Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, NHL, MLB and EPL Previews and Odds - 05/08/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Sunday sports card features NBA, NHL, MLB, and EPL action.

The National Basketball Association continues the conference semifinals with two playoff games. Phoenix plays at Dallas on ESPN at 3:30 PM ET. The Mavericks took Game 3 of this series with their 103-94 victory at home against the Suns as a 1.5-point favorite on Friday. Phoenix holds a 2-1 lead in this series. The Suns are a 2-point road favorite with the total set at 215 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). 

Philadelphia hosts Miami on TNT at 8 PM ET. The 76ers upset the Heat, 99-79, as a 1.5-point underdog on Friday. The Heat retains a 2-1 lead in this series. Philadelphia is a 2-point favorite with an over/under of 207.5.

Four games are on the slate in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs. Boston plays at home against Carolina on ESPN at 12:37 PM ET. The Bruins won Game 3 of this series by a 4-2 score on Friday. The Hurricanes have a 2-1 lead in this series. Boston is a -125 money line favorite with a total of 6.

St. Louis hosts Minnesota in the first game of a triple-header on TBS at 4:37 PM ET. The Wild took a 2-1 lead in this series with their 5-1 win on Friday. St. Louis is a -105 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. 

Tampa Bay is at home against Toronto on TBS at 7:07 PM ET. The Maple Leafs have a 2-1 lead in this series after their 5-2 victory on Thursday. Tampa Bay is a -130 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. 

Edmonton visits Los Angeles on TBS at 10:07 PM ET. The Oilers took a 2-1 lead in this series with their 8-2 victory on Friday. Edmonton is a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. 

The Sunday card in Major League Baseball has 18 games on the schedule. Boston hosts the Chicago White Sox on NBC at 11:35 AM ET as a -150 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The New York Mets visit Philadelphia in the opening game of their doubleheader at 12:35 PM ET. The Mets are a -115 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. 

Three MLB games begin at 1:35 PM ET. Atlanta plays at home against Milwaukee as a -120 money line favorite with a total of 8. The New York Yankees host Texas in the opening game of their double-header as a -230 money line at William Hill with an over/under of 7. Baltimore is at home against Kansas City in their opening game of a doubleheader as a -107 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. 

Two MLB games start at 1:40 PM ET. Cincinnati plays at home against Pittsburgh as a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Toronto travels to Cleveland as a -157 money line road favorite with a total of 7.5. Two more games begin at 2:10 PM ET. Minnesota is at home against Oakland as a -180 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. Houston is at home against Detroit as a -170 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The Mets play on the road against the Phillies in the second game of their doubleheader at 3:35 PM ET. St. Louis plays at San Francisco at 4:05 PM ET. The Los Angeles Angels are at home against Washington at 4:07 PM ET as a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5.

Three MLB games start at 4:10 PM ET. Tampa Bay visits Seattle. Arizona hosts Colorado as a -155 money line favorite with a total of 8. San Diego is at home against Miami as a -165 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. 

Two MLB games begin at 4:35 PM ET. The Yankees are at home against the Rangers in the second game of their doubleheader as a -178 money line favorite at William Hill with an over/under of 7.5. Kansas City plays at Baltimore with both teams priced at -110 money line favorite with a total of 7. 

Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN at 7:08 PM ET has the Los Angeles Dodgers playing at Chicago against the Cubs as a -200 money line road favorite.

Matchwek 36 continues with four matches. Three games start at 9 AM ET. Arsenal hosts Leeds United on Peacock as a -1 goal line favorite with an over/under of 3. Everton visits Leicester City on the USA Network in a pick ‘em matchup with a total of 2.5. West Ham United travels to Norwich City on Peacock as a -0.5 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Manchester City plays at home against Newcastle United on the USA Network at 11:30 AM ET as a -2 goal line favorite with a total of 3.

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