Friday's MLB Odds


(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Friday features a total of 15 games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for each of the contests.

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The featured game of the day has the Texas Rangers hosting the Detroit Tigers at 8PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers have Nick Tepesch on the mound to face Rick Porcello of the Tigers. According to oddsmakers at, the Rangers are the favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Tigers have been given a money line of +105 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 10 runs. Detroit is 22-17 overall and 9-10 on the road while Texas is 27-14 overall and 12-4 at home. Texas won the series opener and has now won five of its last six against the Tigers. The two have also hit the over in four of their last six meetings.

The other featured game on the day has the Philadelphia Phillies hosting the Cincinnati Reds at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Reds have Tony Cingrani on the mound to face Cliff Lee of the Phillies. According to oddsmakers, the Phillies are the favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Reds have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 7 runs. Philadelphia is 19-22 overall and 9-11 at home while Cincinnati is 25-16 overall and 9-10 on the road. Cincinnati has won all three meetings with Philadelphia this season and the Reds have won six of their last nine against the Phillies. The two have failed to hit the over in seven of their last eight meetings.

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For odds and run totals for each of Friday’s games, see below.

2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, May 17

901 New York Mets (Harvey) -145 (N/A)

902 Chicago Cubs (Jackson) +135

903 Cincinnati Reds (Cingrani) +105 (7)

904 Philadelphia Phillies (Lee) -115

905 Arizona Diamondbacks (Cahill) -150 (7)

906 Miami Marlins (Slowey) +140

907 Los Angeles Dodgers (Ryu) +130 (7.5)

908 Atlanta Braves (Maholm) -140

909 Milwaukee Brewers (Peralta) +160 (9)

910 St. Louis Cardinals (Garcia) -170

911 San Francisco Giants (Bumgarner) -120 (9)

912 Colorado Rockies (De La Rosa) +110

913 Washington Nationals (Gonzalez) -145 (7)

914 San Diego Padres (Smith) +135

915 Seattle Mariners (Maurer) +150 (8.5)

916 Cleveland Indians (Jimenez) -160

917 Toronto Blue Jays (Buehrle) +150 (8)

918 New York Yankees (Kuroda) -160

919 Tampa Bay Rays (Hellickson) +105 (9)

920 Baltimore Orioles (Hammel) -115

921 Detroit Tigers (Porcello) +105 (10)

922 Texas Rangers (Tepesch) -115

923 Boston Red Sox (Buchholz) -155 (8.5)

924 Minnesota Twins (Worley) +145

925 Kansas City Royals (Shields) -125 (7.5)

926 Oakland Athletics (Parker) +115

927 Chicago White Sox (Sale) +105 (7.5)

928 Los Angeles Angels (Wilson) -115

929 Houston Astros (Lyles) +185 (8)

930 Pittsburgh Pirates (Gomez) -200

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