Our friends at SportsLine are here to answer that question. The Sportsline projection model now predicts L.A. will win more than 106 games next season, and the team’s chances of winning it all for the first time since 1988 went up more than five percent. The Dodgers have a 45.5 percent chance to win the National League pennant in 2020 and a 29.2 percent chance to win the World Series, according to Sportsline.Change29.263.4

WINS WIN % NL WEST % POSTSEASON % nLCS % WORLD SERIES %
Without Betts Without Betts Even without doing much this offseason, Los Angeles Dodgers were viewed as one of the favorites to win the 2020 World Series. Those chances got even better Tuesday night when they reportedly completed a long-rumored trade for star Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts. They also acquired veteran lefty David Price in a deal that involved three teams (full details here).  -4.5 Change 70.8 41.1 106.6 After the Betts move, sports book William Hill listed the Yankees as slight World Series favorites over the Dodgers. Here are the teams with the best chances of winning the 2020 World Series, per William Hill: 102.7

+2.4Los Angeles will have two former MVPs in its outfield in 2020. Betts will likely take over at right field (although he can play any spot in the outfield) and Cody Bellinger will man center field. Betts also adds a right-handed batter to the Dodgers’ left-handed heavy lineup. There’s an added benefit of adding Price to their rotation after they lost two left-handed starters, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Rich Hill, in free agency.