Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday features a total of 10 games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all 10 contests.
The featured game of the day has the Detroit Tigers hosting the Oakland Athletics at 1:30PM ET (View Matchup). The Tigers are sending Anibal Sanchez to the mound to face AJ Griffin. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are the favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -155 to win, while the Athletics have a money line of +145 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 8.5 runs. Detroit is 77-53 overall and 41-23 at home while Oakland is 72-57 overall and 33-32 on the road. The Tigers have won three of their last four against the Athletics and the two have hit the over in their last two meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Cincinnati Reds at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Tyler Lyons on the mound to face Mike Leake of the Reds. According to oddsmakers, the Cardinals are the slight favorite at home, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Reds have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 8 runs. St. Louis is 76-54 overall and 39-24 at home while Cincinnati is 74-57 overall and 33-33 on the road. St. Louis has won three of its last four and six of its last eight against Cincinnati and the two teams have hit the over in four straight meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, August 26
951 Cincinnati Reds (Leake) +100 (8)
952 St. Louis Cardinals (Lyons) -110
953 Philadelphia Phillies (Lee) -125 (7)
954 New York Mets (Wheeler) +115
955 San Francisco Giants (Zito) +155 (10.5)
956 Colorado Rockies (Nicasio) -165
957 San Diego Padres (Ross) +135 (9)
958 Arizona Diamondbacks (McCarthy) -145
959 Chicago Cubs (Arrieta) +235 (7)
960 Los Angeles Dodgers (Greinke) -265
961 Oakland Athletics (Griffin) +145 (8.5)
962 Detroit Tigers (Sanchez) -155
963 New York Yankees (Hughes) +105 (9.5)
964 Toronto Blue Jays (Dickey) -115
965 Houston Astros (Oberholtzer) +150 (8.5)
966 Chicago White Sox (Rienzo) -160
967 Texas Rangers (Blackley) -135 (8)
968 Seattle Mariners (Saunders) +125
969 Tampa Bay Rays (Hellickson) +110 (8.5)
970 Kansas City Royals (Guthrie) -120