Marlins, Yankees Biggest Baseball Favorites Thursday

July 14, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Mark Buehrle (56) during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

The two New York teams continued to go in different directions Wednesday, as the AL East-leading Yankees finished off a sweep of the Blue Jays, while the fading Mets extended their losing streak to six games by falling to the Nationals.

The Yankees, with Hiroki Kuroda going Wednesday, shut-out the Jays, 6-0, winning as -165 favorites.

The Mets, meanwhile, with Chris Young trying to beat Jordan Zimmerman, came up short in a 4-3 decision as +165 dogs.

So the Pinstripes now lead the A.L. East by 10 games, while the Mets are eight games back in the N.L. East.

In Thursday's action the Mets with R.A. Dickey are listed as +115 underdogs vs. the Nationals with Jordan Zimmerman, while the Yankees with Freddy Garcia are listed as -110 favorites as they begin a four-game series in Oakland vs. A.J. Griffin.

Also Thursday Tim Hudson and the Braves are -120 favorites over Madison Bumgarner and the Giants; David Price and the Rays are -190 chalk over Ubaldo Jimenez and the Indians; Max Scherzer and the Tigers are -150 faves over Jerome Williams and the Angels; and Clay Buchholz and the Red Sox are -135 favorites over Jose Quintana and the White Sox.

Below is Thursday's complete MLB betting board, with prices and totals courtesy of Oddsshark.com.

Cleveland +159 at Tampa Bay -165, Total 7.5 - Ubaldo Jimenez (8-8) | David Price (12-4) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Cleveland

San Francisco +108 at Atlanta -113, Total 8 - Madison Bumgarner (11-5) | Tim Hudson (7-4) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home

N.Y. Mets +123 at Washington -128, Total 7.5 - R.A. Dickey (12-1) | Gio Gonzalez (12-4) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Mets's last 12 games
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets

Arizona +133 at Cincinnati -138, Total 9 - Joe Saunders (4-6) | Mike Leake (3-6) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games

L.A. Angels +130 at Detroit -135, Total 9.5 - Jerome Williams (6-6) | Max Scherzer (8-5) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone OVER in 12 of LA Angels's last 15 games on the road
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Baltimore +101 at Minnesota -106, Total 9 - Wei-Yin Chen (7-5) | Cole De Vries (2-2) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Baltimore is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home

Seattle at Kansas City - Felix Hernandez (7-5) | Will Smith (1-2) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games

Miami -123 at Chicago Cubs +118 - Mark Buehrle (9-8) | Paul Maholm (7-6) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Miami is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home

Chicago White Sox +120 at Boston -125, Total 10.5 - Jose Quintana (4-1) | Clay Buchholz (8-3) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Chi White Sox are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox

N.Y. Yankees -116 at Oakland +111, Total 7.5 - Freddy Garcia (2-2) | AJ Griffin (1-0) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 9 games at home

Houston +139 at San Diego -149, Total 6.5 - Lucas Harrell (7-6) | Edinson Volquez (5-7) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Houston

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