22:15 Giants +155 -161 Odds
Saturday 19 August
Toronto Blue Jays 14:20 Chicago Cubs +220 -238 Odds
St. Louis Cardinals 16:05 Pittsburgh Pirates -110 +100 Odds
Los Angeles Dodgers 16:05 Detroit Tigers -141 +130 Odds
Seattle Mariners 18:10 Tampa Bay Rays +115 -125 Odds
Los Angeles Angels 19:05 Baltimore Orioles +142 -152 Odds
Diamondbacks 19:10 Minnesota Twins -139 +128 Odds
Cincinnati Reds 19:10 Atlanta Braves +125 -135 Odds
Oakland Athletics 19:10 Houston Astros +158 -189 Odds
New York Yankees 19:10 Boston Red Sox +220 -238 Odds
Miami Marlins 19:10 New York Mets +101 -111 Odds
Cleveland Indians 19:15 Kansas City Royals -130 +120 Odds
Chicago White Sox 20:05 Texas Rangers +182 -196 Odds
Milwaukee Brewers 20:10 Colorado Rockies +154 -164 Odds
Montreal Expos 20:40 San Diego Padres -200 +168 Odds
Phillies 21:05 Giants +115 -125 Odds
Sunday 20 August
Miami Marlins 13:10 New York Mets
Los Angeles Dodgers 13:10 Detroit Tigers
Seattle Mariners 13:10 Tampa Bay Rays
New York Yankees 13:30 Boston Red Sox
Los Angeles Angels 13:35 Baltimore Orioles
Cincinnati Reds 13:35 Atlanta Braves
Oakland Athletics 14:10 Houston Astros
Diamondbacks 14:10 Minnesota Twins
Cleveland Indians 14:15 Kansas City Royals
Toronto Blue Jays 14:20 Chicago Cubs
Chicago White Sox 15:05 Texas Rangers
Milwaukee Brewers 15:10 Colorado Rockies
Phillies 16:05 Giants
Montreal Expos 16:40 San Diego Padres
St. Louis Cardinals 19:00 Pittsburgh Pirates

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