Big Al's Daily Angle: MLB, NFL, and CFL Previews and Odds - 10/11/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Monday sports card features action in the NFL, MLB, and the CFL.

Week 5 in the NFL regular season concludes with the Baltimore Ravens hosting the Indianapolis Colts for Monday Night Football on ESPN at 8:15 PM ET. The Ravens won their third game in a row with their 23-7 victory at Denver as a 1-point underdog last Sunday. Baltimore is 3-1 on the season. The Colts ended a three-game losing streak with a 27-17 upset victory at Miami as a 2.5-point underdog on Sunday. Indianapolis improved to 1-3 on the year with the win. The Ravens took the meeting between these two teams last season by a 24-10 score on the road as a 1-point underdog. Baltimore is a 7-point favorite with the total set at 46.

The playoffs in Major League Baseball continue with four games in the best-of-five League Divisional Series. Atlanta plays at home against Milwaukee on TBS at 1:07 PM ET. The Braves evened this series at 1-1 with their 3-0 victory on the road against the Brewers on Saturday. Ian Anderson pitches for Atlanta against Freddy Peralta for Milwaukee. The Braves are a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.

The Chicago White Sox are at home against Houston on FS1 at 3:37 PM ET. The White Sox won their first game of this series last night with a 12-6 victory at home against the Astros. Houston holds a 2-1 lead in the series. Chicago pitches Carlos Rodon against the Astros Jose Urquidy. The White Sox are a -130 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Boston plays at home against Tampa Bay on FS1 at 7:07 PM ET. The Red Sox took a 2-1 lead in this series with a 6-4 victory in 13 innings on Sunday. Neither manager has named a starting pitcher for the game. Boston is a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. 

The Los Angeles Dodgers hosts San Francisco on TBS at 9:37 PM ET. The Dodgers evened this series at 1-1 with their 9-2 victory against the Giants on Saturday. Los Angeles pitches Max Scherzer against San Francisco’s Alex Wood. The Dodgers are a -210 money line favorite with a total of 7.

Two games take place in the Canadian Football on ESPN+ for Canadian Thanksgiving Day. Montreal plays at home against Ottawa at 1 PM ET. The Alouettes ended a two-game losing streak with a 23-20 upset victory in overtime at Hamilton as a 3.5-point underdog on October 2nd to improve their record to 3-4. The Redblacks come off a 35-16 loss at Toronto as a 9.5-point underdog last Wednesday, which dropped their record to 2-6. Montreal is a 7.5-point favorite with an over/under of 47.5.

Hamilton is at home against Toronto at 4 PM ET. The Tiger-Cats improved to 4-4 on the season with their victory last week against the Alouettes. The Argonauts improved their record to 5-3 with their win against Ottawa. Hamilton is a 5-point favorite with a total of 43.

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