Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features a total of nine games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all nine contests.
The featured game of the day has the Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the San Francisco Giants at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Pirates have Charlie Morton on the mound to face Matt Cain of the Giants. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, San Francisco is the favorite in this game, as the Giants have odds of -115 to win on the road, while the Pirates have a money line of +105 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Pittsburgh is 39-26 overall and 223-11 at home while San Francisco is 33-31 overall and 12-20 on the road. Pittsburgh has won four straight against San Francisco, and the home team has won six of the last eight in this series.
The other featured game of the day has the Baltimore Orioles hosting the Boston Red Sox at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Orioles have Kevin Gausman on the mound to face Felix Doubront of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers, this game is 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 9.5 runs. Boston is 41-26 overall and 20-12 on the road while Baltimore is 37-29 overall and 17-14 at home. Baltimore has won five of its last six meetings with the Red Sox and the two teams have not hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, June 13
951 St. Louis Cardinals (Wainwright) -115 (6.5)
952 New York Mets (Harvey) +105
953 Cincinnati Reds (Latos) -115 (N/A)
954 Chicago Cubs (Samardzija) +105
955 Washington Nationals (Detwiler) +125 (10.5)
956 Colorado Rockies (Francis) -135
957 San Francisco Giants (Cain) -115 (7.5)
958 Pittsburgh Pirates (Morton) +105
959 New York Yankees (Kuroda) +100 (7.5)
960 Oakland Athletics (Parker) -110
961 Boston Red Sox (Doubront) -105 (9.5)
962 Baltimore Orioles (Gausman) -105
963 Kansas City Royals (Santana) +120 (8.5)
964 Tampa Bay Rays (Hellickson) -130
965 Toronto Blue Jays (Buehrle) +187 (8.5)
966 Texas Rangers (Darvish) -205
967 Philadelphia Phillies (Lee) -135 (7.5)
968 Minnesota Twins (Correia) +125