gives the Cubs the best chance to win the 2016 World Series at 51 percent, followed by the Indians at 39 percent and the Los Angeles Dodgers at ten percent. Prior to their Game 5 win, the Indians were the favorites at 41 percent, followed by the Cubs at 38 percent and the Dodgers at 21 percent. Led by a potent offense featuring Anthony Rizzo, NL MVP candidate Kris Bryant, Ben Zobrist, Jason Heyward and a solid pitching staff led by Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks, 2016 just might be the year for the long-suffering Cubs. 0-5 all-time when up 3-2 in the NLCS, is this the year that Chicago finally exorcises it’s past demons in closing the deal? If the odds given by FiveThirtyEight.com are any indication, then maybe—just maybe—this may be the year that the Cubs storied curse is finally lifted on the North Side.