Despite COVID Setbacks, Twins Still Among World Series Favorites
Major League Baseball season is off and running, and the Minnesota Twins have been forced to cancel their last three games due to COVID-19 cases on the team -- although it looks as though they will play a doubleheader today in Oakland.
Nonetheless, Las Vegas oddsmakers still have set the Minnesota Twins among the early favorites to make it to the World Series in 2021.
Only the New York Yankees (5/2) and the Chicago White Sox (4/1) have been given better odds than the Minnesota Twins (7/1) to represent the American League in the Fall Classic.
The favorites to win the National League pennant are the Los Angeles Dodgers (2/1), San Diego Padres (4/1), and Atlanta Braves (5/1).
The Twins have also been set among the favorites to repeat as the American League Central Division champions (Chicago 10/11, Minnesota 7/5, Cleveland 11/2, Kansas City 40/1, Detroit 40/1), after finishing a game ahead of the Indians to claim the title in 2012.
Top-10 Odds to Win the 2021 World Series
- Los Angeles Dodgers - 4/1
- New York Yankees - 6/1
- San Diego Padres - 9/1
- Atlanta Braves - 10/1
- Chicago White Sox - 10/1
- New York Mets - 12/1
- Tampa Bay Rays - 14/1
- Oakland Athletics - 16/1
- Minnesota Twins - 16/1
- Houston Astros - 22/1
The Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, and Pittsburgh Pirates are at the bottom of the heap, each listed at 100/1 or more to win the series.
The Minnesota Twins home opener at Target Field is April 8th against the Mariners. The limited 10,000 seats have long been sold out, but tickets are still available for other early season home games HERE.
Minnesota Twins Upcoming Home Schedule
- FRI 4/23: vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Target Field)
- SAT 4/24 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Target Field)
- SUN 4/25: vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Target Field)
- FRI 4/30: vs. Kansas City Royals (Target Field)
- SAT 5/1: vs. Kansas City Royals (Target Field)
- SUN 5/2: Kansas City Royals (Target Field)
- MON 5/3: vs. Texas Rangers (Target Field)
- TUE 5/4: vs. Texas Rangers (Target Field)
- WED 5/5: vs. Texas Rangers (Target Field)
- THU 5/6: vs. Texas Rangers (Target Field)
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