How the Juan Soto trade affects the Padres World Series odds
With the acquisition of Juan Soto, the San Diego Padres’ chances of winning the World Series have skyrocketed.
A move has increased the chance of a World Series for a team on the verge of success. The San Diego Padres improved their odds with their trade Juan Soto and Josh Bell of the Washington Nationals.
Corresponding Betsided’s Ben Heisler, “Several sportsbooks are scrambling to update their futures prices for the Padres after arguably one of the largest trades in MLB history. … Now the Padres consensus number is around 12/1, including 6/1, or +600 to win the NL pennant, with several other books even lower.”
The increased odds come after the San Diego Padres received Soto and Bell from the Washington Nationals in exchange for LHP Mackenzie Gore, shortstop CJ Abrams, outfielders Robert Hassell III and James Wood and RHP Jarlin Susana.
The Padres added Luke Voit to the players heading to the Nationals to complete this deal.
Here’s a detailed look at the sports betting odds for the NL Pennant and World Series
The deal had also included first baseman Eric Hosmer. Hosmer helped the Kansas City Royals at the 2015 World Series. The performance landed him a contract with the Padres through 2025 on an 8-year, $144 million contract. The Nationals were on Hosmer’s do-not-trade list. The Padres then worked on a deal to send him to the Boston Red Sox. the padres, to Passanwill pay a large remainder of the $44 million remaining on his contract.
This is really exciting news for Padres fans looking to come to the World Series as we near the postseason. Stay tuned insert side as Heisler will have further odds updates as we head down the road to October.
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