|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, July 5|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 05 July 2014 06:00|
Saturday's MLB Odds
(TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Saturday has a set of 16 games taking place. Here is a breakdown of the top games taking place today.
The featured game of the day has the Oakland Athletics hosting the Toronto Blue Jays at 10:05PM ET. The Athletics have Scott Kazmir (9-3) on the mound to face Mark Buehrle (10-5). According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Oakland is favored at home, as it has odds of -130 to win, while the Blue Jays have a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. Oakland is 53-33 overall and 26-15 at home while Toronto is 47-41 overall and 22-20 on the road. Toronto has won three of five meetings with Oakland this season, but the Athletics have won the first two games in this weekend series.
Another featured game today has the Cincinnati Reds hosting the Milwaukee Brewers at 4:10PM ET. The Reds have Homer Bailey (8-4) on the mound to face Matt Garza (5-5) of the Brewers. Oddsmakers have the Reds favored at home, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Brewers have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. Milwaukee is 51-36 overall and 27-18 on the road while Cincinnati is 44-41 overall and 20-18 at home. Cincinnati has won six of eight meetings this season with Milwaukee, including Friday’s meeting.
Another game of note today has the Chicago White Sox hosting the Seattle Mariners at 2:10PM ET. The Mariners have Felix Hernandez (10-2) on the mound to face Jose Quintana (5-7) of the White Sox. Oddsmakers have Seattle favored on the road, as the Mariners have odds of -140 to win, while the White Sox have odds of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Seattle is 47-39 on the season and 26-17 on the road while Chicago is 41-46 overall and 23-20 at home. Chicago has won eight of its last 11 against Seattle including Friday’s meeting.