There is plenty of work that can be done this winter to alter the perception, but oddsmakers do not care for the 2014 Mets right now.
The Mets are listed at 115-to-1 to win the 2014 World Series, according to handicapper RJ Bell of Pregame.com. Only the Marlins (125/1), Twins (125/1) and Astros (250/1) are longer shots.
Here is the full list:
Bovada also lists the Mets as the 27th-longest shot, but at 75-to-1.