Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features just nine games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all nine contests.
The featured game of the day has the Texas Rangers hosting the Los Angeles Angels at 8PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers have Matt Garza on the mound to face Jerome Williams of the Angels. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Rangers are favored at home, as they have odds of -170 to win, while the Angels have been given a money line of +160 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9 runs. Texas is 86-71 overall and 41-35 at home while Los Angeles is 78-80 overall and 39-38 on the road. Texas has won five of its last seven against Los Angeles and the two have hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the New York Yankees hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Yankees have Ivan Nova on the mound to face Alex Cobb of the Rays. According to oddsmakers, Tampa Bay is favored on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Yankees have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. New York is 82-76 overall and 46-34 at home while Tampa Bay is 89-69 overall and 38-39 on the road. Tampa Bay has won four of its last five over New York and the two have hit the under in three of their last four meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, September 26
901 Arizona Diamondbacks (Cahill) +100 (7)
902 San Diego Padres (Erlin) -110
903 Milwaukee Brewers (Hellweg) +130 (7.5)
904 New York Mets (Gee) -140
905 Philadelphia Phillies (Cloyd) +165 (8)
906 Atlanta Braves (Hale) -175
907 Los Angeles Dodgers (Volquez) +110 (7.5)
908 San Francisco Giants (Lincecum) -120
909 Toronto Blue Jays (Buehrle) +125 (8)
910 Baltimore Orioles (Gonzalez) -135
911 Tampa Bay Rays (Cobb) -110 (7.5)
912 New York Yankees (Nova) +100
913 Los Angeles Angels (Williams) +160 (9)
914 Texas Rangers (Garza) -170
915 Cleveland Indians (McAllister) -155 (8)
916 Minnesota Twins (Albers) +145
917 Kansas City Royals (Guthrie) -135 (8.5)
918 Chicago White Sox (Rienzo) +125