Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features 11 games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all 11 games.
The featured game of the day has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Shelby Miller taking the mound to face Ian Kennedy of the Diamondbacks. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, St. Louis is the favorite to win this game, as the Cardinals have odds of -170 to win, while the Diamondbacks have been given odds of +160 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 7.5 runs. St. Louis is 38-20 overall and 18-11 at home while Arizona is 33-25 overall and 17-13 on the road. St. Louis is 38-21 overall and 18-12 at home while Arizona is 34-25 overall and 18-13 on the road. Arizona has won two of the three games in this series and the Diamondbacks have won five of their last seven against the Cardinals. The two teams have hit the over in four straight meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the Detroit Tigers hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 1PM ET (View Matchup). The Tigers have Max Scherzer taking the mound to face Roberto Hernandez of the Rays. According to oddsmakers, the Tigers are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -175 to win, while the Rays have been given a money line of +165. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 9 runs. Detroit is 31-26 on the season and 18-10 at home while Tampa Bay is 32-26 overall and 15-16 on the road. These two have split the first two games in the series, but Detroit has won seven of its last 10 against the Rays. The two have also failed to hit the over in 10 of their last 11 meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, June 6
901 New York Mets (Marcum) +165 (7)
902 Washington Nationals (Gonzalez) -175
903 Arizona Diamondbacks (Kennedy) +160 (7.5)
904 St. Louis Cardinals (Miller) -170
905 Philadelphia Phillies (Cloyd) +110 (9.5)
906 Milwaukee Brewers (Peralta) -120
907 San Diego Padres (Cashner) +130 (9.5)
908 Colorado Rockies (Chacin) -140
909 Atlanta Braves (Hudson) -105 (7)
910 Los Angeles Dodgers (Greinke) -105
911 Tampa Bay Rays (Hernandez) +165 (9)
912 Detroit Tigers (Scherzer) -175
913 Baltimore Orioles (Gonzalez) N/A
914 Houston Astros (Norris) N/A
915 Texas Rangers (Holland) +125 (8.5)
916 Boston Red Sox (Lester) -135
917 Oakland Athletics (Straily) -125 (8)
918 Chicago White Sox (Quintana) +115
919 Minnesota Twins (Pelfrey) +120 (9)
920 Kansas City Royals (Davis) -130
921 New York Yankees (Hughes) -120 (7.5)
922 Seattle Mariners (Harang) +110