Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, CFL and EPL Previews and Odds - 08/06/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features MLB, CFL, and EPL action.

Major League Baseball has 17 games on its schedule.The Atlanta Braves visit New York to play the Mets in the opening game of their doubleheader at 1:10 PM ET. The Chicago Cubs are at home against the Miami Marlins on FS1 at 2:20 PM ET. The Cubs are a -115 money line favorite with the total set at 8 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). The Los Angeles Angels play at Seattle against the Mariners in the first game of their doubleheader at 4:10 PM ET. 

The Baltimore Orioles are at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates at 5:05 PM ET as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Philadelphia Phillies host the Washington Nationals at 6:05 PM ET as a -250 money line favorite with a total of 9. Two more MLB games throw out the first pitch at 6:10 PM ET. Tampa Bay travels to Detroit with the Rays a -260 money line favorite against the Tigers with an over/under of 7.5. Houston plays at Cleveland with the Astros a -155 money line road favorite against the Guardians with a total of 8.5. Chicago is at Texas at 7:05 PM ET with the White Sox -115 money line road favorites against the Rangers with an over/under of 8. San Francisco is at Oakland at 7:07 PM ET with the Giants -205 money line road favorites against the A’s with a total of 7.5. 

Three more MLB games start at 7:10 PM ET. The Braves play against the Mets in the second game of their doubleheader. Boston visits Kansas City with the the Red Sox-135 money line road favorites against the Royals with an over/under of 9. The Minnesota Twins are at home against the Toronto Blue Jays. Two more MLB games begin at 7:15 PM ET for Fox regional coverage. Milwaukee hosts Cincinnati with the Brewers a -180 money line favorite against the Reds with a total of 7.5. St. Louis is at home against New York, with the Cardinals and Yankees priced as a -110 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. 

Arizona is at home against Colorado at 8:10 PM ET, with the Diamondbacks a -170 money line favorite against the Rockies with a total of 8. Los Angeles hosts San Diego at 9:10 PM ET, with the Dodgers priced as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. The Los Angeles Angels are at Seattle against the Mariners in the second game of their doubleheader at 10:10 PM ET.

Week 9 in the Canadian Football League concludes with a doubleheader on ESPN2. The Toronto Argonauts are at Hamilton against the Tiger-Cats at 7 PM ET. The Argonauts had their two-game winning streak end with a 23-13 upset loss to Ottawa as a 4-point favorite last Sunday. The Tiger-Cats won their second game in three with a 24-17 victory against Montreal as a 3-point favorite back on July 28th. Toronto is a 2-point favorite with an over/under of 45.5. 

The British Columbia Lions host the Edmonton Eskimos in the nightcap on ESPN2 at 10 PM ET. The Lions are on a two-game winning streak after beating Saskatchewan on the road, 32-17, in a pick ‘em contest last Friday. The Eskimos lost for the second time in three games after a 24-10 loss to Winnipeg as a 7.5-point underdog on July 22nd. British Columbia is a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 51.5. 

Week 1 in the English Premier League continues with six matches. Liverpool travels to Fulham on Peacock at 7:30 AM ET. They are a -1.5 goal road favorite (all soccer odds at BetMGM) with an over/under of 3. Four more matches start at 10 AM ET on Peacock. Aston Villa plays at Bournemouth as a -0.5 goal line road favorite with a total of 2.5. Leeds United is at home against Wolverhampton in a pick ‘em match with an over/under of 2.5. Newcastle United hosts Nottingham Forest as a -1 goal line favorite with a total of 2.5. Tottenham hosts Southampton as a -1.5 goal line favorite with an over/under of 3. Chelsea visits Everton on the USA Network at 12:30 PM ET as a -1 goal line road favorite with a total of 2.5. 

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