|2012 MLB Opening Odds & Totals for Thursday, August 30|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 30 August 2012 06:00|
Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a total of 11 games on the schedule for Thursday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each contest.
In the American League, the featured game has the Baltimore Orioles hosting the Chicago White Sox at 12:35PM ET (View Matchup). The White Sox have Jose Quintana on the mound to face Zach Britton of the Orioles. According to oddsmakers, both teams have odds of -105 to win, while the over/under for runs has been set at 9. Baltimore is 71-58 overall and 36-30 at home while Chicago is 72-57 overall and 34-31 on the road. Baltimore has won two of the three games in this series and won five of the last seven against the White Sox.
In the National League, the featured game has the Washington Nationals hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 7:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Nationals have Edwin Jackson on the mound to face Jaime Garcia of the Cardinals. According to oddsmakers, the Nationals are a slight favorite to win, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Cardinals have a money line of +100. The over/under total has been set at 8 runs. Washington is 77-51 overall and 36-24 at home while St. Louis is 71-59 overall and 31-33 on the road. The Nationals have won six of their last eight against the Cardinals.
For odds and goal totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Odds for Thursday, August 30
951 New York Mets +105 (8) (Niese)
952 Philadelphia Phillies -115 (Kendrick)
953 Milwaukee Brewers -145 (N/A) (Marcum)
954 Chicago Cubs +135 (Raley)
955 St. Louis Cardinals +100 (8) (Garcia)
956 Washington Nationals -110 (Jackson)
957 San Francisco Giants -175 (8) (Vogelsong)
958 Houston Astros +165 (Lyles)
959 Arizona Diamondbacks +190 (6.5) (Kennedy)
960 Los Angeles Dodgers -210 (Kershaw)
961 Oakland Athletics -110 (8.5) (Parker)
962 Cleveland Indians +100 (Masterson)
963 Chicago White Sox -105 (9) (Quintana)
964 Baltimore Orioles -105 (Britton)
965 Seattle Mariners +115 (8) (Beavan)
966 Minnesota Twins -125 (Duensing)
967 Tampa Bay Rays -155 (8) (Moore)
968 Toronto Blue Jays +110 (Villanueva)
969 Detroit Tigers -120 (9) (Porcello)
970 Kansas City Royals +110 (Guthrie)
971 Boston Red Sox +145 (8) (Lester)
972 Los Angeles Angels -155 (Greinke)