Rockies’ 2020 odds in an 80-game MLB season

Rockies’ 2020 odds in an 80-game MLB season

Charlie Blackmon (19) and ... of Colorado Rockies

Ross D. Franklin, The Associated Press

Colorado Blackies’ Charlie Blackmon (19) and Nolan Arenado, right, walk through the dugout ahead of a spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Rockies beat the Cubs 11-10.

Owners of Major League Baseball approved a proposal to the players’ union on Monday to begin the baseball season around July 4. What does this mean for the Rockies’ chances?

Colorado is a chance to win the World Series 2020 with 160-to-1 odds, according to oddsmaker SportsBettingDime, which places them 23rd among 30 MLB teams. The Dodgers prefer 23/4, slightly better than the Yankees (6/1). At the bottom, the Orioles are at 600/1.

The probability that there will be no World Series: 3/2.

To make the playoffs, the Rockies have 6/1 odds, making them 12th out of 15 National League teams.

For earnings totals, Colorado has an over-under of 35.5.

Joe Nguyen, The Denver Post

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