I think that has a lot to do with Yankees fans and their betting, than it does as a true favourite.The lines are skewed towards betting patterns, not just strictly based on odds of wins+losses.
Also, I had the 2nd account. I still have it, its actually become my bet365 account, I never had one before you guys. (was on bowmans)
Anyway, that one was the Green Eggs+Ham account. lol