Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB and WNBA Previews and Odds - 09/08/2021

by Big Al Staff

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

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. Three games begin in the afternoon. Houston hosts Seattle at 2:10 PM ET in the third game of their three-game series. Jose Urquidy pitches for the Astros against Tyler Anderson of the Mariners. Houston is a -210 money line favorite with the total set at 9. San Francisco plays at Colorado at 3:10 PM ET in the final game of their three-game series. The Giants pitch Anthony DeSclafani against the Rockies’ Jon Gray. San Francisco is a -135 money line road favorite with an over/under of 11. Arizona is at home against Texas at 3:40 PM ET in the second game of their two-game series. Luke Weaver pitches for the Diamondbacks against the Rangers’ Kohei Arihara. Arizona is a -155 money line favorite with a total of 8.5.

Cleveland plays at home against Minnesota at 6:10 PM ET in the third game of their four-game series. The Indians pitch Triston McKenzie against the Twins’ Joe Ryan. Cleveland is a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Pittsburgh is at home against Detroit at 6:35 PM ET in the final game of their three-game series. Mitch Keller pitches for the Pirates against Matt Manning of the Tigers. Pittsburgh is a -120 money line favorite with a total of 9. The New York Mets are at Miami at 6:40 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. The Mets pitch Rich Hill against the Marlins’ Sandy Alcantara. New York is a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5.

Two games begin at 7:05 PM ET. The New York Yankees are at home against Toronto in the third game of their four-game series. Luis Gil pitches for the Yankees against Alek Manoah of the Blue Jays. New York is a -125 money line favorite, with the total at 9.5. Kansas City is at Baltimore in the third game of their four-game series. The Royals pitch Mike Minor against the Orioles’ Matt Harvey. Kansas City is a -135 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Boston hosts Tampa Bay at 7:10 PM ET in the final game of their three-game series. Nathan Eovaldi pitches for the Red Sox against Shane McClanahan of the Rays. Both teams are priced at -110 with a total of 9.5. Atlanta is at home against Washington at 7:20 PM ET in Game 2 of their three-game series. The Braves pitch Touki Toussaint against the Nationals’ Sean Nolin. Atlanta is a -240 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. 

Two games start at 7:40 PM ET. Milwaukee plays at home against Philadelphia in the final game of their three-game series. Freddy Peralta pitches for the Brewers against Kyle Gibson of the Phillies. Milwaukee is a -170 money line favorite with a total of 8. Cincinnati is at Chicago against the Cubs in the third game of their three-game series. The Reds pitch Vladimir Gutierrez against the Cubs’ Alec Mills. Cincinnati is a -140 money line road favorite. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at St. Louis at 7:45 PM ET in the third game of their four-game series. Mitch White pitches for the Dodgers against Adam Wainwright of the Cardinals. Los Angeles is a -120 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8. 

San Diego hosts the Los Angeles Angels at 8:10 PM ET in Game 2 of their two-game series. The Padres pitch Yu Darvish against a Dodgers pitcher that has yet to be officially named. San Diego is a -180 money line favorite with a total of 7. Oakland plays at home against the Chicago White Sox at 9:40 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. Frankie Montas pitches for the A’s against Dallas Kuechel of the White Sox. Oakland is a -160 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5.

Two games are on the WNBA slate. Phoenix visits Atlanta at 7 PM ET. Minnesota travels to Las Vegas on the CBS Sports Network at 9 PM ET.

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