Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday features a total of 12 games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all 12 games.
The featured game of the day has the Cincinnati Reds hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7PM ET. The Reds have Mike Leake on the mound to face Francisco Liriano of the Pirates. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Reds are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Pirates have a money line of +111 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. Pittsburgh is 41-28 overall and 16-15 on the road while Cincinnati is 42-28 overall and 24-12 at home. Pittsburgh has won four of its six meetings with Cincinnati this year and the two teams have hit the under in seven of their last 10 meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the Texas Rangers hosting the Oakland Athletics at 8PM ET. The Athletics have Dan Straily on the mound to face Nick Tepesch of the Rangers. According to oddsmakers, the Rangers are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Athletics have a money line of +106. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 9.5 runs. Texas is 38-31 overall and 19-14 at home while Oakland is 42-29 overall and 20-17 on the road. The two teams have split the season series, 3-3, with the road team winning four of the six games. These two have hit the under in six of their last nine meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, June 17
951 Washington Nationals (Haren) +104 (8.5)
952 Philadelphia Phillies (Lannan) -113
953 Chicago Cubs (Wood) +183 (7.5)
954 St. Louis Cardinals (Miller) -200
955 Pittsburgh Pirates (Liriano) +111 (8)
956 Cincinnati Reds (Leake) -120
957 New York Mets (Gee) +176 (7.5)
958 Atlanta Braves (Hudson) -192
959 Miami Marlins (Turner) +196 (8)
960 Arizona Diamondbacks -214
961 San Diego Padres (Volquez) +113 (8)
962 San Francisco Giants (Zito) -122
963 Baltimore Orioles (Arrieta) N/A
964 Detroit Tigers (Scherzer) N/A
965 Kansas City Royals (Shields) -129 (8)
966 Cleveland Indians (Carrasco) +119
967 Oakland Athletics (Straily) +106 (9.5)
968 Texas Rangers (Tepesch) -115
969 Chicago White Sox (Quintana) -125 (8)
970 Houston Astros (Norris) +115
971 Seattle Mariners (Harang) +158 (8)
972 Los Angeles Angels (Vargas) -172
973 Colorado Rockies (De La Rosa) +124 (9)
974 Toronto Blue Jays (Johnson) -134