Big Al's Daily Angle: NHL and MLB Previews and Odds - 05/14/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features NHL and MLB action.

Three Game 7s are on the slate in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs. Carolina hosts Boston on ESPN at 4:37 PM ET. The Bruins forced a Game 7 with their 5-2 victory on Thursday. The Hurricanes are a -135 money line favorite, with the total set at 5.5 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Toronto plays at home against Tampa Bay on TNT at 7:07 PM ET. The Lightning evened this series at 3-3 with a 4-3 victory in overtime on Thursday. The Maple Leafs are a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. 

Edmonton is at home against Los Angeles on ESPN at 10:07 PM ET. The Oilers beat the Kings on the road, 4-2, on the Thursday to avoid elimination and force this Game 7. Edmonton is a -210 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. 

The Saturday card in Major League Baseball has 16 games on its schedule. St. Louis hosts San Francisco at 2:15 PM ET. The Cardinals pitch Dakota Hudson against the Giants' Jakob Junis. St. Louis is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Atlanta plays at home against San Diego on FS1 at 4:05 PM ET. Charlie Morton pitches for the Braves against Sean Manaea of the Padres. Atlanta is a -135 money line favorite with a total of 8. The Los Angeles Angels visit Oakland in the opening game of their double-header at 4:07 PM ET. The Angels pitch Jhonathon Diaz against the A's Paul Blackburn. Los Angeles is a -120 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Detroit is at home against Baltimore at 4:10 PM ET. Michael Pineda is the starting pitcher for the Tigers against Bruce Zimmermann of the Orioles. Detroit is a -120 money line favorite with a total of 7.5.

Two games throw out the first pitch at 6:10 PM ET. Milwaukee plays at Miami. The Brewers pitch Eric Lauer against the Marlins' Trevor Rogers. Milwaukee is a -140 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. Toronto travels to Tampa Bay with Hyun-Jin Ryu pitching for the Blue Jays against Ryan Yarbrough of the Rays. Cincinnati is at Pittsburgh at 6:35 PM ET. Louis Castillo goes for the Reds against Zach Thompson of the Pirates.

Two MLB games start at 7:05 PM ET Boston plays at Texas at 7:05 PM ET with Rich Hill pitching for the Red Sox against Glenn Otto of the Rangers. Houston visits Washington with the Astros pitching Cristian Javier against the Nationals' Erick Fedde. Houston is a -165 money line road favorite with a total of 9. Three more MLB games begin at 7:10 PM ET. The New York Yankees play at Chicago against the White Sox ,with Jordan Montgomery pitching for the Yankees against Dallas Keuchel of the White Sox. New York is a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The New York Mets are at home against Seattle, with the Mets pitching Chris Bassitt against the Mariners' George Kirby. New York is a -165 money line favorite with a total of 7. Cleveland plays at Minnesota with Shane Bieber pitching for the Guardians against Devin Smeltzer of the Twins.

Two MLB games start at 8:10 PM ET. Colorado hosts Kansas City with the Rockies pitching German Marquez against the Royals' Daniel Lynch. Colorado is a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 10.5. Arizona plays at home against Chicago Cubs with Zac Gallen pitching for the Diamondbacks against Kyle Hendricks of the Cubs. Arizona is a -160 money line favorite with a total of 7.5.

The Los Angeles Angels play at Oakland in the second game of their doubleheader at 9:40 PM ET. Michael Lorenzen pitches for the Angels against Adam Oller of the A's. Philadelphia is at Los Angeles to play the Dodgers at 10:10 PM ET. The Phillies pitch Ranger Suarez against the Dodgers' Julio Urias.

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