Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a full set of 15 games taking place on Tuesday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each contest.
In the American League, the featured game is a battle for first in the AL Central as the Chicago White Sox host the Detroit Tigers at 8:10PM ET (View Matchup). The White Sox have Chris Sale on the mound to face Justin Verlander of the Tigers. According to oddsmakers, the Tigers are favored in this game, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the White Sox have a money line of +120. The over/under for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. The White Sox are 42-31 at home and 76-66 overall, 1 game ahead of the Tigers in the Central. Detroit is 75-67 overall and 32-39 on the road. Detroit has won 9 of its last 10 against Chicago.
In the National League, the featured game has the Los Angeles Dodgers hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 10:10PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Lance Lynn on the mound to face Josh Beckett of the Dodgers. According to oddsmakers, the Dodgers have odds of -125 to win this game and are the favorites. St. Louis has been given a money line of +115 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 7.5 runs. St. Louis is 75-68 overall and 32-39 on the road while Los Angeles is 74-68 overall and 38-33 at home. The Cardinals have won three straight over the Dodgers.
For odds and goal totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Odds for Thursday, September 13
951 Philadelphia Phillies -130 (8) (Cloyd)
952 Houston Astros +120 (Harrell)
953 St. Louis Cardinals +115 (7.5) (Lynn)
954 Los Angeles Dodgers -125 (Beckett)
955 Tampa Bay Rays N/A (Hellickson)
956 Baltimore Orioles N/A (Chen)
957 Oakland Athletics +140 (7) (Anderson)
958 Los Angeles Angels -150 (Weaver)
959 Seattle Mariners -140 (7.5) (Hernandez)
960 Toronto Blue Jays +130 (Alvarez)
961 New York Yankees -140 (10) (Hughes)
962 Boston Red Sox +130 (Doubront)
963 Cleveland Indians +200 (10.5) (McAllister)
964 Texas Rangers -220 (Holland)
965 Detroit Tigers -130 (7.5) (Verlander)
966 Chicago White Sox +120 (Sale)
967 Kansas City Royals -110 (9) (Mendoza)
968 Minnesota Twins +100 (Hendriks)