Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 07/21/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Wednesday sports card features action in MLB. Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. 

Tampa Bay hosts Baltimore at 12:10 PM ET. The Rays have won two of their last three games after a 9-3 victory on Tuesday. The Orioles had their three-game winning streak end with the loss. Michael Wacha pitches for Tampa Bay against Keegan Akin of the Orioles. The Rays are a -165 money line favorite with a total of 8 (all odds from DraftKings). 

San Diego plays at Atlanta in the first game of their seven-inning doubleheader at 12:20 PM ET. The Braves have won two of their last three games with their 2-1 win on Tuesday. The Padres have lost four of their last six. San Diego pitches Chris Paddack against the Braves’ Kyle Muller. The Padres are a -160 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. 

The New York Mets conclude their road trip to Cincinnati at 12:35 PM ET. The Reds ended a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 win on Tuesday. The Mets have lost four of their last six games. Chris Paddack pitches for the Mets against Jeff Hoffman of the Reds. New York is a -135 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. 

Milwaukee hosts Kansas City at 2:10 PM ET. The Royals ended a two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory on Tuesday. The Brewers had their three-game winning streak end with the loss. Milwaukee pitches Eric Lauer against Kansas City’s Brad Keller. The Brewers are a -165 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. 

Seattle visits Colorado at 3:10 PM ET. The Mariners have won three of four after their 6-4 victory against the Rockies yesterday. Colorado has lost three of their last four games. The Rockies pitch Austin Gomber against a Seattle pitcher yet to be determined. The Mariners are a -135 money line road favorite with a total of 12.

Pittsburgh visits Arizona at 3:40 PM ET. The Diamondbacks have won three in a row after an 11-6 win last night. The Pirates have lost three in a row. Arizona pitches Madison Bumgarner against a Pittsburgh starting pitcher yet to be named. The Diamondbacks are a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

The second game of the Padres/Braves doubleheader takes place at 5:20 PM ET. Reiss Knehr pitches for San Diego against Bryse Wilson of Atlanta. 

The New York Yankees host Philadelphia at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees have won three in a row after a 6-4 win against the Phillies on Tuesday. Philadelphia had their two-game winning streak end with the loss. Asher Wojciechowski takes the ball for New York against a starting pitcher yet to be determined for the Phillies. The Yankees are a -155 money line favorite. 

Washington plays at home against Miami at 7:05 PM ET. The Nationals won their third in a row with their 6-3 victory against the Marlins yesterday. Miami has lost four in a row. Washington pitches Erick Fedde against a starting pitcher yet to be named for the Marlins. The Nationals are a -115 money line favorite with a total of 8.5.

Boston plays at Toronto at 7:07 PM ET. Their contest yesterday got postponed. The Red Sox’s Garrett Richards is expected to have his start pushed back against a rested Robbie Ray for the Blue Jays. 

Detroit plays at home against Texas at 7:10 PM ET. The Tigers have won five in a row after their 4-1 victory against the Rangers yesterday. Texas has lost seven straight. Matt Manning pitches for Detroit against Jordan Lyles of the Rangers. The Tigers are a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5.

The Chicago White Sox are at home against Minnesota at 8:10 PM ET. The White Sox have won four of five with their 9-5 victory against the Twins Tuesday. Minnesota has lost five of their last six. Chicago pitches Dylan Cease against Minnesota’s Michael Pineda. The White Sox are a -145 money line favorite with a total of 9.

Houston plays at home against Cleveland at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros have won four of their last six games after a 9-3 victory against the Indians yesterday. Cleveland has lost three of five. Lance McCullers pitches for Houston against Eli Morgan of the Indians. The Astros are a -250 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. 

St. Louis hosts the Chicago Cubs on ESPN at 8:15 PM ET. The Cardinals had their three-game winning streak end with a 7-6 loss to the Cubs on Tuesday. Chicago ended a two-game losing streak with the victory. The Cardinals pitch Adam Wainwright against the Cubs Kyle Hendricks. St. Louis is a -125 money line favorite with a total of 8.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against San Francisco at 10:10 PM ET. The Giants have won five of seven after their 6-5 victory over the Dodgers on Tuesday. Julio Urias pitches for Los Angeles against Logan Webb of San Francisco. The Dodgers are a -185 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5.

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