World Series Odds: Which MLB Team Is The Favorite To Win The 2023 World Series?

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The current favorites to win the 2023 World Series are the Houston Astros (), Los Angeles Dodgers (), New York Yankees () and New York Mets (). With 2023 MLB futures odds now available, find full World Series odds and breakdowns for all 30 teams below.

World Series odds for today

You can compare futures and World Series odds for every MLB team across multiple legal US sportsbooks using the table below. If you see some odds you like, clicking on them will take you to the appropriate sportsbook where you can place that bet.

World Series favorites

Which Major League Baseball teams are favored to win it all in 2023? Here’s a shortlist of those favorites and the best MLB odds to take home the championship.

American League

Houston Astros (): The defending World Series champions have had a busy offseason, letting pitcher Justin Verlander walk but signing 2020 American League MVP Jose Abreu. The team also picked up a new general manager in Dana Brown, previously of the Atlanta Braves.

New York Yankees (): It took a record-breaking contract, but the Yankees held onto Judge through a hectic offseason. They also added Carlos Rodon to the pitching rotation and re-signed first baseman Anthony Rizzo.

Toronto Blue Jays (): The Blue Jays had an active offseason, with the three-year, $63 million signing of pitcher Chris Bassitt as their biggest free agent acquisition. They traded Teoscar Hernandez to the Mariners in an attempt to shore up their bullpen, and they picked up a strong defender in outfielder Kevin Kiermaier on a one-year deal. Toronto also signed Brandon Belt to serve as its DH, though he can give Vladimir Guerrero Jr. a break at first base when necessary.

National League

Los Angeles Dodgers (): Once again, the Dodgers opened as one of the top betting favorites to win it all. They weren’t able to sign Aaron Judge, but they did ink Clayton Kershaw to at least one more year, while losing Cody Bellinger and Trea Turner to free agency.

New York Mets (): The Mets thought Carlos Correa was going to be the missing piece of the puzzle, but even after the deal fell apart and sent Correa back to the Twins at the last minute, the team still may have the highest payroll in baseball this season. New York signed Cy Young winner Verlander to a two-year deal, while losing Cy Young winner Jacob DeGrom. Jose Quintana and Kodai Senga will also help to replace the eight total pitchers the team lost to free agency.

Atlanta Braves (): The Braves have won the NL East five years running, and their offseason pursuits were a lot less frantic than some others in the division. They lost All-Star shortstop Dansby Swanson to free agency and traded for catcher Sean Murphy. The team also has a good crop of young talent, and sportsbooks expect it to contend for an NL title once again.

San Diego Padres (): The Padres spent big in the offseason, hoping to improve upon last year’s strong showing that took them all the way to the NLCS. Signing Xander Bogaerts to an 11-year, $280 million deal was a serious move. The team also inked deals with Nelson Cruz and Matt Carpenter, with Fernando Tatis Jr. now potentially moving to the outfield full-time when he returns from suspension.

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World Series odds by team

Here you can find 2023 World Series odds for each major league team, sorted by division. The NL East and the AL East both have three teams with +2500 or shorter odds to win it all. The NL West has two teams with odds of +1000 or shorter. When it comes to long shots, the AL West has three teams with odds of +4500 or longer.

AL East

New York Yankees ()
Toronto Blue Jays ()
Tampa Bay Rays ()
Baltimore Orioles ()
Boston Red Sox ()

AL Central

Cleveland Guardians ()
Chicago White Sox ()
Minnesota Twins ()
Detroit Tigers ()
Kansas City Royals ()

AL West

Houston Astros ()
Seattle Mariners ()
Los Angeles Angels ()
Texas Rangers ()
Oakland Athletics ()

NL East

Atlanta Braves ()
New York Mets ()
Philadelphia Phillies ()
Miami Marlins ()
Washington Nationals ()

NL Central

St. Louis Cardinals ()
Milwaukee Brewers ()
Chicago Cubs ()
Cincinnati Reds ()
Pittsburgh Pirates ()

NL West

Los Angeles Dodgers ()
San Diego Padres ()
San Francisco Giants ()
Arizona Diamondbacks ()
Colorado Rockies ()

Other World Series futures

In addition to betting on a specific team, you can also make broader wagers about the outcome of the 2023 World Series. These typically come with lower odds, meaning a smaller potential payoff, but they allow you to cover yourself more generally than if you were to place all your hopes on only one team.

Below, you’ll find MLB futures odds in a number of categories provided by BetMGM Sportsbook. You can bet on which division the team that wins the World Series will come from, which league and even which state.

Winning division

NL East (+290)
AL East (+340)
AL West (+350)
NL West (+350)
AL Central (+900)
NL Central (+1000)

Winning league

American League (-105)
National League (-115)

Winning state

California (+300)
New York (+350)
Texas (+525)
Pennsylvania (+1500)
Florida (+1700)
Missouri (+1800)
Illinois (+2200)
Ohio (+2200)
Any other state (+220)

How to bet on the World Series

There are many ways to bet on the World Series prior to and during the 2023 MLB season. To bet on a specific team to win, simply choose the team and the odds you want from the table above, then click those odds to go to that sportsbook and place the wager. Your bet only cashes if your team wins the 2023 World Series.

You can also bet on other options, such as which division, league or state the winning team will come from. Of course, you can bet on other things, too, such as which team will win which division and league.

World Series FAQs

Who is the favorite to win the 2023 World Series?

The defending champion Houston Astros are the current favorites to repeat as World Series winners, with odds at around +650.

When is the 2023 World Series?

The 2023 MLB season will end on Oct. 1, with the postseason beginning on Oct. 3. Major League Baseball has yet to announce specific dates for the World Series, but the first game will likely take place in late October, and it will likely conclude in early November.

Who won the most recent World Series?

The Houston Astros won the 2022 World Series, beating the Philadelphia Phillies four games to two. The Astros opened at +900 for the 2022 season, behind the Los Angeles Dodgers (+450) and Toronto Blue Jays (+750).

What are the current World Series betting lines?

The table at the top of this page offers the most up-to-date betting lines at several major sportsbooks. Odds may shift during spring training and over the course of the season, and the table above will update with the newest betting lines.

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