MLB Odds, Games, Date, Schedule & TV Coverage for Opening Day 2020

By David Hayes
MLB Opening Day odds, date, games, teams playing and schedule for 2020 regular-season baseball start.
MLB Opening Day odds, date, games, teams playing and schedule for 2020 regular-season baseball start. / Win McNamee/Getty Images

MLB Return Date

It has been a long, crazy offseason, but the 2020 MLB season is finally upon us, kicking off on July 23.

MLB Opening Day 2020

After months without baseball, the MLB and the MLBPA finally agreed on a deal Tuesday, June 23, that will bring a shortened 60-game regular season, kicking off Thursday, July 23, in our nation's capital, Washington, DC. Two games will be played on Thursday night, with the rest of Opening Day going down on Friday, July 24.

MLB Opening Day Games, Schedule & TV Coverage

All MLB betting lines, odds, and spreads are according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Thursday, July 23 MLB Games

1. Yankees @ Nationals

New York Yankees (0-0, 0-0 Away) vs. Washington Nationals (0-0, 0-0 Home)
Start Time: 7 p.m. EST
Venue: Nationals Park – Washington, D.C.
TV Coverage: ESPN
Stream: Watch ESPN

2. Giants @ Dodgers

San Francisco Giants (0-0, 0-0 Away) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (0-0, 0-0 Home)
Start Time: 10 p.m. EST
Venue: Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles, CA
TV Coverage: ESPN
Stream: Watch ESPN

MLB Opening Day Odds & Probable Pitchers

Yankees vs Nats

Moneyline: NYY: (-130) | WAS: (+114)
Spread: NYY: -1.5 (+122) | WAS: +1.5 (-144)
Total: 7.5 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages (via OddsFire): WAS: (9) | NYY: (N/A)
Probable Pitcher: NYY: Gerrit Cole (20-5, 2.50 ERA in 2019) | WAS: Max Scherzer (11-7, 2.92 ERA in 2019)

Giants vs Dodgers

Moneyline: SF: (+250) | LAD: (-300)
Spread: SF: +1.5 (+128) | LAD: -1.5 (-150)
Total: 8 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages (via OddsFire): SF: (8%) | LAD: (92%)
Probable Pitcher: SF: Johnny Cueto (1-2, 5.06 ERA in 2019) LAD: Clayton Kershaw (16-5, 3.03 ERA in 2019)

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