Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB, WNBA and CFL Previews and Odds - 09/06/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Monday sports card features action NCAAF, MLB, WNBA, and CFL.

A final game completes Week 1 of the college football season with Louisville playing Mississippi on ESPN at 8 PM ET. The game takes place at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Rebels are a 9.5-point favorite with the total set at 75.

Twelve games are on the MLB Labor Day card. Nine games start in the afternoon. Three games begin at 1:05 PM ET. The New York Mets play at Washington in the fifth game of their five-game series. Trevor Williams pitches for the Mets against the Nationals’ Patrick Corbin. New York is a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. The New York Yankees host Toronto in Game 1 of their four-game series. The Yankees pitch James Taillon against the Blue Jays’ Hyun Jin Ryu. New York is a -135 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Baltimore plays at home against Kansas City in the opener of their four-game series. Zac Lowther pitches for the Orioles against the Royals’ Kris Bubic. Baltimore is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. 

Boston hosts Tampa Bay on ESPN at 1:10 PM ET in the first game of their three-game series. The Red Sox pitch Chris Sale against the Rays’ Ryan Yarbrough. Boston is a -180 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Detroit visits Pittsburgh at 1:35 PM ET in the opener of their three-game series. Tarik Skubal pitches for the Tigers against Bryse Wilson of the Pirates. Detroit is a -135 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Milwaukee plays at home against Philadelphia at 2:10 PM ET in the opener of their three-game series. The Brewers pitch Brandon Woodruff against the Phillies’ Zach Wheeler. Milwaukee is a -140 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Cincinnati travels to Chicago against the Cubs in the first game of their three-game series. Sonny Gray pitches for the Reds against Justin Steele for Chicago. Cincinnati is a -155 money line road favorite. 

San Francisco visits Colorado on ESPN at 4:10 PM ET in the first game of their three-game series. The Giants pitch Kevin Gausman against the Rockies’ Kyle Freeland. San Francisco is a -165 money line road favorite with an over/under of 11. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at St. Louis at 4:15 PM ET. Max Scherzer pitches for the Dodgers against Milos Mikolas of the Cardinals in Game 1 of their four-game series. Los Angeles is a -220 money line road favorite with a total of 8. 

Minnesota travels to Cleveland at 6:10 PM ET in the opening game of their four-game series. The Twins pitch Bailey Ober against the Indians’ Logan Allen. Minnesota is a -130 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. Houston hosts Seattle at 7:10 PM ET in the first game of their three-game series. Lance McCullers pitches for the Astros against the Yusei Kikuchi of the Mariners. Houston is a -220 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The Los Angeles Angels play against Texas at 9:07 PM ET in the final game of their four-game series. The Angels pitch Jaime Barria against the Rangers’ A.J. Alexy. Los Angeles is a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. 

One game takes place in the WNBA. Phoenix visits Indiana at 7 PM ET. 

Two games take place on the traditional Labour Day card in the Canadian n Football League. Hamilton hosts Toronto on ESPN+ at 1 PM ET as a 1-point favorite with a total of 45.5. Calgary hosts Edmonton on ESPN News at 4:30 PM ET as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 43. 

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