Astros-Nationals: Clearwater dolphin picks a World Series upset

The Astros opened as the biggest World Series favorite in 12 seasons. But check out whatís going on poolside at Clearwater Marine Aquarium before making your bets.
Nicholas, a rescued bottlenose dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, made his World Series pick. Photo provided by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Nicholas, a rescued bottlenose dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, made his World Series pick. Photo provided by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Published October 22
Updated October 22

The Houston Astros opened as the biggest World Series favorite since 2007, according to Caesars Sports Book. But a rescued dolphin in Clearwater is going with the upset.

Nicholas the rescued dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium selected the Washington Nationals over the Houston Astros to win the World Series, which starts Tuesday night in Houston. (Watch video above).

According to the aquarium, Nicholas was found stranded in 2002 with severe sunburns. He correctly picked the Astros to win the 2017 World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Worth mentioning: Pinkfong’s campfire ditty “Baby Shark” has become the Nationals’ anthem. Coincidence?

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