43% Pick Yankees to Win World Series; 28% Say Astros

Heading into game 3 of their League Championship Series, 61% of Baseball Fans think the New York Yankees will defeat the Houston Astros and win a ticket to the World Series. Thirty-nine percent (39%) think the Astros will eliminate the Yankees for the second time in three seasons.

Overall, 43% believe the Yankees will emerge as World Series champions this year. Twenty-eight percent (28%) believe the Astros will take home the title. Twenty-one percent (21%) expect the Washington Nationals to win it all while only 8% think the St. Louis Cardinals can pull it off.

The survey of 456 Major League Baseball fans was conducted October 13-14, 2019. It found that 33% of baseball fans are rooting for the Yankees. The Astros and Nationals each have 21% of the fans in their corner.

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