Oddsmaker's top picks to win World Series: Nationals, Tigers, Blue Jays

Bryce Harper
Don't look at my knee, check out those clown odds, bro. The Nationals are favored to win it all.  (USATSI)

On Thursday, Bovada.lv released its odds for the stat lines of several prominent players. On Friday, the final preseason odds for what MLB team will win the 2013 World Series were released. They are as follows:

Washington Nationals 7-1
Detroit Tigers 8-1
Toronto Blue Jays 8-1
Los Angeles Angels 9-1
Los Angeles Dodgers 9-1
Cincinnati Reds 12-1
San Francisco Giants 12-1
Atlanta Braves 16-1
Philadelphia Phillies 16-1
Tampa Bay Rays 16-1
Texas Rangers 16-1
New York Yankees 20-1
St. Louis Cardinals 20-1
Baltimore Orioles 30-1
Boston Red Sox 30-1
Oakland Athletics 30-1
Chicago White Sox 40-1
Kansas City Royals 50-1
Milwaukee Brewers 50-1
Arizona Diamondbacks 60-1
Cleveland Indians 66-1
Pittsburgh Pirates 66-1
Chicago Cubs 75-1
San Diego Padres 75-1
Minnesota Twins 100-1
New York Mets 100-1
Seattle Mariners 100-1
Colorado Rockies 150-1
Miami Marlins 200-1
Houston Astros 250-1

Let us remember these aren't predictions. The bookmakers are trying to get the most amount of action on as many teams as possible. So more nationally popular teams like the Yankees, Red Sox and Cubs will generally always be "too high" on the list.

Another observation: How the hell isn't the Astros' line like 10,000-1? Who is wasting money on a mere 250-1?

Also, all the Mariners fans who called me names via email after my power rankings should be jumping all over this action, no?

Anyway, how are we betting?

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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