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Holding down the best record in the American League, the Houston Astros also sit atop the updated odds to win the AL Pennant at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Toronto Blue Jays, meanwhile, find themselves sitting at the far end of the contenders’ list.
The Astros, sitting at 65-42 on the season and 5.5 games ahead of the Oakland Athletics in the AL West division race, are the +225 betting favorites on the AL Pennant odds (how sports betting works). The Chicago White Sox, who are 63-44 and hold a sizeable 9.5-game lead on the Cleveland Indians in the AL Central division race, are close second favorites at +250.
The top two teams in the AL East standings then follow on the betting futures, with the Tampa Bay Rays at +550 on the AL Pennant futures and the Boston Red Sox behind them at +600. The Rays and Red Sox continue to jockey for position atop the divison race, with Tampa Bay entering action on Wednesday with a slim one-game lead on Boston in the AL East standings.
The Red Sox also hold down the top Wild Card spot in the American League right now, with the Athletics three …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation