|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, August 5|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 05 August 2014 06:54|
Tuesday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Tuesday is back to a full slate of 15 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 Hector Santiago (3-7) on the mound to face Clayton Kershaw (13-2) of the Dodgers. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Dodgers are favored at home, as they have odds of -240 to win, while the Angels have a money line of +220 to win. The over/under total for the game is listed at 6.5 runs. The Angels are 67-44 on the season and 29-25 on the road while the Dodgers are 63-50 overall and 29-27 at home. The Angels won the first meeting between these two on the year on Monday, 5-0. The Angels have now won three straight over the Dodgers and the two have hit the under in four straight meetings.
Another featured game today has the Toronto Blue Jays hosting the Baltimore Orioles at 7:07PM ET. The Jays have Mark Buehrle (11-7) on the mound to face Bud Norris (8-7) of the Orioles. Oddsmakers have the Blue Jays favored at home, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Orioles have a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9 runs. Baltimore has won four of its last six against Toronto and the two have hit the under in four straight meetings.
Another featured game today has the Milwaukee Brewers hosting the San Francisco Giants at 8:10PM ET. The Giants have Tim Lincecum (9-7) on the mound to face Jimmy Nelson (1-2) of the Brewers. Milwaukee is favored in this game by the oddsmakers, as they have odds of -125 to win, while the Giants have a money line of +115 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8 runs. This is the first meeting between these two this year. Milwaukee has won six of its last eight against the Giants. The two have hit the under in three of their last four meetings.