|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Wednesday, August 20|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 20 August 2014 05:55|
Wednesday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Wednesday has a full set of 15 games taking place. Here is a breakdown of the featured games of the day.
The featured game of the day has the Milwaukee Brewers hosting the Toronto Blue Jays at 2:10PM ET. The Jays have R.A. Dickey (9-12) on the mound to face Jimmy Nelson (2-3) of the Brewers. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Milwaukee is favored at home, as the Brewers have odds of -140 to win while the Blue Jays have a money line of +130 for the game. The over/under total is listed at 8 runs. Milwaukee is 71-55 overall and 35-28 at home while Toronto is 64-62 overall and 31-36 on the road. Milwaukee won Tuesday’s game 6-1 and the home team has won all three meetings this year and eight of the last nine between these two. The Brewers and Jays have also hit the over in six of their last eight.
Another game of note has the Boston Red Sox hosting the Los Angeles Angels at 7PM ET. The Angels have Garrett Richards (13-4) on the mound to face Clay Buchholz (5-7) of the Sox. Oddsmakers have the Angels favored on the road, as they have odds of -140 to win, while the Red Sox have odds of +130 to prevail at home. The over/under total has been listed at 8.5 runs. Boston is 56-69 on the season and 29-35 at home while Los Angeles is 74-50 overall and 33-27 on the road. The Angels have won the first two games in Boston in this series and they have won five of their last seven against the Sox. These two have hi the under in four of their five meetings this season.
The final featured game of the day has the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Detroit Tigers at 7:10PM ET. The Tigers have Rick Porcello (13-8) on the mound to face Jake Odorizzi (9-9) of the Rays. Oddsmakers have the Rays favored at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Tigers have been given a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Tampa Bay is 61-64 overall and 28-35 at home while Detroit is 67-56 overall and 34-27 on the road. The Tigers took Tuesday’s series opener, 8-6, and the road team has won four of the five meetings this year. These two have hit the over in all five games against each other this season.