Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, CFL, WNBA and NFL Previews and Odds - 08/20/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Friday sports card features action in the NFL preseason, MLB, the CFL, and the WNBA. 

The second full week of the NFL preseason continues with two games. Kansas City visits Arizona on ESPN at 8 PM ET. The Chiefs upset the 49ers in San Francisco, 19-16, as a 2.5-point underdog last Saturday. The Cardinals beat Dallas, 19-16, as a 1.5-point favorite on Friday. Kansas City is a 3-point road favorite with the total set at 41 (all odds from DraftKings). Washington plays at home against Cincinnati on the NFL Network at 8 PM ET. The Football Team lost at New England, 22-13, as a 2-point underdog last Thursday. Washington is a 5-point favorite with an over/under of 35. 

Fifteen games are on the MLB slate. Kansas City visits the Chicago Cubs at 2:20 PM ET. The Royals are a -115 money line road favorite. 

Two games start at 7:05 PM ET. The New York Yankees host Minnesota as a -225 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. Atlanta visits Baltimore as a -250 money line road favorite with an over/under of 10. Toronto plays at home against Detroit at 7:07 PM ET. The Blue Jays are a -260 money line favorite with a total of 9. 

Four games begin at 7:10 PM ET. Boston is at home against Texas as a -335 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Cincinnati hosts Miami as a -195 money line favorite with a total of 9. Cleveland plays at home against the Los Angeles Angels as a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. The Chicago White Sox travel to Tampa Bay as a -120 money line road favorite with a total of 9. 

Two games start at 8:10 PM ET. Houston plays at home against Seattle as a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Milwaukee hosts Washington as a -210 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. St. Louis is at home against Pittsburgh at 8:15 PM ET. The Cardinals are a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Colorado plays at home against Arizona at 8:40 PM ET. The Rockies are a -180 money line favorite with a total of 11.5. 

San Francisco travels to Oakland at 9:40 PM ET. The Giants are a -120 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Two games conclude the card at 10:10 PM ET. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against the New York Mets as a -255 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. San Diego hosts Philadelphia as a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

Week 3 of the Canadian Football League continues with Montreal playing at Calgary on ESPN+ at 9:30 PM ET. The Alouettes upset Edmonton on the road, 30-13, as a 5-point underdog on Saturday. The Stampeders got beat at home against British Columbia as a 7-point favorite last Thursday. Montreal is a 6-point road favorite with a total of 45. 

Two games are on the WNBA schedule. Seattle plays at New York at 7 PM ET. Indiana travels to Dallas on the CBS Sports Network at 8 PM ET.

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