Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, CFL, NHL, NBA, and NCAAF Previews and Odds - 10/29/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Friday sports card features action in MLB, NCAAF, CFL, the NBA, and the NHL.

The World Series in Major League Baseball resumes with Game 3 on Fox with the first pitch at 8:09 PM ET. Houston evened this series at 1-1 with a 7-2 victory at home against Atlanta on Wednesday. The series moves to Atlanta for the next three days. The Astros turn to Luis Garcia tonight against the Braves Ian Anderson. Both teams are a -110 money line favorite, with the total set at 8.5 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Week 9 of the college football season continues with two games between FBS opponents. Tulsa hosts Navy on ESPN2 at 7:30 PM ET. The Golden Hurricane has won three of their four last four games with their 32-31 win at South Florida as a 7.5-point favorite on October 16th. They are 3-4 on the season. The Midshipmen have lost three in a row after their 27-20 loss to Cincinnati as a 28.5-point underdog on Saturday. Navy has a 1-6 record. Tulsa is an 11-point favorite with an over/under of 47.

Nevada plays at home against UNLV on the CBS Sports Network at 10 PM ET. The Wolf Pack had their three-game winning streak end with a 34-32 loss at Fresno State as a 3.5-point underdog on Saturday. They have a 5-2 record. The Rebels remained winless after a 27-20 loss to San Jose State as a 6-point underdog on Thursday of last week. Nevada is a 20.5-point favorite with a total of 58.

Two games kick off Week 13 in the Canadian Football League on ESPN+. Calgary visits Ottawa at 7 PM ET as an 11-point road favorite with an over/under of 42.5. Hamilton plays at Edmonton at 9:45 PM ET as a 4.5-point road favorite with a total of 43. 

Seven games are on the docket in the National Basketball Association. Toronto hosts Orlando at 7:10 PM ET as an 8-point favorite with an over/under of 210. Two games tip-off at 7:40 PM ET. Brooklyn plays at home against Indiana as an 8-point favorite with a total of 223.5. Miami is at home against Charlotte on ESPN as a 6-point favorite. Sacramento travels to New Orleans at 8:10 PM ET as a 2-point road favorite with an over/under of 219.5. 

Two games in the NBA begin at 10:10 PM ET. Denver is at home against Dallas on ESPN as a 1-point favorite. Portland hosts the Los Angeles Clippers as a 2.5-point favorite with a total of 224. The Los Angeles Lakers are home against Cleveland at 10:40 PM ET as a 9-point favorite. 

Six games are on the slate in the National Hockey League. Four games drop the puck at 7:08 PM ET. Florida visits Detroit as a -185 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6. The New York Rangers are at home against Columbus as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. Washington hosts Arizona as a -265 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Carolina is at home against Chicago as a -175 money line favorite with a total of 6. 

Vegas hosts Anaheim at 8:08 PM ET as a -250 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Dallas plays at home against Ottawa at 8:38 PM ET as a -195 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. 

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