|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, April 19|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 19 April 2014 06:00|
Saturday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Saturday has a full set of 15 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games on today’s schedule.
The featured game on Saturday has the Washington Nationals hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 1PM ET. The Nationals have Jordan Zimmerman (1-0) on the mound to face Lance Lynn (2-0) of the Cardinals. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Nationals are favored at home, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Cardinals have a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 7.5 runs. St. Louis has won five of its last seven while Washington has won three of its last five. These two split the first two games of the series, but St. Louis has won nine of the last 11 in this series.
Another featured game today has the Texas Rangers hosting the Chicago White Sox at 8PM ET. The Sox have Jose Quintana (1-0) on the mound to face Colby Lewis (0-1) of the Rangers. Oddsmakers have the Rangers as the slight favorite to win, as they have odds of -110 to prevail, while the White Sox have a money line of +100. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9.5 runs. The White Sox come in having lost three straight while the Rangers have won four straight. Texas won Friday’s series opener, but the White Sox have won four of their last six against the Rangers.
The final game of note has the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the New York Yankees at 7PM ET. The Rays have Chris Archer (1-1) on the mound to face Ivan Nova (2-1) of the Yankees. Oddsmakers have the Rays as the favorite at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Yankees have a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. New York had a five-game win streak snapped by Tampa on Friday, while the Rays snapped a four-game losing streak with Friday’s win. Tampa has won four of its last five against the Yankees.