Big Al's Daily Angle: NHL, MLB, Euro 2020 and WNBA Previews and Odds - 07/07/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Wednesday sports card features games in the NHL, MLB, WNBA, and Euro 2020.

The Stanley Cup finals continue with Game 5 on NBC with a puck drop at 8:08 PM ET. Montreal won their first game of the series with a 3-2 victory in overtime on Monday. The series moves to Tampa Bay with the Lightning holding a 3-1 lead. Tampa Bay is a -230 money lien favorite with the total set at 5 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Seventeen games are on the MLB docket. Cleveland plays at Tampa Bay at 12:10 PM ET in the first game of their seven-inning doubleheader after their game on Tuesday got postponed due to Hurricane Elsa. The Rays will pitch Michael Wacha while the Indians’ starting pitcher is undecided. Atlanta travels to Pittsburgh at 12:35 PM ET as a -162 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Drew Smyly pitches for the Braves against Wil Crowe of the Pirates. The Chicago White Sox plays at Minnesota at 1:10 PM ET. The White Sox pitch Lance Lynn against the Twins’ Michael Pineda. 

Texas is at home against Detroit at 2:05 PM ET as a -152 money line favorite with a total of 8. Kyle Gibson of the Rangers pitches against Casey Mize of the Tigers. Cincinnati visits Kansas City at 2:10 PM ET as a -148 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. The Reds pitch Sonny Gray against Brady Singer of the Royals. Milwaukee plays at New York against the Mets in the first game of their seven-inning doubleheader after their rainout from Tuesday. The Brewers’ Corbin Burnes was scheduled to start against the Mets’ Jacob DeGrom, but it has yet to be determined which game they will pitch. Cleveland plays at Tampa Bay at 3:10 PM ET in the second game of their seven-inning doubleheader. Boston plays at Los Angeles against the Angels at 4:07 PM ET as a -125 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5. Eduardo Rodriguez pitches for the Red Sox against Andrew Heaney of the Angels.

Toronto visits Baltimore at 7:05 PM ET as a -225 money line road favorite with an over/under of 10.5. The Blue Jays pitch Hyun Jin Ryu against the Orioles’ Matt Harvey. The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Miami on ESPN at 7:10 PM ET. Milwaukee plays at New York against the Mets in the second game of their doubleheader. Philadelphia travels to Chicago to play the Cubs at 8:05 PM ET as a -150 money line road favorite. Zack Wheeler pitches for the Phillies against Alec Mills of the Cubs. Houston hosts Oakland at 8:10 PM ET as a -148 money line favorite with a total of 9. The Astros pitch Luis Garcia against the A’s Sean Manaea. 

Colorado visits Arizona at 9:40 PM ET. Antonio Senzatela pitches for the Rockies against a Diamondbacks pitcher yet to be named. San Francisco is at home against St. Louis at 9:45 PM ET as a -182 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Alex Wood makes the start for the Giants against Johan Oviedo. The New York Yankees play at Seattle at 10:10 PM ET as a -121 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. San Diego hosts Washington as a -186 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Padres pitch Chris Paddack against Patrick Corbin of the Nationals. 

Three games are on the WNBA slate. Dallas plays at Minnesota on ESPN2 at 8 PM ET. Phoenix visits Las Vegas at 10 PM ET. Los Angeles travels to Seattle on the CBS Sports Network.

The second semifinals match of the Euro 2020 is on ESPN at 3 PM ET at Wembley Stadium in London. England is a -0.75 goal line favorite against Denmark, with the total set at 2.25.

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