|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, June 5|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 05 June 2014 05:00|
Thursday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB Schedule for Thursday features a total of 11 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games on today’s schedule.
The featured game today has the Texas Rangers hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 8PM ET. The Orioles have Chris Tillman (5-2) on the mound to face Colby Lewis (4-4) of the Rangers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Rangers are the slight favorite at home, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +100 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9.5 runs. Baltimore is 30-27 on the season and 19-15 on the road while Texas is 29-30 overall and 13-15 at home. Baltimore has won the first two games in the series and the Orioles have now won seven straight meetings with the Rangers.
Another featured game today has the Kansas City Royals hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 8:10PM ET. The Cardinals have Michael Wacha (4-3) on the mound to face Yordano Ventura (2-5) of the Royals. Oddsmakers have the Cardinals favored on the road, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Royals have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. The Cardinals are 31-29 overall and 15-15 on the road while the Royals are 28-31 overall and 13-15 at home. The Cardinals won Wednesday’s game, but the Royals have won two of the three games in the series. The Cardinals have won seven of their last 10 against Kansas City.
The final game of note has the Minnesota Twins hosting the Milwaukee Brewers at 8:10PM ET. The Brewers have Wily Peralta (4-5) on the mound to face Kevin Correia (2-6) of the Twins. Oddsmakers have the Brewers favored on the road, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Twins have a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Milwaukee is 35-25 overall and 16-12 on the road while Minnesota is 28-29 overall and 14-14 at home. The Twins have won the last two games of the series and Minnesota has won seven of its last eight against Milwaukee.