Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday features a total of 12 games. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for Monday’s games.
The featured game of the day has the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Texas Rangers at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Rangers have Matt Garza on the mound to face Alex Cobb of the Rays. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Tampa Bay is the favorite to win this game, as the Rays have odds of -140 to win, while the Rangers have a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for this game has been set at 8 runs. Tampa Bay is 81-67 overall and 45-28 at home while Texas is 81-67 overall and 42-32 on the road. The home team has won three of the last four between these two and the two have hit the under in five of their last six meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the Washington Nationals hosting the Atlanta Braves at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Nationals have Dan Haren on the mound to face Mike Minor of the Braves. According to oddsmakers, this game is even, as each team has a money line of -105 to prevail, while the over/under total for this game has been set at 7.5 runs. Washington is 79-70 overall and 42-32 at home while Atlanta is 89-60 overall and 37-38 on the road. Atlanta has won four of its last five against Washington while the two have hit the under in four of their last six meetings.
For odds and run totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, September 16
901 Miami Marlins (Dyson) +190 (7.5)
902 Philadelphia Phillies (Lee) -210
903 Atlanta Braves (Minor) -105 (7.5)
904 Washington Nationals (Haren) -105
905 San Diego Padres (Cashner) +155 (7)
906 Pittsburgh Pirates (Burnett) -165
907 Chicago Cubs (Jackson) +125 (8)
908 Milwaukee Brewers (Peralta) -135
909 St. Louis Cardinals (Lynn) N/A
910 Colorado Rockies (McHugh) N/A
911 Los Angeles Dodgers (Ryu) -105 (8.5)
912 Arizona Diamondbacks (Cahill) -105
913 Seattle Mariners (Saunders) +185 (9)
914 Detroit Tigers (Porcello) -200
915 Texas Rangers (Garza) +130 (7.5)
916 Tampa Bay Rays (Cobb) -140
917 Cleveland Indians (Kazmir) +145 (8)
918 Kansas City Royals (Shields) -155
919 Minnesota Twins (Hendriks) N/A
920 Chicago White Sox (Johnson) N/A
921 Los Angeles Angels (Wilson) +130 (7.5)
922 Oakland Athletics (Gray) -140
923 Cincinnati Reds (Cueto) N/A
924 Houston Astros (Bedard) N/A