Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Monday features a total of 14 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games taking place tonight.
The featured game today has the Oakland Athletics hosting the San Francisco Giants at 10:05PM ET. The Athletics have Jesse Chavez (6-5) on the mound to face Ryan Vogelsong (5-5) of the Giants. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Oakland is favored at home, as the Athletics have odds of -155 to win, while the Giants have a money line of +145 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Oakland is 55-33 overall and 28-15 at home while San Francisco is 49-39 overall and 24-16 on the road. Oakland has won four of its last five against San Francisco and the two have hit the over in five of their last eight encounters.
Another featured game today has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates at 8:15PM ET. The Cardinals are sending Adam Wainwright (11-4) to the mound to face Charlie Morton (5-9) of the Pirates. Oddsmakers have the Cardinals favored at home, as they have odds of -190 to win, while the Pirates have a money line of +180 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 6.5 runs. St. Louis is 47-42 overall and 24-19 at home while Pittsburgh is 47-41 overall and 18-21 on the road. Pittsburgh has won five of nine meetings with St. Louis while the two have failed to hit the over in six of nine meetings this year.
Another game of note is an interleague game with the Washington Nationals hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 7:05PM ET. Washington has Stephen Strasburg (7-6) on the mound to face Chris Tillman (7-4) of the Orioles. Oddsmakers have the Nationals favored at home, as they have odds of -170 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +160 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Baltimore is 48-40 overall and 25-19 on the road while Washington is 48-39 overall and 28-18 at home. Baltimore had won four of its last five against Washington while the two have hit the over in three of their last four meetings.