|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, May 24|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 24 May 2014 05:00|
Saturday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Saturday features a full set of 15 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games set to take place.
The featured game of the day has the Toronto Blue Jays hosting the Oakland Athletics at 1:07PM ET. The Jays have R.A. Dickey (4-4) on the mound to face Jesse Chavez (4-1) on the mound. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Athletics are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Blue Jays have a money line of +100 at home. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9 runs. Oakland is 30-18 on the season and 18-8 on the road while Toronto is 27-22 overall and 11-11 at home. Toronto won the series opener on Friday, but the road team has won seven of the last 10 meetings between these two.
Another featured game today has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Kansas City Royals at 7:15PM ET. The Angels have Matt Shoemaker (2-1) on the mound to face James Shields (6-3) of the Royals. Oddsmakers have the Royals as the slim favorite on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Angels have odds of +100 at home. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Los Angeles is 27-20 overall and 14-12 at home while Kansas City is 23-24 overall and 10-13 on the road. The Angels won Friday’s game and they have now won five straight over the Royals. These two have hit the under in four of their last five meetings as well.
The third game of note has the Atlanta Braves hosting the Colorado Rockies at 4:10PM ET. The Braves have Mike Minor (2-2) on the mound to face Juan Nicasio (4-2) of the Rockies. Oddsmakers have the Braves favored at home, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Rockies have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 7.5 runs. Colorado is 26-22 on the season and 10-15 on the road while Atlanta is 27-20 overall and 17-9 at home. Atlanta won Friday’s series opener over Colorado and the Braves have now won five straight and nine of their last 10 against the Rockies.