|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, May 5|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 05 May 2014 06:00|
Monday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Monday features a total of 13 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games on tonight’s schedule.
The featured game taking place today has the Washington Nationals hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:05PM ET. The Dodgers have Zack Greinke (5-0) on the mound to face Jordan Zimmerman (2-1) of the Nationals. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Dodgers are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win this game, while the Nationals have a money line of +100 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Dodgers are 18-14 this season and 12-5 on the road while the Nationals are 17-14 overall and 9-8 at home. The Dodgers enter this series having won five straight meetings with the Nationals.
Another featured game today has the Colorado Rockies hosting the Texas Rangers in an interleague game at 8:40PM ET. The Rockies have Jordan Lyles (3-0) on the mound to face Martin Perez (4-1) of the Rangers. Oddsmakers see the Rockies as the favorite at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Rangers have odds of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 10.5 runs. Colorado is 19-14 on the season and 11-5 at home while Texas is 17-14 overall and 8-7 on the road. These two teams haven’t met since 2012, where Texas won two of three meetings. The Rangers come in having lost five of their last seven games while Colorado has won six of its last eight.
The third game of note has the Miami Marlins hosting the New York Mets at 7:10PM ET. The Marlins have Nate Eovaldi (2-1) on the mound to face Jon Niese (2-2) of the Mets. Oddsmakers have the Marlins as the favorite at home, as they have odds of -125 to win, while the Mets have a money line of +115. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. The Marlins are 16-15 on the season and 14-5 at home while the Mets are 16-14 overall and 8-6 on the road. The Mets have won two of three meetings with the Marlins this season and have won four of their last five against Miami overall.