Friday’s MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The Toronto Blue Jays look for an improbable 12th straight win today in Friday’s featured MLB action.
Today’s top game has the Blue Jays (64-52) hosting the New York Yankees (62-51) at 7:07PM ET. The Jays have David Prive (11-4, 2.35 ERA) on the mound to face Ivan Nova (4-4, 3.52) of the Yankees. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Toronto is an overwhelming -240 favorite in this game, while the Yankees are getting odds of +220 to win. The over/under total has been set at 8.5 runs. Toronto has won four straight with New York and six of the last seven in this series. These two have hit the under in their last four encounters.
The Chicago Cubs (65-48) look to win their eighth straight today when they hit the road to face the Chicago White Sox (54-58) at 4:10PM ET. The Cubs have Kyle Hendricks (6-5, 3.73) on the mound to face Jeff Samardzija (8-7, 4.62). Oddsmakers have the Cubs as a -110 road favorite, while the Sox are getting odds of +100 at home. The over/under total has been set at 8 runs. The Cubs have now won 14 of their last 16 overall while the White Sox have hit the over in 13 of their last 16 games.
The final game of note today has the New York Mets (63-52) hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates (66-46) at 7:10PM ET. The Pirates have J.A. Happ (4-7, 4.78) on the mound to face Bartolo Colon (10-11, 4.76). Oddsmakers have the Mets as a -115 home favorite, while the Pirates are getting odds of +105 to win. The over/under total is listed at 8 runs. Pittsburgh has won six of its last seven against the Mets and 28 of its last 39 Friday games. These two have hit the under in 10 of their last 14 meetings.
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