Big Al's Daily Angle: EPL, NBA, NHL and MLB Previews and Odds - 05/12/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Wednesday sports card features action in the NBA, NHL, MLB, and the English Premier League.

Six games are on the NBA docket. The card begins at 7 PM ET, with Atlanta hosting Washington in the opening game of a doubleheader on ESPN. The Hawks have won four of their last five games with their 125-124 victory at home against the Wizards as an 8-point favorite on Monday. Washington had their two-game winning streak end with the setback. Atlanta is a 6-point favorite with the total set at 239.5 (all odds from BetOnline unless indicated otherwise).

Brooklyn plays at home against San Antonio at 8 PM ET as a 4.5-point favorite at DraftKings. Boston visits Cleveland as a 10-point road favorite at DraftKings. Dallas is at home against New Orleans at 9 PM ET as a 9.5-point favorite at DraftKings. 

Utah hosts Portland at 9:30 PM ET in the nightcap on ESPN. The Jazz had their five-game winning streak end with a 119-116 upset loss at Golden State as a 2.5-point favorite on Monday. The Trail Blazers have won eight of their last nine games after a 140-129 victory against Houston as a 15.5-point favorite on Monday. Utah is a 4-point favorite at DraftKings.

The Los Angeles Lakers play at home against Houston at 10:30 PM ET as a 13-point favorite at DraftKings. 

Five games are on the NHL schedule. Edmonton visits Montreal at 5 PM ET as a -116 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6. Toronto travels to Ottawa at 8 PM ET as a -185 money line road favorite with a total of 6.5. 

Vegas plays at San Jose at 9 PM ET as a -186 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6. Colorado hosts the Los Angeles as a -320 money line favorite with the total at 5.5.

Minnesota visits St. Louis at 9 PM ET on the NBC Sports Network. The Wild have won four of their last five games with their 4-3 victory against Anaheim on Saturday. The Blues ended a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 win in Los Angeles on Monday. 

Fifteen games are on the MLB slate. The New York Mets host Baltimore at 12:10 PM ET as a -181 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Cincinnati travels to Pittsburgh at 12:35 PM ET as a -157 money line road favorite with a total of 7.5. Cleveland plays at home against the Chicago Cubs at 1:10 PM ET as a -108 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

San Diego visits Colorado in a seven-inning doubleheader, with the opening game starting at 3:10 PM ET. The second game is scheduled for 6:10 PM ET.

Philadelphia travels to Washington at 7:05 PM ET as a -138 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. Kansas City visits Detroit at 7:10 PM ET. Oakland plays at Boston. The New York Yankees are at Tampa Bay. Toronto plays at Atlanta at 7:20 PM ET as a -106 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Milwaukee is at home against St. Louis at 7:40 PM ET as a -162 money line favorite with a total of 7. 

The Chicago White Sox host Minnesota at 8:10 PM ET as a -136 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Houston plays at home against the Los Angeles Angels as a -120 money line favorite with the total of 8.5. Arizona is at home against Miami at 9:40 PM ET as a -245 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against Seattle at 10:10 PM ET as a -240 money line favorite with a total of 8.

Matchweek 35 of the English Premier League continues with Chelsea hosting Arsenal on the NBC Sports Network at 3:15 PM ET. The Blues are a -0.75 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. 

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