Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday has just seven games taking place. Here is a breakdown of the top games taking place today.
The featured game today has the Texas Rangers hosting the Oakland Athletics at 8PM ET. Oakland has Sonny Gray (3-1) on the mound to face Yu Darvish (1-0) of the Rangers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Rangers are favored at home, as they have odds of -145 to win, while the Athletics have a money line of +135 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Oakland is 15-10 on the season and 9-4 on the road while Texas is 15-10 overall and 9-4 at home. Texas has won all three meetings with Oakland this season.
Another marquee game has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Milwaukee Brewers at 8:15PM ET. Milwaukee has Yovani Gollardo (2-0) on the mound to face Michael Wacha (2-2) of the Cardinals. Oddsmakers have the Cardinals favored at home, as they have odds of -150 to win, while the Brewers have a money line of +140 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Milwaukee is 18-7 on the season and 9-1 on the road while St. Louis is 14-12 overall and 6-3 at home. St. Louis has won two of the three meetings with Milwaukee this season and seven of its last 10 overall against the Brewers.
The third game of note today has the Chicago White Sox hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 8:10PM ET. The Rays have Jake Odorizzi on the mound to face Andre Rienzo of the White Sox. Oddsmakers have the White Sox favored at home, as they have odds of +100 to win, while the Rays have a money line of -110 to prevail. The over/under total for this game has been set at 9 runs. Chicago is 13-13 overall and 8-5 at home while Tampa Bay is 11-14 overall and 4-7 on the road. Chicago has won two of the three games in this series, but Tampa has won six of its last eight against the White Sox.