Tag: Houston Astros

Astros second baseman Jose Altuve reacts to making an error during the sixth inning of a Game 3 loss to the Rays in the 2020 ALCS. (Image: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports)

ALCS Game 4: Tampa Bay Rays Aim to Sweep Houston Astros

The Tampa Bay Rays come into Game 4 of the American League Championship as the favorite to beat the Houston Astros and reach only the second World Series in franchise history. The Rays lead the Astros 3-0 in their best-of-seven series after a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night. Altuve’s Error […]

The Oakland A’s are out for vengeance against the Houston Astros in the ALDS. (Image: Cody Glenn/USA Today Sports)

A’s Look to Dominate Astros in ALDS

If fans hear any banging during the ALDS, the Oakland Athletics plan to make sure it’s the sound of their bats barreling up on pitches as they look to eliminate the Houston Astros from World Series contention. The A’s have made no secret of their desire to knock out the […]

The scoreboard embedded in the Green Monster at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Image: Marco Esquondoles/Boston Globe)

Adjusted MLB Win Totals: Yankees Top AL with 38.5 Over/Under

With the MLB season set to start at the end of July, bookies scrambled to adjust win totals across the board. In the American League, oddsmakers at PointsBet set the top win total at 38.5 over/under for the New York Yankees. The Yankees are the consensus favorite to win the […]

Judge Rules MLB not Liable for DFS Losses in Wake of Sign-Stealing Scandal

A class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of DraftKings players against Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros struck out when a federal judge ruled against the plaintiffs on Friday. Judge: Teams Broke Rules, but DFS Players Don’t Get Compensation Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York issued […]

NY Yankees CF Aaron Judge and 2B Gleyber Torres celebrate a home run at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Image: Elsa/Getty)

2020 World Series Odds: New York Yankees Now 4/1 Favorites

William Hill listed the New York Yankees as the betting favorite to win the 2020 World Series at 4/1 odds. The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are the other top favorites on the board, with the Astros at 5/1 odds and the Dodgers at 6/1 odds. The Yankees saw […]

Furniture store owner and local celebrity Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale poses with a fan during a World Series game at Minute Maid Park in Houston. (Image: Darren Rovell/Twitter)

Mattress Mack Loses $13 Million Betting on Houston Astros in World Series

Mattress Mack, otherwise known as popular Houston furniture store magnate Jim McIngvale, bet over $13 million via multiple wagers on the Houston Astros to win the 2019 World Series. He lost $13 million when the Washington Nationals won back-to-back games in Houston to win the World Series. If the Astros […]

Houston Astros SS Jose Altuve and NY Yankees RF Aaron Judge during the 2017 ALCS. (Image: Brad Penner/USA Today Sports)

2019 ALCS: Healthy NY Yankees 5/2 World Series Odds

The New York Yankees are underdogs facing the Houston Astros in the 2019 ALCS. The Yankees are currently 5/2 odds to win the World Series, while the Astros are even money. The 2019 ALCS is a rematch of the 2017 ALCS. The Astros defeated the Yankees in seven games two […]