Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB and WNBA Previews and Odds - 08/24/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Tuesday sports card features action in MLB and the WNBA.

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. One game takes place in the afternoon. Oakland hosts Seattle in the second game of their two-game series at 3:37 PM ET. The A’s pitch Cole Irvin against the Mariners Chris Flexen. Oakland is a -150 money line favorite, with the total set at 8.5. 

Three games begin at 7:05 PM ET. Tampa Bay visits Philadelphia in the opening game of their two-game series. Drew Rasmussen pitches for the Rays against Ranger Suarez of the Phillies. Tampa Bay is a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Arizona plays at Pittsburgh in the second game of their three-game series. The Diamondbacks pitch Madison Bumgarner against J.T. Brubaker. Arizona is a -120 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. The Los Angeles Angels travel to Baltimore for Game 1 of their three-game series with the Orioles. Dylan Bundy pitches for the Angels against Spenser Watkins for Baltimore. Los Angeles is a -140 money line road favorite with an over/under of 10.5. Toronto is at home against the Chicago White Sox at 7:07 PM ET in the second game of their four-game series. The Blue Jays pitch Jose Berrios against the White Sox’s Dylan Cease. Toronto is a -125 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Four games start at 7:10 PM ET. The New York Mets play at home against San Francisco in the opening game of their three-game series. Tylor Megill pitches for the Mets against Sam Long for the Giants. New York is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Cleveland hosts Texas in Game 1 of their three-game series. The Indians pitch Eli Morgan against the Rangers Taylor Hearn. Cleveland is a -165 money line favorite with a total of 9. Boston is at home against Minnesota in the opening game of their three-game series. Tanner Houck pitches for the Red Sox against Griffin Jax for the Twins. Boston is a -240 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. Washington travels to Miami for the opener of their three-game series. The Nationals pitch Erick Fedde against the Marlins Jesus Luzardo. Washington is a -115 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Atlanta plays at home against the New York Yankees in Game 2 of their two-game series. Charlie Morton pitches for the Braves against Andrew Heaney of the Yankees. Atlanta is a -150 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. St. Louis is at home against Detroit at 7:45 PM ET in the first game of their two-game series. The Cardinals pitch Jack Flaherty against the Tigers’ Casey Mize. St. Louis is a -195 money line favorite with a total of 8. Colorado plays at Chicago against the Cubs at 8:05 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. German Marquez pitches for the Rockies against Justin Steele of the Cubs. Colorado is a -145 money line road favorite. 

Two games start at 8:10 PM ET. Milwaukee hosts Cincinnati in the opener of their three-game series. The Brewers pitch Corbin Burnes against the Reds’ Tyler Mahle. Milwaukee is a -190 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Houston is at home against Kansas City in Game 2 of their three-game series. Luis Garcia pitches for the Astros against Brady Singer of the Royals. Houston is a -240 money line favorite with a total of 9. The Los Angeles Dodgers visit San Diego on ESPN at 10:10 PM ET in the opening game of their three-game series. The Dodgers pitch Julio Urias against a starting pitcher yet to be determined by the Padres. Los Angeles is a -130 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.

Four games are on the WNBA slate at 7 PM ET. Seattle plays at Minnesota. Chicago travels to Atlanta. Las Vegas travels to Connecticut. Los Angeles is at Washington. 

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