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It might not seem like it, but baseball season is right around the corner. And futures betting is already here.

Opening Day 2021 is scheduled for April 1, with all 30 teams slated to be play. The Dodgers, whose opening posted win total of 104.5 ties the 1999 Yankees for highest total in the last 30 seasons, will begin their title defense on the road against the Rockies. The plan is for a full 162-game schedule that finishes the regular season on October 3.

Of note, the expanded postseason we had in 2020 is not currently slated to return in 2021. Barring a new agreement, the previous setup of the AL and NL having five teams each and beginning with a win-or-go-home wild-card game would be in effect.

Regarding rules, the universal DH will not be used this season, but doubleheaders will again feature seven-inning games. And when a game goes to extra innings, a runner will be on second base to start each half-inning.

The Dodgers are the favorites in the National League, and the Yankees are the top pick to come out of the American League. But there are some newcomers joining them near the top of the World Series odds. Here are the season win totals, pennant odds, division odds and World Series odds for all 30 teams.

Odds courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill (as of Sunday, March 28).

NL East

New York Mets (10-1 to win World Series)

Wins: 90; opened 89
Win division: +140; opened +145
Win NL: +550; opened 5-1
Playoffs Yes/No: -250/+200

Atlanta Braves (10-1; opened 12-1)

Wins: 91.5; opened 92
Win division: +140; opened +155
Win NL: +550; 6-1
Playoffs Yes/No: -260/+210

Washington Nationals (35-1)

Wins: 84.5
Win division: +650; opened +550
Win NL: 20-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +140/-160

Philadelphia Phillies (35-1; opened 40-1)

Wins: 82.5; opened 81.5
Win division: +850
Win NL: 20-1; opened 22-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +260/-330

Miami Marlins (80-1; opened 70-1)

Wins: 72.5; opened 73.5
Win division: 25-1; opened 15-1
Win NL: 40-1; opened 35-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +900/-1600


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NL Central

St. Louis Cardinals (25-1)

Wins: 86; opened 88
Win division: +105; opened +180
Win NL: 12-1; opened 13-1
Playoffs Yes/No: -135/+115

Cincinnati Reds (30-1)

Wins: 80.5; opened 81.5
Win division: +375; opened +260
Win NL: 18-1; opened 16-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +210/-260

Chicago Cubs (40-1)

Wins: 79; opened 79.5
Win division: +475; opened +325
Win NL: 22-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +350/-450

Milwaukee Brewers (50-1; opened 60-1)

Wins: 84.5
Win division: +320; opened +325
Win NL: 25-1; opened 30-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +170/-200

Pittsburgh Pirates (250-1; opened 200-1)

Wins: 59; opened 58
Win division: 75-1; opened 70-1
Win NL: 125-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +1400/-3000


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NL West

Los Angeles Dodgers (+350)

Wins: 103.5; opened 104.5
Win division: -250
Win NL: +175; opened +170
Playoffs Yes/No:-1400/+800

San Diego Padres (9-1)

Wins: 93.5; opened 92
Win division: 2-1; opened +190
Win NL: +425
Playoffs Yes/No: -600/+425

Arizona Diamondbacks (100-1)

Wins: 75.5
Win division: 40-1; opened 45-1
Win NL: 60-1; opened 50-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +900/-1600

San Francisco Giants (100-1)

Wins: 74.5; opened 73
Win division: 40-1; opened 50-1
Win NL: 60-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +900/-1600

Colorado Rockies (150-1)

Wins: 63.5; opened 62.5
Win division: 75-1; opened 50-1
Win NL: 80-1; opened 75-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +1200/-2500

The Yankees fell short of a World Series berth last season but are again favorites in the AL. Mike Stobe/Getty Images

AL East

New York Yankees (+550 to win World Series)

Wins: 96; opened 97
Win division: -200; opened -190
Win AL: +240; opened +250
Playoffs Yes/No: -900/+600

Toronto Blue Jays (22-1; opened 20-1)

Wins: 87; opened 86
Win division: 4-1; opened +450
Win AL: 9-1
Playoffs Yes/No: -120/+100

Tampa Bay Rays (22-1; opened 25-1)

Wins: 86; opened 88.5
Win division: 4-1
Win AL: 9-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +120/-140

Boston Red Sox (50-1; opened 60-1)

Wins: 79.5; opened 77
Win division: 22-1; opened 14-1
Win AL: 22-1; opened 25-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +280/-360

Baltimore Orioles (100-1)

Win total: 63.5; opened 64
Win division: 80-1
Win AL: 50-1; opened 60-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +1200/-2500


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AL Central

Chicago White Sox (10-1)

Wins: 89.5; opened 90.5
Win division: -120; opened -125
Win AL: +375; opened 4-1
Playoffs Yes/No: -240/+200

Minnesota Twins (18-1; opened 16-1)

Wins: 89.5
Win division: +135; opened +165
Win AL: +750; opened 7-1
Playoffs Yes/No: -145/+125

Cleveland Indians (40-1; opened 35-1)

Wins: 81.5; opened 81
Win division: 8-1; opened +650
Win AL: 20-1; opened 15-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +250/-320

Detroit Tigers (100-1)

Wins: 68; opened 66
Win division: 60-1; opened 40-1
Win AL: 60-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +1200/-2500

Kansas City Royals (100-1)

Wins: 75; opened 71
Win division: 35-1; opened 30-1
Win AL: 60-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +1000/-2000


AL West

Oakland Athletics (22-1; opened 18-1)

Wins: 87.5; opened 88.5
Win division: +130
Win AL: 9-1; opened +850
Playoffs Yes/No: -115/-105

Houston Astros (22-1; opened 20-1)

Wins: 88
Win division: +130
Win AL: 9-1
Playoffs Yes/No: -110/-110

Los Angeles Angels (40-1)

Wins: 83.5; opened 83
Win division: +375; opened +425
Win AL: 20-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +175/-210

Seattle Mariners (100-1; opened 80-1)

Wins: 73.5; opened 71
Win division: 30-1
Win AL: 50-1; opened 40-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +900/-1600

Texas Rangers (125-1; opened 100-1)

Wins: 67.5; opened 69.5
Win division: 75-1; opened 40-1
Win AL: 60-1
Playoffs Yes/No: +900/-1600


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