Saturday’s MLB Odds
The MLB Schedule for Saturday features another full set of games. Here is a look at the odds for today’s top action.
The featured game today has the Chicago Cubs (86-61) hosting the St. Louis Cardinals (92-54) at 1:05PM ET. The Cardinals have Michael Wacha (16-5, 2.96 ERA) on the mound to face Travis Wood (5-4, 4.11). The Cardinals have a 6-game lead on Chicago in the NL Central entering the day. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Cardinals are a -125 favorite to win, as the Cubs are getting odds of +115 at home. The over/under total for the game has not been set. The Cubs won yesterday’s opener, but they are just 4-10 in Wood’s last 14 starts against the Cardinals and St. Louis is 10-4 in its last 14 Saturday games.
The Houston Astros (77-71) are looking to stop the bleeding and end a 5-game losing streak today when they host the Oakland Athletics (64-84) at 7:10PM ET. The Astros have Scott Kazmir (7-10, 2.63) on the mound to face Sonny Gray (13-7, 2.56) of the Athletics. Oddsmakers have Houston as a -135 favorite today, while the Athletics are getting odds of +125 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 7.5 runs. Houston is now 2.5 games back of Texas in the AL West due to this losing string. The Astros have lost 6 of their last 7 against Oakland and the Athletics are 19-9 in their last 28 games in Houston.
The final game of note has the New York Mets (84-63) hosting the New York Yankees (80-66) at 1:05PM ET. The Mets have Noah Syndergaard (8-6, 3.20) on the mound to face Michael Pineda (10-8, 4.25) of the Yankees. Oddsmakers have the Mets as a -115 favorite at home, while the Yankees are getting odds of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Yankees are just 3-7 in their last 10 games while the Mets have hit the over in 7 of their last 9 interleague contests and in 13 of their last 17 games after a win.
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