|2012 MLB Opening Odds & Totals for Wednesday, October 3|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 06:00|
Wednesday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball is down to its final day of the season. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all 15 games on the schedule.
Due to this being the final day of the season, the majority of games lack odds because teams may have different motivations for who plays and how much effort they put into the game.
In the American League, the featured game is a battle for the AL West title as the Oakland Athletics host the Texas Rangers at 3:35PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers have Ryan Dempster on the mound to face A.J. Griffin of the A’s. The winner of this contest will be the AL West champion, as both teams are tied coming into the contest. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the odds have not yet been listed for this game. They will be released closer to the time of the first pitch. Both teams are 93-68 overall. Texas is 43-37 on the road while the A’s are 49-31 at home. Oakland has won four of its last five against the Rangers.
The featured game in the National League has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Cincinnati Reds at 8:15PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals secured the final Wild Card spot in the National League last night thanks to a Dodgers’ loss. The Cardinals have Adam Wainwright taking the mound to face Homer Bailey of the Reds. Oddsmakers have yet to set odds for either team in this game. The Reds are 97-64 overall and 47-33 on the road while the Cardinals are 87-74 overall and 49-31 at home. The Reds have won six of their last nine against the Cardinals.
For odds and goal totals for each of Wednesday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Odds for Wednesday, October 3
951 Atlanta Braves N/A (Sheets)
952 Pittsburgh Pirates N/A (Burnett)
953 Philadelphia Phillies N/A (Lee)
954 Washington Nationals N/A (Jackson)
955 Houston Astros +115 (N/A) (Gonzalez)
956 Chicago Cubs -125 (Wood)
957 New York Mets +110 (8) (Hefner)
958 Miami Marlins -120 (Buehrle)
959 Colorado Rockies +180 (9) (Francis)
960 Arizona Diamondbacks -190 (Kennedy)
961 San Francisco Giants N/A (Vogelsong)
962 Los Angeles Dodgers N/A (Kershaw)
963 San Diego Padres N/A (Werner)
964 Milwaukee Brewers N/A (Gallardo)
965 Cincinnati Reds N/A (Bailey)
966 St. Louis Cardinals N/A (Wainwright)
967 Texas Rangers N/A (Dempster)
968 Oakland Athletics N/A (Griffin)
969 Los Angeles Angels -175 (7) (Weaver)
970 Seattle Mariners +165 (Beavan)
971 Minnesota Twins +130 (8.5) (Diamond)
972 Toronto Blue Jays -140 (Morrow)
973 Chicago White Sox +100 (9) (Floyd)
974 Cleveland Indians -110 (Huff)
975 Boston Red Sox N/A (Matsuzaka)
976 New York Yankees N/A (Kurdoa)
977 Baltimore Orioles N/A (Tillman)
978 Tampa Bay Rays N/A (Hellickson)
979 Detroit Tigers N/A (Smyly)
980 Kansas City Royals (Mendoza)