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Astros Lose to Tigers as Historic Favorites

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Astros Lose to Tigers as Historic Favorites

Astros Lose to Tigers as Historic Favorites

Astros Lose to Tigers as Historic Favorites .

The Detroit Tigers pulled off the biggest upset in MLB in the past 15 years.

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Houston's Justin Verlander only allowed two hits, both home runs, in a complete game effort.

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The Detroit Tigers closed at +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook.

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The Astros lost 8-7 to the Baltimore Orioles, who were +390 underdogs, 10 days ago.

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Before these two upsets, the largest underdog to win was the 2007 Washington Nationals over the Minnesota Twins.

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We took a couple of straight bets on the Astros and a slew of parlays over $500 that had either the Astros money line or run line on them, Jeff Davis, Caesars director of trading, via ESPN .

Verlander retired the first 14 batters he faced before Ronny Rodriguez homered in the fifth inning.

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Verlander retired another 10 straight batters before John Hicks homered to lead off the ninth inning.

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That's the biggest win for us in a long, long time, especially against a premium team like that, a World Series contender and Verlander on the mound, Ron Gardenhire, Tigers manager, via statement


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