Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features just seven games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all seven contests.
The featured game of the day has the New York Yankees hosting the Boston Red Sox at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Red Sox have Jake Peavy taking the mound to face Ivan Nova of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Yankees are the slight favorite at home, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Red Sox have odds of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. New York is 75-64 overall and 43-28 at home while Boston is 83-57 overall and 37-32 on the road. These two have split their last six meetings and the two have hit the over in three of their last four meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the Cincinnati Reds hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Lance Lynn on the mound to face Tony Cingrani of the Reds. According to oddsmakers, Cincinnati is favored at home, as the Reds have odds of -140 to win, while the Cardinals have a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for this game has been set at 8 runs. Cincinnati is 78-62 overall and 43-25 at home while St. Louis is 80-59 overall and 39-34 on the road. The home team has won four of the last six games between these two and they have hit the over in eight of their last 10 meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, September 5
951 St. Louis Cardinals (Lynn) +130 (8)
952 Cincinnati Reds (Cingrani) -140
953 Arizona Diamondbacks (Cahill) +105 (7)
954 San Francisco Giants (Vogelsong) -115
955 Seattle Mariners (Saunders) +155 (9)
956 Kansas City Royals (Guthrie) -165
957 Boston Red Sox (Peavy) +100 (8)
958 New York Yankees (Nova) -110
959 Chicago White Sox (Quintana) +150 (9)
960 Baltimore Orioles (Gonzalez) -160
961 Tampa Bay Rays (Price) -160 (7.5)
962 Los Angeles Angels (Williams) +150
963 Houston Astros (Peacock) +225 (7.5)
964 Oakland Athletics (Gray) -250