|2013 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, August 5|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 05 August 2013 05:00|
Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday features just nine games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all nine games.
The featured game of the day has the Cleveland Indians hosting the Detroit Tigers in an AL Central battle at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Tigers have Anibal Sanchez on the mound to face Corey Kluber of the Indians. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are the slim favorite on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Indians have a money line of +100 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. Detroit is 64-45 overall and 27-26 on the road while Cleveland is 62-49 overall and 37-19 at home. Detroit has won eight of its last nine against Cleveland, and the Tigers come into the series with a three-game lead on the Indians in the division race.
The other featured game of the day has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Texas Rangers at 10PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers have Martin Perez on the mound to face Jerome Williams of the Angels. According to oddsmakers, the Rangers are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Angels have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 9 runs. Texas is 62-50 on the season and 29-26 on the road while Los Angeles is 51-59 overall and 30-29 at home. Texas has won four straight over the Angles and eight of its last 10 in this series. The two teams have hit the over in six of their last eight meetings as well.
For odds and run totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, August 5
901 Atlanta Braves (Minor) +125 (7)
902 Washington Nationals (Strasburg) -135
903 Los Angeles Dodgers (Greinke) N/A
904 St. Louis Cardinals (Wainwright) N/A
905 Milwaukee Brewers (Thornburg) +150 (7)
906 San Francisco Giants (Gaudin) -160
907 Detroit Tigers (Sanchez) -110 (8)
908 Cleveland Indians (Kluber) +100
909 Boston Red Sox (Lackey) -185 (8.5)
910 Houston Astros (Oberholtzer) +175
911 Minnesota Twins (Correia) +160 (9)
912 Kansas City Royals (Guthrie) -170
913 New York Yankees (Pettitte) -115 (8)
914 Chicago White Sox (Quintana) +105
915 Texas Rangers (Perez) -110 (9)
916 Los Angeles Angels (Williams) +100
917 Toronto Blue Jays (Dickey) +110 (7)
918 Seattle Mariners (Iwakuma) -120