2012 MLB Opening Odds & Totals for Friday, August 17 Print
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Friday, 17 August 2012 06:00
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Friday's MLB Odds

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(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a full set of 15 games on the schedule for Friday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each contest.

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In the American League, the featured game has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 10:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Angels are putting Jered Weaver on the mound to face James Shields of the Rays. According to oddsmakers, the Angels are favored to win this game, as they have odds of -160. The Rays have been given a money line of +150 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. The Rays are 64-54 overall and 32-27 on the road while the Angels are 61-57 overall and 32-26 at home. The Rays have won nine of their last nine 10 against the Angels.

In the National League, the featured game has the Atlanta Braves hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:35PM ET (View Matchup). The Dodgers are putting Chris Capuano on the mound to face Tommy Hanson of the Braves. According to oddsmakers, Atlanta is favored to win, with odds of -130. The Dodgers comes in with a money line of +120 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 8 runs. Atlanta is 68-49 overall and 34-27 at home while the Dodgers are 65-54 overall and 32-29 on the road. Atlanta has won three of its last four against the Dodgers.

For odds and goal totals for each of Friday’s games, see below.

2012 MLB Odds for Friday, August 17

National League

901 New York Mets N/A (Santana)

902 Washington Nationals N/A (Detwiler)

903 Chicago Cubs +175 (9) (Wood)

904 Cincinnati Reds -185 (Arroyo)

905 Los Angeles Dodgers +120 (8) (Capuano)

906 Atlanta Braves -130 (Hanson)

907 Arizona Diamondbacks -175 (8.5) (Miley)

908 Houston Astros +165 (Keuchel)

909 Philadelphia Phillies +130 (8) (Worley)

910 Milwaukee Brewers -140 (Gallardo)

911 Pittsburgh Pirates +135 (8.5) (McDonald)

912 St. Louis Cardinals -145 (Westbrook)

913 Miami Marlins -105 (10.5) (Leblanc)

914 Colorado Rockies -105 (Francis)

915 San Francisco Giants -145 (6.5) (Cain)

916 San Diego Padres +135 (Ohlendorf)

American League

917 Texas Rangers -160 (9) (Darvish)

918 Toronto Blue Jays +150 (Happ)

919 Baltimore Orioles +225 (8) (Hunter)

920 Detroit Tigers -250 (Verlander)

921 Boston Red Sox +125 (9.5) (Morales)

922 New York Yankees -135 (Hughes)

923 Chicago White Sox -150 (8) (Sale)

924 Kansas City Royals +140 (Mendoza)

925 Cleveland Indians +120 (7) (McAllister)

926 Oakland Athletics -130 (Milone)

927 Tampa Bay Rays +150 (7.5) (Shields)

928 Los Angeles Angels -160 (Weaver)

929 Minnesota Twins +115 (7.5) (Blackburn)

930 Seattle Mariners -125 (Iwakuma)

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