Coming into September, the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals have shorter post-season odds compared to the month before, according to the most recent lines from www.Bovada.lv.
August and September lines are included for the World Series win and both league’s pennants. While those divisions still in reasonable contention have lines, the National League Central is not among them. As one might expect, the Chicago Cubs have the shortest lines across the board.
For the Cardinals to win the World Series, one can get 28/1 odds versus the longer odds of 33/1 one month ago.
|Odds to win 2016 World Series||8/3/16||9/1/16|
|Toronto Blue Jays||9/1||15/2|
|Boston Red Sox||12/1||10/1|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||16/1||10/1|
|San Francisco Giants||13/2||14/1|
|St. Louis Cardinals||33/1||28/1|
|Kansas City Royals||75/1||33/1|
|New York Mets||28/1||50/1|
|New York Yankees||75/1||66/1|
|Arizona Diamondbacks||Off the Board||Off the Board|
|Atlanta Braves||Off the Board||Off the Board|
|Chicago White Sox||75/1||Off the Board|
|Cincinnati Reds||Off the Board||Off the Board|
|Colorado Rockies||100/1||Off the Board|
|Los Angeles Angels||500/1||Off the Board|
|Milwaukee Brewers||500/1||Off the Board|
|San Diego Padres||1000/1||Off the Board|
|Minnesota Twins||Off the Board||Off the Board|
|Oakland Athletics||500/1||Off the Board|
|Philadelphia Phillies||500/1||Off the Board|
|Tampa Bay Rays||Off the Board||Off the Board|
At 14/1, the Redbirds have the fifth-shortest odds to take the NL crown, which makes complete sense since they were the second wild card leader as September began.
|Odds to win 2016 AL||Odds to win the 2016 NL|
|Texas Rangers||13/5||Chicago Cubs||5/4|
|Toronto Blue Jays||4/1||Washington Nationals||11/4|
|Cleveland Indians||17/4||Los Angeles Dodgers||5/1|
|Boston Red Sox||5/1||San Francisco Giants||13/2|
|Baltimore Orioles||12/1||St. Louis Cardinals||14/1|
|Detroit Tigers||12/1||New York Mets||28/1|
|Kansas City Royals||16/1||Miami Marlins||33/1|
|Houston Astros||16/1||Pittsburgh Pirates||28/1|
|New York Yankees||33/1|
A final thought not related to odds: At 70-62 coming into September, St. Louis would need 30 wins in their final 30 games to match their 2015 won-loss record.
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