|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, May 3|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 03 May 2014 06:00|
Saturday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Saturday has a full set of 15 games taking place. Here is a breakdown of the 15 games on today’s slate.
The featured game today has the Atlanta Braves hosting the San Francisco Giants at 7:10PM ET. The Giants have Ryan Vogelsong (0-1) on the mound to face Julio Teheran (2-1). According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Atlanta is favored at home, as the Braves have odds of -170 to prevail, while the Giants have odds of +160 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. San Francisco is 18-11 on the season and 8-6 on the road while Atlanta is 17-11 overall and 9-4 at home. The Giants won the series opener on Friday and they have won five of their last seven against the Braves.
Another featured game today has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Texas Rangers at 9:05PM ET. The Rangers have Matt Harrison (0-0) on the mound to face Garrett Richards (2-0) of the Angels. Oddsmakers have the Angels favored at home, as they have odds of -145 to win, while the Rangers have a money line of +135 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. The Rangers are 16-13 on the season and 7-6 on the road while the Angels are 14-14 overall and 6-7 at home. The Rangers won the first game of the series and Texas has now won six straight over the Angels.
The third game of note today has the Philadelphia Phillies hosting the Washington Nationals at 7:05PM ET. The Phillies have A.J. Burnett (1-1) on the mound to face Tanner Roark (2-0) of the Nationals. Oddsmakers have the Phillies favored at home in this one, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Nationals have a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. The Phillies are 13-14 on the season and 4-7 at home while the Nationals are 17-12 overall and 8-4 on the road. Washington won Friday’s series opener, and the Nationals have won eight of their last 10 against the Phillies.