MLB pre-season betting on C.C. Sabathia will likely provide a good indicator of how MLB betting will be during Sabathia’s 2008 season with the Cleveland Indians
Sabathia and the Indians are currently in a contract dispute which MLB betting enthusiasts believe may impact MLB pre-season betting on the Indians and MLB betting on the Cleveland throughout the rest of the season. Such a dispute can have major consequences, so as you do your MLB pre-season betting you will want to pay careful attention to Sabathia’s attitude.
MLB pre-season betting on Sabathia will certainly allow MLB betting fans to enjoy gambling on one of the game’s most talented pitchers. Sabathia won the Cy Young award last year, finished the season with a 19-7 record, and led the Indians to the American League Championship. Nevertheless, 2008 MLB pre-season betting on Sabathia may have some surprising moments because Sabathia is in serious disagreement with the organization over a contract extension. Sabathia’s contract will expire after this season, and many MLB betting analysts believe that he will leave for a more lucrative contract elsewhere meaning 2008 will be the final season to enjoy MLB pre-season betting on Sabathia in an Indians uniform.
With this dispute going on, you will have to be very cautious with your MLB pre-season betting. It is possible that the contract issues will impact Sabathia’s performance, and therefore must be a factor in your MLB pre-season betting. Also, if Sabathia begins expressing a bad attitude then that could poison the locker room, which would probably, be noticeable even in MLB pre-season betting. Furthermore, the MLB pre-season betting will probably be very indicative of regular season MLB betting because it will show gamblers just how frustrated Sabathia is in Cleveland.
If Sabathia and the Indians struggle in MLB pre-season betting then that fact may be a harbinger of things to come later in the season. On the other hand, Sabathia may vent his frustration from the mound and attempt to have his best season ever in order to find a huge payday at the end of the year. Therefore, one may see Sabathia on a hot streak beginning in MLB pre-season betting that will foreshadow how productive he will be for the Indians throughout the year.