Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features a total of 12 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games on today’s schedule.
The featured game of the day has the Washington Nationals hosting the Atlanta Braves at 7:05PM ET. The Braves have Gavin Floyd (1-2) on the mound to face Jordan Zimmerman (5-3) of the Nationals. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Washington is favored at home, as it has odds of -145 to win, while the Braves have a money line of +135 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Atlanta is 36-35 overall and 20-18 at home while Washington is 37-33 overall and 21-15 at home. Atlanta has won five of six meetings with the Nationals this season and the two have hit the over in three straight meetings.
Another featured game has the Cleveland Indians hosting the Los Angeles Angels at 12:05PM ET. The Indians have Justin Masterson (4-5) on the mound to face C.J. Wilson of the Angels. Oddsmakers have the Angels favored on the road, as they have odds of -125 to win, while the Indians have a money line of +115 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Cleveland is 36-36 on the season and 22-12 at home while Los Angeles is 38-32 overall and 18-18 on the road. These two have split the two meetings in this series, but the Angels have won four of their last five against Cleveland.
Another game of note today has the Detroit Tigers hosting the Kansas City Royals at 1:08PM ET. The Tigers have Anibal Sanchez (3-2) on the mound to face Danny Duffy (4-5) of the Royals. Oddsmakers have Detroit favored at home, as it has odds of -140 to win, while Kansas City has a money line of +130 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 8 runs. Kansas City is 39-32 overall and 21-16 on the road while Detroit is 36-32 overall and 18-19 at home. Kansas City has dominated this series, winning all three games in Detroit to take over the lead in the AL Central. These two have hit the over in five of their last six meetings.