Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 07/23/2021

by Alec McMordie

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

One game is on the afternoon MLB slate. The Cubs play at home in Chicago against Arizona at 2:20 PM ET. They pitch Zach Davies against the Diamondbacks’ Zac Gallen. Chicago is a -135 money line favorite (all odds from DraftKings). 

Two games start at 7:05 PM ET. Philadelphia hosts Atlanta at 7:05 PM ET. Zack Wheeler pitches for the Phillies against Max Fried of the Braves. Philadelphia is a -145 money line favorite with the total set at 7.5. Washington visits Baltimore in the first game of a three-game weekend series. Patrick Corbin pitches for the Nationals against the Orioles Pablo Lopez. Washington is a -140 money line road favorite with an over/under of 10. 

Five games have scheduled the first pitch for 7:10 PM ET. Tampa Bay plays at Cleveland in the second game of their weekend series. The Rays pitch Rich Hill against the Indians Zac Plesac. Tampa Bay is a -115 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. San Diego is at Miami in Game 2 of their weekend series. Joe Musgrove pitches for the Padres against Zach Thompson of the Marlins. San Diego is a -165 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8. The New York Yankees play at Boston in the second game of their four-game series. The Yankees pitch Gerrit Cole against the Red Sox’s Eduardo Rodriguez. Both teams are listed at -110 with a total of 8.5. Cincinnati is at home against St. Louis in the opening game of their three-game series. Tyler Mahle pitches for the Reds against Wade LeBlanc of the Cardinals. 

Four games start at 8:10 PM ET. Houston begins a three-game series at home against Texas. The Astros pitch Jake Odorizzi against the Rangers Kolby Allard. Houston is a -240 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. The Los Angeles Angels play at Minnesota in the second game of their four-game series. Alex Cobb pitches for the Angels against J.A. Happ of the Twins. Los Angeles is a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 10. Milwaukee hosts the Chicago White Sox in the opening game of their three-game series. The Brewers pitch Freddy Peralta against Lucas Giolito of the White Sox. Milwaukee is a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Kansas City plays at home against Detroit in Game 1 of their three-game series. Kris Bubic of the Royals pitches against Wily Peralta of the Tigers. Kansas City is a -130 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. 

San Francisco hosts Pittsburgh in the opening game of their three-game series at 9:45 PM ET. The Giants pitch Johnny Cueto against the Pirates Chad Kuhl. San Francisco is a -180 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

Two games close out the MLB card at 10:10 PM ET. Oakland plays at Seattle in the second game of their four-game series. Frankie Montas pitches for the A’s against Yusei Kikuchi of the Mariners. Oakland is a -115 money line road favorite with a total of 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at home against Colorado in the first game of their weekend series. The Dodgers pitch David Price against the Rockies’ Chi Chi Gonzalez. Los Angeles is a -335 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5.

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