Sport MLB comes out in support of California measure to legalize online sports betting
AFC South Future Odds Betting Breakdown
The Titans have won the AFC South in back-to-back years but the Colts are the division favorites at SI Sportsbook. But is a sleeper lurking? Based on the summer over/under win totals and division betting odds at SI Sportsbook, the Colts are the favorites to win the AFC South (+110) but their wins total over/under (9.5) is the same as the back-to-back division champions Titans (+150).The Jaguars (+600) and Texans (+2500), based on the odds and their wins totals, project to have losing records with almost no chance to compete for the division title.
A month after the California Democratic Partyof the state’s online sports betting measure appearing on ballots in November, Major League Baseball is showing support for the bill.
In a statement Friday, via ESPN’s David Purdum, MLB said it’s committed to creating safe experiences for fans who wish to bet on games, and it believes Prop 27 has the safeguards necessary to create that safe online market in California.
“Proposition 27 – the only measure on California’s upcoming ballot that would authorize and regulate online sports betting – includes strong integrity provisions designed to help MLB carry out those commitments,” the statement read.
MLB Power Rankings: Yankees Fall Out of No. 1 Spot
Here’s where all 30 teams stand as we near the trade deadline. In this week’s power rankings, we’ll be focusing on five teams arriving at the trade deadline in different stages of their contention timelines. They consequently all seem to be employing distinct strategies that could affect their outlook for years to come. Let’s not waste any more time, as a trade could break any second (it’s been far too quiet over the last week).30. Washington Nationals (LW: 30)29. Kansas City Royals (LW: 26)28.
Major League Baseball releases statement regarding the push for online sports betting legalization in California:— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum)
The league, which is obviously incentivized to have legal sports betting in a state where five of its franchises are located, said California has millions of MLB fans looking for alternatives to illegal offshore betting.
Californians will also be able to vote on anMORE: to legalize sports betting only at tribal casinos and race horse tracks, and potentially other in-person venues.
ACC College Football Championship Futures Betting Breakdown .
Clemson is favored to win the ACC at SI Sportsbook and Miami is poised to challenge in coach Mario Cristobal’s first season. Despite winning 10 games, 2021 marked a down year for Clemson as the program failed to win the ACC championship for the first time since Florida State completed the three-peat in 2014. Oddsmakers expect Dabo Swinney will enjoy a bounce-back campaign and lead the Tigers to a potential 12th consecutive double-digit win season. SI Sportsbook has installed the Tigers as prohibitive -143 favorites in an ACC conference that is more wide open than the betting odds indicate.