Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, NHL, MLB and EPL Previews and Odds - 04/20/2021

by Big Al Staff

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

The NBA has five games on the docket. The card begins at 7:30 PM ET with New Orleans hosting Brooklyn on TNT. The Pelicans have dropped three games in a row after their 122-112 upset loss at New York as a 1.5-point underdog on Sunday. The Nets have lost two of three with their 109-107 upset loss at Miami as a 5.5-point underdog on Sunday. BetNow lists New Orleans as a 2.5-point favorite. 

Atlanta is at home against Orlando as a 12.5-point favorite with an over/under of 219 (all odds from BetOnline unless otherwise indicated). New York plays at home against Charlotte as a 6-point favorite at BetNow. Sacramento hosts Minnesota at 10 PM ET as a 4-point favorite at BetNow.

The Tuesday TNT doubleheader concludes at 10 PM ET with the Los Angeles Clippers playing at Portland. The Clippers have won eight of their last nine games with their 124-105 win against Minnesota as an 11.5-point favorite on Sunday. The Trail Blazers have lost three of four after their 109-104 upset loss at Charlotte as a 4.5-point favorite on Sunday. Los Angeles is an 8-point road favorite at BetNow.

Eight games are on the NHL schedule. The card begins at 6:30 PM ET with Boston visiting Buffalo on the NBC Sports Network. The Bruins have won four in a row with their 6-3 win against Washington on Sunday. The Sabres have won two of three after their 4-2 victory against Pittsburgh on Sunday. Boston is a -275 money line road favorite with a total set at 5.5 (all odds from BetOnline unless otherwise indicated). 

Four games start at 7 PM ET. Tampa Bay hosts Carolina as a -128 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Florida is at home against Columbus as a -201 money line favorite with the total at 5.5. The New York Islanders are at home against the New York Rangers as a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. 

Dallas is at home against Detroit at 8:30  PM ET as a -250 money line favorite with the total at 5.5. Toronto visits Vancouver at 9 PM ET as a -285 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6. The NHL card concludes at 10 PM ET with the Los Angeles Kings playing at home against Anaheim as a -134 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. 

Sixteen games are on the MLB card with a seven-inning doubleheader between Minnesota and Oakland. The schedule begins at 4:10 PM ET with the Los Angeles Dodgers playing at Seattle as a -190 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

The New York Mets visit the Chicago Cubs on ESPN at 7:40 PM ET. New York has won five of their last six games with their 2-1 win at Colorado on Sunday. The Cubs have lost three of four after losing to Atlanta on Sunday night, 13-4. Taijuan Walker pitches for the Mets against Chicago’s Jake Arrieta. New York is a -131 money line road favorite.

The MLB card concludes at 10:10 PM ET with San Diego playing at home against Milwaukee. The Padres are a -116 money line favorite with the total at 7.

Matchweek 32 of the English Premier League continues with Chelsea hosting Brighton and Hove Albion on Peacock at 3 PM ET. The Blues are a -0.75 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.25.

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