Oct 29, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; MLB commissioner Bud Selig (right) presents San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (left) , chief executive officer Larry Baer (middle) and general manager Brian Sabean with the Commissioners Trophy after game seven of the 2014 World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Charlie Neibergall/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports
The betting odds of the Chicago White Sox have improved this week with their recent free agent signing and trades made to add to their current roster.
According to Bovada.lv, the White Sox now have a World Series odds of 25/1 to win the championship.
The move up the odds list now has the White Sox as the 15th favorite to become champions 10 years after their last World Series title.
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As of Dec. 10, the favorite to win the World Series is the Los Angeles Dodgers at 17/2, while the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers are 12/1 to win the title, as are White Sox rival the Chicago Cubs.
Reigning World Series champion, the San Francisco Giants, are 14/1 odds to repeat as champions according to the Vegas oddsmakers.
The rest of the AL Central odds are: Kansas City Royals (20/1), Cleveland Indians (33/1) and in last the Minnesota Twins (150/1).
Last season, the White Sox were fourth in the AL Central with a record of 73-89 with two teams from the AL Central reaching the postseason in the Tigers and the Royals, where the Royals were the AL Champions, losing in seven games in the World Series to the Giants.