Tuesday's MLB Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – Major League Baseball just two playoff games on the schedule for Tuesday. Here is a look at the odds and pitching matchups for both contests.
In the American League, the Oakland Athletics host the Detroit Tigers at 9PM ET (View Matchup) with the Tigers leading the series at 2-0. The Tigers have Anibal Sanchez on the mound to face Brett Anderson. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the A’s are favored to win this game, as they have odds of -130, while the Tigers have a money line of +120. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Tigers are 90-74 overall and 38-43 on the road while the A’s are 94-70 overall and 50-31 at home. The Tigers have won five of their last six against the A’s. Sanchez was on the mound in the one loss, but Anderson also took a loss against the Tigers during the stretch.
In the National League, the lone game has the Cincinnati Reds hosting the San Francisco Giants at 5:35PM ET (View Matchup) with the Reds up 2-0 in the series. Cincinnati has Homer Bailey on the mound to face Ryan Vogelsong of the Giants. According to oddsmakers, the Reds are favored to win Game 3, as they have odds of -140 to win, while the Giants have a money line of +130. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. The Reds are 99-65 overall and 50-31 at home while the Giants are 94-70 overall and 46-35 on the road. The Reds have won four of their last five against the Giants. However, the Giants went 3-0 in games this year against the Reds with Vogelsong or Bailey on the mound.
For odds and run totals for each of Tuesday’s games, see below.
2012 MLB Playoff Odds for Tuesday, October 9
921 San Francisco Giants +130 (8) (Vogelsong)
922 Cincinnati Reds -140 (Bailey)
923 Detroit Tigers +120 (7) (Sanchez)
924 Oakland Athletics -130 (Anderson)