2014 Sports Illustrated magazine predicted Astros would win 2017 World Series

Posted: 12:53 PM, Oct 24, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-24 19:53:55Z

Game 1 of the 2017 World Series kicks off tonight and the Dodgers are the betting favorites – don't tell that to the Astros or the guys working at Sports Illustrated.

Just a few years ago the Astros were one of the worst teams in baseball but thanks to talented early round draft picks, smart trades and a booming farm system, they find themselves just four wins away from being crowned world champions.

It's hard for most baseball fans to say they saw this coming, but SI proves that a little baseball foresight can go a long way.