Gambling Favorites to Win the World Series This Year

The new MLB season is just underway, which means fans are starting to think about what chances their team has in the American League, National League – or the World Series. It also means many of those who enjoy betting on the MLB are keen to get their future bets in before the start, but what teams are rated among the favorites to win the World Series this year?

Well among the favorites are the Washington Nationals, the Detroit Tigers and the Los Angeles Angels, and you can get odds as low as 8/1 on any of these – although the Nationals shade it as the favorites because they have these odds at more sites. These sides are not the only ones rated pretty strong favorites though, as the likes of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Los Angeles Dodgers are also considered to be seriously strong contenders for the World Series this season. The two LA sides could prove to be good bets, as the Angels already had a formidable team – and have now added Josh Hamilton, while the Dodgers have spent huge sums in pursuit of the World Series this year.

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However, although they are rated slightly more of an outside bet – at around 14/1 – the current World Series holders, the San Francisco Giants, should also not be ruled out. It’s still a tough call though, but nowadays betting has become much easier thanks to the internet. Bettors can look up tips and form online, and it’s not just the online bookmakers that have reaped the benefits – online casinos have also grown massively during this time and have even tried to break into the target audience of the bookies’ by introducing sports themed slots games.

Given how many serious contenders there are, you may prefer to wait and see, while playing a game like Hot Shot at an online casino such as while you do so. Hot Shot is a baseball themed slot machine game, which offers a genuinely immersive experience, thanks to graphics and audio effect. The visuals depict a baseball field and reel icons of players, baseballs and catchers gloves, while gaming is accompanied by sounds of the crowd and bats hitting baseballs. Furthermore, with a $200 maximum jackpot on offer, the chance to play with coins as small as $0.25, and nine pay lines, Hot Shot is cheap to play and offers a great chance of paying off.

About Aaron Garcia

Aaron is an avid sports fan who passionately follows the NFL, NBA and MLB, in addition to NCAA Sports. He is an Arizona State University grad who loves the Dodgers and the Patriots.