Saturday's MLB Odds

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(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a full set of 15 games taking place on Saturday. 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 New York Yankees hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 4:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Rays are putting James Shields on the mound to face Ivan Nova of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers, this game is even, as both teams have odds of -105 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 9 runs. New York is 81-63 overall and 41-29 at home while Tampa is 78-66 overall and 39-34 on the road. Tampa has won five of the last eight meetings with New York.

In the National League, the featured game has the Atlanta Braves hosting the Washington Nationals at 4:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Nationals have Edwin Jackson on the mound to face Tommy Hanson of the Braves. Oddsmakers see Atlanta as the favorite in this game, as the Braves have odds of -130 to win, while the Nationals have a money line of +120. The over/under for the game has been set at 8 runs. Washington is 89-55 overall and 45-28 on the road while Atlanta is 82-63 overall and 41-32 at home. Atlanta has won two straight over Washington after losing the previous four meetings.

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

2012 MLB Odds for Saturday, September 15

National League

951 Pittsburgh Pirates N/A (Rodriguez)

952 Chicago Cubs N/A (Berken)

953 Colorado Rockies +120 (7.5) (Pomeranz)

954 San Diego Padres -130 (Kelly)

955 Philadelphia Phillies -160 (8.5) (Kendrick)

956 Houston Astros +150 (Keuchel)

957 New York Mets +150 (8.5) (Meja)

958 Milwaukee Brewers -160 (Marcum)

959 Washington Nationals +120 (8) (Jackson)

960 Atlanta Braves -130 (Hanson)

961 Cincinnati Reds -145 (7.5) (Cueto)

962 Miami Marlins +135 (Buehrle)

963 San Francisco Giants +140 (9.5) (Zito)

964 Arizona Diamondbacks -150 (Miley)

965 St. Louis Cardinal +105 (8) (Garcia)

966 Los Angeles Dodgers -115 (Blanton)

American League

967 Boston Red Sox +100 (8.5) (Buchholz)

968 Toronto Blue Jays -110 (Villanueva)

969 Chicago White Sox N/A (Liriano)

970 Minnesota Twins N/A (Deduno)

971 Detroit Tigers -135 (8.5) (Sanchez)

972 Cleveland Indians +125 (Masterson)

973 Tampa Bay Rays -105 (9) (Shields)

974 New York Yankees -105 (Nova)

975 Los Angeles Angels -145 (8.5) (Greinke)

976 Kansas City Royals +135 (Guthrie)

977 Seattle Mariners +180 (9.5) (Vargas)

978 Texas Rangers -190 (Feldman)

979 Baltimore Orioles +120 (7.5) (Britton)

980 Oakland Athletics -130 (Parker)

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