The Dodgers may not have made a move at the non-waiver trade deadline - with apologies to the Darwin Barney deal, completed a few days before - but they remain the favorites in the National League per the folks at Bovada.
The Athletics have added Jeff Samardzija and Jon Lester to an already formidable starting rotation and own the best run differential in baseball, and are the favorites to win the 2014 World Series per Bovada, with 4/1 odds. The Tigers, who on Thursday swooped in to nab David Price and now have the last three American League Cy Young Award winners in their rotation, are at 5/1 odds to win it all.
The Dodgers have a top heavy rotation led by undisputed top dog Clayton Kershaw, with Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu, and were given 5/1 odds to win it all by Bovada, after getting 6/1 odds on July 16. Since then the Dodgers have widened their division lead to 3½ games and now own the best record in the NL at 62-47.
In the NL West the Dodgers are overwhelming favorites at 2/7, meaning a winning $70 bet would net a $20 gain. The Giants have 9/4 odds to win the division.