|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, August 28|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 28 August 2014 05:00|
Thursday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Thursday features just nine games. Here is a breakdown of the top games on today’s schedule.
The featured game of the day has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Oakland Athletics at 10:05PM ET. The Athletics have Sonny Gray (13-7) on the mound to face C.J. Wilson (10-8) of the Angels. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Athletics are favored on the road, as they have odds of -115 to win, while the Angels have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Oakland is 78-54 overall and 35-31 on the road while Los Angeles is 79-53 overall and 43-24 at home. Oakland has won three of its last four against Los Angeles, but the home team has won eight of the last 10 in this series.
Another featured game today has the Detroit Tigers hosting the New York Yankees at 1:08PM ET. The Tigers have Kyle Lobstein (0-0) on the mound to face Hiroki Kuroda (9-8) of the Yankees. Oddsmakers have the Yankees favored on the road, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Tigers have odds of +110 at home. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. New York is 69-62 overall and 36-31 on the road. Detroit is 71-60 overall and 34-30 at home. New York has won four of six against Detroit this year and the two have hit the under in five of their six meetings this season.
Another game of note has the New York Mets hosting the Atlanta Braves at 7:10PM ET. The Mets have Jonathon Niese (7-9) on the mound to face Mike Minor (5-8) of the Braves. Oddsmakers have the Yankees favored to win, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Mets have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 8.5 runs. New York is 62-71 on the season and 31-33 at home while Atlanta is 69-64 overall and 32-36 on the road. These two have split a pair of 3-2 games over the last two days. The home team has won eight of the last 10 this year between these two and they have hit the under in six of their last seven meetings.