Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features just 11 games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for the 11 games.
The featured game of the day has the Baltimore Orioles hosting the New York Yankees at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Orioles have Wei-Yin Chen on the mound to face David Huff of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Baltimore is favored at home, as the Orioles have odds of -165 to win, while the Yankees have a money line of +155 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9 runs. New York is 78-68 overall and 34-37 on the road while Baltimore is 77-68 overall and 42-32 at home. New York has won the last two games in this series and four of its last six against the Orioles.
The other featured game of the day has the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Boston Red Sox at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Rays have Jeremy Hellickson on the mound to face Jake Peavy of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers, Boston is the slight road favorite, as the Red Sox have odds of -115 to win, while the Rays have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for this game has been set at 8 runs. Tampa Bay is 78-66 overall and 44-28 at home while Boston is 89-58 overall and 42-33 on the road. The road team has won six of the last seven between these two and they have hit the under in 10 straight meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, September 12
901 Atlanta Braves (Garcia) N/A
902 Miami Marlins (Eovaldi) N/A
903 Washington Nationals (Roark) -135 (8)
904 New York Mets (Harang) +125
905 Chicago Cubs (Rusin) +165 (7.5)
906 Pittsburgh Pirates (Locke) -175
907 San Diego Padres (Ross) +105 (8)
908 Philadelphia Phillies (Halladay) -115
909 Milwaukee Brewers (Thornburg) +160 (8)
910 St. Louis Cardinals (Kelly) -170
911 San Francisco Giants (Cain) +165 (6.5)
912 Los Angeles Dodgers (Greinke) -175
913 Oakland Athletics (Griffin) -155 (8.5)
914 Minnesota Twins (Diamond) +145
915 Los Angeles Angels (Richards) -110 (9)
916 Toronto Blue Jays (Happ) +100
917 New York Yankees (Huff) +155 (9)
918 Baltimore Orioles (Chen) -165
919 Boston Red Sox (Peavy) -115 (8)
920 Tampa Bay Rays (Hellickson) +105
921 Cleveland Indians (Kluber) -130 (8.5)
922 Chicago White Sox (Danks) +120