|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, April 5|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 05 April 2014 05:00|
Saturday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Saturday features a full slate of 15 games. Here is a breakdown of the baseball action taking place.
The featured game of the day has the Los Angeles Dodgers hosting the San Francisco Giants at 4:10PM ET. The Dodgers have Paul Maholm on the mound to face Madison Bumgarner of the Giants. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Giants are the favorite on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Dodgers have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under for runs has been set at 7.5 runs. The Giants are now 4-1 on the season while the Dodgers are 4-2. San Francisco has won six of their last seven against Los Angeles.
Another featured game today has the Washington Nationals hosting the Atlanta Braves at 7PM ET. The Nationals have Stephen Strasburg on the mound to face Julio Teheran of the Braves. Oddsmakers have the Nationals favored at home, as they have odds of -165 to win, while the Braves have odds of +155 to prevail. The over/under has been set at 6.5 runs. Both teams come in at 3-1 on the season as the Braves won Friday’s series opener, 2-1. Atlanta has won three straight meetings in this series.
The third game of note today has the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Texas Rangers at 7:10PM ET. The Rangers have Nick Martinez on the mound to face David Price of the Rays. Oddsmakers have the Rays favored at home, as they have odds of -175 to win, while the Rangers have odds of +165 to prevail. The over/under for runs has been set at 7.5 runs. Tampa Bay is now 3-2 on the season and Texas is 2-2 after the Rays picked up an 8-1 win on Texas on Friday. Tampa Bay has won five of its last seven against Texas.