Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB and CFL Previews and Odds - 08/07/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features action in MLB and the CFL. 

Sixteen games are on the MLB docket. Five games begin in the afternoon. The New York Yankees host Seattle at 1:05 PM ET in the third game of their four-game series. The Yankees pitch Andrew Heaney against the Mariners Chris Flexen. New York is a -220 money line favorite with the total set at 10 (all odds from DraftKings). The Chicago White Sox play at the Chicago Cubs at 2:20 PM ET in Game 2 of their three-game series. Carlos Rodon pitches for the White Sox against Adbert Alzolay of the Cubs. The White Sox are a -210 money line road favorite. Toronto is at home against Boston at 3:07 PM ET in the opener of their seven-inning doubleheader. The Blue Jays pitch Robbie Ray against the Red Sox’s Nick Pivetta. Toronto is a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. Oakland hosts Texas at 4:07 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. Cole Irvin pitches for the A’s against Drew Anderson of the Rangers. Philadelphia is at home against the New York Mets on FS1 at 4:15 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. The Phillies pitch Ranger Suarez against the Mets Tylor Megill. Philadelphia is a -115 money line favorite with a total of 9. 

Tampa Bay visits Baltimore at 7:05 PM ET in the third game of their four-game series. Shane McClanahan pitches for the Rays against Spenser Watkins of the Orioles. Tampa Bay is a -200 money line road favorite with an over/under of 10. The Blue Jays host the Red Sox in the second game of their doubleheader at 7:07 PM ET. Toronto pitches Jose Berrios against Boston’s Tanner Houck. The Blue Jays is a -155 money line favorite with a total of 7. 

Five games begin at 7:10 PM ET. Milwaukee is at home against San Francisco in the second game of their three-game series. Brandon Woodruff pitches for the Brewers against Aaron Sanchez of the Giants. Milwaukee is a -145 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Cleveland hosts Detroit in Game 2 of their three-game series. The Indians pitch Eli Morgan against the Tigers Tyler Alexander. Cleveland is a -135 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Cincinnati plays at home against Pittsburgh in the third game of their four-game series. Vladimir Gutierrez pitches for the Reds against Mitch Keller of the Pirates. Cincinnati is a -190 money line favorite with an over/under of 10.5. Houston is at home against Minnesota in the third game of their four-game series. The Astros pitch Luis Garcia against the Twins Michael Pineda. Houston is a -195 money line favorite with a total of 9. 

St. Louis hosts Kansas City at 7:15 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. Kwang-Hyun Kim pitches for the Cardinals against Brad Keller of the Royals. St. Louis is a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Atlanta is at home against Washington at 7:20 PM ET in Game 2 of their three-game series. The Braves pitch Charlie Morton against the Nationals’ Josiah Gray. Atlanta is a -265 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Colorado is at home against Miami at 8:10 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. Austin Gomber pitches for the Rockies against Jesus Luzardo of the Marlins. Colorado is a -165 money line favorite with an over/under of 10.5. San Diego hosts Arizona in the second game on FS1 at 8:40 PM ET. The Padres pitch You Darvish against the Diamondbacks Taylor Widener. San Diego is a -310 money line favorite with a total of 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against the Los Angeles Angels at 9:10 PM ET. Julio Urias pitches for the Dodgers against Jose Barria of the Angels. The Dodgers are a -320 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

The opening week of the Canadian Football League concludes with two games. Toronto visits Calgary on ESPN+ at 7 PM ET. Ottawa travels to Edmonton on ESPN2 at 10 PM ET.

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