Last August, we wrote that the Los Angeles Dodgers were voted the most hated team in all of Major League Baseball over the New York Yankees and Houston Astros.
Almost 10 months later and things have changed.
According BetOnline.ag same site for sports bets months Twitter data kept to select the Dodgers last fall as the most hated team in America, the Yankees now the Dodgers have passed domestic contempt.
Since the start of the MLB season 2022 Concrete Line has continued tracking data on Twitter using high-tech software trends, different terms, geotags, hashtags and direct keyword associations regarding MLB teams in the entire league detects. Recently they have released the figures and the top 10 most hated teams unveiled in the MLB list.
The Yankees are now top of the list at number one, followed by the Dodgers and then the Astros. In recent years, those three teams alternately occupied the first place as the most hated team in the league.
Rounding out the top 10 are the Phillies, Cubs, Red Sox and Giants. The full list of the top 10 most hated MLB teams is below:
- New York Yankees – 6766
- Los Angeles Dodgers – 5618
- Houston Astros – 4865
- Philadelphia Phillies – 3891
- Chicago Cubs – 3059
- Boston Red Sox – 2764
- San Francisco Giants – 2486
- New York Mets – 2454
- St Louis Cardinals – 2335
- Minnesota Twins -1710
Natural Concrete Line is a website for sports betting and they have bet on the 2022 World Series. The Dodgers are the overall favorites to the Commissioner’s Trophy at the end of the season to lift 5-to-1 odds, but the Yankees are not far behind with 9 to 1.
However, according to the same BetOnline software that selected them as the most hated baseball team based on Twitter data, the social media giant also believes the Yankees will win the World Series in 2022.
Using geotags and analyzing over 120,000 tweets containing keyword phrases like “who will win the World Series” and “World Series champions,” the team most associated with those phrases is the Yankees.
Granted, geographical locations in the United States dictated some of those results. In the southeastern US dominated the reigning champion Atlanta Braves talking about who will win the World Series in 2022. (According BetOnline the Braves this season 11 to 1 odds).
The western United States selected the Dodgers and the Yankees had the most support in the Northeast, North and even far into Alaska!
Below is a breakdown of how states selected who they believe will win the 2022 World Series:
- New York Yankees – 14 States
- Atlanta Braves – 7 States
- Los Angeles Dodgers – 6 States
- St. Louis Cardinals – 6 States
- Boston Red Sox – 5 states
- Houston Astros – 3 States
- San Francisco Giants – 2 States
- Philadelphia Phillies – 2 States
- Tampa Bay Rays – 1 state
- Milwaukee Brewers – 1 state
- Chicago White Sox – one state
- Seamen in Seattle – 1 state
- Cleveland Guardians – one state