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Las Vegas: Tigers heavy favorites to win Central, expect West Coast based World Series

The money men in Las Vegas have spoken. The Tigers are expected to win their division, but plan on an Angels - Dodgers World Series.

Doug Pensinger

The last week of the regular season upon us, the bookmakers in Las Vegas have updated their playoff and World Series odds.

Thanks to taking 2-of-3 this weekend and holding a 1 1/2 game lead over the Kansas City Royals with seven remaining, the Detroit Tigers are overwhelming favorites to win the AL Central. But the Tigers are no longer favored to get out of the American League playoffs alive.

Las Vegas believes the Angels, owners of the best overall record in baseball, will win both the AL Pennant and the World Series. On the National League side of the ledger, the Washington Nationals may have the best record, but Los Angeles Dodgers remain favored to advance to the World Series.

As always, odds courtesy of,

Odds to win the 2014 AL Central:

Detroit Tigers
Kansas City Royals

Odds to win the 2014 AL Pennant:

Los Angeles Angels
Detroit Tigers 3/1
Baltimore Orioles 10/3
Oakland Athletics 11/2
Kansas City Royals 8/1
Seattle Mariners 11/1
Cleveland Indians 50/1
New York Yankees 150/1

Will The Mariners make the Playoffs?

Yes 5/1
No 1/8

Odds to win the 2014 NL Pennant:

Los Angeles Dodgers 2/1
Washington Nationals 11/'5
St. Louis Cardinals 7/2
San Francisco Giants 11/2
Pittsburgh Pirates
Milwaukee Brewers 150/1

Odds to win the 2014 World Series:

Los Angeles Angels
Los Angeles Dodgers 11/2
Washington Nationals 11/2
Detroit Tigers 6/1
Baltimore Orioles 13/2
St. Louis Cardinals 15/2
Oakland Athletics 12/1
San Francisco Giants 12/1
Pittsburgh Pirates 14/1
Kansas City Royals 
Seattle Mariners 20/1
Cleveland Indians 100/1
Milwaukee Brewers 300/1
New York Yankees 300/1