As the Los Angeles Dodgers prepare to take on the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2020 World Series, a familiar name is listed as the odds-on favorite to take home the World Series MVP trophy.
Former Boston Red Sox star Mookie Betts is favored at +800 to be the hero for the Dodgers. Despite Betts' history of postseason struggles at the plate, those odds come as no surprise. He was the team's best hitter during the regular season with a slash line of .292/.366/.562 and 16 home runs.
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Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw (+900)
Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow (+1000)
Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger (+1000)
Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler (+1000)
Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena (+1200)
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager (+1200).
Entering Tuesday, Betts has hit just .256 in his postseason career with one homer and a .722 OPS in 133 at-bats. The 2018 American League MVP will look to boost those numbers on the quest for his second World Series title in three years.
The 2020 World Series is set to begin Tuesday night at 8:11 p.m. ET.