Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB and CFL Previews and Odds - 09/22/2021

by Alec McMordie

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

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. Three games take place in the afternoon. Pittsburgh plays at Cincinnati at 12:35 PM ET in the final game of their three-game series. Connor Overton pitches for the Pirates against Luis Castillo of the Reds. The Chicago White Sox are at Detroit at 1:10 PM ET in the third game of their three-game series. The White Sox pitch Reynaldo Lopez against the Tigers’ Casey Mize. Chicago is a -170 money line road favorite with the total set at 9 (all odds from DraftKings). Tampa Bay hosts Toronto at 3:10 PM ET in Game 3 of their three-game series. Luis Patino pitches for the Rays against a starting pitcher yet to be determined for the Blue Jays. Tampa Bay is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

Kansas City plays at Cleveland at 6:10 PM ET in the fourth game of their four-game series. The Royals pitch Carlos Hernandez against the Indians’ Logan Allen. Both teams are -110 money line favorites with a total of 9. Miami plays at home against Washington at 6:40 PM ET in the final game of their three-game series. Elieser Hernandez pitches for the Marling against Josiah Gray of the Nationals. Miami is a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. 

Two games begin at 7:05 PM ET. The New York Yankees host Texas in the third game of their three-game series. The Yankees pitch Corey Kluber against the Rangers’ Taylor Hearn. New York is a -290 money line favorite with a total of 9. Philadelphia plays at home against Baltimore in Game 3 of their three-game series. Zach Wheeler pitches for the Phillies against Keegan Akin of the Orioles. Philadelphia is a -320 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The New York Mets are at Boston on ESPN at 7:10 PM ET in the second game of their two-game series. The Mets pitch Taijuan Walker against the Red Sox’s Chris Sale. 

Two games start at 7:40 PM ET. Milwaukee is at home against St. Louis in the third game of their four-game series. Brett Anderson pitches for the Brewers against Miles Mikolas of the Cardinals. Milwaukee is a -120 money line favorite. Minnesota plays at Chicago against the Cubs in the final game of their two-game series. The Twins pitch Joe Ryan against the Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks. Minnesota is a -115 money line road favorite. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at Colorado at 8:40 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. Walker Buehler pitches for the Dodgers against German Marquez of the Rockies. Los Angeles is a -220 money line road favorite with a total of 11. 

Houston plays at Los Angeles against the Angels at 9:38 PM ET in the third game of their four-game series. The Astros pitch Luis Garcia against the Angels’ Janson Junk. Houston is a -200 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Two games start at 9:40 PM ET. Atlanta is at Arizona in Game 3 of their four-game series. Ian Anderson pitches for the Braves against the Diamondbacks’ Merrill Kelly. Atlanta is a -195 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5. Oakland plays at home against Seattle in the third game of their four-game series. The A’s pitch Cole Irvin against the Mariners’ Chris Flexen. Oakland is a -145 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. San Francisco plays at San Diego on ESPN at 10:10 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. Scott Kazmir pitches for the Giants against Vince Velasquez of the Padres. 

Week 8 of the Canadian Football League kicks off with Hamilton visiting Ottawa on ESPN+ at 7:30 PM ET. The Tiger-Cats improved their record to 3-3 after a 23-17 win against Calgary as a 2-point favorite last Friday. The Redblacks fell to 1-4 on the season after a 45-13 loss at British Columbia as an 8.5-point underdog on September 11th. 

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