Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 08/02/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Monday sports card features action in MLB. Eight games are on the MLB slate.

Toronto hosts Cleveland at 3:07 PM ET in the opening game of their four-game series. The Blue Jays have won four in a row after their 5-1 victory against Kansas City on Sunday. The Indians have lost two of three after a 2-1 loss in Chicago against the White Sox yesterday. Toronto pitches Robbie Ray against Cleveland’s Eli Morgan. The Blue Jays are a -310 money line favorite with the total set at 9.5.

Philadelphia visits Washington on ESPN at 7:05 PM ET in the opening game of their four-game series. The Phillies ended a two-game losing streak with a 15-4 victory at Pittsburgh on Sunday. The Nationals won their fourth game in their last six with a 6-5 victory against the Chicago Cubs. Philadelphia pitches Ranger Suarez against the recently acquired Josiah Gray for Washington. The Phillies are a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.

The New York Yankees are at home against Baltimore at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees have won five of their last six games with their 3-1 win at Miami yesterday. The Orioles’ two-game winning streak ended with a 6-2 loss in Detroit. Andrew Headley makes his debut for the Yankees against Jorge Lopes for Baltimore. New York is a -240 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. 

The New York Mets travel to Miami at 7:10 PM ET in the opening game of their four-game series. The Mets have lost three of four games after a 7-1 loss to Cincinnati yesterday. The Marlins have lost four in a row after their loss to the Yankees yesterday. New York pitches Tylor McGill against a starting pitcher yet to be determined for Miami. The Mets are a -150 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. 

Tampa Bay hosts Seattle at 7:10 PM ET in the first game of their three-game series. The Rays have won four in a row after their 3-2 victory against Boston yesterday. The Mariners lost their fourth game in five in a 4-3 loss at Texas on Sunday. Michael Wacha pitches Tampa Bay against Chris Flexen for Seattle. The Rays are a -155 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The Los Angeles Angels visit Texas at 8:05 PM ET. The Angels lost their third game in their last four with an 8-3 loss to Oakland yesterday. The Rangers won their second in a row with a 4-3 victory against Seattle. Texas pitches Dane Dunning against a Mariners’ starting pitcher yet to be determined. 

Milwaukee plays at home against Pittsburgh at 8:10 PM ET. The Brewers won their fifth game in their last six contests with their 2-1 win at Atlanta on Sunday. The Pirates had their two-game winning streak end with a 15-4 loss to Philadelphia yesterday. Eric Lauer pitches for Milwaukee against Bryse Wilson for Pittsburgh. The Brewers are a -225 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

San Francisco visits Arizona at 9:40 PM ET in the first game of their four-game series. The Giants won their fifth game in their last seven in a 5-3 victory against Houston on Sunday. The Diamondbacks have lost two in a row after a 13-0 loss against the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday. San Francisco pitches Anthony DeSclafani against Arizona’s Taylor Widener. The Giants are a -160 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5.

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