Friday's MLB Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball has a pair of winner-take-all Game 5’s on Friday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for this game.
In the American League the New York Yankees will host the Baltimore Orioles at 5PM ET. The Yankees will put C.C. Sabathia on the mound to face Jason Hammel of the Orioles. According to oddsmakers, the Yankees are the clear favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -203, while the Orioles have a money line of +190. An over/under total has not been set yet. New York is 97-68 overall and 52-30 at home while Baltimore is 95-71 overall and 47-36 on the road. The Yankees won Game 1 with this same pitching matchup.
In the National League, the Washington Nationals will host the St. Louis Cardinals at 8:30PM ET. The Cardinals are putting Adam Wainwright on the mound to face Gio Gonzalez of the Nationals. According to oddsmakers, the Nationals are favored to win this game, as they have odds of -131 to win, while the Cardinals have a money line of +123. The over/under has not been set yet. Washington is 100-66 overall and 51-32 at home this year while St. Louis is 91-76 overall and 40-44 on the road. The Nationals won with this pitching matchup in Game 1.
For odds and run totals for each of Friday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Playoff Odds for Friday, October 12
St. Louis Cardinals +123 (N/A) (Wainwright)
Washington Nationals -131 (Gonzalez)
Baltimore Orioles +190 (N/A) (Hammel)
New York Yankees -203 (Sabathia)