Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, NHL, MLB and UEFA Europa League Previews and Odds - 04/29/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Thursday sports card features action in the NBA, NHL, MLB, and the UEFA Europa League. The first round of the NFL draft starts at 8 PM ET on ABC, ESPN, and the NFL Network.

The NBA has six games on the docket. The card begins with two games at 7 PM ET. Brooklyn visits Indiana as a 9-point road favorite at DraftKings. Dallas plays at Detroit. 

Golden State travels to Minnesota at 8 PM ET as a 5.5-point road favorite with the total set at 234.5 (all odds at BetOnline unless indicated otherwise). Milwaukee plays at Houston as a 12.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 232.5. 

Denver hosts Toronto as a 3-point favorite with the total at 223.5. New Orleans visits Oklahoma City as an 8.5-point road favorite with a total of 229.5.

Ten games are on the NHL schedule. Six games begin the slate at 7 PM ET. The New York Rangers are at home against the New Islanders as a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Philadelphia travels to New Jersey as a -127 money line road favorite with a total of 6. Carolina is at home against Detroit as a -370 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Boston plays at home against Buffalo as a -365 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. Tampa Bay hosts Dallas as a -286 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5.

Toronto is at home against Vancouver at 7:30 PM ET as a -286 money line favorite at DraftKings with a total of 6. Minnesota hosts St. Louis as a -134 money line favorite at DraftKings with an over/under of 5.5.

A doubleheader on the NBC Sports Network begins at 8 PM ET with Florida traveling to Chicago. The Panthers are a -158 money line road favorite with a total of 6. Edmonton plays at home against Calgary at 9 PM ET as a -141 money line favorite at DraftKings with an over/under of 6. The NBC Sports Network will join this game in progress after the ending of Florida/Chicago.

Ten games are on the MLB docket. The New York Yankees visit Baltimore at 1:05 PM ET as a -180 money line road favorite with a total of 9. Tampa Bay is at home against Oakland at 1:10 PM ET as a -105 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Philadelphia travels to St. Louis at 1:15 PM ET as a -117 money line road favorite with a total of 7. Seattle plays at Houston at 2:10 PM ET. The Chicago White Sox host Detroit in the opening game of a seven-inning doubleheader at 5:10 PM ET. 

Atlanta is at home against the Chicago Cubs at 7:20 PM ET. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at Milwaukee at 7:40 PM ET as a -152 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Boston visits Texas as a -122 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. Detroit plays at Chicago against the White Sox in the second game of their doubleheader at 8:40 PM ET. Arizona is at home against Colorado at 9:40 PM ET as a -151 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.

The semifinals of the Europa League begin at 3 PM with both first-leg matches. Arsenal plays at Villarreal in a pick ‘em matchup with a total of 2.5. Manchester United is at home against Roma as a -1 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.75. Both matches are on Paramount+.

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