Mattress Mack guess $1.9m on the Houston Astros to win the World Collection at +600 odds. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Mattress Mack is again with the Astros
Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, America’s favourite excessive curler, dropped $1.9m on the Houston Astros to repeat as World Collection champions Saturday.
the most important payout in sports activities betting historical past
McIngvale gained an astonishing $75m final yr when the Astros defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in six video games to say the world title. That was and stays the most important payout in sports activities betting historical past.
This time round, his $1.9m wager, positioned at +600 odds, will internet him $11.4m in revenue if it hits. As is customized, he promised free furnishings to prospects at his Houston, Texas Gallery Furnishings retailer if the Astros pull off the repeat.
The guess comes shortly after Mack misplaced roughly $4.05m in bets when the Houston Cougars dropped out of March Insanity with an 89-75 loss to the Miami Hurricanes within the Candy 16. However simply a few months in the past, he shared in a video on social media that a part of being a gambler is resiliency.
McIngvale tends to double down on his bets and place much more on his favourite group as time passes. That’s how he achieved his $75m payout on the Astros final yr after beginning with a $3m guess at +1000 odds.
In response to BetMGM, the Astros are the favourite to win the World Collection at +600. The Atlanta Braves (+750), New York Yankees (+800), and Los Angeles Dodgers (+800) are subsequent in line, and final yr’s runner-up, the Phillies, are +1600.