Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, NHL, WNBA and MLB Previews and Odds - 05/28/2021

by Big Al Staff

The NBA playoffs have three games on the docket. Atlanta hosts New York in the first game of an ESPN doubleheader at 7:05 PM ET. The Knicks evened this series at 1-1 with their 101-92 victory at home as a 1.5-point favorite on Wednesday. The Hawks had their five-game winning streak end with the loss. Atlanta is a 4-point favorite with the total set at 211 (all odds from BetOnline). 

Brooklyn travels to Boston on ABC at 8:35 PM ET. The Nets took a 2-0 lead in this series with a 130-108 victory as an 8.5-point favorite on Tuesday. Boston has lost seven of their last nine games. Brooklyn is a 7.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 227.5. 

The Los Angeles Clippers visit Dallas on the nightcap on ESPN at 9:35 PM ET. The Mavericks have taken the first two games in this series with their 127-121 upset victory at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as a 7-point underdog on Tuesday. The Clippers have been the victim of four straight upset losses going back to their last two games in the regular season. Los Angeles is a 2-point road favorite with a total of 219.

There is one game in the NHL playoffs. Vegas plays at home against Minnesota in the seventh game of their first-round West Division series. The Wild forced a final game in the series with their 3-0 victory on Wednesday. The Golden Knights have failed to close out this series in the last two games after taking a 3-1 lead. Vegas is a -172 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.

Fourteen games are on the MLB slate. The Chicago Cubs host the Cincinnati Reds at 2:20 PM ET as a -148 money line favorite. Colorado visits Pittsburgh as a -112 money line road favorite with a total of 7.5. Washington plays at home against Milwaukee at 7:05 PM ET as a -116 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. 

Atlanta visits the New York Mets at 7:10 PM ET as a -142 money line road favorite with a total of 6.5. The New York Yankees play at Detroit as a -235 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. Toronto travels to Cleveland as a -154 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Boston plays at home against Miami as a -149 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. 

Minnesota is at home against Kansas City at 8:10 PM ET as a -146 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The Chicago White Sox are at home against Baltimore as a -210 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Houston hosts San Diego as a -106 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Oakland plays at home against Los Angeles against the Angels as a -148 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Arizona is at home against St. Louis as a -114 money line favorite, with the total at 9. The Los Angeles Dodgers host San Francisco at 10:10 PM ET as a -190 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Seattle plays at home against Texas as a -114 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Four games are on the WNBA schedule. Washington travels to Chicago at 7 PM ET. Los Angeles visits Chicago on the CBS Sports Network at 8 PM ET. Minnesota plays at Seattle on the CBS Sports Network at 10 PM ET. Indiana is at Vegas at 10:30 PM ET.

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