Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, NHL, MLB and WNBA Previews and Odds - 06/04/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Friday sports card features games in the NBA, NHL, MLB, and the WNBA.

The NBA has one remaining game in the opening round of the playoffs tonight. The Los Angeles Clippers visit Dallas on ESPN at 9:05 PM ET in Game 6 of their Western Conference quarterfinals series. The Mavericks took a 3-2 series lead with their 105-100 upset victory as a 7.5-point underdog on Wednesday. The Clippers have lost five of their last seven games. The road team each of the first five games in this series. Los Angeles is a 2.5-point road favorite, with the total set at 216.5 (all odds from BetOnline). 

The NHL playoffs have two games on the docket. Winnipeg hosts Montreal on the USA Network at 7:38 PM ET in Game 2 of the North Division finals. The Canadiens have won four in a row after taking the opening game of this series with a 5-3 victory on Wednesday. The Jets had their six-game winning streak end with the loss. Winnipeg is a -117 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5.

Colorado visits Vegas on the NBC Sports Network at 10:08 PM ET in Game 3 of the West Division finals. The Avalanche won their eleventh straight game with their 3-2 overtime victory in Game 2 on Wednesday. Mikko Rantanen scored the game-winner for the Aves at the 2:07 minute mark in overtime. Vegas has lost four of their last five games. Colorado is a -114 money line road favorite with a total of 5.5.

Fifteen games are on the MLB slate. Miami travels to Pittsburgh at 7:05 PM ET as a -114 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Philadelphia plays at home against Washington as a -108 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. Cleveland visits Baltimore as a -116 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Boston plays at New York against the Yankees. Toronto is at home against Houston at 7:07 PM ET as a -121 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at Atlanta at 7:20 PM ET as a -120 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. 

Tampa Bay visits Texas at 8:05 PM ET. The Chicago White Sox host Detroit at 8:10 PM ET as a -160 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Minnesota travels to Kansas City. Arizona plays at Milwaukee. St. Louis is at home against Cincinnati at 8:15 PM ET as a -131 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Oakland is at Colorado at 8:40 PM ET as a -126 money line road favorite with a total of 10.5. 

Seattle travels to Los Angeles to play the Angels at 9:38 PM ET. The Chicago Cubs play at San Francisco at 9:45 PM ET. The New York Mets visit San Diego at 10:10 PM ET. 

Two games are on the WNBA schedule. Atlanta visits Minnesota at 8 PM ET. Dallas plays at Seattle at 10 PM ET.

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