The Friday card features action in the NBA, college basketball, and the NHL.
Eight games are in the NBA. Two contests got postponed because of COVID issues: Detroit/Washington and Golden State/Phoenix.
An ESPN doubleheader tips off at 7:35 PM ET with Milwaukee hosting Dallas. The Bucks have won six of their last seven games to raise their record to 8-4. They come off a 110-101 victory at Detroit as a 10-point favorite on Wednesday. The Mavericks have won four games in a row to improve to a 6-4 record. The last played on Wednesday when they defeated Charlotte, 104-93, as a 4-point favorite. Milwaukee is a 6-point favorite with the total set at 227 (all odds from BetOnline
The nightcap on ESPN at 10:05 PM ET has the Los Angeles Lakers playing at home against New Orleans. Los Angeles is 10-3 this season with eight wins in their last nine games after they defeated Oklahoma City on the road by a 128-00 score on Wednesday as an 11-point favorite. The Pelicans’ record has dropped to 4-6 after losing their fourth straight game on Wednesday, in a 111-106 loss in Los Angeles against the Clippers as an 11.5-point underdog.
The NHL has five games on the schedule. Four of the games start at 7:05 PM ET. The finale has St. Louis visiting Colorado at 9:05 PM ET with the Avalanche priced as a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.
The college basketball card tips off at 1 PM ET, with Hofstra visiting Delaware as a 3.5-point road favorite with the total at 137.5.
Western Kentucky hosts Marshall on the CBS Sports Network at 5 PM ET. The Hilltoppers have lost two of their last three games to fall to 9-4 on the season after getting upset on Saturday, 63-53, as a 5.5-point favorite at Louisiana Tech. Marshall is 7-2 after winning three of their last four games with their win at Louisiana Tech as a 2-point favorite on January 2nd. Western Kentucky is a 3.5-point favorite with an over/under of 150.
UAB travels to Charlotte at 5 PM ET on ESPNU. The Blazers have won their last two games to improve to a 9-1 record after defeating Southern Mississippi on Saturday as a 13-point favorite. Charlotte dropped to 5-5 with two losses in their last three games after their stunning 75-72 loss to Belmont Abbey in a contest off the betting board on Saturday. UAB is a 1.5-point road favorite with a total of 128.
St. Bonaventure plays at home against Duquesne at 7 PM ET on ESPN2. The Bonnies won their third in a row to improve to 5-1 after defeating Fordham on the road, 68-54, on Wednesday. The Dukes are 3-4 this season after losing on Wednesday at Dayton, 72-63, as a 6-point underdog. St. Bonaventure is an 8-point favorite with an over/under of 135.
Bowling Green plays at Buffalo at 7 PM ET on the CBS Sports Network. The Falcons are 9-3 after their five-game winning streak end on Tuesday with an 88-64 loss to Ball State as an 8-point favorite. The Bulls won four of their last five to rise to 5-2 on Tuesday with an 85-69 win at Western Michigan as a 9.5-point favorite. Buffalo is a 4.5-point favorite with the total set at 161.
Nevada hosts Fresno State at 11 PM ET on FS1. The Wolf Pack fell to a 7-5 record on Saturday after losing their second game in a row in their 69-67 loss at San Diego State as a 10.5-point underdog. The Bulldogs have won three games in a row to improve to 5-3 after their 80-65 win against San Jose State on Sunday as a 14-point favorite. Nevada is a 6.5-point favorite with an over/under of 136.5.