Updated 2012 NL East Odds

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(The Spread) – Are the Washington Nationals a contender or a pretender? If odds have anything to say about the situation, the Nats are for real.

According to oddsmakers the Nationals are now 10/13 favorites to win the National League East Division in 2012. The Atlanta Braves have the next best odds at 9/4 while the New York Mets are 15/2 to win the NL East and the Miami Marlins are 12/1. In a rather shocking first-half development, the last-place Philadelphia Phillies are also sitting at 12/1 to win the division this year.

The surprising Nationals are currently sitting in first place at 49-34 and own a four-game lead over the Braves, who are 46-39. The Mets are also off to a surprising start, as they’re 46-40 and are 4.5 games back of Washington in the NL East. The two teams that are surprising in a much different way are the Marlins (41-44, 9 games back) and the Phillies, who are 14 games back at the break and 13 games under .500 at 37-50.

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The Nationals’ 2012 World Series odds are currently 11/1 while the Braves are 16/1 to win this year’s Fall Classic. The Phillies, meanwhile, are 30/1 and the Marlins are 35/1. Despite their success in the first half, the Mets have the worst World Series odds among the NL East teams at 40/1.

The Nationals have the same 9/2 odds as the Giants to win the 2012 National League Pennant. The Braves are 7/1, the Phillies are 14/1 and the Marlins and Mets are 16/1, respectively.

2012 National League East Odds

Washington Nationals 10/13

Atlanta Braves 9/4

New York Mets 15/2

Miami Marlins 12/1

Philadelphia Phillies 12/1

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