Saturday's MLB Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Playoffs for Saturday feature two games in the American League. Here is a look at the odds for both games.
The featured game of the day has the Oakland Athletics hosting the Detroit Tigers at 9PM ET in Game 2 of their series (View Matchup) with Detroit leading the series, 1-0. The Athletics have Sonny Gray on the mound to face Justin Verlander of the Tigers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are favored on the road, as they have odds of -127 to prevail. The Athletics have a money line of +117 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 6.5 runs. The Tigers won Game 1 by a score of 3-2 on Friday night. The road team has now won seven of the last eight between these two and they have hit the under in two straight meetings.
The other featured game on Saturday is Game 2 in the ALDS with the Boston Red Sox hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 5:35PM ET (View Matchup), with Boston leading the Rays, 1-0. The Rays have David Price on the mound to face John Lackey of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers, Tampa Bay is the favorite in Game 2, as the Rays have odds of -117 to win, while the Red Sox have a money line of +108 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Boston won Game 1, 12-2, and the home team has won five of the last six between these two. They have hit the under in 9 of their last 11 games.
For odds and run totals for Saturday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, October 5
917 Tampa Bay Rays (Price) -117 (7.5)
918 Boston Red Sox (Lackey) +108
919 Detroit Tigers (Verlander) -127 (6.5)
920 Oakland Athletics (Gray) +117