Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB and CONCACAF Gold Cup Previews and Odds - 08/01/2021

by Alec McMordie

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

Fifteen games are on the MLB slate. Two games start at 1:05 PM ET. Philadelphia plays at Pittsburgh to conclude their three-game series. The Phillies pitch Kyle Gibson in his debut with the team after he was acquired at the trade deadline from the Texas Rangers. The Pirates pitch Mitch Keller. Philadelphia is a -145 money line road favorite with the total set at 9 (all MLB odds from DraftKings). Washington hosts the Chicago Cubs in the final game of their three-game series. Erick Fedde pitches for the Nationals against the Adbert Alzolay of the Cubs. Washington is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Toronto is at home against Kansas City at 1:07 PM ET. The Royals pitch Brad Keller against a Blue Hays starting pitcher yet to be determined. Toronto is a -280 money line favorite with a total of 10.

Three games start at 1:10 PM ET. The New York Yankees play at Miami in the final game of their three-game series. Jordan Montgomery pitches for the Yankees against a Marlins pitcher yet to be named. New York is a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. The New York Mets are at home against Cincinnati in the third game of their three-game series. The Mets pitch Marcus Stroman against the Reds’ Vladimir Gutierrez. Detroit hosts Baltimore in the final game of their four-game series. The Tigers send out Tyler Alexander to face the Orioles’ Spenser Watkins. Detroit is a -130 money line favorite with a total of 10. Atlanta plays at home against Milwaukee at 1:20 PM ET. Charlie Morton pitches for the Braves against Brett Andersson of the Brewers. Atlanta is a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

The Chicago White Sox are at home against Cleveland on TBS at 2:10 PM ET. The White Sox pitch Dylan Cease against the Indians Cal Quantrill. Chicago is a -210 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. St. Louis hosts Minnesota at 2:15 PM ET. Adam Wainwright pitches for the Cardinals against Michael Pineda of the Twins. St. Louis is a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Seattle concludes their three-game series at Texas at 2:35 PM ET. The Mariners pitch Marcos Gonzales against the Rangers Mike Foltynewicz. Seattle is a -145 money line road favorite with a total of 9.

San Francisco plays at home against Houston at 4:05 PM ET. Logan Webb pitches for the Giants against Luis Garcia of the Astros. San Francisco is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Los Angeles Angels are at home against Oakland at 4:07 PM ET. The Angels tap Reid Detmers to make his professional debut against the A’s James Kaprielian. Los Angeles is a -130 money line favorite with a total of 10. Two games start at 4:10 PM ET. San Diego hosts Colorado in the final game of their four-game series. The Padres pitch Chris Paddack against the Rockies Austin Gomber. San Diego is a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at Arizona in the third game of their three-game series. Julio Urias pitches for the Dodgers against Caleb Smith of the Diamondbacks. Los Angeles is a -250 money line road favored with a total of 9. 

Boston plays at Tampa Bay on ESPN at 7:08 PM ET. The Red Sox pitch Nick Pivetta against the Rays’ Shane McClanahan. Tampa Bay is a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

The finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup take place on FS1 at 8:30 PM ET. Mexico reached the finals with their 2-1 win against Canada in the semifinals on Thursday. The United States joined them with a 1-0 win against Qatar on Thursday. MGM lists Mexico as a -0.5 goal line favorite with a total of 2.5. Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas is the site of the match. 

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