Monday's MLB Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Playoffs continue on Monday with a full set of four games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all four games.
The featured game of the day has Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 3PM ET in Game 4 of their series Pittsburgh leading, 2-1 (View Matchup). The Cardinals have Michael Wacha on the mound to face Charlie Morton of the Pirates. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are favored on the road, as they have odds of -116 to win, while the Pirates have a money line of +107 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Pittsburgh won Game 3, 5-3, on Sunday. The Pirates have won two straight since losing five straight to the Cardinals. The two have hit the over in seven of their last eight meetings.
The other featured game of the day is in the ALDS with the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Boston Red Sox at 6PM ET, with Boston leading the series 2-0 (View Matchup). The Rays have Alex Cobb on the mound to face Clay Buchholz of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers, both teams have been given odds of -104 to prevail, while the over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Boston won the first two games in the series by a combined score of 19-6. Boston has won four of its last five against Tampa and the two have hit the over in three of their last four meetings.
For odds and run totals for Monday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, October 7
925 Atlanta Braves (Garcia) +134 (N/A)
926 Los Angeles Dodgers (Nolasco) -145
927 St. Louis Cardinals (Wacha) -116 (7.5)
928 Pittsburgh Pirates (Morton) +107
929 Boston Red Sox (Buchholz) -104 (7)
930 Tampa Bay Rays (Cobb) -104
931 Oakland Athletics (Parker) +138 (7)
932 Detroit Tigers (Sanchez) -150