|2014 MLB Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Sunday, August 31|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 31 August 2014 05:53|
Sunday's MLB Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The MLB schedule for Sunday has a full slate of 15 games taking place. Here is a breakdown of the featured games today.
The featured game of the day has the San Francisco Giants hosting the Milwaukee Brewers at 4:05PM ET. The Brewers have Kyle Lohse (12-7) on the mound to face Madison Bumgarner (15-9) of the Giants. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Giants have odds of -155 to win, while the Brewers have odds of +145 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 6.5 runs. Both teams are now 73-62 overall. The Brewers are 37-31 on the road while the Giants are 37-33 at home. San Francisco has won the first two games in this series and three of its last four against the Brewers this year. These two have also hit the under in six of their last nine meetings.
Another featured game today has the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Oakland Athletics hosting the 3:35PM ET. The Athletics have Scott Kazmir (14-6) on the mound to face Matt Shoemaker (13-4) of the Angels. Oddsmakers have the Angels favored at home, as they have odds of -110 to win, while the Athletics have a money line of +100 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 7.5 runs. Los Angeles is 82-53 on the season and 46-24 at home while Oakland is 78-57 overall and 35-34 on the road. The Angels are looking for a sweep in this series today, and they have now won four straight over the Athletics. The three games in this series have seen the Angels win by a combined score of 10-3 with two shutouts.
The final game of note today has the Toronto Blue Jays hosting the New York Yankees at 1:07PM ET. The Jays have J.A. Happ (8-8) on the mound to face Brandon McCarthy (5-3) of the Yankees. Oddsmakers have the Yankees favored on the road, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Blue Jays have a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 8.5 runs. Toronto is 68-67 overall and 36-31 at home while New York is 70-64 overall and 37-33 on the road. With Saturday’s 2-0 win, the Blue Jays have won three of their last four against the Yankees.