The Friday sports card features action in the NBA, NHL, NCAAB, and EPL.
The National Basketball Association has nine games on its docket. Three NBA games tip off at 7:10 PM ET. The New Orleans Pelicans visit Detroit to play the Pelicans as a 5-point road favorite, with the total set at 232.5 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). The Atlanta Hawks play at Indiana against the Pacers as a 3-point road favorite. The New York Knicks are at Washington against the Wizards as a 3-point road favorite.
The Golden State Warriors travel to San Antonio to play the Spurs on ESPN at 7:40 PM ET. This game will be played at the erstwhile home of the Spurs -- the Alamodome -- and will set the all-time NBA attendance record. The Warriors are on a three-game losing streak after their 125-113 upset loss to Phoenix as a 12-point favorite on Tuesday. The Spurs lost for the sixth time in their last seven games in a 135-129 loss at Memphis as a 13.5-point underdog on Wednesday. Golden State is an 8-point road favorite with an over/under of 240.5.
Two NBA games start at 8:10 PM ET. The Chicago Bulls host the Oklahoma City Thunder as a 5-point favorite. The Minnesota Timberwolves play at home against the Phoenix Suns as a 2.5-point favorite. The Utah Jazz are at home against the Orlando Magic at 9:10 PM ET as a 5.5-point favorite with a total of 233. Two more games concluded the NBA card at 10:10 PM ET. The Sacramento Kings are at home against the Houston Rockets as a 10-point favorite with an over/under of 235.
The Denver Nuggets are in Los Angeles against the Clippers on ESPN. The Nuggets are on a four-game winning streak after a 126-97 victory against Phoenix as a 14-point favorite on Wednesday. The Clippers ended a six-game losing streak with a 113-101 upset win against Dallas on Tuesday as a 1.5-point underdog.
The National Hockey League has three games on its slate. The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Winnipeg Jets at 7:07 PM ET as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. The New Jersey Devils visit Anaheim to play the Ducks at 10:07 PM ET as a -280 money-line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. The Edmonton Oilers play at San Jose against the Sharks at 10:37 PM ET as a -155 money line road favorite with a total of 6.5.
The college basketball schedule has seven games on national television. Cornell is at home against Yale on ESPNU at 5 PM ET as a 2-point favorite with an over/under of 144.5. Kent State travels to Ohio on the CBS Sports Network at 6:30 PM ET as a 3-point road favorite with a total of 141. Two more NCAAB televised games begin at 7 PM ET. Butler plays at home against Villanova on FS1 as a 1-point favorite with an over/under of 134. Akron hosts Eastern Michigan on ESPNU as a 13-point favorite with a total of 141.5.
Three televised NCAAB games start at 9 PM ET. Illinois plays at home against Michigan State on FS1 as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 136.5. Dayton is at home against VCU on ESPN2 as a 7.5-point favorite with a total of 129. Nevada hosts Utah State on FS1 as a 2-point favorite with an over/under of 143.5.
Matchweek 20 in the English Premier League begins with one match on the USA Network at 3 PM ET. Aston Villa plays at home against Leeds United as a -0.5 goal-line favorite at BetMGM with a total of 2.5.