If you follow the Nationals, you know this has been a season of big swings (and misses). Virginia’s favorite MLB team was nine games under .500 before going 14-3 with some sweet victories over the Mets and Phillies.
PointsBet offers hundreds of ways to bet every MLB game. Our clients know that. But they might not be familiar with how odds shift on “Futures” betting.
A few interesting examples: The Nationals opened at +3000 (30/1) to win the World Series. But if you bet them June 5, you could secure odds of 90/1. Now hovering a few games below .500 during the All-Star break, they are, quite appropriately, 50-1. They surged from +375 to +2800 to win the NL East. Now they’re +1600, with the Mets (-334) heavily favored.
You can bet Trea Turner (+3000), Kyle Schwarber (+4000), or Juan Soto (+5000) to win NL MVP. Or the amazing Max Scherzer (+10000). He has a better shot to win the Cy Young (+3000) than MVP, but only if Jacob deGrom collapses. Currently, deGrom’s odds are -2000, meaning a client must wager $2,000 to make a profit of $100.
We at PointsBet are beyond excited to enter Virginia. We hope the Nationals give you reasons to cheer (and wager) once that happens.