Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features just five games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all five guys.
The featured game of the day has the Boston Red Sox hosting the Cleveland Indians at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Red Sox have Ryan Dempster taking the mound to face Zach McAllister of the Indians. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Red Sox have odds of -140 to win this game, while the Indians have a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 9 runs. Boston is 27-19 overall and 13-10 at home. Cleveland is 26-19 overall and 11-9 on the road. Boston has won all three meetings with Cleveland this season and the Red Sox have won eight of their last 10 against the Indians.
The other featured game of the day has the Toronto Blue Jays hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Blue Jays have Brandon Morrow on the mound to face Kevin Gausman of the Orioles. According to oddsmakers, the Blue Jays are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +120 to win. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 9.5 runs. Toronto is 19-27 overall and 11-13 at home while Baltimore is 25-21 overall and 14-9 on the road. Baltimore has won two of the three meetings with Toronto this year and the Orioles have won three of their last four against the Blue Jays.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, May 23
901 Chicago Cubs (Jackson) +125 (8)
902 Pittsburgh Pirates (Gomez) -135
903 Minnesota Twins (Diamond) +165 (9.5)
904 Detroit Tigers (Porcello) -175
905 Baltimore Orioles (Gausman) +120 (9.5)
906 Toronto Blue Jays (Morrow) -130
907 Cleveland Indians (McAllister) +130 (9)
908 Boston Red Sox (Dempster) -140
909 Los Angeles Angels (Blanton) +130 (9)
910 Kansas City Royals (Santana) -140