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

by Big Al Staff

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

Seven games are on the NBA docket. The card tips off a 2 PM ET with Brooklyn playing at Chicago.

The Los Angeles Clippers are the technical home team against the Los Angeles Lakers on ABC at 3:30 PM ET. The Clippers have lost two in a row after their 101-94 upset loss at home to Denver as a 2-point favorite on Thursday. The Lakers have won three of four after they upset Sacramento, 115-94, as a 4.5-point underdog on Friday. The Clippers are a 10.5-point favorite with the total set at 215 (all odds from BetOnline). 

The NBA card concludes with Orlando playing at Dallas at 10 PM ET. 

Six games are on the NHL slate. Tampa Bay hosts Detroit on NBC at noon ET. The Lightning defeated the Red Wings, 2-1, on Saturday. Detroit has lost three in a row. Tampa Bay is a -365 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. 

Carolina plays at home against Dallas on the NBC Sports Network at 7 PM ET. The Stars have won two in a row after their 3-2 win at Carolina on Saturday. The Hurricanes have lost two of their last three games. Carolina is a -160 money line favorite with the total at 5.5. 

The NHL card concludes with two games at 9 PM ET. Toronto plays at Calgary as a -153 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6. Arizona travels to Anaheim as a -127 money line road favorite with an over/under of 5.

The MLB card has twelve games on the schedule. Atlanta plays at Philadelphia on ESPN at 1 PM ET. The Phillies defeated the Braves by a 4-0 score on Saturday. They send out Zach Eflin to face Ian Anderson. Atlanta is a -121 money line road favorite with a total of 8.

The Los Angeles Angels play at home against the Chicago White Sox on ESPN at 8:30 PM ET. The Angels defeated the White Sox by a 5-3 score on Saturday. They turn to Shohei Ohtani to face Chicago’s Dylan Cease. Los Angeles is a -117 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

Matchweek 30 in the English Premier League continues with four matches. Southampton hosts Burnley on NBC Peacock at 7 AM ET as a -0.5 money line favorite with a total of 2.25. Tottenham visits Newcastle United on the NBC Sports Network at 9:05 AM ET as a -0.75 money line road favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Aston Villa is at home against Fulham on the NBC Sports Network at 11:30 AM ET as a -0.25 goal line favorite with the total at 2.25. Manchester United plays at home against Brighton and Hove Albion on the NBC Sports Network at 2:30 PM ET as a 0.75 money line favorite with an over/under of 2.5.

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