|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, August 1|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 01 August 2014 05:00|
Friday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Friday returns to a full set of 15 games. Here is a look at the featured games taking place today.
The featured game today has the St. Louis Cardinals hosting the Milwaukee Brewers at 8:15PM ET. The Cardinals have Adam Wainwright (13-5) on the mound to face Wily Peralta (12-6) of the Brewers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, St. Louis is favored at home in this game, as it has odds of -170 to win, while the Brewers have a money line of +160 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 6.5 runs. St. Louis is 57-50 overall and 29-23 at home while Milwaukee is 60-49 overall and 30-23 on the road. St. Louis has won five of the nine meetings with Milwaukee this season and the two have hit the over in six straight meetings.
Another featured game has the Miami Marlins hosting the Cincinnati Reds at 7:10PM ET. The Marlins have Jacob Turner (4-6) on the mound to face Mat Latos (2-3) of the Reds. Oddsmakers have the Reds favored on the road, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Marlins have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Cincinnati is 54-54 overall and 25-29 on the road while Miami is 53-55 overall and 30-26 at home. The Reds have won six straight over the Marlins coming into tonight’s game thanks to a 3-1 win on Thursday night in the series opener.
Another big game today has the Oakland Athletics hosting the Kansas City Royals at 9:35PM ET. The Athletics have Sonny Gray (12-3) on the mound to face Jeremy Guthrie (6-9) of the Royals. Oddsmakers have the Athletics favored at home, as they have odds of -200 to win, while the Royals have a money line of +185 to win. The over/under total for the game is listed at 7.5 runs. Kansas City is 55-52 overall and 28-25 on the road while Oakland is 66-41 overall and 34-17 at home. Oakland comes into this series having won six of its last seven against the Royals. These two have pushed or hit the under in nine of their last 10 meetings.