Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB and CONCACAF Gold Cup Previews and Odds - 07/29/2021

by Big Al Staff

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

Twelve games are on the MLB docket. Seven games take place in the afternoon. Washington plays at Philadelphia at 12:05 PM ET in the opener of their seven-inning doubleheader. After Wednesday’s game got rained out, Max Scherzer is slated to pitch for the Nationals against Vince Velasquez of the Phillies. The New York Mets are at home against Atlanta at 12:10 PM ET in the getaway game of their five-game series. The Mets pitch Taijuan Walker against the Braves Drew Smyly. New York is a -145 money line favorite, with the total set at 8.5 (all MLB odds from DraftKings). 

The New York Yankees play at Tampa Bay at 1:10 PM ET in the getaway game of their three-game series. Gerrit Cole pitches for the Yankees against Luis Patino of the Rays. New York is a -140 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Chicago White Sox are at Kansas City at 2:10 PM ET in the getaway game of their four-game series. The White Sox pitch Carlos Rodon against the Royals’ Carlos Hernandez. Chicago is a -190 money line road favorite with a total of 10. Cincinnati concludes their four-game series with the Cubs in Chicago at 2:20 PM ET. Luis Castillo pitches for the Reds against Alec Mills of the Cubs. Cincinnati is a -125 money line road favorite. 

The final game of the four-game series between the Nationals and Phillies concludes with the second game of their doubleheader at 3:05 PM ET. The Los Angels Dodgers is at San Francisco in the final game of their three-game series at 3:45 PM ET. The Dodgers pitch David Price against the Giants Johnny Cueto. Los Angeles is a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5.

Milwaukee is at Pittsburgh at 7:05 PM ET for the final game of their three-game series. Freddy Peralta pitches for the Brewers against Chad Kuhl for the Pirates. Milwaukee is a -190 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Two games start at 7:10 PM ET. Detroit hosts Baltimore in the opening game of their four-game series. The Tigers pitch Casey Mize against the Orioles Alexander Wells. Detroit is a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Boston plays at home against Toronto in the final game of their four-game series. Eduardo Rodriguez pitches for the Red Sox against Hyun Jin Ryu of the Blue Jays. Boston is a -115 money line favorite with a total of 10.

The Los Angeles Angels host Oakland at 9:38 PM ET in the opening game of their four-game weekend series. The Angels pitch Alex Cobb against the A’s Frankie Montas. Los Angeles is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. San Diego is at home against Colorado at 10:10 PM ET in the first game of their four-game weekend series. Joe Musgrove pitches for the Padres against Kyle Freeland of the Rockies. San Diego is a -280 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup take place in an FS1 doubleheader. The United States plays Qatar at 7:30 PM ET at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas. The Stars and Stripes are a -0.5 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. 

Mexico goes against Canada at 10 PM ET at NRG Stadium. El Tri is a -1 goal line favorite with the total at 2.5.

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