Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, NHL, NBA and EPL Previews and Odds - 04/09/2021

by Alec McMordie

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

The NBA has nine games on the docket. The card begins at 7 PM ET, with Indiana playing at Orlando.

Memphis travels to New York at 7:30 PM ET. The Grizzlies are a -1.5 point road favorite with the total set at 213.5 (all odds from BetOnline). Boston hosts Minnesota as a -8.5 point favorite with an over/under of 228. Philadelphia visits New Orleans at 8 PM ET. Atlanta plays at home against Chicago as a 3.5-point favorite with a total of 227.5. 

Charlotte plays at Milwaukee, and Denver hosts San Antonio at 9 PM ET. Golden State is at home against Washington at 10 PM ET as a 4.5-point favorite with an over/under of 240.5. The Los Angeles Clippers hosts Houston as a 13.5-point favorite with a total of 226.

Seven games are on the NHL slate. Three games begin the schedule at 7 PM ET. The New York Islanders host the New York Rangers as a -121 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Pittsburgh visits New Jersey as a -180 money line road favorite with a total of 6. Washington travels to Buffalo as a -240 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6. At 8 PM ET, on the NHL Network, Minnesota plays at St. Louis as a -112 money line road favorite, with a total of 5.5. 

Vegas is at home against Arizona at 10 PM ET. The Golden Knights are a -220 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Colorado travels to Anaheim as a -340 money line road favorite with a total of 6. San Jose hosts Los Angeles at 10:30 PM ET as a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5.

Nine games are on the MLB slate. The opening pitch is at 3:10 PM ET, with the New York Yankees playing at Tampa Bay as a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The Los Angeles Dodgers host Washington at 4:10 PM ET as a -270 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. San Francisco is at home against Colorado at 4:35 PM ET as a -152 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The Los Angeles Angels visit Toronto at 7:07 PM ET. Cleveland is at home against Detroit at 7:10 PM ET as a -183 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Atlanta plays at home against Philadelphia at 7:20 PM ET as a -125 money line favorite with a total of 8. 

San Diego visits Texas at 8:05 PM ET as a -185 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Houston is at home against Oakland at 8:10 PM ET as a -170 money line favorite with the total at 9. Cincinnati plays at Arizona at 9:40 PM ET as a -131 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.

Matchweek 31 of the English Premier League begins on Friday, with Fulham hosting Wolverhampton at 3 PM ET. The Cottagers are a -0.25 favorite against the Wolves, with the total set at 2. The NBC Peacock app has the broadcast.

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