By Jon Weisman
The Dodgers have the best odds of any team in baseball to win the World Series, according to the 2014 preseason Playoff Odds Report from Baseball Prospectus.
The analytical site gives Los Angeles a 83.6 percent chance of reaching the National League Division Series and 17.9 percent chance of winning the World Series. The latter figure is more than twice as high as any other NL team, with Detroit coming in as the American League favorite at 10.7 percent.
Baseball Prospectus’ simulation has the Dodgers winning 93 games. In the NL West, next behind the Dodgers are the San Francisco Giants, with 85 wins.
Read more about the Playoff Odds Report here.