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

by Big Al Staff

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

Two games are on the NBA playoff docket. The opening game of the second-round series between Atlanta and Philadelphia tips off on ABC at 1:05 PM ET. The 76ers host Game 1 after closing out their series with Washington in five games after a 129-112 victory as a 6-point favorite on Wednesday. The Hawks defeated the Knicks in five games with their 103-89 upset win at New York as a 1-point underdog. Philadelphia is a 2.5-point favorite, with the total set at 220.5 (all odds from BetOnline). 

The Los Angeles Clippers play at home against Dallas in Game 7 of their opening-round Western Conference series on ABC at 3:35 PM ET. The Clippers forced a seventh game with their 104-97 victory in Dallas as a 3-point road favorite on Friday. The Mavericks have lost three of the last four games in this series after initially taking a 2-0 series lead by winning the first two games in the Staples Center. Los Angeles is a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 210.

Two games are on the NHL playoff slate. Montreal plays at home against Winnipeg on the NBC Sports Network at 6:08 PM ET in the third game of their North Division playoff series. The Canadiens took a 2-0 lead in the series with their 1-0 victory on the road on Thursday. The Jets had been on a six-game winning streak before losing the last two games. Montreal is a -131 money line favorite with a total of 5. 

Vegas is at home against Colorado on the NBC Sports Network at 8:38 PM ET in the fourth game of their West Division playoff series. The Golden Knights won their first game of the series with a 3-2 victory on Friday. The Avalanche had been on an 11-game winning streak. Vegas is a -109 money line favored with an over/under of 5.5.

Fifteen games are on the MLB schedule. Miami visits Pittsburgh at 1:05 PM ET as a -105 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Washington plays at Philadelphia. Cleveland travels to Baltimore. Toronto plays at home against Houston at 1:07 PM ET as a -108 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. The Los Angeles Dodgers travel to Atlanta at 1:20 PM ET as a -130 money line road favorite with the total at 8. 

Milwaukee hosts Arizona at 2:10 PM ET as a -240 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Chicago White Sox play at home against Detroit as a -210 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Minnesota plays at Kansas City. St. Louis is at home against Cincinnati at 2:15 PM ET as a -121 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Tampa Bay visits Texas at 2:35 PM ET. 

Oakland travels to Colorado at 3:10 PM ET as a -108 money line road favorite with a total of 11.5. The Chicago Cubs play at San Francisco at 4:05 PM ET as a -110 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Los Angeles Angels are at home against Seattle at 4:07 PM ET as a -148 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. San Diego hosts the New York Mets at 4:10 PM ET as a -135 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. 

The New York Yankees play at home against Boston for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball at 7:08 PM ET. The Bronx Bombers are a -143 money line favorite, with the total at 9.5. 

Two games are on the WNBA schedule. Atlanta visits Minnesota at 7 PM ET. Dallas plays at Seattle at 7 PM ET. 

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