(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
So, we'll have a baseball season after all, just...shorter. After a quick, "Spring," training, the 60 game season will start July 23rd or 24th. Do you think they'll still be using the same hot dog water from 2019 at Fenway Park?
The oddsmakers wasted no time in making their predictions. Will the Red Sox be hoisting their 5th World Series trophy since 2004 as Red Sox nation sprays them with beer on yet another Duckboat Parade? Vegas says no.
According to Bovada, via Odds Shark, The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are the favorites to win it all. Both sit at +325. They’re followed by the Astros (+750), Braves (+1500), Twins (+1800) and the defending champion Nationals (+1800). The Red Sox have the 18th-best odds to win this year’s World Series at +5000.
Their win total prediction for this mini season is 31.5. In other words, extremely average. But at least we can grab a Fenway Frank and an overpriced beer and sit in the sun of Kenmore Square. Oh wait, they still haven't decided if crowds will be allowed. (sigh) Play ball...