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Justin Verlander and the Astros make bookmakers lose millions

He was the most favored in more than 15 years

Justin Verlander and the Astros make bookmakers lose millions

Justin Verlander and the Astros make bookmakers lose millions | AP

For Wednesday's game between the Houston Astros and the Detroit Tigers, the 2017 World Series champions were scheduled to use their ace Justin Verlander against the worst team in all the majors, which, in the bets It gave a huge advantage over its competitors.

According to information from ESPN, bookmakers and casinos favored the Astros for more than -500, which means you have to bet 500 dollars to win 100, while betting 100 dollars for the Tigers, you win 500.

Despite all the forecasts, the Tigers gave the bell and beat the Astros with everything and Justin Verlander, who again lost a game in which the bets favored him widely, reporting in some casinos in Las Vegas a favoritism towards the Astros by more than -518, which ESPN reports, is the largest ever seen in the city of sin in more than 15 years.

In the end, Verlander launched the entire route and took the 2-1 loss to his former team, losing millions to the bookmakers.

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