Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB and CONCACAF Gold Cup Previews and Odds - 07/24/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features action in MLB and the CONCACAF Gold Cup. 

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket, with two games starting in the afternoon. The Chicago Cubs host Arizona at 2:20 PM ET. The Cubs send out Alec Mills as their starting pitcher against the Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly. Chicago is a -150 money line favorite (all MLB odds from DraftKings). Boston plays at home against the New York Yankees on FS1 at 4:05 PM ET. The Red Sox pitch Nathan Eovaldi against the Yankees’ Jameson Taillon. Boston is a -165 money line favorite with the total set at 9.

Philadelphia is at home against Atlanta at 6:05 PM ET. Vincent Velasquez pitches for the Phillies against the Braves Drew Smyly. Philadelphia is a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 95. San Diego visits Miami in the third game of their four-game series at 6:10 PM ET. The Padres pitch Ryan Weathers against the Marlins’ Ross Detwiler. San Diego is a -135 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Washington plays at Baltimore in Game 2 of their weekend series at 6:35 PM ET. Max Scherzer pitches for the Nationals against Matt Harvey of the Orioles. Washington is a -210 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5.

Seven games start at 7:10 PM ET. Tampa Bay visits Cleveland in the third game in their four-game series on FS1. Jean Carlos Mejia pitches for the Indians against a starting pitcher yet to be named. The Rays are a -125 money line road favorite with a total of 9. Houston is at home against Texas as a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Astros pitcher Framber Valdez against the Rangers Kyle Gibson. Milwaukee is at home against the Chicago White Sox as a -125 money line favorite with a total of 7. Corbin Burnes pitches for the Brewers against Carlos Rodon of the White Sox. Minnesota hosts the Los Angeles Angels as a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. The Twins pitch Jose Berrios against the Angels Patrick Sandoval. Toronto is at New York to play the Mets as a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Hyun Jin Ryu pitches for the Blue Jays against Taijuan Walker of the Mets. Kansas City plays at home against Detroit as a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. The Royals pitch Carlos Hernandez against the Tigers’ Carlos Mize. Cincinnati is at home against St. Louis as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Luis Castillo pitches for the Reds against Jake Woodford.

San Francisco hosts Pittsburgh at 9:05 PM ET. The Giants pitch Kevin Gausman against the Pirates Will Crowe. San Francisco is a -280 money line favorite with a total of 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against Colorado at 9:10 PM ET. Tony Gonsolin pitches for the Dodgers against Kyle Freeland of the Rockies. Los Angeles is a -255 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Oakland plays at Seattle at 10:10 PM ET. The A’s pitch Chris Bassitt against the Mariners Logan Gilbert. Oakland is a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 7.5.

The CONCACAF quarterfinals begin on Saturday with two matches at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona. El Salvador plays Qatar on FS2 at 7:20 PM ET. Qatar is a -0.5 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2 at MGM. 

Honduras plays Mexico on FS1 at 10:30 PM ET. El Tri is a -1 goal line favorite with a total of 2.5.

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