|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, August 4|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 04 August 2014 05:00|
Monday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Monday features just seven games. Here is a breakdown of the top games on today’s schedule.
The featured game today has the Los Angeles Dodgers hosting the Los Angeles Angels at 10:10PM ET. The Angels have Garrett Richards (11-4) on the mound to face Zack Greinke (12-6) of the Dodgers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Dodgers are favored at home, as they have odds of -125 to win, while the Angels have a money line of +115 to win. The over/under total for the game is listed at 6.5 runs. The Angels are 66-44 on the season and 28-25 on the road while the Dodgers are 63-49 overall and 29-26 at home. This is the first meeting between these two this season, but the home team has won five straight in this series and the two have hit the under in their last three meetings.
Another featured game today has the Washington Nationals hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 7:05PM ET. The Nationals have Tanner Roark (11-6) on the mound to face Kevin Gausman (5-3) of the Orioles. Oddsmakers have the Nationals favored at home, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +125 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Baltimore is 62-48 overall and 32-33 on the road. Washington is 60-49 overall and 32-22 at home. Baltimore has won four of its last five against Washington this season, including two of three meetings this season.
The third game of note today has the New York Yankees hosting the Detroit Tigers at 7PM ET. The Yankees have Brandon McCarthy (3-0) on the mound to face Max Scherzer of the Tigers. Oddsmakers have Detroit favored on the road, as the Tigers have odds of -130 to win, while the Yankees have a money line of +120 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Detroit is 61-47 on the season and 31-20 on the road while New York is 56-53 overall and 25-26 at home. This is the first meeting between the two this season, but the Yankees have won three of their last four against Detroit. These two have pushed or hit the over in six of their last seven meetings.