With the MLB season now in full swing, with most teams being at or around the halfway point in the season, now is the right time to consider the 2021 World Series odds.
The baseball season is a grueling one at the best of times and in the era of the coronavirus pandemic, things have been particularly problematic. Last year the league opted to play out a 60-game season followed by an extended postseason.
This season has seen most teams play to reduced crowds and it would be fair to say that 2021 is a year like no other. For that reason, your need to stay on top of the MLB futures bets action is as crucial as ever. At sidelines.io you are provided with a great guide on all things futures-related from strategies to risks, all of which can play a key part in making your sports bet a winner.
For further assistance, we’ve outlined three teams worthy of your attention when it comes to the 2021 MLB World Series odds.
Chicago White Sox (+800)
The White Sox top the AL Central and are in a fine run of form following a blip during mid-June that saw them lose seven out of eight against the Astros, Pirates and Mariners. That recovery leads us to believe they can keep up their run to record a second successive postseason outing, having failed to make it that far for the previous decade.
New York Yankees (+1600)
In May the Yankees were in fine form but a mixed June has set them back a little, though they are still handily placed to push onwards and the odds offered on Aaron Boone’s men progressing to the postseason and beyond make them a futures bet worth considering.
Milwaukee Brewers (+1600)
Things are going well for Craig Counsell’s team as they lead the National League Central with the likes of Brandon Woodruff, Corbin Burnes and Freddy Peralta performing heroics for the Brewers. The odds offered are competitive enough to make it worth your while to back Milwaukee to secure their first-ever World Series.
Houston Astros (+700)
Much like the Brewers, the Astros have seen their odds of World Series glory drop dramatically since day one of the season. Their form is solid and Dusty Baker’s team sits at the top of the AL West and while Houston is very much the most hated team in baseball that shouldn’t stand in the way of you making a few dollars from betting on them.
Now that the season is halfway through you’ll have a good sense of just which team is capable of kicking onwards into the latter stages of the regular season and into the key postseason period.
Futures betting is something of a fine art and though the long-term nature of such wagers means a payout is some way down the track, these are a great way to back your team and if you happen to religiously follow sides like the Brewers, who’s odds for the World Series have halved since the season started, then what better way to show your support?
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