Big Al's Daily Angle: NHL and MLB Previews and Odds - 06/22/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Wednesday sports card features NHL and MLB action.

The National Hockey League playoffs continue with Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals, with the Colorado Avalanche traveling to Tampa Bay to play the Lightning on ABC at 8:07 PM ET. The Lightning won their first game in this series with their 6-2 victory on Monday. The Avalanche hold a 2-1 series lead. Both teams are a -110 money line favorite with the total set at 6 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Major League Baseball has 15 games on its schedule. Two games throw out the first pitch at 2:10 PM ET. Houston hosts New York with Luis Garcia pitching for the Astros against Carlos Carrasco of the Mets. Houston is a -135 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Toronto plays at Chicago  with the Blue Jays pitching Ross Stripling against the White Sox’s Lucas Giolito. Toronto is a -120 money line road favorite with a total of 9.

The Philadelphia Phillies travel to Texas to play the Rangers at 4:05 PM ET. Zack Wheeler pitches for the Phillies against Jon Gray of the Rangers. Philadelphia is a -135 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Arizona Diamondbacks play at San Diego against the Padres at 4:10 PM ET. The Diamondbacks turn to Madison Bumgarner in their starting rotation against the Padres Mike Clevinger. 

Two MLB games start at 6:40 PM ET. Miami is at home against Colorado, with Pablo Lopez pitching for the Marlins against Chad Kuhl of the Rockies. Miami is a -195 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Los Angeles visits Cincinnati with the Dodgers pitching Tyler Anderson against the Reds Luis Castillo. Los Angeles is a -175 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9.5. 

Two MLB games begin at 7:05 PM ET. Chicago plays at Pittsburgh with Keegan Thompson pitching for the Cubs against Jared Eickhoff of the Pirates. Baltimore hosts Washington with the Orioles pitching Tyler Wells against the Nationals Patrick Corbin. Baltimore is a -155 money line favorite with a total of 9.

Two MLB games start at 7:10 PM ET. Boston is at home against Detroit, with Michael Wacha taking the ball for the Red Sox against Tarik Skubal for the Tigers. Boston is a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. New York travels to Tampa Bay with the Yankees pitching Jordan Montgomery against the Rays Shane Baz. New York is a -140 money line road favorite with a total of 7. 

The Atlanta Braves are at home against the San Francisco Giants at 7:20 PM ET. Charlie Morton pitches for the Braves against Carlos Rodon of the Giants. Atlanta is a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Minnesota Twins play at home against the Cleveland Guardians at 7:40 PM ET. The Twins pitch Sonny Gray against the Guardians Triston McKenzie. Minnesota is a -150 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The St. Louis Cardinals visit the Milwaukee Brewers at 8:10 PM ET. Adam Wainwright takes the ball for the Cardinals against Eric Lauer of the Brewers. Both teams are priced as a -110 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

The Seattle Mariners travel to Oakland to play the A’s at 9:40 PM ET. The Mariners send out George Kirby to face the A’s Paul Blackburn. Seattle is a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 7.5. The Los Angeles Angels host the Kansas City Royals at 9:49 PM ET. Shohei Ohtani pitches for the Angels against Daniel Lynch of the Royals. Los Angeles is a -225 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.

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