World Series Odds - Way back when

October 16, 2008 11:22:04 AM PDT
Back before the season started, many bettors were placing wagers on who would win the 2008 World Series. Not many of them had the Phillies or the Tampa Bay rays anywhere near the top.2008 World Series Odds
--Still in contention

  • New York Mets 4 - 1
  • Boston Red Sox 9 - 2
  • New York Yankees 5 - 1
  • Detroit Tigers 6 - 1
  • Cleveland Indians 10 - 1
  • Chicago Cubs 12 - 1
  • Los Angeles Angels 16 - 1
  • Arizona Diamondbacks 20 - 1
  • Seattle Mariners 20 - 1
  • Philadelphia Phillies 20 - 1
  • Atlanta Braves 25 - 1
  • San Diego Padres 25 - 1
  • Colorado Rockies 25 - 1
  • Los Angeles Dodgers 25 - 1
  • Chicago White Sox 30 - 1
  • Milwaukee Brewers 30 - 1
  • Toronto Blue Jays 30 - 1
  • St Louis Cardinals 50 - 1
  • Minnesota Twins 60 - 1
  • Cincinnati Reds 60 - 1
  • Houston Astros 60 - 1
  • Pittsburgh Pirates 100 - 1
  • Florida Marlins 100 - 1
  • Texas Rangers 100 - 1
  • Tampa Bay Rays 100 - 1
  • Washington Nationals 100 - 1
  • Baltimore Orioles 100 - 1
  • San Francisco Giants 100 - 1
  • Kansas City Royals 100 - 1
  • Oakland Athletics 100 - 1

from http://www.bettorsworld.com/world-series-odds.htm

Of the teams still playing baseball, vegasinsider.com gives the edge to the Tampa Bay Rays, who currently lead their series with the Boston Red Sox 3 games to 1.

  • Tampa Bay Rays 4/5
  • Philadelphia Phillies 7/5
  • Boston Red Sox 8/1


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