|2012 MLB Opening Odds & Totals for Monday, August 27|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 27 August 2012 06:00|
Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has 11 games set to take place on Monday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each contest.
In the American League, the featured game has the Texas Rangers hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 8:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers send Derek Holland to the mound to face David Price of the Rays. According to the oddsmakers, the Rays are favored to win, as they have odds of -125 to win, while the Rangers have been given odds of +115. The over/under for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Texas is 75-51 overall and 41-24 at home while the Rays are 70-57 overall and 35-27 on the road. The Rangers have won four of their last six against the Rays.
In the National League, the featured game has the Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 7:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Pirates will have A.J. Burnett on the mound to face Kyle Lohse of the Cardinals. According to oddsmakers, St. Louis is a slight favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Pirates have odds of +110 to prevail. The over/under for the game has been set at 8 runs. The Cardinals are 70-57 overall and 30-31 on the road while the Pirates are 68-59 overall and 38-25 at home. The Pirates have won five of their last seven against the Cardinals.
For odds and goal totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Odds for Monday, August 27
901 St. Louis Cardinals -120 (8) (Lohse)
902 Pittsburgh Pirates +110 (Burnett)
903 Milwaukee Brewers -130 (N/A) (Estrada)
904 Chicago Cubs +120 (Germano)
905 Los Angeles Dodgers -170 (10) (Beckett)
906 Colorado Rockies +160 (Francis)
907 Cincinnati Reds N/A (Arroyo)
908 Arizona Diamondbacks N/A (Skaggs)
909 Atlanta Braves N/A (Maholm)
910 San Diego Padres N/A (Kelly)
911 Kansas City Royals +105 (10) (Hochevar)
912 Boston Red Sox -115 (Matsuzaka)
913 Chicago White Sox -105 (8.5) (Liriano)
914 Baltimore Orioles -105 (Chen)
915 Oakland Athletics -130 (8) (Anderson)
916 Cleveland Indians +120 (Hernandez)
917 Toronto Blue Jays +185 (9.5) (Alvarez)
918 New York Yankees -200 (Phelps)
919 Tampa Bay Rays -125 (8.5) (Price)
920 Texas Rangers +115 (Holland)
921 Seattle Mariners -165 (7.5) (Hernandez)
922 Minnesota Twins +155 (Hendriks)