Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, NHL, NBA and EPL Previews and Odds - 04/23/2021

by Big Al Staff

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

The NBA has seven games on the docket. The schedule begins at 7:30 PM ET with two contests. Miami visits Atlanta as a 5-point road favorite at Draft Kings.

Brooklyn hosts Boston in the opening game of an ESPN doubleheader. The Nets have lost two of their last three games after their 114-113 loss at Toronto as a 4.5-point underdog on Wednesday. The Celtics won their seventh game in their last eight with their 99-86 upset victory against Phoenix as a 1.5-point underdog on Thursday. Brooklyn is a 5.5-point favorite at Draft Kings.

Three games tip-off shortly after 8 PM ET. Charlotte plays at home against Cleveland as a 1-point favorite with the total set at 209 (all odds from BetOnline unless otherwise indicated). The Los Angeles Clippers visit Houston as an 11.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 221.5. Washington plays at Oklahoma City as a 9-point road favorite with a total of 230.5. 

Portland is at home against Memphis at 10 PM ET as a 3.5-point favorite with an over/under of 232.5. Denver travels to Golden State in the nightcap on ESPN. The Nuggets won their fourth straight game on Wednesday with a 106-105 victory at Portland as a 2-point favorite. The Warriors have lost two of three after their 118-114 upset loss at Washington as a 2-point favorite on Wednesday. Denver is a 3-point road favorite with the total at 228.

Five games are on the NHL schedule. The New York Rangers are at home against Philadelphia at 7 PM ET as a -166 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Boston visits Buffalo as a -320 money line road favorite with the total at 5.5. Nashville travels to Chicago at 8 PM ET as a -121 money line road favorite with an over/under of 5.5. 

Montreal plays at Calgary at 9:08 PM ET with both teams -105 money line favorites with the total at 5.5. Minnesota visits Los Angeles at 10 PM ET as a -165 money line road favorite with an over/under of 5.5. 

Fifteen games are on the MLB slate. One game takes place in the afternoon, with Milwaukee playing at Chicago against the Cubs at 2:20 PM ET. 

The evening schedule begins at 7:05 PM ET, with Oakland playing at Baltimore as a -129 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5. The New York Mets host Washington at 7:10 PM ET as a -290 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. Boston is at home against Seattle as a -128 money line favorite with the total at 8. The New York Yankees visit Cleveland as a -139 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Kansas City plays at Detroit as a -113 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Tampa Bay is at home against Toronto as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. Atlanta plays at home against Arizona as a -170 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Houston hosts the Los Angeles Angels at 8:10 PM ET as a -129 money line with an over/under of 8. Texas plays at Chicago against the White Sox. Minnesota is at home against Pittsburgh as a -152 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Cincinnati visits St. Louis as a -110 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Colorado is at home against Philadelphia at 8:40 PM ET as a -115 money line favorite with a total of 10.5. 

San Francisco plays at home against Miami at 9:45 PM ET as a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Los Angeles Dodgers host San Diego at 10:10 PM ET as a -144 money line favorite with a total of 7.

Matchweek 33 of the English Premier League begins at 3 PM ET with Arsenal playing at home against Everton on the NBC Sports Network. The Gunners are a -0.50 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5.

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