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Best bets for New York Yankees-Houston Astros ALCS

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It's the showdown we've been waiting for all season, as the New York Yankees and Houston Astros meet to determine the American League's representative in the World Series, with the AL Championship Series set to begin Saturday in Houston.

Where does the betting value lie?

Our sports betting analysts, Doug Kezirian and Preston Johnson, break down their best bets.

Odds courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook.


New York Yankees (+160) vs. Houston Astros (-180)

Johnson: My true line for this series is Yankees +154, which means I have them winning the American League pennant 39.4% of the time.