MLB Odds To Win Both Of The AL And NL Pennants In 2014: 5 Best Value Plays
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The Rays are finally listed where they should be on the betting board.
3 teams start play today tied in the AL East in the Rays, Yankees and Jays. Baltimore has struggled along with Boston.
I think it is way too early to shovel dirt on the Red Sox season. While I think they may not take down another pennant, they are my 2nd favorite play in the AL Pennant Odd list for return.
The Yankees are my favorite odds pick right now with a +900 mark.
Yes they have injuries to old guys are their team, but the guys in the lineup can mash right now, and particularly at Yankee Stadium.
The National League still favors you picking the top 3 odds as World Series picks (LAD, WSH and STL) as all would be able to hold their own against any AL foe, and all of them pay 2 to 3 times higher for their World Series odd currently.
I don’t like any of those odds for those favorites.
My 3 plays (and 3 thru 5 this week) in the NL are: Atlanta at +900, Milwaukee at +1400 – and Cincinnati at +2200.
Atlanta leads the NL East right now backed by a great start from Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton. These guys will receive Mike Minor back at some point, and have weathered the early part of their schedule.
Also don’t lose the fact they just took 5 out of 6 versus Washington the last few weeks – who happened to lose Ryan Zimmerman for 4 – 6 weeks.
Milwaukee has won 10 in a row, and played the Braves tough in their opening series. With all offensive cylinders clicking this season – with healthy Aramis Ramirez and Ryan Braun so far, look the hell out!
Again these are value plays. not saying they will win the NL, just love the +1400 odd.
Finally Cincinnati has issues at Starting Pitcher where guys have struggled, Aroldis Chapman is out for another 6 weeks, and who knows how long Mat Latos is out too, but they still have Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce.
Tony Cingrani also has looked solid. At +2200, they may be worth a couple of bucks.
American League Pennant Odds
TB Rays +650
NY Yankees +900
LA Angels +1100
Kansas City +2200
Chicago White Sox +3300
National League Pennant Odds
LA Dodgers +275
St. Louis +400
San Francisco +900
San Diego +3000
NY Mets +5500
Miami Marlins +6600
Chicago Cubs +6600
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Posted on April 14, 2014, in gambling 101 and tagged 30 MLB Team Power Rankings: April, adam laroche, adam wainwright, adrian beltre, adrian gonzalez, al central, AL East, AL West, albert pujols, alfonso soriano, All 30 MLB Teams, American league, Andrew McCutchen, aramis ramirez, arizona diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, B.J. Hermsen, b.j. upton, baltimore orioles, Baseball 30 MLB Team Power Rankings, BIlly Hamilton, boston red sox, brandon beachy, brandon belt, brett lawrie, Brian McCann, carlos gomez, carlos gonzalez, chase utley, chicago cubs, chicago white sox, chris tillman, Chuck Booth, cincinnati reds, cleveland indians, colorado rockies, corey hart, dan uggla, danny espinosa, delmon young, detroit tigers, dustin mcGowan, dustin pedroia, edwin encarnacion, felix hernandez, houston astros, james paxton, jason heyward, jay bruce, jean segura, jim johnson, Joe Maddon, joey votto, jonathan lucroy, jose reyes, jose valverde, josh donaldson, josh hamilton, kansas city royals, kelly johnson, la angels, la dodgers, manny machado, mark reynolds, matt cain, matt garza, matt moore, miami marlins, Mike Morse, milwaukee brewers, minnesota twins, national league, ned yost, new york mets, new york yankees, NL Central, NL east, nl west, oakland athletics, philadelphia phillies, pittsburgh pirates, prince fielder, richie sexson, ryan braun, san diego padres, san francisco giants, scott kazmir, seattle mariners, sonny gray, st louis cardinals, tampa bay rays, texas rangers, tim hudson, tim lincecum, toronto blue jays, tropicana field, troy tulowitzki, tyler skaggs, washington nationals, www.bet365.com, yu darvish, zack greinke. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on MLB Odds To Win Both Of The AL And NL Pennants In 2014: 5 Best Value Plays.