Saturday's MLB Odds


(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a total of 15 games on the schedule for Saturday. 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 Baltimore Orioles being hosted by the New York Yankees at 1:05PM ET in a battle in the AL East (View Matchup). The Yankees have Tommy Phelps taking the mound to take on Wei Yin Chen of the Orioles. According to oddsmakers, the Yankees are favored to win, as they have odds of -150, while the Orioles have a money line of +140. The over/under has been set at 9.5 runs for this game. The Yankees lead the AL East with a 75-56 record overall and 40-27 mark at home while the Orioles are 73-58 overall and 36-28 on the road. The Orioles have won six of their last eight meetings with the Yankees and also won the series opener.

In the National League, the featured game has the Washington Nationals hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 4:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Nationals have Jordan Zimmerman taking the mound to face Kyle Lohse of the Cardinals. According to oddsmakers, the Nationals are a slight favorite to win, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Cardinals have a money line of +105. The over/under total has been set at 7.5 runs. Washington is 80-51 overall and 38-24 at home while St. Louis is 71-61 overall and 31-35 on the road. The Nationals have won eight of their last 10 against the Cardinals.

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

2012 MLB Odds for Saturday, September 1

National League

951 Philadelphia Phillies +105 (7) (Lee)

952 Atlanta Braves -115 (Hudson)

953 San Francisco Giants -150 (N/A) (Lincecum)

954 Chicago Cubs +140 (Germano)

955 Cincinnati Reds -155 (8) (Bailey)

956 Houston Astros +145 (Harrell)

957 St. Louis Cardinals +105 (7.5) (Lohse)

958 Washington Nationals -115 (Zimmerman)

959 New York Mets +130 (7.5) (Hefner)

960 Miami Marlins -140 (Johnson)

961 Pittsburgh Pirates +110 (8) (Burnett)

962 Milwaukee Brewers -120 (Estrada)

963 San Diego Padres +105 (8) (Volquez)

964 Colorado Rockies -115 (Chacin)

965 Arizona Diamondbacks +130 (7.5) (Skaggs)

966 Los Angeles Dodgers -140 (Beckett)

American League

967 Tampa Bay Rays -135 (9) (Niemann)

968 Toronto Blue Jays +125 (Alvarez)

969 Baltimore Orioles +140 (9.5) (Chen)

970 New York Yankees -150 (Phelps)

971 Los Angeles Angels +130 (7) (Santana)

972 Seattle Mariners -140 (Hernandez)

973 Chicago White Sox +130 (8.5) (Liriano)

974 Detroit Tigers -140 (Scherzer)

975 Texas Rangers -160 (9.5) (Feldman)

976 Cleveland Indians +150 (Hernandez)

977 Minnesota Twins +125 (9) (Hendriks)

978 Kansas City Royals -135 (Hochevar)

979 Boston Red Sox N/A (Doubront)

980 Oakland Athletics N/A (Griffin)

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