Every plate appearance during the MLB postseason has the potential to dramatically swing a series, turning an underdog into the odds-on favorite. With each game, a team moves closer to its ultimate goal of hoisting the World Series trophy.
As such, we here at numberFire are going to keep you up to date with all of the latest postseason odds as the playoffs advance. Each day, we'll give an update, detailing the odds that each team is able to advance to the next round.
Below are the odds entering play on Sunday, October 8th.
American League Division Series
Houston Astros lead series against Boston Red Sox, 2-0.
|Boston Red Sox win in 5||7.62%|
|Boston Red Sox win series||7.62%|
|Houston Astros win in 3||55.34%|
|Houston Astros win in 4||24.82%|
|Houston Astros win in 5||12.22%|
|Houston Astros win series||92.38%|
Cleveland Indians lead series against New York Yankees, 2-0.
|New York Yankees win in 5||12.21%|
|New York Yankees win series||12.21%|
|Cleveland Indians win in 3||49.03%|
|Cleveland Indians win in 4||24.81%|
|Cleveland Indians win in 5||13.95%|
|Cleveland Indians win series||87.79%|
National League Division Series
Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals are tied, 1-1.
|Chicago Cubs win in 4||25.66%|
|Chicago Cubs win in 5||22.73%|
|Chicago Cubs win series||48.39%|
|Washington Nationals win in 4||24.45%|
|Washington Nationals win in 5||27.16%|
|Washington Nationals win series||51.61%|
Los Angeles Dodgers lead series against Arizona Diamondbacks, 2-0.
|Arizona Diamondbacks win in 5||8.63%|
|Arizona Diamondbacks win series||8.63%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers win in 3||54.52%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers win in 4||24.09%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers win in 5||12.76%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers win series||91.37%|