Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features a total of nine games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all nine games.
The featured game of the day has the Cincinnati Reds hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks at 12:30PM ET (View Matchup). The Reds have Mat Latos on the mound to face Trevor Cahill of the Diamondbacks. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Reds are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -175 to win this contest, while the Diamondbacks have a money line of +165 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. Cincinnati is 72-55 overall and 39-22 at home while Arizona is 65-60 overall and 29-34 on the road. Cincinnati has won three of the last four between these two and the home team has won four of the six games between these two teams this year.
The other featured game of the day has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Atlanta Braves at 8PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Joe Kelly on the mound to face Paul Maholm of the Braves. According to oddsmakers, St. Louis is the favorite at home, as the Cardinals have odds of -135 to win, while the Braves have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 8 runs. St. Louis is 73-53 overall and 36-23 at home while Atlanta is 77-49 overall and 33-31 on the road. Atlanta has won all three meetings with St. Louis this year and eight of its last 10 against the Cardinals.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, August 22
951 Arizona Diamondbacks (Cahill) +165 (8)
952 Cincinnati Reds (Latos) -175
953 Los Angeles Dodgers (Kershaw) -235 (6)
954 Miami Marlins (Alvarez) +215
955 Washington Nationals (Strasburg) -160 (N/A)
956 Chicago Cubs (Wood) +150
957 Colorado Rockies (Bettis) +120 (9)
958 Philadelphia Phillies (Kendrick) -130
959 Atlanta Braves (Maholm) +125 (8)
960 St. Louis Cardinals (Kelly) -135
961 Pittsburgh Pirates (Locke) +115 (7)
962 San Francisco Giants (Cain) -125
963 Toronto Blue Jays (Happ) +155 (9)
964 New York Yankees (Pettitte) -165
965 Minnesota Twins (Albers) +220 (8)
966 Detroit Tigers (Verlander) -240
967 Chicago White Sox (Quintana) +155 (7.5)
968 Kansas City Royals (Shields) -165