Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 08/11/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Wednesday sports card features 16 games in MLB. 

Five games take place in the afternoon. The Chicago White Sox concludes their three-game series at Minnesota at 1:10 PM ET. The White Sox pitch Lance Lynn against the Twins Bailey Ober. Chicago is a -165 money line road favorite with the total set at 9 (all odds from DraftKings). Two games start at 2:10 PM ET. Houston hosts Colorado to complete their two-game series. Framber Valdez pitches for the Astros against Antonio Senzatela of the Rockies. Houston is a -250 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The New York Yankees play at Kansas City to finish their three-game series. The Royals pitch Brady Singer against a Yankees pitcher yet to be determined. New York is a -120 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5.

San Diego hosts Miami at 4:10 PM ET in the final game of their three-game series. Ryan Weathers pitches for the Padres against Sandy Alcantara of the Marlins. San Diego is a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. The Washington Nationals and New York Mets will continue their nine-inning game from Tuesday at 4:10. Rain suspended the game in the top of the second inning with the Nationals leading, 3-1. 

Three games begin at 7:05 PM ET. Detroit plays at Baltimore in the second game of their three-game series. The Tigers pitch Tarik Skubal against the Orioles Matt Harvey. Detroit is a -115 money line road favorite with a total of 10. The Los Angeles Dodgers are in Philadelphia on ESPN for Game 2 of their three-game series. David Price pitches for the Dodgers against Kyle Gibson for the Phillies. Los Angeles is a -140 money line road favorite with an over/under of 10. St. Louis is at Pittsburgh in the middle game of their three-game series. The Cardinals pitch J.A. Happ against the Pirates Wil Crowe. St. Louis is a -170 money line road favorite with a total of 9. 

Two games begin at 7:10 PM ET. Boston plays at home against Tampa Bay in Game 2 of their three-game series. Nathan Eovaldi pitches for the Red Sox against Ryan Yarbrough of the Rays. Boston is a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Oakland is at Cleveland in the second game of their three-game series. The A’s pitch Frankie Montas against the Indians Cal Quantrill. Oakland is a -140 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5. The second game between the Nationals and Mets will take place 30-40 minutes after the completion of their first game but no earlier than 7:10 PM ET. Joe Ross will pitch for Washington against Marcus Stroman for the Mets in a seven-inning game. Atlanta is at home against Cincinnati at 7:20 PM ET in the middle game of their three-game series. The Braves pitch Drew Smyly against the Reds’ Wade Miley. Atlanta is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5.

Milwaukee plays in Chicago against the Cubs at 8:05 PM ET. Corbin Burnes pitches for the Brewers against Jake Arrieta of the Cubs. Milwaukee is a -150 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Toronto is in Los Angeles against the Angels in the third game of their four-game series. The Blue Jays pitch Alek Manoah against Los Angeles starting pitcher Dylan Bundy. Toronto is a -180 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. San Francisco hosts Arizona at 9:45 PM ET in the second game of their two-game series. Kevin Gausman pitches for the Giants against Merrill Kelly of the Diamondbacks. San Francisco is a -260 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Seattle is at home against Texas at 10:10 PM ET in Game 2 of their three-game series. The Mariners pitch Tyler Anderson against the Rangers Spencer Howard. Seattle is a -190 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. 

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