MLB Picks: Sunday Betting Lines & Odds Report

Steven Suarez

Sunday, July 21, 2013 11:30 AM GMT

Here's the lowdown on how the MLB betting odds are shaping up for Sunday's busy schedule of games.

Yankees (Sabathia) vs. Red Sox (Dempster)

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The Sunday night game pits two huge rivals against one another, with New York and Boston going at it at Fenway for round three. C.C. Sabathia, who's 3-4 with a 4.70 ERA on the road this season, will be opposed by Ryan Dempster, who 's gone 4-6 with a 4.07 ERA in 13 home starts.

Though Sabathia has the stuff to shut down an opposing lineup just like that, Boston will enter this game as the -135 favorites at the sportsbooks. The total's at an even nine runs.

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Athletics (Colon) vs. Angels (Williams)

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Looking over the scheduled starters, you have to give the edge to Bartolo Colon and the Athletics this afternoon. Colon's sporting a 12-3 record, 2.70 ERA, and 1.11 WHIP this season, with Jerome Williams at 5-5 with a 4.60 ERA.

That said, the Angels are playing some inspired baseball right now, so that's why oddsmakers haven't made Oakland overwhelming favorites. The Athletics are -110 chalk at time of writing.

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Dodgers (Kershaw) vs. Nationals (Zimmermann)

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Are you as excited for this game as we are? This is a sensational battle between two of the top pitchers in the game. The numbers speak for themselves. Jordan Zimmermann is 12-4 with a 2.58 ERA and Clayton Kershaw is 8-6 with a 1.98 ERA.

We've got a low total on the board at seven runs, while the Dodgers come in as the -110 favorites on the MLB odds board. Check back with SBRForum shortly to see where Willie goes with his sports picks.

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Orioles (Tillman) vs. Rangers (Perez)

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The other “late” game of the day features the Rangers and Orioles. Martin Perez had a hard time against Detroit in his most recent start, but overall he's been a pleasant surprise in the Texas rotation this season.

Baltimore will turn to Chris Tillman, who's 11-3 with a 3.95 ERA on the year. The Orioles enter as +120 MLB odds underdogs for this evening's matchup in Arlington.

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