Astros vs. Yankees Sharp Betting Report: Public & Pros Divided on ALCS Game 5
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- Tonight's ALCS Game 5 between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees (7:08 p.m. ET, FS1) features the Astros as slight favorites to win and advance to the World Series.
- Professional bettors have flooded the market with action and made this pick known for the over/under.
- Let's dig into our proprietary data to find out what they're betting.
After dropping the first game of the ALCS, the Houston Astros have rallied for three straight victories, and are now just one win away from putting away the New York Yankees and heading to the World Series to take on the Washington Nationals.
Tonight, 57% of bettors expect Justin Verlander and the ‘Stros to close out the Bronx Bombers.
However, the Astros vs. Yankees Game 5 moneyline isn’t what’s piquing the interest of professionals. Sharps, on the other hand, have turned their attention to the total.
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Let’s look at how wiseguys are betting the Astros vs. Yankees over/under, and why their opinions differ from those of casual bettors.