by Bovada Sports on
San Diego hasn't made the playoffs since 2006 and has had one winning season since 2007, so why are many experts tagging the Padres as potential big-time sleepers in the NL this season? They are 12/1 to win the NL West on Bovada's baseball odds, 25/1 to win the pennant and 50/1 to win their first World Series.
It will be tough for San Diego to win the division. They finished 76-86 last season and 16 games behind the first-place Dodgers. LA only figures to be better this season and has an MLB-high wins total of 92.5. The Padres have a wins total of 78.5. San Francisco (86.5) and Arizona (80.5) are also ahead of San Diego in the division. Read more >