Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday features a total of eight games. Here is a breakdown of the top games set to take place.
The featured game of the day has the New York Yankees playing their home opener against the Baltimore Orioles at 1:05PM ET. The Yankees have Hiroki Kuroda on the mound to face Ubaldo Jimenez of the Orioles. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Yankees are favored at home, as they have odds of -140 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +130 to win. The over/under total has been set at 8.5 runs. Baltimore is 2-4 on the season and 1-2 on the road while New York is 3-3 overall and playing in its first home game. The Yankees have won five of their last seven meetings with Baltimore.
Another game of note today has the Boston Red Sox hosting the Texas Rangers at 7PM ET. The Rangers have Tanner Scheppers on the mound to face John Lackey of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers, the Red Sox are favored at home, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Rangers have a money line of +145 to win. The over/under for runs have been set at 9. Texas is 3-3 on the season and 1-2 on the road while Boston is 2-4 overall and 0-3 at home. Texas has won six of its last eight against Boston.
Another game of note today has the Kansas City Royals hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 8:10PM ET. The Rays have Matt Moore on the mound to face Jason Vargas of the Royals. Oddsmakers have Tampa Bay favored on the road, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Royals have odds of +110 to prevail. The over/under has been set at 8 runs. Tampa Bay is 4-3 on the season and playing in its first road game. Kansas City is 2-3 overall and 2-1 at home. Kansas City has won six of its last seven meetings with Tampa Bay.