Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 07/26/2021

by Alec McMordie

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

The New York Mets host the Atlanta Braves in the opening game of their seven-inning doubleheader at 5:10 PM ET. The Mets won their third game in their last four with a 5-4 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. The Braves have lost two of three games after a 2-1 loss at Philadelphia yesterday. Marcus Stroman pitches for New York against Kyle Muller for Atlanta. The Mets are a -155 money line favorite with the total set at 6.5 (all odds from DraftKings).

Philadelphia plays at home against Washington at 7:05 PM ET. The Phillies won their second game in their last three with their victory against the Braves yesterday. The Nationals lost their fourth in a row with a 5-4 defeat at Baltimore on Sunday. Philadelphia pitches Spencer Howard against Washington’s Joe Ross. The Phillies are a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5.

Boston is at home against Toronto on ESPN at 7:10 PM ET. The Red Sox won their fifth game in their last six with a 5-4 victory against the New York Yankees yesterday. The Blue Jays lost their fourth game in their last five with their loss to the Mets. Nick Pivetta pitches for Boston against Thomas Hatch for Toronto. The Red Sox are a -110 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. 

The Chicago Cubs are at home against Cincinnati at 8:05 PM ET. The Cubs won for the second time in their last three games with a 5-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday. The Reds had their two-game winning streak end with a 10-6 loss to St. Louis on Sunday. Chicago pitches Kyle Hendricks against Cincinnati starting pitcher Wade Miley. The Cubs are a -130 money line favorite.

The Chicago White Sox visits Kansas City at 8:10 PM ET. The White Sox ended their three-game losing streak with their 3-1 victory at Milwaukee last night. The Royals won their fifth straight game with a 6-1 victory against the Detroit Tigers. Dallas Keuchel pitches for Chicago against Mike Minor of Kansas City. The White Sox are a -130 money line road favorite with an over/under of 10.

Minnesota hosts Detroit at 8:10 PM ET. The Twins lost their third game in their last four with a 6-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels yesterday. The Tigers lost their third game in a row with a 6-1 loss at Kansas City on Sunday. Minnesota pitches Michael Pineda against Detroit’s Matt Manning. The Twins are a -180 money line favorite with a total of 10.

The second game of the Braves/Mets doubleheader is scheduled for 8:10 PM ET. Jacob DeGrom pitches for New York against Byrce Wilson for Atlanta. The Mets are a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. 

The Los Angeles Angels play at home against Colorado at 9:38 PM ET. The Angles won their third game in their last four with their victory against Minnesota yesterday. The Rockies have lost two in a row after a 3-2 loss in Los Angeles against the Dodgers on Sunday. Los Angeles pitch Shohei Ohtani against Colorado’s German Marquez. The Angels are a -155 money line favorite with a total of 8.

Houston travels to Seattle at 10:10 PM ET. The Astros won their fifth game in their last six with a 3-1 victory against the Texas Rangers yesterday. The Mariners won their third straight game with their 4-3 win against the Oakland A’s on Sunday. Luis Garcia pitches for Houston against Darren McCaughan for Seattle. The Astros are a -180 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. 

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