The Los Angeles Dodgers are the early favorites to take home the 2018 World Series title, according to Las Vegas oddsmakers. The Dodgers, who had baseball's best record and highest payroll last season, open as 5–1 favorite at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. They are followed by the World Champion Houston Astros after they outlasted the Dodgers in an epic seven-game series to capture their first championship in franchise history. Houston is a 6–1 favorites along with the Cleveland Indians.