By COLE DABBS
Sept. 5, 2019: Astros 12-3 Royals @ Kauffman Stadium
The Royals were meant to blow out the Astros in this game (it was like the Oct. 7 Nationals v. Dodgers game when the Dodgers were expected to win).
Oct. 7, 2019: Nationals 6-1 Dodgers @Nationals Park
If the Nationals lost this game, they would not be where they are. In the first game where they played the Dodgers, the Nationals lost 10-4.
Oct. 10, 2019: Astros 6-1 Rays @Minute Maid Park
The Rays had two out of three games won, with one game 10-3 Rays, and 4-1 Rays on the following game. The Rays thought they had it in the bag.
Oct. 15, 2019: Nationals 7-4 Cardinals @Nationals Park
With no injured players and close games, it was any team’s game.
Oct. 20, 2019. Astros 4-6 Yankees @Minute Maid Park
The Yankees were supposed to beat everyone in the league and they ended up losing.
Oct. 22, 2019: Nationals v. Astros to play at Minute Maid Park, 5:08 pm, Central time
A man bet $3.5 million on the World Series on Tuesday, Oct. 15, one of the highest bets in sports history, according to Sports Illustrated.
With the unpredictability of the games leading up to the World Series, would you place that bet?