Cubs (Yes, the Cubs) are World Series Odds Favorites

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The Chicago Cubs, who have come up short in their quest to win a championship in each of the last 327 years (approximately), are nonetheless set as the favorites on the odds to win the 2016 World Series. The Cubs are the +500 favorites on those updated baseball futures, ahead of the +800 San Francisco Giants and the +1000 Toronto Blue Jays. The New York Mets, who bounced the Cubs from the playoffs last season, are at +1200 on the World Series odds for 2016, while the defending-champion Kansas City Royals are a step back of them at +1400.

Here’s a look at the complete odds to win the 2016 World Series heading into the season.

Odds to Win 2016 World Series

Chicago Cubs +500

San Francisco Giants +800

Toronto Blue Jays +1000

New York Mets +1200

Los Angeles Dodgers +1200

Boston Red Sox +1400

Kansas City Royals +1400

Houston Astros +1600

Washington Nationals +1800

St. Louis Cardinals +1800

Detroit Tigers +2000

Pittsburgh Pirates +2000

Cleveland Indians +2000

Texas Rangers +2200

New York Yankees +2500

Arizona Diamondbacks +2500

Chicago White Sox +3300

Seattle Mariners +4000

Los Angeles Angels +4000

Baltimore Orioles +4000

Tampa Bay Rays +4000

Minnesota Twins +5000

Miami Marlins +5000

Oakland Athletics +6600

San Diego Padres +12500

Milwaukee Brewer s+12500

Cincinnati Reds +12500

Philadelphia Phillies +15000

Atlanta Braves +15000

Colorado Rockies +15000

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