Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday 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 Detroit Tigers hosting the Boston Red Sox 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Tigers have Jose Alvarez taking the mound to face John Lackey of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Detroit is the favorite at home, as the Tigers have odds of -125 to win, while the Red Sox have a money line of +115 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9 runs. Boston is 44-30 overall and 21-15 on the road while Detroit is 39-31 overall and 23-12 at home. Boston has won five of the last seven in this series, but the home team has won eight of the last 10 meetings between these two. The two teams have hit the over in eight of their last nine meetings as well.
The other featured game of the day has the Texas Rangers hosting the Oakland Athletics at 2PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers have Josh Lindblom on the mound to face A.J. Griffin of the Athletics. According to oddsmakers, the Athletics are favored on the road, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Rangers have odds of +105. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9.5 runs. Texas is 40-32 overall and 21-15 at home while Oakland is 43-31 overall and 21-19 on the road. Texas has won three of its last four over Oakland, but the road team has won five of the last eight between these two.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, June 20
901 Pittsburgh Pirates (Cumpton) +180 (8)
902 Cincinnati Reds (Bailey) -190
903 Colorado Rockies (Oswalt) +165 (7)
904 Washington Nationals (Zimmerman) -175
905 New York Mets (Niese) +180 (7.5)
906 Atlanta Braves (Minor) -190
907 Chicago Cubs (Feldman) +175 (7.5)
908 St. Louis Cardinals (Lynn) -185
909 Los Angeles Dodgers (Fife) +120 (7.5)
910 San Diego Padres (Marquis) -130
911 Miami Marlins (Koehler) +165 (7.5)
912 San Francisco Giants (Gaudin) -175
913 Chicago White Sox (Danks) +100 (8)
914 Minnesota Twins (Diamond) -110
915 Oakland Athletics (Griffin) -115 (9.5)
916 Texas Rangers (Lindbolm) +105
917 Boston Red Sox (Lackey) +115 (9)
918 Detroit Tigers (Alvarez) -125
919 Tampa Bay Rays (Moore) +105 (8)
920 New York Yankees (Pettitte) -115
921 Seattle Mariners (Hernandez) -110 (7)
922 Los Angeles Angels (Hanson) +100
923 Milwaukee Brewers (Gallardo) -130 (7.5)
924 Houston Astros (Harrell) +120