|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, August 30|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 30 August 2014 05:00|
Saturday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Saturday has a loaded set of 17 games taking place. Here is a breakdown of the featured games.
The featured game of the day has the Seattle Mariners hosting the Washington Nationals at 9:10PM ET. The Nationals have Stephen Strasburg (10-10) on the mound to face Chris Young (12-6). According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Nationals are favored on the road, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Mariners have a money line of -135 to win, while the Mariners have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 6.5 runs. Washington is 76-57 overall and 33-32 on the road while Seattle is 72-61 overall and 35-35 at home. Washington has won 10 straight over Seattle, dating back to 2005 thanks to an 8-3 win on Friday night.
Another featured game today has the San Francisco Giants hosting the Milwaukee Brewers at 9:05PM ET. The Giants have Jake Peavy (2-4) on the mound to face Mike Fiers (4-1) of the Brewers. Oddsmakers have the Giants slightly favored at home, giving them odds of -110 to win. The Brewers have odds of +100 for the game, while the over/under total has been set at 7 runs. San Francisco is 72-62 overall and 36-33 at home while Milwaukee is 73-61 overall and 37-30 on the road. These two have split the four meetings this season, with the Giants getting the win on Friday night.
The final game of note today has the Kansas City Royals hosting the Cleveland Indians at 7:10PM ET. The Royals have James Shields (12-7) on the mound to face Trevor Bauer (5-7) of the Indians. Oddsmakers have the Royals favored at home, as they have odds of -160 to win, while the Indians have a money line of +150 to prevail. The over/under total is listed at 7.5 runs. Cleveland is 69-64 on the season and 30-39 on the road while Kansas City is 74-60 overall and 35-31 at home. The Indians have won two straight over the Royals and the two have hit the over in three of their last four meetings.