MLB odds have the Cleveland Indians as a long shot in the American League Central Division as they simply do not have enough to make a serious MLB baseball betting run at the playoffs.
The San Francisco Giants will host the Cleveland Indians in an inter league spring training exhibition game on Thursday night with a starting time of 10:05 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this matchup so be sure to open your account today.
The Giants were red hot with the MLB lines to open exhibition action as they won 18 of their first 24 games and looked to be in their World Series form of last year. Buster Posey was hitting weld with a .394 average and 4 doubles, 3 home runs, and 10 runs batted in.
Aubrey Huff was hitting .349 with 3 doubles, 4 home runs, and 10 runs batted in. Jonathan Sanchez was in sharp form from the pitching mound with a 2-0 record and a 1.23 earned run average with 14 strikeouts in 14.2 innings of work.
Cleveland has eroded from a 96 win team in 2007 down to 69 wins last year and with no real baseball wagering prospects of becoming a contender this year. The Tribe was 9-11 to begin spring training action.
Lonnie Chisenhall was off to a great start as he was hitting .500 with a slugging percentage of .885 as he had 2 doubles, 2 home runs, and 5 runs batted in. Chad Huffman had a .407 batting average and a slugging percentage of .778 with 4 doubles, 2 home runs and 7 runs batted in.
Cleveland was +6500 at Sports-Gambling to win the World Series and was a +5000 selection to win the American League title. The Indians were +1700 to win the American League Central and had an over under win total of 72.
The Giants had an over under win total of 87.5 and had MLB odds at Sports-Gambling of +120 to win the National League West. San Francisco was a +600 choice to win the National League pennant and was +800 to win the World Series title for the second consecutive season.