Friday's MLB Odds

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(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Friday features a total of 15 games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all 15 contests.

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The featured game of the day has the Texas Rangers hosting the Oakland Athletics at 8PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers have Derek Holland on the mound to face Daniel Straily of the Athletics. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Texas is the favorite to win this game, as the Rangers have odds of -135 to win, while the Athletics have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9 runs. Texas is 81-64 overall and 39-32 at home while Oakland is 85-61 overall and 38-34 on the road. The two teams have traded wins over their last six meetings and they have hit the under in four of their last five meetings.

The other featured game of the day has the Detroit Tigers hosting the Kansas City Royals at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Tigers have Justin Verlander on the mound to face Bruce Chen of the Royals. According to oddsmakers, Detroit is the favorite to win this game, as the Tigers have odds of -165 to win, while the Royals have a money line of +155 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. Detroit is 84-62 overall and 44-27 at home while Kansas City is 77-69 overall and 37-34 on the road. The home team has won four of the last five between these two and they have hit the under in six of their last nine meetings.

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

2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, September 13

951 Chicago Cubs (Arrieta) +160 (7.5)

952 Pittsburgh Pirates (Morton) -170

953 Philadelphia Phillies (Kendrick) +220 (7.5)

954 Washington Nationals (Strasburg) -240

955 Miami Marlins (Hand) N/A

956 New York Mets (Niese) N/A

957 San Diego Padres (Kennedy) +135

958 Atlanta Braves (Hale) -145

959 Cincinnati Reds (Latos) -150 (7.5)

960 Milwaukee Brewers (Lohse) +140

961 Colorado Rockies (Chatwood) +140 (8.5)

962 Arizona Diamondbacks (McCarthy) -150

963 San Francisco Giants (Bumgarner) +180 (6)

964 Los Angeles Dodgers (Kershaw) -190

965 Cleveland Indians (Salazar) -135 (8)

966 Chicago White Sox (Santiago) +125

967 Kansas City Royals (Chen) +155 (8)

968 Detroit Tigers (Verlander) -165

969 Baltimore Orioles (Hammel) -115 (9.5)

970 Toronto Blue Jays (Redmond) +105

971 New York Yankees (Kuroda) N/A

972 Boston Red Sox (Lackey) N/A

973 Oakland Athletics (Straily) +125 (9)

974 Texas Rangers (Holland) -135

975 Los Angeles Angels (Vargas) -125 (8.5)

976 Houston Astros (Keuchel) +115

977 Tampa Bay Rays (Archer) -155 (8)

978 Minnesota Twins (Correia) +145

979 Seattle Mariners (Iwakuma) +170 (7)

980 St. Louis Cardinals (Wainwright) -180

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