|2012 MLB Opening Odds & Totals for Monday, October 1|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 01 October 2012 06:00|
Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a full set of 15 games on the schedule for Monday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each contest.
Due to this being the final three days of the regular season, a number of the games don’t have odds.
In the American League, the featured game of the day has the Kansas City Royals hosting the Detroit Tigers at 8:10PM ET (View Matchup). The Tigers can clinch the AL Central with a win. They are sending Rick Porcello to the mound to face Bruce Chen of the Royals. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are a slight favorite to win, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Royals have a money line of +125. The over/under total has been set at 9 runs. Kansas City is 71-88 overall and 36-42 at home while Detroit is 86-73 overall and 36-42 on the road. Detroit has won four straight over the Tigers, but the home team has won the last 10 in this series.
The featured game in the National League has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Cincinnati Reds at 8:15PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Jaime Garcia on the mound to face Bronson Arroyo of the Reds. According to oddsmakers, the Cardinals have odds of -130 to win this game, while the Reds have a money line of +120. The over/under total for this game has been set at 8 runs. St. Louis is 86-73 overall and 48-30 at home while the Reds are 96-63 overall and 46-32 on the road. The Reds have won five of their last seven against the Cardinals.
For odds and goal totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Odds for Monday, October 1
951 Atlanta Braves N/A (Maholm)
952 Pittsburgh Pirates N/A (Locke)
953 Philadelphia Phillies N/A (Kendrick)
954 Washington Nationals N/A (Lannan)
955 New York Mets +160 (7.5) (Familia)
956 Miami Marlins -170 (Johnson)
957 Houston Astros N/A (Harrell)
958 Chicago Cubs N/A (Berken)
959 San Diego Padres +140 (8.5) (Richard)
960 Milwaukee Brewers -150 (Marcum)
961 Cincinnati Reds +120 (8) (Arroyo)
962 St. Louis Cardinals -130 (Garcia)
963 Colorado Rockies +170 (9) (Pomeranz)
964 Arizona Diamondbacks -180 (Miley)
965 San Francisco Giants -115 (7) (Cain)
966 Los Angeles Dodgers +105 (Harang)
967 Chicago White Sox N/A (Santiago)
968 Cleveland Indians N/A (Kluber)
969 Minnesota Twins +120 (9) (Vasquez)
970 Toronto Blue Jays -130 (Laffey)
971 Baltimore Orioles N/A (Chen)
972 Tampa Bay Rays N/A (Cobb)
973 Boston Red Sox +225 (8.5) (Buchholz)
974 New York Yankees -245 (Sabathia)
975 Detroit Tigers -135 (9) (Porcello)
976 Kansas City Royals +125 (Chen)
977 Texas Rangers N/A (Perez)
978 Oakland Athletics N/A (Parker)
979 Los Angeles Angels N/A (Wilson)
980 Seattle Mariners N/A (Hernandez)