|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, July 21|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 21 July 2014 05:00|
Monday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Monday features a total of 12 games. Here is a breakdown of the top games taking place today.
The featured game of the day has the Pittsburgh Pirates hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:05PM ET. Los Angeles has Hyun Jin-Ryu (10-5) on the mound to face Edinson Volquez (8-6) of the Pirates. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Pittsburgh is the slight favorite at home, as the Pirates have odds of -110 to win, while the Dodgers have odds of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Pittsburgh is 52-46 on the season and 32-20 at home while Los Angeles is 55-45 overall and 30-21 on the road. These two have met four times this season, with Pittsburgh winning three of the four games, all on the road. These two have hit the over in five of their last seven meetings.
Another featured game today has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 10:05PM ET. The Angels have Matt Shoemaker (7-2) on the mound to face Bud Norris (7-6) of the Orioles. Oddsmakers see Los Angeles as the favorite at home, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 8.5 runs. Baltimore is 53-44 on the season and 27-21 on the road while Los Angeles is 59-38 overall and 34-16 at home. This is the first meeting between these two this season, but the Orioles have won four of their last five against the Angels.
Another big game today has the Milwaukee Brewers hosting the Cincinnati Reds at 8:10PM ET. The Brewers have Wily Peralta (10-6) on the mound to face Mat Latos (2-1) of the Reds. Oddsmakers have the Brewers favored at home, as they have odds of -125 to win, while the Reds have a money line of +115 to prevail. The over/under total for this game has been set at 7.5 runs. Cincinnati is 51-47 on the season and 24-26 on the road while Milwaukee is 54-45 overall and 25-24 at home. Cincinnati has won six of its last eight against Milwaukee and the two have hit the under in three straight meetings.