The Red Sox and Houston Astros have opened as co-favorites to win the 2019 World Series, according to odds released by Bovada. Boston and Houston both are listed at +700, while the Dodgers and New York Yankees sit a notch below with +800 odds to win next year’s Fall Classic.
The Red Sox and Astros, of course, are the last two World Series winners, as Houston secured Major League Baseball’s ultimate prize in 2017. The Astros, who lost to the Red Sox in this year’s American League Championship Series, also defeated the Dodgers en route to their World Series title.
The Dodgers still haven’t won a title since 1988 despite capturing six straight National League West division crowns and back-to-back NL championships.
The Yankees last won the World Series in 2009 and remain the last team to repeat as champions, winning three consecutive titles from 1998 to 2000.
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