Watch ‘I’ll Take That Bet’ — Episode 153: American League Baseball Preview
Episode 153 of our sports betting show “I’ll Take That Bet” is live, breaking down every divisional race in the American League, finding value picks for the MVP and Cy Young, picking our favorite win totals, and so much more!
If you missed the last episode, here’s the gist of the show: Two analysts — in today’s case, Blackjack Fletcher and Paul lo Duca — draft their favorite picks of the day from a board of 10 bets. These are real wagers you can make across the gambling universe.
Here’s Wednesday’s board:
Here’s how the picks played out in the show. You’ll want to stick around until the end to see Blackjack and Paul pick their World Series winners. You can watch the full episode exclusively on ESPN+.
PICK NO. 1 (PAUL): Boston Red Sox to win the American League East (+111)
PICK NO. 2 (BLACKJACK): New York Yankees Under 96.5 regular season wins (+105)
PICK NO. 3 (PAUL): Kansas City Royals Under 69.5 regular season wins (-110)
PICK NO. 4 (BLACKJACK): Cleveland Indians to win the American League Central (-501)
PICK NO. 5 (PAUL): Los Angeles Angels Over 83.5 regular season wins (-110)
PICK NO. 6 (BLACKJACK): Houston Astros to win the American League West (-715)
PICK NO. 7 (PAUL): Houston Astros to win the American League Pennant (+275)
PICK NO. 8 (BLACKJACK): Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman to win American League MVP (+1000)
PICK NO. 9 (PAUL): New York Yankees outfielders Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton to combine for Under 80 home runs (-140)
PICK NO. 10 (BLACKJACK): Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander to win the American Cy Young Award (+800)