Opening Day! Lets Gamble – 2018 Picks

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Spring Training is finally over and done with and now all the talk can stop. It’s time to throw a damn pitch already! Happy Opening Day 2018! Below are my over/under picks for this coming year. BOLDED are my picks for the 2018 season. Below that are the overall season picks.

Team 2017 Wins 2018 Win Total OVER UNDER
Arizona Diamondbacks 93 85.5 -105 -125
Atlanta Braves 72 74.5 -155 +125
Baltimore Orioles 75 73.0 -125 -105
Boston Red Sox 93 91.5 -165 +135
Chicago Cubs 92 94.5 -120 -110
Chicago White Sox 67 68.0 -250 +195
Cincinnati Reds 68 73.5 -135 +105
Cleveland Indians 102 94.5 -135 +105
Colorado Rockies 87 82 -155 +125
Detroit Tigers 64 68.5 +105 -135
Houston Astros 101 96.5 -135 +105
Kansas City Royals 80 71.5 +115 -145
Los Angeles Angels 80 84.5 -125 -105
Los Angeles Dodgers 104 96.5 +115 -145
Miami Marlins 77 64.5 +110 -140
Milwaukee Brewers 86 84.5 -135 +105
Minnesota Twins 85 82.5 -180 +150
New York Mets 70 81 -160 +130
New York Yankees 91 94.5 -115 -115
Oakland A’s 75 74.5 -170 +140
Philadelphia Phillies 66 75.5 -260 +200
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 73 -125 -105
San Diego Padres 71 69.5 -215 +175
San Francisco Giants 64 81.5 -175 +145
Seattle Mariners 78 81.5 -145 +115
St. Louis Cardinals 83 85.5 -140 +110
Tampa Bay Rays 80 77.5 +195 -250
Texas Rangers 78 77.5 +125 -155
Toronto Blue Jays 76 81.0 -130 EVEN
Washington Nationals 97 92.5 -200 +160

*All odds courtesy of Bovada

American League

AL East:

  1. Yankees
  2. Red Sox
  3. Blue Jays – 2nd Wild Card?
  4. Orioles
  5. Rays (trash)

Al Central

  1. Indians – (Twins will give them a run for their money)
  2. Twins
  3. Tigers
  4. White Sox
  5. Royals

Al West

  1. Houston
  2. Angles  (A healthy Trout will make them better this year)
  3. Mariners
  4. Texas
  5. A’s

Wild Cards =  Red Sox and Angels

AL Winners = Yankees

AL Cy Young = Kluber

AL MVP =  Trout (Again)

National League

West

  1. Dodgers
  2. Rockies
  3. Diamondbacks (Poor Paul Goldschmidt)
  4. Giants
  5. Padres

Central

  1. Cubs
  2. Brewers
  3. Cardinals (They upgraded with Ozuna and will for sure be better this year – they are always in it.)
  4. Reds
  5. Pirates (this team is really fucking bad)

East

  1. Nationals
  2. Mets (Will win the wild card)
  3. Braves
  4. Phillies
  5. Marlins (this team might lose 100)

Wild Cards = Mets & Rockies (Thor will win this game and avenge himself from two years ago)

NL Winners = Mets

NL Cy Young = Kershaw (If he stays healthy)

NL MVP = Paul Goldschmidt (will finally be recognized as one of the best players in baseball….this guy is so underrated it’s unreal. Put him in New York and he would be a household name)

WS Winner = Mets (fuck it – why not? Pitching will finally live up to their potential and they will snag some bullpen help close to the deadline)

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