The Cleveland Indians are now an strenuous favorite to win the World Series

On Aug 23, the Cleveland Indians were already a flattering good ball team. They were 69-56 and had a healthy 4.5-game lead in their division. But at that time, they were still good behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in terms of chances to win the World Series and they were even behind the Houston Astros in terms of who had the best shot to win the American League.

What a change a month can make.

In the 33 days since, the Indians have left 29-2, they now have a 16-game lead in the division, and they are now the strenuous favorite to win the World Series.

Based on 100,000 simulations of the rest of the deteriorate by Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight, the Indians have a scarcely 30% possibility to win the World. No other group is above 15%.

COTD_9.25Mike Nudelman/Business Insider

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