Big Al's Daily Angle: NHL, EPL and NBA Previews and Odds - 03/15/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Monday sports card features action in the NBA, the NHL, and the English Premier League.

The NBA dockets feature eight games. Two games tip-off the card at 7 PM ET. Charlotte hosts Sacramento as a 3.5-point favorite with the total set at 240 (all odds from BetOnline). Milwaukee visits Washington. At 8 PM ET, San Antonio plays at Detroit. 

Brooklyn hosts the New York on ESPN at 8 PM ET. The Nets are on a four-game winning streak with 12 victories in their last 13 games after they defeated Detroit, 100-95, as an 11.5-point favorite on Saturday. The Knicks have won five of their last seven games after their 119-97 win at Oklahoma City as a 4.5-point favorite on Saturday. Brooklyn is an 8-point favorite with an over/under of 225. 

Denver plays at home against Indiana at 9 PM ET as a 5.5-point favorite with a total of 226. The Los Angeles Clippers visit Dallas as a 1.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 227.5. Phoenix is at home against Memphis at 10 PM ET as a 7-point favorite with a total of 228.

The Monday ESPN doubleheader concludes at 10:30 PM ET With the Los Angeles Lakers playing at Golden State. The Lakers have won three of their last five after a 105-100 win against Indiana as a 5-point favorite on Friday. The Warriors ended a four-game losing streak on Sunday with a 131-119 upset win against Utah as a 7.5-point favorite. 

The NHL has ten games on the slate. The puck drops early at 4 PM ET, with Tampa Bay hosting Nashville as a -315 moneyline favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Four games continue the card at 7 PM ET. Boston visits Pittsburgh as a -109 moneyline road favorite with a total of 5.5. Vancouver travels to Ottawa as a -171 moneyline road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. Florida is at home against Chicago as a -170 moneyline favorite with a total of 6. Washington plays at Buffalo as a -225 moneyline road favorite with an over/under of 6.

Philadelphia is on the road at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers on the NBC Sports Network at 7 PM ET. The Flyers have lost four of their last five games after a 5-4 loss to Washington on Saturday. The Rangers ended a three-game losing streak with a 4-0 win at Boston on Saturday. Philadelphia is a -108 moneyline road favorite with the total at 6.

Montreal visits Winnipeg at 8 PM ET as a -118 moneyline road favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Calgary hosts Edmonton at 9 PM ET as a -110 moneyline favorite with the total at 6.5. St. Louis plays at Los Angeles at 10 PM ET as a -138 moneyline road favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Vegas hosts San Jose at 10 PM ET as a -245 moneyline favorite with a total of 6.5. 

Matchweek 28 in the English Premier League concludes at 4 PM ET with Liverpool playing at Wolverhampton. The defending EPL champions are a -0.75 moneyline road favorite with an over/under of 2.5. 

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