Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, WNBA, EPL and NFL Previews and Odds - 08/22/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Sunday sports card features action in the NFL preseason, MLB, WNBA, and the EPL. 

The second week of the NFL preseason continues with two games on the NFL Network. The Cleveland Browns host the New York Giants at 1 PM ET. The Browns upset Jacksonville on the road, 23-13, as a 1.5-point underdog last Saturday. The Giants lost in the Meadowlands to the New York Jets, 12-7, as a 2-point underdog last Saturday. Cleveland is a 4.5-point favorite with the total set at 35 (all odds from DraftKings). 

The San Francisco 49ers visit the Los Angeles Chargers at 7:30 PM ET. The 49ers were upset at home against Kansas City as a 2.5-point favorite last Saturday. The Chargers beat the Los Angeles Rams, 13-6, at SoFi Stadium as a 3.5-point favorite last Saturday. San Francisco is a 5.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 34. 

Fourteen games are on the MLB docket. The final game of the Twins/Yankees series has already been postponed because of Hurricane Henri. The card begins at 1:05 PM ET with Atlanta playing at Baltimore as a -155 money line road favorite with a total of 10. Toronto plays at home against Detroit at 1:07 PM ET as a -235 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. 

Three games begin at 1:10 PM ET. Boston hosts Texas as a -305 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Tampa Bay plays at home against the Chicago White Sox on TBS as a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Cincinnati is at home against Miami as a -140 money line favorite with a total of 9. 

Two games start at 2:10 PM ET. Houston plays at home against Seattle as a -180 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Milwaukee hosts Washington as a -220 money line favorite with a total of 9. St. Louis is at home against Pittsburgh at 2:15 PM ET as a -210 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Kansas City plays in Chicago against the Cubs at 2:20 PM ET with both teams -110 money line favorites. 

Colorado plays at home at 3:10 PM ET as a -180 money line favorite with an over/under of 11.5. San Diego hosts Philadelphia at 3:40 PM ET as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 11.5. San Francisco is at Oakland at 4:07 PM ET, with both teams priced as a -110 money line favorite with the total at 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against the New York Mets as a -200 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

Cleveland plays at home against the Los Angeles Angeles on ESPN and ESPN2 at 7:10 PM ET. 

Two games are on the WNBA slate. Los Angeles plays at New York at 2 PM ET. Seattle visits Washington on ESPN at 3 PM ET. 

Week 2 in the English Premier League continues with three matches. Manchester United plays at Southampton on Peacock at 9 AM ET as a -1 goal line favorite with a total of 2.75. Tottenham travels to Wolverhampton on the NBC Sports Network at 9 AM ET as a -0.25 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.75. Chelsea visits Arsenal on the NBC Sports Network at 11:30 AM ET.

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