Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features just nine games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all nine contests taking place.
The featured game on the day has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 10PM ET (View Matchup). The Angels have Joe Blanton taking the mound to face Chris Tillman of the Orioles. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, this game is even, as both teams have been given a money line of -105 to win this game. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 9 runs. Los Angeles is 10-17 on the season and 6-6 at home while Baltimore is 16-12 overall and 9-7 on the road. The Angels have won five of their last six against the Orioles and the two teams have hit the under in their last three meetings.
The other featured game on the day has the Milwaukee Brewers hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 8PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Jake Westbrook taking the mound to face Wily Peralta of the Brewers. According to oddsmakers, this game is also even, as each team has been given a money line of -105 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 8.5 runs. Milwaukee is 14-12 on the season and 9-6 at home while St. Louis is 16-11 overall and 9-6 on the road. St. Louis has won three of its last four against Milwaukee and the two teams have hit the over in four of their last six meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, May 2
951 San Diego Padres (Stults) +130 (N/A)
952 Chicago Cubs (Wood) -140
953 Miami Marlins (Sanabia) +185 (8)
954 Philadelphia Phillies (Kendrick) -200
955 Washington Nationals (Haren) +145 (7.5)
956 Atlanta Braves (Medlen) -155
957 St. Louis Cardinals (Westbrook) -105 (8.5)
958 Milwaukee Brewers (Peralta) -105
959 Tampa Bay Rays (Hernandez) +135 (8)
960 Kansas City Royals (Santana) -145
961 Boston Red Sox (Dempster) -125 (9)
962 Toronto Blue Jays (Happ) +115
963 Chicago White Sox (Peavy) +115 (8.5)
964 Texas Rangers (Grimm) -125
965 Detroit Tigers (Porcello) N/A
966 Houston Astros (Lyles) N/A
967 Baltimore Orioles (Tillman) -105 (9)
968 Los Angeles Angels (Blanton) -105