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Oddsmakers make Cubs third favorite to win 2018 World Series

With the 2017 World Series now behind us, Cubs fans can do what they do best — look ahead to next year.

Fans of the two-time reigning National League Central champion Cubs can spend the offseason with great hope and optimism for 2018. Oddsmakers at MyTopSportsbooks.com have made the Cubs the team with the third-best chance to win the 2018 World Series with odds of 14-to-1.

Both 2017 World Series participants are ahead of the Cubs — the Dodgers are the favorites at 13-to-2 followed by the 2017 champion Astros at 15-to-2.

The White Sox are tied the Padres for the longest odds on the board with 200-to-1.

Fans celebrate after the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park, early Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

For the Cubs, MyTopSportsbooks.com gives them 30-to-1 odds for a 2018 World Series between the 2017 champion Astros and the 2016 champions Cubs. They give 61-to-1 odds of a rematch of the 2016 series with the Indians.

Here are the full 2018 World Series odds

  • Los Angeles Dodgers: 13/2
  • Houston Astros: 15/2
  • Chicago Cubs: 14/1
  • Cleveland Indians: 15/1
  • New York Yankees: 16/1
  • Boston Red Sox: 17/1
  • Washington Nationals: 18/1
  • Arizona Diamondbacks: 20/1
  • St. Louis Cardinals: 22/1
  • Toronto Blue Jays: 24/1
  • Colorado Rockies: 25/1
  • Milwaukee Brewers: 30/1
  • Los Angeles Angels: 33/1
  • San Francisco Giants: 33/1
  • Texas Rangers: 35/1
  • Minnesota Twins: 40/1
  • New York Mets: 45/1
  • Baltimore Orioles: 45/1
  • Seattle Mariners: 50/1
  • Tampa Bay Rays: 50/1
  • Pittsburgh Pirates: 65/1
  • Kansas City Royals: 65/1
  • Atlanta Braves: 85/1
  • Philadelphia Phillies: 90/1
  • Miami Marlins: 90/1
  • Cincinnati Reds: 100/1
  • Oakland Athletics: 150/1
  • Detroit Tigers: 150/1
  • Chicago White Sox: 200/1
  • San Diego Padres: 200/1

2018 World Series Matchup Odds

  • Dodgers vs Astros: 29/2 [2017 rematch]
  • Dodgers vs Indians: 27/1
  • Dodgers vs Yankees: 29/1
  • Cubs vs Astros: 30/1
  • Dodgers vs Red Sox: 33/1
  • Astros vs Nationals: 39/1
  • Cubs vs Indians: 61/1 [2016 rematch]
  • Padres vs White Sox:  9999/1