The Chicago Cubs celebrate winning the World Series at the end of Game 7. But can they repeat as champions? Vegas thinks so. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Vegas releases 2017 World Series odds: Where do the Giants land?

The 2016 World Series is over, so the time is ripe to get some fortuitous odds if you expect your team to make the right moves in the offseason.

The Cubs remain the favorites for the three sports books that sent out figures on Thursday.

Odds to win the 2017 World Series from Bovada:

  • Chicago Cubs — 7/2
  • Boston Red Sox — 9/1
  • Los Angeles Dodgers — 9/1
  • Washington Nationals — 12/1
  • Cleveland Indians — 14/1
  • New York Mets — 14/1
  • San Francisco Giants — 14/1
  • Toronto Blue Jays — 14/1
  • Houston Astros — 16/1
  • Texas Rangers — 16/1
  • Baltimore Orioles — 22/1
  • Detroit Tigers — 22/1
  • St. Louis Cardinals — 22/1
  • New York Yankees — 25/1
  • Seattle Mariners — 25/1
  • Pittsburgh Pirates — 28/1
  • Kansas City Royals — 33/1
  • Chicago White Sox — 40/1
  • Miami Marlins — 40/1
  • Los Angeles Angels — 50/1
  • Colorado Rockies — 66/1
  • Tampa Bay Rays — 66/1
  • Milwaukee Brewers — 75/1
  • Oakland Athletics — 75/1
  • Arizona Diamondbacks — 100/1
  • Atlanta Braves — 100/1
  • Cincinnati Reds — 100/1
  • Minnesota Twins — 100/1
  • Philadelphia Phillies — 100/1
  • San Diego Padres — 100/1

More from MyTopSportsbooks.com:

  • Chicago Cubs: 4/1
  • Boston Red Sox: 10/1
  • Cleveland Indians:  12/1
  • Washington Nationals: 12/1
  • Los Angeles Dodgers: 14/1
  • Houston Astros: 15/1
  • New York Mets: 15/1
  • Texas Rangers: 18/1
  • Detroit Tigers: 20/1
  • San Francisco Giants: 25/1
  • St. Louis Cardinals: 25/1
  • Toronto Blue Jays: 30/1
  • Kansas City Royals: 35/1
  • Baltimore Orioles: 40/1
  • Pittsburgh Pirates: 40/1
  • New York Yankees: 40/1
  • Seattle Mariners: 50/1
  • Tampa Rays: 80/1
  • Atlanta Braves: 100/1
  • Chicago White Sox: 150/1
  • Colorado Rockies: 150/1
  • Milwaukee Brewers: 150/1
  • Minnesota Twins: 200/1
  • Philadelphia Phillies: 200/1
  • Arizona Diamondbacks: 250/1
  • San Diego Padres: 250/1
  • Cincinnati Reds: 300/1
  • Miami Marlins: 300/1
  • Oakland Athletics: 300/1
  • Los Angeles Angels: 350/1

And one final batch from SportsBettingDime.com:

  • Cubs: 6/1
  • Nationals: 9/1
  • Red Sox: 10/1
  • Indians: 12/1
  • Dodgers: 12/1
  • Mets: 14/1
  • Astros: 15/1
  • Giants: 16/1
  • Blue Jays: 18/1
  • Rangers: 18/1
  • Tigers: 22/1
  • Cardinals: 22/1
  • Yankees: 22/1
  • Orioles: 28/1
  • Royals: 30/1
  • Pirates: 35/1
  • Mariners: 35/1
  • Rockies: 50/1
  • Rays: 60/1
  • White Sox: 70/1
  • Angels: 75/1
  • Diamondbacks: 75/1
  • Phillies: 90/1
  • Twins: 90/1
  • Athletics: 100/1
  • Brewers: 110/1
  • Padres: 120/1
  • Braves: 150/1
  • Reds: 150/1

Perhaps you’re a miserable A’s fan and want to cash in on your team’s lost seasons, here are SportsBettingDime.com’s lines for worst record in baseball:

  • Reds: 5/1
  • Braves: 6/1
  • Athletics: 6/1
  • Twins: 7/1
  • Padres: 8/1
  • Brewers: 8/1
  • FIELD: 5/2

Or you want to bet on free agency, which is a dangerous idea if you’re willing to put both emotional and financial investment into your team to landing a player.

But here are the lines for players of local interest:

Yoenis Cespedes

  • Mets: 6/1
  • Yankees: 6/1
  • Dodgers: 8/1
  • Giants: 17/2

Kenley Jansen

  • Dodgers: 3/2
  • Giants: 4/1
  • Cubs: 8/1
  • Yankees: 10/1

Aroldis Chapman

  • Cubs: 3/1
  • Yankees: 3/1
  • Giants: 7/1
  • Dodgers: 9/1

Rich Hill

  • Dodgers: 3/1
  • Red Sox: 3/1
  • Cardinals: 7/1

Mark Melancon

  • Nationals: 5/2
  • Giants: 4/1
  • Pirates: 8/1
  • Blue Jays: 9/1

Which closer gets the biggest deal?

  • Aroldis Chapman: 1/1
  • Kenley Jansen: 5/3
  • Mark Melancon: 7/1

Which team’s 2017 Opening Day payroll drops the most from its 2016 figure?

  • San Diego Padres: 2/1
  • Philadelphia Phillies: 10/3
  • Detroit Tigers: 10/3
  • Oakland Athletics: 8/1

Which player connected to steroids receives the most votes for the Hall of Fame?

  • Roger Clemens: 2/3
  • Barry Bonds: 11/7
  • Manny Ramirez: 49/1
  • Gary Sheffield: 1000/1
  • Sammy Sosa: 1000/1

(The fact that Barry isn’t the most likely, and probably won’t receive as many votes as Clemens, should be criminal.)

Good luck, everybody.

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