Tuesday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Playoffs continue on Tuesday with a pair of ALDS Game 4s. Here is a look at the odds for both contests.
The featured game of the day has the Detroit Tigers hosting the Oakland Athletics at 5PM ET in Game 4 of their series with Oakland up 2-1. The Athletics have Dan Straily on the mound to face Doug Fister of the Tigers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are the favorite in Game 4, as they have odds of -150 to win, while the Athletics have a money line of +138 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. Oakland has won the last two games in this series and the Tigers have scored in just two of the 27 innings. These two have hit the over in seven of their last nine meetings.
The other featured game of the day is in the ALDS with the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Boston Red Sox at 8:30PM ET, with Boston leading the series 2-1. The Rays have Jeremy Hellickson on the mound to face Jake Peavy of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers, Boston is the favorite on the road, as they have odds of -112 to win, while the Rays have a money line of +104 for the game. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 7.5 runs. Boston won the first two games of the series before Tampa Bay took Game 3, 4-3 at home. The home team has won four straight in this series and the two have hit the over in three of their last five meetings.
For odds and run totals for Tuesday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, October 8
933 Boston Red Sox (Peavy) -112 (7.5)
934 Tampa Bay Rays (Hellickson) +104
935 Oakland Athletics (Straily) +138 (8)
936 Detroit Tigers (Fister) -150