Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 07/19/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Monday sports card features action in MLB. Thirteen games are on the MLB docket. 

The Chicago White Sox host Minnesota in the opening game of their seven-inning doubleheader at 5:10 PM ET. The White Sox have seven of their last eight games after a 4-0 victory against Houston yesterday. Minnesota has lost three in a row after a 7-0 loss at Detroit on Sunday. The Twins are set to pitch Griffin Jax in the opener, according to DraftKings, although there are some reports that Jose Berrios will take the ball in the opening game. Lance Lynn will pitch the opener for the White Sox. Chicago is a -220 money line favorite with the total set at 7 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Miami visits Washington at 7:05 PM ET. The Marlins have lost five of their last seven games after a 7-4 loss at Philadelphia yesterday. The Nationals ended their five-game losing streak with an 8-7 victory against San Diego on Sunday. Neither starting pitcher has been named yet for this game. 

Toronto is at home against Boston at 7:07 PM ET. The Blue Jays won their third straight game in a 10-0 shutout victory against Texas yesterday. The Red Sox have lost four of five with their 9-1 loss in New York to the Yankees last night. Boston pitches Nick Pivetta against the Blue Jays Ross Stripling.

Tampa Bay plays at home against Baltimore at 7:10 PM ET. The Rays won their second game in their last three with a 7-5 win at Atlanta yesterday. The Orioles has won two in a row after a 5-0 win in Kansas City on Sunday. Spenser Watkins pitches for Baltimore against Ryan Yarbrough of the Rays. Tampa Bay is a -225 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Texas travels to Detroit at 7:10 PM ET. The Rangers have lost four in a row. The Tigers have won three straight games. Texas pitches Kyle Gibson against Detroit’s Casey Mize. The Rangers are a -115 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.

Cincinnati hosts the New York Mets at 7:10 PM ET. The Reds lost their third game in a row in an 8-0 loss to Milwaukee yesterday. The Mets ended a three-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory at Pittsburgh on Sunday. New York pitches Jared Eickhoff against the Reds Vladimir Gutierrez. Cincinnati is a -130 money line favorite with a total of 10.

San Diego visits Atlanta at 7:20 PM ET. Both teams have lost three of their last four games after losing yesterday. Yu Darvish pitches for the Padres against Kyle Muller of the Braves. San Diego is a -135 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

Houston plays at home against Cleveland at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros have lost five of their last seven games. The Indians have won five of their last six games with their 4-2 victory against Oakland yesterday. Cleveland sends out Jean Carlos Mejia against the Astros Luke Zack Greinke. Houston is a -240 money line favorite with a total of 9. 

The Chicago Cubs visit St. Louis at 8:10 PM ET. The Cubs ended their two-game winning streak with a 6-4 loss at Arizona yesterday. The Cardinals have lost four of their last six games after a 2-1 loss to San Francisco on Sunday. Jake Woodford pitches for St. Louis against Alec Mills of Chicago. The Cubs are a -115 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.

The second game of the Twins/White Sox game is scheduled for 8:10 PM ET. Chicago is a -115 money line favorite with a total of 7.

Arizona plays at home against Pittsburgh at 9:40 PM ET. The Diamondbacks ended a four-game losing streak with their win against the Cubs. The Pirates snapped their three-game losing streak with their loss to the Mets on Sunday. Pittsburgh pitches Chase De Jong against Arizona’s Caleb Smith. The Diamondbacks are a -135 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5.

The Los Angeles Angeles travel to Oakland at 9:40 PM ET. The Angels have lost four of their last six games after a 7-4 loss at Seattle yesterday. The A’s have dropped to games in a row. Cole Irvin pitches for Oakland against Shohei Ohtani of the Angels. Los Angeles is a -120 money line favorite with a total of 8.5.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against San Francisco at 10:10 PM ET. The Dodgers had their four-game winning streak end in a 6-5 loss in 10 innings at Colorado on Sunday. The Giants have lost two games in a row. Los Angeles pitches Tony Gonsolin against the Giants’ Kevin Gausman. The Dodgers are a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.

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