|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, August 12|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 12 August 2014 05:00|
Tuesday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Tuesday returns to a full slate of 15 games. Here is a breakdown of the featured action on the day.
The featured game of the day has the surging Kansas City Royals hosting the Oakland Athletics at 8:10PM ET. The Royals have Jeremy Guthrie (8-9) on the mound to face Jon Lester (12-7) of the Athletics. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Athletics are favored on the road, as they have odds of -145 to win, while the Royals have a money line of +135 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. Kansas City is 64-53 on the season and 31-27 at home while Oakland is 72-46 overall and 32-25 on the road. Kansas City has won three of four meetings with Oakland this year and the Royals have won eight straight games to take first place in the AL Central.
Another featured game today has the Baltimore Orioles hosting the New York Yankees at 7:05PM ET. The Orioles have Wei-Yin Chen (12-4) on the mound to face Shane Greene (3-1) of the Yankees. Oddsmakers have the Orioles favored at home, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Yankees have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 9.5 runs. The Orioles are 68-50 overall and 33-26 at home while the Yankees are 61-57 overall and 32-28 on the road. Baltimore has won five of its last six against the Yankees and the two have hit the under in five of their last seven meetings.
Another marquee game today has the Seattle Mariners hosting the Toronto Blue Jays at 10:10PM ET. The Mariners have Chris Young (10-6) on the mound to face J.A. Happ (8-6) of the Jays. Oddsmakers have Seattle favored at home, as the Mariners have odds of -130 to win, while the Jays have odds of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Toronto is 63-57 on the season and 30-31 on the road while Seattle is 63-55 overall and 32-32 at home. Seattle picked up a win on Monday in the first game of the series. The Mariners have also won six of their last seven coming into today’s game.