Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, NFL CFL and EPL Previews and Odds - 08/13/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Friday sports card features action in the NFL preseason, MLB, the Canadian Football League, and the English Premier League.

Three games are on the NFL preseason slate. Two games start at 7 PM ET. The Buffalo Bills visit the Detroit Lions in the first game of the doubleheader on the NFL Network. The game is a pick ‘em with the total set at 37 (all odds from DraftKings). The Tennessee Titans travel to Atlanta to play the Falcons in a pick ‘em contest with an over/under of 38. The Arizona Cardinals hosts the Dallas Cowboys in the second game on the NFL Network at 10 PM ET. The Cardinals are a -1.5 point favorite with a total of 39.

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. Three games start at 7:05 PM ET. Philadelphia is at home against Cincinnati as a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Atlanta visits Washington as a -145 money line road favorite with a total of 9. Milwaukee travels to Pittsburgh as a -210 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. 

Four games begin at 7:10 PM ET. Cleveland plays at Detroit as a -120 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5. Boston hosts Baltimore as a -225 money line favorite with an over/under of 11. The Los Angeles Dodgers visit New York to play the Mets as a -155 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. Miami is at home against the Chicago Cubs as a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. 

Oakland travels to Texas to play the Rangers at 8:05 PM ET. The A’s are a -160 money line road favorite with a total of 9. Two games begin at 8:10 PM ET. St. Louis plays at Kansas City as a -140 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Tampa Bay visits Minnesota as a -160 money line with a total of 9. 

Houston visits Los Angeles to play the Angels at 9:38 PM ET. The Astros are a -150 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. San Diego plays at Arizona at 9:40 PM ET. The Padres are a -170 money line road favorite with a total of 7.5. San Francisco hosts Colorado at 9:45 PM ET. The Giants are a -220 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Toronto travels to Seattle at 10:10 PM ET. The Blue Jays are a -165 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5.

Week 2 of the CFL continues with Toronto playing at Winnipeg on ESPN+ at 8:30 PM ET. The Argonauts upset Calgary on the road, 23-20, as a 7-point underdog last Saturday. The Blue Bombers upset Hamilton at home by a 19-6 score as a 2-point underdog last Thursday. 

The 2021-22 English Premier League season begins with Arsenal playing at Brentford on the NBC Sports Network at 3 PM ET. The Bees were one of three promoted teams from the Championship League last season. The Arsenal Gunners are a -0.5 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.5. 

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