Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, NHL, EPL and NBA Previews and Odds - 05/02/2021

by Big Al Staff

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

Eight games are on the NBA docket. The card begins at 3:30 PM ET with Milwaukee hosting Brooklyn on ABC. The Bucks have two of their last three games after their 108-98 win at Chicago as a 1.5-point favorite on Friday. The Nets had their four-game winning streak end in a 128-109 loss at home to Portland as a 3-point underdog on Friday. Brooklyn is a 3-point favorite at DraftKings. 

Boston plays at home against Portland at 7:30 PM ET as a 2-point favorite at DraftKings. Five games start at 8 PM ET. New York travels to Houston as a 9-point road favorite with the total set at 216.5 (all odds from BetOnline unless otherwise indicated). Philadelphia visits San Antonio as a 5.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 221.5. Miami plays at Charlotte as a 5-point road favorite at DraftKings. Dallas is at home against Sacramento as a 7-point favorite at DraftKings. Phoenix is at Oklahoma City as a 14-point road favorite at DraftKings.

The NBA card concludes at 10 PM ET with the Los Angeles Lakers playing at home against Toronto.

One game is on the NHL schedule, with Tampa Bay traveling to Detroit on NBC at 3 PM ET. The Lightning had their four-game winning streak end on Saturday with their 1-0 loss on the road against the Red Wings. Detroit snapped a three-game losing streak with the victory. Tampa Bay is a -343 money line road favorite with a total of 5.5.

Fifteen games are on the MLB schedule. Washington hosts Miami at 1:05 PM ET as a -142 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. St. Louis visits Pittsburgh as a -147 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. The New York Yankees play at home against Detroit as a -240 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Atlanta plays at Toronto at 1:07 PM ET. Cincinnati is at home against the Chicago Cubs at 1:10 PM ET as a -138 money line favorite with a total of 9. Houston visits Tampa Bay. 

The Chicago White Sox are at home against Cleveland at 2:10 PM ET as a -158 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Minnesota hosts Kansas City as a -181 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at Milwaukee. Boston travels to Texas at 2:35 PM ET as -139 money line road favorite with the total at 9. 

Oakland hosts Baltimore at 4:07 PM ET as a -188 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Arizona plays at home against Colorado at 4:10 PM ET as a -145 money line favorite with a total of 9. The Los Angeles Angels visit Seattle as a -143 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8. San Francisco plays at San Diego. 

The MLB card concludes at 7 PM ET on ESPN, with Philadelphia playing at home against the New York Mets. The Phillies have lost two of their last three games after a 5-4 loss to the Mets in the second game of their three-game weekend series. New York ended a three-game losing streak with the victory. They send out David Petersen to face Philly’s Zach Eflin. Philadelphia is a -107 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Matchweek 34 in the English Premier League continues with three matches on the NBC Sports Network. Arsenal visits Newcastle United on at 9 AM ET as a -0.5 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Liverpool plays at Manchester United at 11:30 AM ET in a pick ‘em matchup with a total of 2.5. Tottenham hosts Sheffield United at 2:15 PM ET as a -1.5 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.75.

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