Indians’ World Series Odds Get Worse as Pitching Injuries Pile Up

Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians haven’t looked as strong in their quest to win another AL Central title. Photo by Erik Drost. (Wikimedia Commons) [CC License].

  • The Indians opened the season as a strong +1200 bet to win the World Series and -195 favorites to repeat as AL Central champs
  • Injuries to Corey Kluber and Mike Clevinger have decimated the Indians’ vaunted starting rotation
  • Riding a 10-1 run and baseball’s best home record, the Astros look to have found their groove 

The Cleveland Indians have struggled since opening the MLB season on an 8-3 run. Hobbled by injuries to Corey Kluber and Mike Clevinger that will keep the starting pitchers out of the lineup indefinitely, the Indians have struggled to keep pace…