Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features a total of 10 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games taking place today.
The featured game of the night has the Kansas City Royals hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 8:10PM ET. The Orioles have Wei-Yin Chen (4-2) on the mound to face Yordano Ventura (2-2) of the Royals. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Royals are favored at home, as they have odds of -120 to win this game, while the Orioles have a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 7.5 runs. The Orioles are 20-18 overall and 11-8 on the road while Kansas City is 20-19 overall and 10-7 at home. The Royals have won two of three meetings this season and five of their last six against the Orioles.
Another featured game today has the San Francisco Giants hosting the Miami Marlins at 10:15PM ET. The Giants have Matt Cain (0-3) on the mound to face Nate Eovaldi (2-1) of the Marlins. Oddsmakers have the Giants favored at home, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Marlins have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Giants are 26-15 on the season and 12-6 at home while the Marlins are 21-20 overall and 4-15 on the road. These two have yet to miss this season, but the road team has won six of the last eight meetings between these two.
Another featured game today has the Minnesota Twins hosting the Boston Red Sox at 1:10PM ET. The Twins have Phil Hughes (4-1) on the mound to face Clay Buchholz (2-3) of the Red Sox. Oddsmakers have Boston favored on the road, as the Sox have odds of -120 to win, while the Twins have a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Boston is 20-19 on the season and 10-8 on the road while Minnesota is 18-20 overall and 9-10 at home. Boston has won four of its last five against Minnesota.