Big Al's Daily Angle: WNBA and MLB Odds and Previews - 08/17/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Tuesday sports card features action in MLB and the WNBA. 

Sixteen games are on the MLB docket. Boston plays at New York against the Yankees at 1:05 PM ET in the opening game of their seven-inning doubleheader. The Red Sox pitch Tanner Houck against the Yankees’ Luis Gil. Boston is a -145 money line road favorite with the total set at 7 (all odds from DraftKings).

Two games begin at 7:05 PM ET. Toronto travels to Washington for a two-game series. Alek Manoah pitches for the Blue Jays against Erick Fedde of the Nationals. Toronto is a -200 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. The Red Sox play at New York against the Yankees in the second game of their doubleheader. Boston pitches Nathan Eovaldi against the Yankees Jordan Montgomery. Four games begin at 7:10 PM ET. Atlanta continues their three-game series at Miami. Huscuar Ynoa pitches for the Braves against Sandy Alcantara of the Marlins. Atlanta is a -135 money line road favorite with a total of 7.5. Tampa Bay hosts Baltimore in the second game of their four-game series. The Rays pitch Drew Rasmussen against the Orioles John Means. Tampa Bay is a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Detroit plays at home against the Los Angeles Angels in the opening game of their three-game series. Casey Mize pitches for the Tigers against the Angels Dylan Bundy. Detroit is a -125 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Cincinnati is at home against the Chicago Cubs in Game 2 of their three-game series. The Reds pitch Vladimir Gutierrez against the Cubs Kyle Hendricks. Cincinnati is a -160 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. 

Milwaukee visits St. Louis at 7:45 PM ET in the opener of their three-game series. Corbin Burnes pitches for the Brewers against Adam Wainwright of the Cardinals. Milwaukee is a -160 money line road favorite with a total of 7. Seattle travels to Texas at 8:05 PM ET for Game 1 of their three-series. The Mariners pitch Tyler Anderson against the Rangers Spencer Howard. Seattle is a -160 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Three games start at 8:10 PM ET. Oakland plays at Chicago against the White Sox in the second game of their four-game series. Chris Bassitt pitches for the A’s against Reynaldo Lopez of the White Sox. Oakland is a -120 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. Houston plays at Kansas City in Game 2 of their four-game series. The Astros pitch Framber Valdez against the Royals' Daniel Lynch. Houston is a -200 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Minnesota is at home against Cleveland in the second game of their three-game series. Bailey Ober pitches for the Twins against Eli Morgan of the Indians. Cleveland is a -145 money line favorite with a total of 9.5.

Colorado is at home against San Diego at 8:40 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. The Rockies pitch German Marquez against a Padres starting pitcher yet to be named. Colorado is a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 11. Philadelphia visits Arizona at 9:40 PM ET in the opener of their three-game series. Kyle Gibson pitches for the Phillies against a starting pitcher yet to be named for the Diamondbacks. Philadelphia is a -120 money line road favorite with a total of 9. San Francisco is at home against the New York Mets at 9:45 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. The Giants pitch Logan Webb against the Mets Marcus Stroman. San Francisco is a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers host Pittsburgh at 10:10 PM ET in the second game of their three-game series. David Price pitches for the Dodgers against the Pirates Wil Crowe. Los Angeles is a -320 money line favorite with a total of 9.

Five games are on the WNBA slate. Minnesota plays at Connecticut at 7 PM ET. Dallas visits Chicago on the CBS Sports Network at 8 PM ET. Two games tip-off at 10 PM ET. Washington travels to Las Vegas in the second game on the CBS Sports Network. Indiana is at Phoenix. Atlanta plays at Los Angeles at 10:30 PM ET. 

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