ALCS Game 5 Odds
DETROIT, MI (TheSpread) – The American League Championship Series heads to a pivotal Game 5 tonight. Here is a look at the odds for this contest.
Game 5 of the ALCS features the Detroit Tigers hosting the Boston Red Sox at 8PM ET (View Matchup) with the series tied 2-2. The Tigers have Anibal Sanchez on the mound to face Jon Lester of the Red Sox. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Tigers are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Red Sox have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs.
The Tigers managed to tie the series at 2-2 with a 7-3 win on Wednesday night. The Tigers adjusted their lineup for Game 5 and it lead to seven runs on nine hits. Jake Peavy had a short outing, lasting just three innings while allowing all seven runs. Doug Fister pitched six innings, allowing eight hits with seven strikeouts to get the win. Miguel Cabrera, Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson each drove in two runs.
For odds and run totals for Thursday’s game, see below.
2013 ALCS Game 5 Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, October 17
919 Boston Red Sox (Lester) +100 (7.5)
920 Detroit Tigers (Sanchez) -120