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

by Big Al Staff

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

Three games open the slate at 1:05 PM ET. Tampa Bay plays at Baltimore in the final game of their four-game series. Michael Wacha pitches for the Rays against Jorge Lopez. Tampa Bay is a -180 money line road favorite with the total set at 10.5. Philadelphia hosts the New York Mets on TBS in the third game of their three-game series. The Phillies pitch Zack Wheeler against the Mets Taijuan Walker. Philadelphia is a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The New York Yankees are at home against Seattle in the fourth game of their four-game series. Luis Gil pitches for the Yankees against the Mariners Yusei Kikuchi. New York is a -150 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. 

Toronto hosts Boston at 1:07 PM ET in the final game of their four-game series. The Blue Jays pitch Hyun Jin Ryu against the Red Sox Garrett Richards. Toronto is a -210 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Two games start at 1:10 PM ET. Cleveland plays at home against Detroit in Game 3 of their three-game series. Zach Plesac pitches for the Indians against Wily Peralta of the Tigers. Cleveland is a -160 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Cincinnati is at home against Pittsburgh in the fourth game of their four-game series. The Reds pitch Tyler Mahle against the Pirates Bryse Wilson. Cincinnati is a -255 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Atlanta hosts Washington at 1:20 PM ET in the third game of their three-game series. Max Fried pitches for the Braves against Patrick Corbin of the Nationals. Atlanta is a -225 money line favorite with a total of 9. 

Two games start at 2:10 PM ET. Houston plays at home against Minnesota in the fourth game of their four-game series. The Astros pitch Lance McCullers against the Twins Kenta Maeda. Houston is a -200 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Milwaukee is at home against San Francisco in the final game of their three-game series. Brett Anderson pitches for the Brewers against Johnny Cueto of the Giants. Milwaukee is a -120 money line favorite with a total of 9. St. Louis hosts Kansas City at 2:15 PM ET in the third game of their three-game series. The Cardinals pitch Jon Lester against the Royals Kris Bubic. St. Louis is a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Colorado plays at home against Miami at 3:10 PM ET in the final game of their three-game series. Kyle Freeland pitches for the Rockies against a starting pitcher yet to be determined for the Marlins. Colorado is a -155 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. 

Oakland hosts Texas at 4:07 PM ET in the third game of their three-game series. The A’s pitch James Kaprielian against the Rangers Jordan Lyles. Oakland is a -275 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Two games start at 4:10 PM ET. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at home against the Los Angeles Angels in the final game of their three-game series. Walker Buehler pitches for the Dodgers against Reid Detmers of the Angels. The Dodgers are a -310 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. San Diego plays Arizona in the third game of their three-game series. The Padres pitch Blake Snell against the Diamondbacks Madison Bumgarner. San Diego is a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

The Chicago White Sox play at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs on ABC at 7:09 PM ET. The White Sox pitch Dylan Cease against Zach Davies of the Cubs. The White Sox are a -190 money line favorite.

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