Divisional Battles Take The Focus For MLB Betting Odds

  • The Tampa Bay Rays are -207 moneyline favorites over the Toronto Blue Jays who are +189 underdogs.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks are favored to beat the Colorado Rockies by 1.5-runs in their matchup today.
  • The Minnesota Twins-Cleveland Indians O/U total is 8.5 runs.

TAMPA, Fla.The MLB regular season has almost reached its midway point as the playoff picture slowly starts to form.

Monday’s Major League Baseball slate features a total of nine games that can be bet on. Of those nine games there are three games that bettors should focus on when betting at USA Online Sportsbooks.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays (-1.5) @ 3:10 p.m. EST

The AL East leading Tampa Bay Rays (19-10) host their division rival in the Toronto Blue Jays (13-13).

The Rays are favored to beat the Blue Jays by 1.5-runs. Tampa Bay hasn’t been great ATS this season with a 14-15 record while Toronto has a 15-11 mark.

The moneyline is where most bettors should be looking to put their money in this matchup. The Rays are -207 favorites over the Blue Jays whose underdog odds sit at +189. Take the odds here on a Rays win as they have a 4-1 record against the Blue Jays in their last five games.

The O/U total for the Blue Jays-Rays matchup is set at eight runs. Bettors should take the over for this matchup as the Rays offense has always put up points against Toronto’s pitchers. Winner: Tampa Bay Rays ML (-207), Over.

Minnesota Twins (-1.5) vs. Cleveland Indians @ 7:10 p.m. EST

The Cleveland Indians (17-11) take on the Minnesota Twins (19-10) in a battle between the top two teams in the AL Central.

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The Twins hold a 1.5 game lead over the Indians in the division and Minnesota is also favored to beat the Indians by that same margin on the run line. The moneyline for this matchup has the Minnesota Twins as -113 favorites while the Cleveland Indians have +103 odds to pull off the upset.

Both teams come into this matchup with a 7-3 mark in their last 10 games but the Twins hold the edge with a 5-2 record in their last seven games against the Indians. With two of the better offenses in the MLB taking the field, bettors should take the Over. Winner: Minnesota Twins ML (-113), Over.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros (-1.5) @ 9:10 p.m. EST

This AL West showdown features a struggling LA Angels (9-20) team that takes on a Houston Astros (15-13) club that is currently riding a three-game losing streak.

At sportsbooks, the Astros are favored to record a win over the Angels by 1.5-runs. Houston (11-18 ATS) and Los Angeles (12-16 ATS) have performed terribly ATS this season but that shouldn’t keep bettors from placing a run line bet here.

The SU odds for both teams show this will be a close game as the Houston Astros are -152 favorites and the Los Angeles Angels are +140 underdogs.

The run total for this game is set at 9.5 and bettors should take the Under as most runs will come from the Astros in this game. Winner: Los Angeles Angels ATS (-1.5), Under.