Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, WNBA, Euro 2020 and MLB Previews and Odds - 06/12/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features games in the NBA, MLB, WNBA, and Euro 2020.

One game is on the NBA playoff docket. The Los Angeles Clippers host Utah on ABC at 8:35 PM ET. The Jazz took a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals series with their 117-111 victory at home against the Clippers as a 2.5-point favorite on Thursday. Utah has won six games in a row. Los Angeles has lost three of their last five games. Los Angeles is a 4.5-point favorite, with the total set at 223.5 (all odds from BetOnline). 

Fifteen games are on the MLB slate. San Francisco plays at Washington at 2:05 PM ET in the first game of their seven-inning doubleheader. Kevin Gausman pitches for the Giants against the Nationals’ Erick Fedde. The New York Yankees play at Philadelphia at 4:05 PM ET as a -124 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. James Taillon takes the mound for the Yankees against the Phillies’ Vincent Velasquez. Oakland hosts Kansas City at 4:07 PM ET as a -148 money line favorite with a total of 9. James Kaprielian pitches for the A’s against the Royals’ Jackson Kowar. 

Nine games start at 4:10 PM ET. Seattle visits Cleveland with Yusei Kikuchi taking the hill for the Mariners against the Indians’ Triston McKenzie. Milwaukee plays at home against Pittsburgh as a -275 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Brewers send out Corbin Burnes against the Pirates’ Chad Kohl. The Los Angeles Angels travel to Arizona. The Angels’ Alex Cobb pitches against the Diamondbacks’ Caleb Smith. Tampa Bay is at home against Baltimore as a -215 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Rich Hill takes the hill for the Rays against the Orioles’ Jorge Lopez. Boston hosts Toronto as a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. Nick Pivetta takes the mound for the Red Sox against the Blue Jays’ Steven Matz. Atlanta visits Miami with Max Fried pitching for the Braves against a Marlins pitcher to be determined. Cincinnati hosts Colorado as a -125 money line favorite with a total of 9. Wade Miley starts for the Reds against the Rockies’ German Marquez. San Diego plays in New York against the Mets as a -122 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. Joe Musgrove pitches for the Padres against the Mets’ Marcus Stroman. The Chicago White Sox is at Detroit as a -167 money line road favorite with a total of 9. Dylan Cease pitches for the White Sox against Jose Arena of the Tigers.

Fox has three regional games for its national broadcast at 7:15 PM ET. The Chicago Cubs host St. Louis as a -158 money line favorite. Kyle Hendricks pitches for the Cubs against the Cardinals John Gant. Houston visits Minnesota as a -111 money line road favorite with a total of 9. The Astros send out Luis Garcia to face the Twins’ Jose Berrios. San Francisco plays at Washington in the second game of their seven-inning doubleheader, with both starting pitchers yet to be decided. 

The MLB card concludes at 10:10 PM ET with the Los Angeles Dodgers playing at home against Texas as a -290 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Dodgers send out Trevor Bauer to face the Rangers’ Kolby Allard. 

Two games are on the WNBA schedule. Chicago visits Indiana at 1 PM ET. Los Angeles travels to Minnesota at 8 PM ET. 

Three games take place in the Euro 2020. Switzerland plays Wales in Baku, Azerbaijan on ESPN at 9 AM ET in the second Group A opening round match. The Swiss are a -0.5 goal line favorite with a total of 1.75. Finland plays Denmark on ESPN at noon ET at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark in the first Group B match. The Danes are a -1.25 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.25. Belgium plays Russia at St. Petersburg Stadium in Russia on ABC at 3 PM ET in the second opening match in Group B. The Red Devils are a -0.75 goal line favorite with a total of 2.25.

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