Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, NHL, MLB and EPL Previews and Odds - 04/25/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Sunday 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 1 PM ET with the opening game of an ESPN doubleheader with Boston playing at Charlotte. The Celtics have lost two of their last three games after their 109-104 loss at Brooklyn as a 3.5-point favorite on Friday. The Hornets ended a two-game losing streak with their 108-102 win against Cleveland as a 1-point favorite on Friday. Boston is a 7.5-point road favorite at DraftKings. 

Brooklyn hosts Phoenix in the second game on ESPN at 3:30 PM ET. The Nets have won two of three with their 109-104 win against the Celtics on Friday. The Suns come off an upset loss at Boston as a 1-point favorite on Thursday. Brooklyn is a 2.5-point favorite at DraftKings.

The NBA card concludes at 10 PM ET with Golden State playing at home against Sacramento as a 10.5-point favorite with the total set at 228.5 (all odds from BetOnline unless indicated otherwise). 

Four games are on the NHL schedule. The card begins at 3 PM ET with Pittsburgh at home against Boston on NBC. The Penguins won their third straight game on Saturday with their 4-2 victory against New Jersey. The Bruins had their six-game winning streak end on Friday in a 6-4 loss at Buffalo. Pittsburgh is a -105 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5.

Tampa Bay hosts Columbus on the NBC Sports Network at 7 PM ET. The Lightning has won two of their last three games with their 3-1 win against the Bluejackets on Wednesday. Columbus has lost eight straight games. Tampa Bay is a -295 money line favorite with the total at 5.5.

Sixteen games are on the MLB slate. The schedule begins with Oakland playing at Baltimore at 1:05 PM ET. Five games start at 1:10 PM ET. The New York Mets host Washington as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Boston plays at home against Seattle as a -200 money line favorite with a total of 9. The New York Yankees are a -124 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8. Kansas City plays at Detroit as a -125 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Toronto visits Tampa Bay. At 1:20 PM ET, Arizona visits Atlanta in the first game of their afternoon doubleheader.

The Chicago White Sox host Texas at 2:10 PM ET as a -225 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Los Angeles Angels visit Houston. Pittsburgh plays at Minnesota. St. Louis is at home against Cincinnati at 2:15 PM ET as a -125 money line favorite with the total at 7. Milwaukee plays at Chicago against the Cubs as a -135 money line road favorite. 

Colorado hosts Philadelphia at 3:10 PM ET as a -118 money line favorite with an over/under of 11. Miami plays at San Francisco at 4:05 PM ET. Arizona plays at Atlanta in the second game of their doubleheader at 4:10 PM ET.  

The card concludes at 7 PM ET with San Diego playing in Los Angeles against the Dodgers on ESPN. Los Angeles snapped their two-game losing streak on Saturday with their 5-4 win against the Padres in the second game of this series. San Diego has lost four of six games. 

Matchweek 33 of the English Premier League continues with three matches. Wolverhampton hosts Burnley on the NBC Sports Network at 7 AM ET with the Wolves a -0.25 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.25. Manchester United plays at Leeds United as a -0.75 goal line road favorite with the total set at 3. Aston Villa is at home against West Bromwich Albion on Peacock at 2 PM ET,  with the Villans a -0.5 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5.

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