Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, NBA and CONCACAF Gold Cup Previews and Odds - 07/20/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Tuesday sports card features action in the NBA, MLB, and the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

The finals of the NBA playoffs continue, with Milwaukee hosting Phoenix on ABC at 9:05 PM ET. The Bucks took a 3-2 lead in this series with their 123-119 upset victory as a 3.5-point underdog on Saturday. The Suns have lost the last three games after winning Games 1 and 2 on their home court. Milwaukee is a 5-point favorite to win the NBA title tonight, with the total set at 222 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise).

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. Oakland plays at home against the Los Angeles Angels at 3:37 PM ET as a -150 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. James Kaprielian pitches for the A’s against Jose Suarez of the Angels. Milwaukee is at home against Kansas City at 4:10 PM ET as a -165 money line favorite with a total of 9. The Brewers’ Brett Anderson pitches against the Royals’ Mike Minor.

Two games start at 7:05 PM ET. Miami visits Washington as a -120 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Trevor Rogers pitches for the Marlins against Paolo Espino. Philadelphia plays at New York against the Yankees as a -125 money line road favorite with a total of 9. The Phillies’ Aaron Nola faces the Yankees’ Domingo German. Toronto is at home against Boston at 7:07 PM ET as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 10.5. Alek Manoah pitches for the Blue Jays against Garrett Richards of the Red Sox. 

Three games start at 7:10 PM ET. Detroit hosts Texas as a -155 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. The Tigers’ Tarik Skubal pitches against the Rangers Dane Dunning. Cincinnati plays at home against the New York Mets as a -140 money line favorite. Wade Miley of the Reds goes against Robert Stock of the Mets. Tampa Bay is at home against Baltimore as a -210 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. The Rays send out Shane McClanahan against the Orioles’ John Means. San Diego plays at Atlanta at 7:20 PM ET as a -140 money line road favorite with a total of 10. After last night’s game got postponed, Kyle Muller will have his start bumped to tonight. The Padres have yet to name their starter pitcher after Yu Darvish was scheduled to pitch yesterday. 

Two games start at 8:10 PM ET. Houston hosts Cleveland as a -180 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Luke Garcia pitches for the Astros against Triston McKenzie of the Indians. The Chicago White Sox are at home against Minnesota as a -170 money line favorite with a total of 9. The White Sox’s Dallas Keuchel pitches against the Twins’ Bailey Ober. The Chicago Cubs play at St. Louis at 8:15 PM ET as a -115 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Trevor Williams pitches for the Cubs against a starting pitcher yet to be named for the Cardinals. 

Colorado plays at home against Seattle at 8:40 PM ET as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. The Rockies’ German Marquez pitches against the Mariners’ Marco Gonzales. Pittsburgh visits Arizona at 9:40 PM ET as a -110 money line favorite. Tyler Anderson pitches for the Pirates against a pitcher yet to be determined for the Diamondbacks. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against San Francisco at 10:10 PM ET as a -145 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Giants pitch Alex Wood against a pitcher yet to be named for the Dodgers. 

The CONCACAF Gold Cup concludes the group stage with four matches. Costa Rica plays Jamaica on FS1 at 7 PM ET as a -0.5 goal line favorite with a total of 2 (all Gold Cup odds from MGM). Suriname faces Guadeloupe on FS2 at 7 PM ET as a -1 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5.

Qatar plays Honduras on FS1 at 9 PM ET in a pick ‘em match up with a total of 2.5. Panama is a -3 goal favorite against Grenada on FS2 at 9 PM ET with an over/under of 3.5.

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