Derek Jeter Odds: Final Season Betting
Derek Jeter has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2014 MLB season, and the sportsbooks have already posted season props for the longtime New York Yankees shortstop.
At Bovada the OVER/UNDER for Jeter's batting average for the 2014 season has been listed at .290. The shortstop has a .312 career batting average but hit just .190 last season after injuries limited him to just 17 games. In his last full season in 2012 Jeter batted .316.
Jeter also has an OVER/UNDER of 120.5 games played for the 2014 season at Bovada. The shortstop has played UNDER 120.5 games only twice since he became a full-time player in 1996 - in 2003 (119 games) and last season.
As well, Bovada is offering +2000 odds that Jeter will cancel his retirement plans and return to play in a game in the 2015 season; the No sits as the big -5000 favorite on those Derek Jeter odds.
As for Jeter's team, the New York Yankees are up to 10/1 on the odds to win the 2014 World Series at Bovada after bolstering their lineup this offseason, which has them behind only the Los Angeles Dodgers (13/2) and the Detroit Tigers (17/2).
New York went just 85-77 last season and missed the playoffs after tying for third place in the American League East.
Derek Jeter Props at Bovada . . .
Batting Average in the 2014 Regular Season - Derek Jeter
Total games played in the 2014 Regular Season - Derek Jeter
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