The Chicago Cubs' Playoff Odds Remain Strong to Say the Least

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The Chicago Cubs’ Playoff Odds Remain Strong to Say the Least

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This was a fun email to get today, especially after last night’s frustrating Chicago Cubs loss:

You literally cannot bet on any team in the NL Central anymore. The odds are apparently so skewed toward the Cubs at this point that the oddsmakers are almost kinda saying, “Yeah, the Cubs have basically won it.” Which is nuts.

For what it’s worth, BP has the Cubs’ odds of winning the NL Central at 98.9% and FanGraphs has it at 98.0%. Not sure if those are “take it off the board” level, but they’re strong. Very strong. Almost comically strong.

But I know. The worry is equally strong among Cubs fans. I’m not taking anything for granted or telling you that anything is guaranteed. I just thought it was fun.

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Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.