Friday's MLB Odds


(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a full set of 15 games taking place on Friday. 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 hosting the New York Yankees for first place in the AL East at 7:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Orioles are sending Wei Yin Chen to the mound to face Phil Hughes of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers, the Orioles are a slight favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -110 to win. The Yankees have been given a money line of +100, while the over/under total has been set at 9 runs. Baltimore is 77-60 overall and 38-30 at home while the Yankees are 77-60 overall and 36-32 on the road. The Orioles have won six of their last eight against the Yankees.

In the National League, the featured game has the San Francisco Giants hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers at 10:15PM ET (View Matchup). The Giants are sending Tim Lincecum to the mound to face Josh Beckett of the Dodgers. According to oddsmakers, the Giants have odds of -115 to win, while the Dodgers have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 7 runs. The Giants are 77-60 overall and 38-30 at home while the Dodgers are 73-65 overall and 35-32 on the road. The Giants have won three straight meetings with the Dodgers, but the road team has won the last six in this series.

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

2012 MLB Odds for Friday, September 7

National League

951 Miami Marlins +230 (7.5) (Turner)

952 Washington Nationals -255 (Strasburg)

953 Chicago Cubs +182 (7.5) (Wood)

954 Pittsburgh Pirates -195 (Burnett)

955 Colorado Rockies +185 (7.5) (Francis)

956 Philadelphia Phillies -200 (Lee)

957 Houston Astros +185 (8.6) (Harrell)

958 Cincinnati Reds -200 (Bailey)

959 Atlanta Braves -115 (7.5) (Maholm)

960 New York Mets +105 (Niese)

961 Milwaukee Brewers +120 (7.5) (Gallardo)

962 St. Louis Cardinals -130 (Lohse)

963 Arizona Diamondbacks +100 (7) (Skaggs)

964 San Diego Padres -110 (Cashner)

965 Los Angeles Dodgers +105 (7) (Beckett)

966 San Francisco Giants -115 (Lincecum)

American League

967 New York Yankees +100 (9) (Hughes)

968 Baltimore Orioles -110 (Chen)

969 Toronto Blue Jays +135 (10) (Alvarez)

970 Boston Red Sox -145 (Doubront)

971 Texas Rangers +100 (8.5) (Holland)

972 Tampa Bay Rays -110 (Hellickson)

973 Cleveland Indians +120 (9) (Gomez)

974 Minnesota Twins -160 (Liriano)

975 Kansas City Royals +150 (8.5) (Mendoza)

976 Chicago White Sox -160 (Liriano)

977 Detroit Tigers -110 (8) (Scherzer)

978 Los Angeles Angels +100 (Santana)

979 Oakland Athletics +125 (6) (Griffin)

980 Seattle Mariners -135 (Hernandez)

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