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50 experts at ESPN have weighed in with their predictions for the 2012 Major League Baseball season. And if their expertise is any indication, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim near Disneyland are the favourites to win the World Series this year.Of the 50 experts, 21 picked the Angels to win the American League, and 18 of those picked the Angels to win the World Series.
The Texas Rangers, are second with eight people picking them to win it all. The Tampa Bay Rays, who have been in the playoffs three of the past four years are third.
The one thing the experts seem to agree on, is that this year’s champion will come from the AL with 43 picking an AL club to win the World Series.
But maybe the quirkiest stat belongs to the Arizona Diamondbacks. They are projected by 16 experts to win the National League, but nobody is predicting them to win it all. Then again, 33 of 45 ESPN experts predicted the Red Sox would win the World Series last year.
Here are the predictions summarized…
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