Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Dodgers in 2024 World Series: Predictions from 100,000 Simulations

Our model predicts the winner, playoff odds, and win-loss records for the 2024 World Series champion

The results of our 100,000 simulations for the 2024 baseball season showed that the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers would face off in a World Series matchup. West coast teams dominated both the American League (AL) and National League (NL) playoffs, with six teams from each league making it to the postseason.

In the AL, the AL East was predicted to be won by the Boston Red Sox, with the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays also making it to the playoffs. The AL Central was projected to be led by the Chicago White Sox, with Cleveland Guardians and Kansas City Royals also earning playoff spots. The AL West was expected to be dominated by the Houston Astros, with Los Angeles Angels and Oakland Athletics joining them in the postseason.

On the NL side, the NL East was forecasted to be won by Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets were also predicted to make it to the playoffs. The NL Central was projected to see Milwaukee Brewers on top followed by St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds. The NL West was expected to have Los Angeles Dodgers as division winners San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres also earned playoff spots.

In conclusion, our simulations indicated that Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners would represent AL while Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants San Diego Padres would make it from NL in a battle for World Series title between Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers which is set up for an exciting showdown between two powerhouse teams from different coasts.

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