SportsLine MLB playoff odds, projections: Dodgers, Astros have best World Series shot
We now know who three of this year's four LCS teams will be
On Wednesday, the New York Yankees earned their way into the American League Championship Series. As such, we now know who three of the four LCS competitors are -- we'll learn the identity of the fourth soon enough, with the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals set to play a decisive Game 5 on Thursday night.
Here is the updated postseason bracket:
Just to be clear, these are the projected odds to win each round. In other words, the current projected World Series has the Astros clashing with the Dodgers, who are expected to win the whole thing.
It's worth noting the Nationals are favored in Thursday night's game. Blame it on home-field advantage, but it's there. We'll see if SportsLine gets it right -- and we'll check back in tomorrow to see how the odds change with the Game 5 result.
The Cubs are facing a right-handed starter for the first time in the NLCS
The Red Sox should probably just lay low on Twitter for a while
The Yankees have lacked production out of the DH spot so far in the postseason
Frazier has come up with big hits, but his greatest impact may have come in the clubhouse
The Dodgers are trying to claim a commanding 3-0 lead on the road
The Astros are trying to rebound from a Game 3 drubbing in their first game in the Bronx