The 2019 MLB playoff field carries three powerhouse teams seemingly far ahead of other contenders in peak ability. That doesn’t mean the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees are definitely going to win the World Series, but it does mean Vegas considers them heavy favorites.As such, if you’re a believer in a team such as the Braves or Nationals, you could make a good deal of money by placing a bet on them to win it all. Which teams are in the 2019 MLB playoffs?The Astros, Yankees, Twins, Athletics, Rays, Dodgers, Braves, Cardinals, Nationals and Brewers clinched postseason spots. The Athletics and Rays will play in the AL wild-card game; the Nationals and Brewers will play in the NL wild-card game. When does baseball’s postseason end?The earliest day the postseason could end is Oct. 26. The latest day the postseason could end is Oct. 30.How does the wild card work?The two best non-division winners in each league square off in a one-game playoff. The club with the superior record hosts that contest. The team that advances from the wild-card game will face the top team in its league. There are some compelling reasons to choose a dark horse candidate, particularly in the NL, where there is only one superpower to overtake. Those who favor pitching might be interested in betting on Washington’s potent trio of Patrick Corbin, Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg. Those who lean the other way can invest in Oakland and Milwaukee’s deep lineups.Here are current World Series betting odds for each NL and AL team this October:MORE: Get the latest MLB playoff odds at Sportsbook ReviewOdds to win the 2019 World SeriesTeamWorld Series betting oddsAstros+200Dodgers+300Yankees+400Braves+1000Twins+1600Nationals+1400Cardinals+1000Athletics+1600Brewers+2000Rays+2500*Odds from Sportsbook ReviewWhat TV channels are the MLB playoffs on?The wild-card games are on TBS and ESPN. All NLDS and NLCS games will be broadcast on TBS. ALDS and ALCS games will be split between MLB Network, Fox Sports 1 and Fox.