Sunday's MLB Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a full set of four playoff games taking place on Sunday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each contest.
In the American League, the Baltimore Orioles will host the New York Yankees in Game 1 of their series at 6:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Orioles will have Jason Hammel on the mound to face C.C. Sabathia of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Yankees are favored to win the opener, as they have odds of -155, while the Orioles have a money line of +145. The over/under for the game has been set at 8 runs. The Orioles are 94-69 overall this year and 47-34 at home while the Yankees are 95-67 overall and 44-37 on the road. The Orioles have won six of their last 10 against the Yankees. Sabathia was unable to get a win in his last outing against Baltimore while Hammel led the Orioles to a win in his last outing against the Yankees.
In the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals will host the Washington Nationals at 3:05PM ET (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Adam Wainwright on the mound to face Gio Gonzalez of the Nationals. According to oddsmakers, both teams have odds of -105 to win this game, while the over/under total has been set at 7 runs. The Cardinals are 89-74 overall this year and 50-31 at home while the Nationals are 98-64 overall and 48-33 on the road. The Nationals have won 4 of the 7 meetings this season with St. Louis. The Cardinals were 1-1 against Washington with Wainwright on the mound while the Nationals were 1-0 against the Cardinals with Gonzalez on the mound.
For odds and goal totals for each of Sunday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Playoff Odds for Sunday, October 7
909 Washington Nationals -105 (7) (Gonzalez)
910 St. Louis Cardinals -105 (Wainwright)
911 Cincinnati Reds N/A (N/A) (Arroyo)
912 San Francisco Giants N/A (N/A) (Bumgarner)
913 Oakland Athletics +145 (7.5) (Milone)
914 Detroit Tigers -160 (Fister)
915 New York Yankees -155 (Sabathia)
916 Baltimore Orioles +145 (Hammel)