|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, May 8|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 08 May 2014 05:45|
Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features just nine games. Here is a look at the top games on today’s schedule.
The featured game taking place today has the Los Angeles Dodgers hosting the San Francisco Giants at 10:10PM ET. The Giants are sending Ryan Vogelsong (1-1) to the mound to face Josh Beckett (0-1) of the Dodgers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Dodgers are favored at home, as they have odds of -155 to win, while the Giants have a money line of +145 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. The Giants are 21-13 on the season and 11-8 on the road while the Dodgers are 19-16 overall and 13-7 on the road. These two have already met six times this season with San Francisco winning four of the six meetings. The two have hit the under in their last three encounters.
Another game of note tonight has the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 7:10PM ET. The Rays have David Price (3-2) on the mound to face Ubaldo Jimenez (1-4) of the Orioles. Oddsmakers see the Rays as the favorite in this game, as they have odds of -170 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +160 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. The Orioles are 17-14 on the season and 10-8 on the road while Tampa is 15-19 overall and 7-9 at home. Baltimore has won all four meetings with Tampa Bay this season.
The final game of note has the Texas Rangers hosting the Colorado Rockies at 8:05PM ET. The Rangers have Matt Harrison (0-0) on the mound to face Franklin Morales (3-1) of the Rockies. Oddsmakers have the Rangers favored at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Rockies have a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9.5 runs. Colorado is 22-14 on the season and 8-9 on the road while Texas is 17-17 overall and 9-8 at home. Colorado has won six of its last eight against Texas, including Wednesday night’s meeting.