2017 MLB season win totals: Cubs lead the way as initial odds set by Reno sportsbook

With spring training set to begin in the next few days, we're starting to see projections and predictions trickle in here on the good ol' internet.

On Friday, we saw the first sports book release its over/under win totals for all 30 teams: the Atlantis in Reno, Nevada. Now, this doesn't mean all sportsbooks will have the same numbers -- in fact, most will wait to see how these initial win totals track before posting their own numbers -- but it's a good bet (see what I did there) that everyone will be in the same ballpark.

Here are the Atlantis over/unders, sorted from highest to lowest with a not-so-shocking team at the top (via wagertalk.com):

Cubs 95.5
Indians 92.5
Dodgers 91.5
Nationals 90.5
Red Sox 90.5
Mets 89.5
Astros 87.5
Cardinals 87.5
Giants 87.5
Blue Jays 86.5
Rangers 86.5
Mariners 85.5
Pirates 85.5
Tigers 85.5
Orioles 84.5
Yankees 83.5
Royals 80.5
Rockies 79.5
Diamondbacks 78.5
Marlins 77.5
Angels 76.5
Rays 75.5
Reds 73.5
White Sox 73.5
Brewers 72.5
Phillies 72.5
Braves 71.5
Twins 70.5
Athletics 66.5
Padres 64.5

The Cubs have the highest over/under, not surprisingly. Ezra Shaw, Getty Images

Now, in order to help you more easily search -- I gotta take care you guys! -- let's bunch them up by division.

AL East

Red Sox 90.5
Blue Jays 86.5
Orioles 84.5
Yankees 83.5
Rays 75.5

AL Central

Indians 92.5
Tigers 85.5
Royals 80.5
White Sox 73.5
Twins 70.5

AL West

Astros 87.5
Rangers 86.5
Mariners 85.5
Angels 76.5
Athletics 66.5

NL East

Nationals 90.5
Mets 89.5
Marlins 77.5
Phillies 72.5
Braves 71.5

NL Central

Cubs 95.5
Cardinals 87.5
Pirates 85.5
Reds 73.5
Brewers 72.5

NL West

Dodgers 91.5
Giants 87.5
Rockies 79.5
Diamondbacks 78.5
Padres 64.5

As a reminder, these aren't predictions by the sportsbooks for a final win total. They are attempts to predict where the betting dollars will fall in hopes of getting a near-equal amount of action on both the overs and the unders, so the casinos don't take massive losses. On that note, the Atlantis sets a relatively low maximum wager limit so that it can re-assess its number after each bet and not be on the hook for a massive amount on any initial side.

Think your favorite team's over/under is too low? Don't get mad. Go bet the over!

Related: My third annual over/under picks and competition results from last year will be posted here in the next few weeks. We had a ton of participation last season, so I'm looking forward to tabulating the winners.

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered every World Series since 2010. The former Indiana University baseball player now lives on the... Full Bio

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