|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, August 22|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 22 August 2014 05:00|
Friday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Friday has a full set of 15 games. Here is a look at the odds for the featured games today.
The featured game of the day has the Oakland Athletics hosting the Los Angeles Angels at 10:05PM ET. The Angels have Hector Santiago (3-7) on the mound to face Sonny Gray (12-7) of the Athletics. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Oddsmakers have the Athletics favored at home, as they have odds of -155 to win, while the Angels have a money line of +145 to prevail. The over/under total for the game is listed at 7.5 runs. The Angels are 76-50 overall and 35-27 on the road while Oakland is 74-52 overall and 41-22 at home. Oakland has won six of the nine meetings with Los Angeles this season, and the home team has won six of the last seven in this series. These two have not hit the over in their last three meetings.
Another key game today has the Milwaukee Brewers hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates at 8:10PM ET. The Brewers have Yovani Gallardo (8-6) on the mound to face Jeff Locke (4-3) of the Pirates. Oddsmakers have the Brewers favored at home, as they have odds of -145 to win, while the Pirates have odds of +135 to prevail. The over/under total is listed at 8 runs. Milwaukee is 71-56 on the season and 35-29 at home while Pittsburgh is 65-62 overall and 25-36 on the road. The Brewers have won seven of their last nine against the Pirates and three of the last four meetings.
Another big game of note has the Washington Nationals hosting the San Francisco Giants at 7:05PM ET. The Giants have Tim Hudson (8-9) on the mound to face Doug Fister (12-3) of the Nationals. Oddsmakers have the Nationals favored at home, as they have odds of -145 to win, while the Giants have a money line of +135 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7 runs. San Francisco is 67-59 overall and 35-27 on the road while the Nationals are 73-53 overall and 41-24 at home. The Nationals have won three of four meetings with the Giants this year. The two have hit the over in three of their four meetings as well.