Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday features a total of 12 games. Here is a breakdown of the top action taking place today on the diamond.
The featured game of the day has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Oakland Athletics at 10PM ET. The Angels have Garrett Richards (5-2) on the mound to face Jesse Chavez (5-3) of Oakland. According to oddsmakers at Bovadva.lv, Los Angeles is favored at home, as the Angels have odds of -115 to win, while the Athletics have odds of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Oakland is 39-24 on the season and 22-12 on the road while Los Angeles is 34-28 overall and 18-13 at home. Oakland has won five of the six meetings with Los Angeles this season and the two have hit the over in their last five meetings.
Another featured game today has the Kansas City Royals hosting the New York Yankees at 8:10PM ET. The Royals have Jason Vargas (5-2) on the mound to face Vidal Nuno (1-2) of the Yankees. Oddsmakers have the Royals as the favorite at home, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Yankees have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Kansas City is 31-32 on the season and 16-16 at home while New York is 31-31 overall and 18-15 on the road. These two have met three times this season with the Royals winning two of the three games and the two hitting the under in two of three meetings.
The final game of note today has the Texas Rangers hosting the Cleveland Indians at 8:05PM ET. The Rangers have Nick Martinez (1-2) on the mound to face T.J. House (0-1) of the Indians. Oddsmakers see this game as even, with each team getting odds of -105 to win the game. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 10 runs. Texas is 31-32 on the season and 15-17 at home while Cleveland is 32-31 overall and 11-20 on the road. Cleveland has won two of the three games in this series and the Indians have now won seven of their last eight against the Rangers.