by OddsShark (@OddsShark | https://twitter.com/oddsshark)
With a month left in the regular season, it appears bettors who put money behind being realistic about the Toronto Blue Jays’ rebuild will be rewarded.
In March, oddsmakers at portsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com set a 2019 win total of 74.5 for the Blue Jays, offering -135 for the UNDER and +105 for the OVER. Selling off veteran assets while making space for rookies such as Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. might have helped with selling hope, but it has also led to a 54-81 record. And with 18 of their final 27 games against teams which are serious playoff contenders it looks as though the Blue Jays are very close to securing the UNDER as they will be hard-pressed to break the 70-win mark.
The Houston Astros and New York Yankees had the highest expected 2019 win totals at 96.5 at sports betting sites. Both the Astros (-120 OVER) and Yankees (-135 OVER) have run away with their respective divisions, playing close to .650 baseball, and are in good position to exceed expectations. The Los Angeles Dodgers (-120 OVER on 93.5 wins), also seem likely to hit the OVER.
The line on the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation