Daily Sports Betting Preview 05/26/2021: NBA, NHL and MLB

  • The Philadelphia 76ers are sizable 8-point favorites against the Washington Wizards.
  • The Vegas Golden Knights have -135 odds to win and close the series against the Minnesota Wild.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers are -145 on the moneyline against the Houston Astros.

LAS VEGAS – In today’s Daily Sports Betting Preview, we’ll touch on Game 2 of the Philadelphia 76ers vs the Washington Wizards before getting into Game 6 of the Vegas Golden Knights and Minnesota Wild. Finally, we’ll go into a matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros.

Let’s get right into it.

NBA Odds: Wizards vs 76ers

After winning Game 1 by seven points, sports betting sites peg the Philadelphia 76ers as eight-point favorites to extend their series lead to 2-0 over the Washington Wizards.

A bettor may favor a side of the spread, but the best play of the game might be a prop bet.

Russell Westbrook’s total for assists is set at 11.5, with the Over being slightly favored. Westbrook had 14 assists in Game 1 and has hit at least 12 assists in eight of his last nine games overall. His lowest assist total since April 5 is nine while having gone as high as 24.

Russell Westbrook Assists Total Odds

  • Over 11.5 -135
  • Under 11.5 +105

Westbrook stuffing the stat sheet is about as a certainty as anything else in the world, hopefully, he fills his box score with assists in this one.

This game will start at 7 p.m. and will be broadcasted on NBATV.

NHL Odds: Golden Knights vs Wild

The Vegas Golden Knights will be looking to close out the series in Game 6 against the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night. USA online sportsbooks label Vegas as -135 favorites in the game, predicting the series ends tonight.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Minnesota Wild Moneyline Odds

  • Vegas Golden Knights -135
  • Minnesota Wild +115

Anybody who has watched the series would probably admit that the Golden Knights are the better team. These odds seem a little too skewed in Minnesota’s favor, possibly because of the 4-2 win on Monday.

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Betting on Vegas in this bounce-back spot seems to have enough value to be worth the investment.

Game 6 will start at 9 p.m. and will be covered on NBCSN.

MLB Odds: Dodgers vs Astros

The Los Angeles Dodgers are -145 favorites against the Houston Astros in the final game of their two-game series. While betting odds of -145 isn’t too bad, the Dodgers are in a good spot to cover the spread as well.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros Spread Odds

  • LAD -1.5 (+115)
  • HOU +1.5 (-135)

Los Angeles will send Trevor Bauer to the mound who has a 1.98 ERA and 0.77 WHIP this season. The Dodgers have also won 12 of their last 13 games and are averaging 5.95 runs per game since the start of the month.

This season, LA is averaging the most runs per game and has a pitching staff with the second-lowest ERA. Houston has also lost four straight games.

Truly all signs point towards the Dodgers taking this game easily.

The game starts at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be aired on ESPN