Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 08/03/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Wednesday sports card features MLB action.

Major League Baseball has 15 games on its schedule. The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Tampa Bay Rays at 12:10 PM ET. Yusei Kikuchi takes the mound for the Blue Jays to pitch against Jalen Beeks for the Rays. Toronto is a -115 money line road favorite with the total set at 8 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). The Atlanta Braves host the Philadelphia Phillies at 12:20 PM ET. The Braves tap Charlie Morton to pitch against the Phillies’ Zack Wheeler. Atlanta is a -135 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. 

The New York Yankees play at home against the Seattle Mariners at 1:05 PM ET. Gerrit Cole takes the ball for the Yankees to pitch against the newly acquired Luis Castillo for the Mariners. New York is a -190 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Two games throw out the first pitch at 1:10 PM ET. Cleveland is at home against Arizona with the Guardians pitching Shane Bieber against the Diamondbacks’ Tommy Henry. The Guardians are a -230 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Minnesota hosts Detroit with Joe Ryan taking the ball for the Twins against Tyler Alexander for the Tigers. The Twins are a -210 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The Texas Rangers are at home against the Baltimore Orioles at 2:05 PM ET. The Rangers turn to Martin Perez to pitch against the Orioles’ Kurt Bradish. Texas is a -150 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Two more MLB games throw out the first pitch at 2:10 PM ET. Houston plays at home against Boston with the Astros turning to Jose Urquidy in their starting rotation against Brayan Bello for the Red Sox. The Astros are a -215 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Chicago is at home against Kansas City with Lance Lynn pitching for the White Sox against Brady Singer for the Royals. The White Sox are a -165 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The New York Mets visit Washington to play the Nationals at 4:05 PM ET. The Mets tap Chris Bassitt to pitch against Anibal Sanchez for the Nationals. New York is a -250 money line road favorite with a total of 9. 

The Miami Marlins host the Cincinnati Reds at 6:40 PM ET. Sandy Alcantara takes the mound for the Marlins against Mike Minor for the Reds. Miami is a -200 money line favorite at Bet MGM with an over/under of 7. The Milwaukee Brewers travel to Pittsburgh to play the Pirates at 7:05 PM ET. The Brewers activate Freddy Peralta to pitch against the Pirates’ Tyler Beeke. Milwaukee is a -190 money line road favorite with a total of 8. The St. Louis Cardinals are at home against the Chicago Cubs at 7:45 PM ET. Miles Mikolas takes the mound for the Cardinals to battle against Justin Steele for the Cubs. St. Louis is a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. 

The Los Angeles Angels host the Oakland A’s at 9:38 PM ET. The Angels tap Shohei Ohtani to pitch against the A’s James Kaprielian. The San Diego Padres are at home against the Colorado Rockies at 9:40 PM ET. Chad Kuhl pitches for the Rockies against a starting pitcher yet to be determined for the Padres. The Los Angeles Dodgers travel to San Francisco to play the Giants at 9:45 PM ET. The Dodgers send out Julio Urias to pitch against the Giants’ Alex Cobb. Los Angeles is a -155 money line road favorite with a total of 8.

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