Big Al's Daily Angle: NHL, NBA, MLB and WNBA Previews and Odds - 05/30/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Sunday sports card features games in the NBA, NHL, MLB, and the WNBA.

The NBA playoffs have four games on the docket. Atlanta hosts new York on ABC at 1:05 PM ET. The Hawks took a 2-1 lead in this series with their 105-94 victory against the Knicks as a 4.5-point favorite on Friday. Atlanta is a 4.5-point favorite, with the total set at 209 (all odds from BetOnline).

The Los Angeles Lakers play at home against Phoenix on ABC at 3:35 PM ET. The Lakers have a 2-1 series lead after their 105-95 victory against the Suns as a 6.5-point favorite on Sunday. Los Angeles is a 6.5-point favorite, with the total at 209.5.

Brooklyn visits Boston on TNT at 7:05 PM ET. Boston won their first game in the series with their 125-119 upset victory as a 7-point underdog on Friday. The Nets hold a 2-1 lead in the series. Brooklyn is a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 229.

The Los Angeles Clippers play at Dallas on TNT at 9:35 PM ET. The Clippers got their first victory in the series with a 118-108 win as a 2.5-point favorite on Friday. Los Angeles is a 3-point road favorite, with the total at 220.5.

Two games are on the NHL playoff schedule. Carolina plays at home against Tampa Bay in the opening game of their Central Division finals series. The Hurricanes defeated Nashville in six games after their 4-3 win in overtime on the road against the Predators on Thursday. The Lightning beat Florida in six games with their 4-0 win against the Panthers on Wednesday. Both teams are priced at -105 with an over/under of 5.5.

Colorado hosts Vegas in Game 1 of their West Division finals series. The Avalanche take the ice for the first time since last Sunday when they completed their four-game sweep of St. Louis with a 5-2 win on the road. The Golden Knights defeated Minnesota in the seventh game of their first-round series with a 6-2 victory on Thursday. Colorado is a -176 money line favorite with a total of 5.5.

Fifteen games are on the MLB schedule. Washington plays at home against Milwaukee at 1:05 PM ET as a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. Colorado visits Pittsburgh. Boston hosts Miami at 1:10 PM ET as a -154 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. The New York Yankees play at Detroit. Philadelphia visits Tampa Bay. Toronto plays at Cleveland. 

The Chicago White Sox are at home against Baltimore at 2:10 PM ET as a -232 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Minnesota hosts Kansas City as a -132 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Houston is at home against San Diego as a -106 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. The Chicago Cubs play at home against the Los Angeles Angels at 2:20 PM ET as a -107 money line favorite. 

Oakland hosts the Los Angeles Angels at 4:05 PM ET as a -145 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against San Francisco at 4:10 PM ET as a -177 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. Seattle is at home against Texas as a -155 money line favorite with a total of 8. Toronto visits Cleveland. St. Louis plays at Arizona. 

Atlanta plays at the New York Mets on ESPN at 7:08 PM ET for Sunday Night Baseball.

Three games are on the WNBA schedule. Los Angeles travels to Chicago at 6 PM ET. Indiana plays at Las Vegas. Connecticut visits Minnesota at 7 PM ET.

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