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Nevada sportsbook expects Orioles to win fewer games in 2017

Orioles manager Buck Showalter addressing fan questions at FanFest 2017. (Kevin Richardson/Baltimore Sun video)

Stop me if you've heard this before: The Orioles are not expected to live up to last season's heights.

One year after the club flouted predictions of a last-place finish in the American League East and came achingly close to the AL Division Series, a Nevada sportsbook has the Orioles falling short of their 89-win mark in 2016.

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Reno's Atlantis Casino released projected win totals for this baseball season, the first sportsbook to do so, and there's no "Orioles Magic" expected in Baltimore this year.

The over-under for wins is 84.5 — behind the Boston Red Sox's 90.5 and Toronto Blue Jays' 86.5, and ahead of the New York Yankees' 83.5 and Tampa Bay Rays' 75.5.

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The World Series champion Chicago Cubs lead the way with 95.5, while the Washington Nationals are fourth overall (90.5).

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