Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The 2013 MLB Schedule for Wednesday has a full slate of 15 games taking place. Here is a look at the odds for all 15 contests.
The featured game on the day has the Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the Atlanta Braves at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Pirates have Jeff Locke taking the mound to face Julio Teheran of the Braves. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Braves are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Pirates have been given a money line of +110 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 8 runs. Atlanta is 12-2 on the season and 6-0 on the road while Pittsburgh is 7-7 overall and 5-3 at home. Pittsburgh has won three of its last four against Atlanta, and the two teams have hit the under in five of their last six meetings.
The other featured game on the day has the New York Yankees hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Yankees have Phil Hughes taking the mound to face Pat Corbin of the Diamondbacks. According to oddsmakers, the Yankees are favored at home, as they have odds of -115 to win this game, while the Diamondbacks have been given a money line of +105 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 9 runs. New York is 8-5 on the season and 5-3 at home while Arizona is 8-6 overall and 3-2 on the road. New York has won seven of its last eight against Arizona, including the first two games in this series.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, April 18
951 San Francisco Giants (Cain) -125 (8)
952 Milwaukee Brewers (Gallardo) +115
953 New York Mets (Niese) N/A
954 Colorado Rockies (Garland) N/A
955 St. Louis Cardinals (Wainwright) +105 (7.5)
956 Philadelphia Phillies (Hamels) -115
957 Atlanta Braves (Teheran) -120 (8)
958 Pittsburgh Pirates (Locke) +110
959 Miami Marlins (Fernandez) +145 (8.5)
960 Cincinnati Reds (Cingrani) -155
961 Detroit Tigers (Verlander) -160 (7)
962 Seattle Mariners (Iwakuma) +150
963 Chicago White Sox (Sale) +120 (8)
964 Toronto Blue Jays (Dickey) -130
965 Tampa Bay Rays (Price) -120 (7.5)
966 Baltimore Orioles (Gonzalez) +110
967 Boston Red Sox (Lester) -135 (8)
968 Cleveland Indians (McAllister) +125
969 Texas Rangers (Ogando) -125 (N/A)
970 Chicago Cubs (Villanueva) +115
971 Arizona Diamondbacks (Corbin) +105 (9)
972 New York Yankees (Hughes) -115