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Odds to Record the Most Losses in the 2019 MLB Season

Ben Abel

by Ben Abel in MLB Baseball

Mar 13, 2019 · 4:16 PM PDT

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Chris Davis and the Orioles are in for a long season in 2019. Photo by Keith Allison (flickr) [CC License].
  • The Orioles and Marlins are good bets to lose 100 games this season
  • The Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers are also are in for another rough season with 90 plus losses looming
  • Even a healthy Miguel Cabrera does not help a lackluster Tigers squad

When the Major League Baseball season starts, it’s usually all about who is going to be the best in each division and ultimately win the World Series.

However, not every team can be a winner. New betting odds point to the Baltimore Orioles and Miami Marlins as the favorites to lose the most games in 2019.

Which MLB Team Will Have the Most Regular Season Losses in 2019?

Which Team Will Have the Most Losses in 2019? Odds
Baltimore Orioles +240
Miami Marlins +275
Detroit Tigers +375
Kansas City Royals +375
Seattle Mariners +950
Texas Rangers +950
Arizona Diamondbacks +3000
Chicago White Sox +3000
San Diego Padres +3000
San Francisco Giants +3000
Toronto Blue Jays +3000
Cincinnati Reds +10000
Los Angeles Angels +10000
Minnesota Twins +10000
Oakland Athletics +10000
Pittsburgh Pirates +10000
Colorado Rockies +30000
Tampa Bay Rays +30000
Atlanta Braves +50000
Milwaukee Brewers +50000
New York Mets +50000
Chicago Cubs +100000
Cleveland Indians +100000
Philadelphia Phillies +100000
St Louis Cardinals +100000
Washington Nationals +100000
Boston Red Sox +200000
Houston Astros +200000
Los Angeles Dodgers +200000
New York Yankees +200000

*Odds taken 03/13/19

Orioles Will Suffer from Exit of Veterans

Manny Machado was dealt from the Orioles to the Dodgers mid-season, but he wasn’t the only player who has left Baltimore over the past 12 months.

Second baseman Jonathan Schoop was dealt to Milwaukee, closer Zach Britton went to the Yankees, and free agent Tim Beckham signed with the Mariners in early January. The bad news is Baltimore will have to lean heavily on players like Chris Davis, who hit only .168 in 470 bats. They don’t have many bright spots coming soon either as outfielder Yusniel Diaz likely won’t be a full time player in the bigs until 2020.

Miami is Still Stuck in a Rebuild

The Miami Marlins are another team projected to lose 100 games as well. Their starting pitching is bad, and their hitters are average, at best. Starlin Castro is the only player who may be of note, and he is a late round fantasy pick if you need to fill out your roster.

Starlin Castro is the only player who may be of note, and he is a late round fantasy pick if you need to fill out your roster.

Miami’s pen isn’t much better with the highest bullpen ERA in baseball. They don’t have much in the way of prospects coming either and look to be a bad team for the foreseeable future.

Tigers and Royals the Worst of a Weak AL Central

With the big contract of Miguel Cabrera on the books and a thin lineup and prospect pool, the Tigers lost 98 games the past two seasons and things don’t look much better again. Cabrera is aging and was often injured in 2018. Other than Nicholas Castellanos, it does not look good in Detroit. If they lost 100 games it would not be a surprise.

For the Royals, we are only a few short years removed from a World Series title, but it seems like ages ago. Their once prized bullpen was the worst in the American League with an era of 5.04.

Pick: The Orioles (+240) are a great bet with the Marlins (+275) close on their heels.

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