According to the model, which simulates the playoffs thousands of times, the Indians have a whopping 43% chance to reach the World Series and a 27% chance to be crowned champions. These are almost identical to what the model had for the Chicago Cubs a year ago, as they had a 43% chance to reach the World Series and a 26% chance to end their championship drought.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorite in the National League with a 37% chance to be NL Champs and a 18% chance to win the World Series. The Colorado Rockies and Minnesota Twins are the longest shots, as they each have a 1% chance to win it all.
Here are the chances for each team to win the World Series heading into the Wild Card matchups: