Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB Previews and Odds - 08/30/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Monday sports card features 11 games in MLB.

One game takes place in the afternoon. Minnesota visits Detroit at 2:10 PM ET. The Twins had their two-game winning streak end with a 6-2 loss to Milwaukee on Sunday. The Tigers have lost three of their last four in a 2-1 loss to Toronto yesterday. Minnesota pitches Bailey Ober against Detroit’s Casey Mize. The Twins are a -125 money line road favorite with the total set at 9 (all odds from DraftKings).

Cincinnati hosts St. Louis at 6:40 PM ET. The Reds have lost four of six after their 2-1 loss at Miami on Sunday. The Cardinals had won two in a row before yesterday’s loss. Luis Castillo pitches for Cincinnati against Jon Lester for St. Louis. The Reds are a -190 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. 

Philadelphia visits Washington at 7:05 PM ET. The Phillies have won three in a row after their 7-4 win at Arizona yesterday. The Nationals have lost four of five after their 9-1 loss in New York against the Mets. Philadelphia pitches Zack Wheeler against Washington’s Josiah Gray. The Phillies are a -190 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Toronto hosts Baltimore at 7:07 PM ET. The Blue Jays have won two in a row after their 2-1 win at Detroit yesterday. The Orioles have lost 22 of their 25 games after their 12-8 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday. Robbie Ray pitches for Toronto against Chris Ellis for Baltimore. The Blue Jays are a -310 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. 

Tampa Bay plays at home against Boston on ESPN at 7:10 PM ET. The Rays have won seven in a row after a 12-8 win at Baltimore yesterday. The Red Sox’s three-game winning streak ended with a 7-5 defeat at Cleveland on Sunday. Tampa Bay pitches Luis Patino against the Red Sox’s Nick Pivetta. Tampa Bay is a -135 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Colorado visits Texas at 8:05 PM ET. The Rockies have won three of four after their 5-0 win at Los Angeles against the Dodgers yesterday. The Rangers ended their four-game losing streak with their 13-2 win against Houston. Colorado pitches German Marquez against Los Angeles’ A.J. Alexy. The Rockies are a -150 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5.

The New York Yankees travel to Los Angeles to play the Angels at 9:38 PM ET. The Yankees had won 13 in a row but are now on a two-game losing streak after their 3-1 loss at Oakland last night. The Angels ended their three-game losing streak with a 10-2 victory against San Diego yesterday. Corey Kluber is on the mound for New York against a starting pitcher yet to be determined for Los Angeles. The Yankees are a -145 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

San Diego visits Arizona at 9:40 PM ET. The Padres have lost six of seven after their after a 10-2 loss in Los Angeles against the Angels yesterday. The Diamondbacks have lost three in a row after a 7-4 loss at Philadelphia on Sunday. San Diego pitches Chris Paddack against Arizona’s Tyler Gilbert. The Padres are a -170 money line road favorite with a total of 9. 

Milwaukee visits San Francisco at 9:45 PM ET. The Brewers ended their three-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory at Minnesota yesterday. The Giants have lost two of three after a 9-0 loss at Atlanta on Sunday. Corbin Burnes is pitching for Milwaukee against Johnny Cueto for San Francisco. The Brewers are a -145 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. 

Two games conclude the card at 10:10 PM ET. Houston travels to Seattle. The Astros had their four-game winning streak end with their 13-2 loss to Texas yesterday. The Mariners ended their three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win against Kansas City on Sunday. The Astros pitch Luis Garcia against the Mariners Chris Flexen. Houston is a -160 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. The Los Angeles Dodgers host Atlanta on ESPN after losing their second game in their last three in a 5-0 loss to Colorado. The Braves have won two of three after a 9-0 win against San Francisco on Sunday. Julio Urias pitches for the Dodgers against Atlanta’s Drew Smyly. Los Angeles is a -200 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

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