The Monday sports card features games in the NBA, NHL, and MLB
Two games are on the NBA playoff docket. Brooklyn hosts Milwaukee in the first game of a TNT doubleheader at 7:35 PM ET. The Nets won the opener of this series on Saturday with their 115-107 victory as a 3.5-point favorite. They have won 10 of their last 11 games. The Bucks had their four-game winning streak end with the loss after they swept Miami in the opening round of the playoffs. Brooklyn is a 1.5-point favorite, with the total set at 233.5 (all odds from BetOnline).
Phoenix plays at home against Denver in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series. The Suns have won three in a row after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers by a 113-110 score as a 2-point underdog on Thursday to conclude that series in six games. The Nuggets have won four of their last five games after upsetting Portland on the road, 126-115, as a 5.5-point underdog on Thursday in the sixth game of their series. Phoenix is a 4.5-point favorite with an over/under of 219.5.
Two games are on the NHL playoff slate. Boston is at home against the New York Islanders on the NBC Sports Network at 6:38 PM ET. The Islanders evened the East Division finals at 2-2 with their 4-1 victory at home on Saturday. The Bruins are a -186 money line favorite with a total of 5.
Montreal plays at home against Winnipeg in the fourth game of their North Division finals series at 8:05 PM ET. The Canadiens took a 3-0 lead in this series with their 5-1 victory in Game 3 yesterday. Montreal is a -150 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5.
Three games are on the MLB slate. Boston hosts Miami at 5:10 PM ET. The Red Sox won their fourth straight game with their 6-5 win in 10 innings at New York against the Yankees on Sunday night on ESPN. The Marlins ended their eight-game losing streak with their 3-1 victory at Pittsburgh yesterday. They send out Pablo Lopez to face Nick Pivetta. Boston is a -146 money line favorite with a total of 9.
The Los Angeles Angels play at home against Kansas City at 9:38 PM ET. The Royals had won five games in a row, but they are now on a two-game losing streak after falling to Minnesota, 2-1, on Sunday. The Angels had their two-game winning streak end with a 9-5 loss to Seattle on Sunday. They send out Dylan Bundy to face Jackson Kowar. Los Angeles is a -132 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5.
San Diego plays at home against the Chicago Cubs on ESPN at 10:10 PM ET. The Padres lost their sixth game in their last eight with their 6-2 loss to the New York Mets yesterday. The Cubs ended a three-game losing streak with their 4-3 victory at San Francisco yesterday. They are likely to send out Adbert Alzolay against Ryan Weathers. San Diego is a -123 money line favorite with a total of 7.5.