Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday has a total of 12 games taking place. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for all 12 contests.
The featured game of the day has the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Texas Rangers at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Rays have Matt Moore taking the mound to face Yu Darvish of the Rangers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Rays are a slight favorite at home in this game, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Rangers have a money line of +105. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Tampa Bay is 83-68 on the season and 47-29 at home while Texas is 82-69 overall and 43-34 on the road. Tampa Bay has won three of its last four over Texas and the two have hit the under in six of their last nine meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the Boston Red Sox hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Red Sox have John Lackey on the mound to face Chris Tillman of the Orioles. According to oddsmakers, Boston is the favorite at home, as the Red Sox have odds of -135 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Boston is 92-61 on the season and 50-27 at home while Baltimore is 81-70 overall and 39-37 on the road. Baltimore has won 9 of the 15 meetings with Boston this season and the two teams have hit the under 11 times against one another this season.
For odds and run totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 MLB Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, September 19
951 San Diego Padres (Kennedy) +145 (7)
952 Pittsburgh Pirates (Cole) -155
953 San Francisco Giants (Bumgarner) -140 (7)
954 New York Mets (Niese) +130
955 Chicago Cubs (Arrieta) +145 (8)
956 Milwaukee Brewers (Lohse) -155
957 St. Louis Cardinals (Wacha) -165 (10)
958 Colorado Rockies (Oswalt) +155
959 Los Angeles Dodgers (Nolasco) -105 (8)
960 Arizona Diamondbacks (Miley) -105
961 Miami Marlins (Alvarez) +225 (7)
962 Washington Nationals (Strasburg) -250
963 Seattle Mariners (Paxton) +180 (8)
964 Detroit Tigers (Fister) -190
965 Houston Astros (Keuchel) +195 (8)
966 Cleveland Indians (Jimenez) -215
967 New York Yankees (Kuroda) -120 (8.5)
968 Toronto Blue Jays (Redmond) +110
969 Baltimore Orioles (Tillman) +125 (8.5)
970 Boston Red Sox (Lackey) -135
971 Texas Rangers (Darvish) +105 (7)
972 Tampa Bay Rays (Moore) -115
973 Minnesota Twins (Correia) +195 (7.5)
974 Oakland Athletics (Straily) -215