|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, April 18|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 18 April 2014 05:00|
Friday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Friday features a full set of 15 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games taking place today.
The featured game of the day has the New York Mets hosting the Atlanta Braves at 7:10PM ET. The Mets have Aaron Harang (2-1) on the mound to face Jon Niese (0-1) of the Mariners. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Braves are favored on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Mets have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Braves have won five of their last six games while the Mets have won three straight coming into tonight. The Mets have won two of three meetings with the Braves this season.
Another featured game on Friday has the Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the Milwaukee Brewers at 7PM ET. The Pirates have Charlie Morton (0-1) on the mound to face Kyle Lohse (2-1) of the Pirates. Oddsmakers have the Brewers favored on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Pirates have odds of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Brewers have lost three of their last four while the Pirates have dropped five of their last seven games. Pittsburgh won the series opener on Thursday, but the Brewers had won the previous three meetings this season.
The third game of note has the Washington Nationals hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 7PM ET. The Nationals have Gio Gonzalez (2-1) on the mound to face Michael Wacha (2-0) of the Cardinals. Oddsmakers have the game as even, as each team has been given money line of -105 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Cardinals have won five of their last six while the Nationals have lost five of their last seven. St. Louis has won eight straight over Washington, including Thursday’s series opener.