“By the start of the Fall Classic on Friday, McIngvale says he’ll have around $10 million (at an average 7.5-to-1 odds) riding on the Astros. In other words, the exact kind of nerve-frying, death-defying stakes Mattress Mack, 71, has been drawing aces his whole life.” Houston Astros superfan Mattress Mack can’t lose, no matter who wins the World Series. At this point, the World Series is taking so long to start that pitchers and catchers might report before it’s over.