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

by Alec McMordie

The Sunday sports card features action in the NFL, MLB, and the WNBA.

Week 5 in the NFL regular season continues with 14 games. The card kicks off at 9:35 AM ET with the New York Jets playing the Atlanta Falcons at Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium in London. The Falcons are a 2.5-point favorite with the total set at 45 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Eight NFL games continue the card at 1 PM ET. Carolina hosts Philadelphia as a 3-point favorite with an over/under of 45.5. Denver visits Pittsburgh as a 1.5-point road favorite with a total of 39. Tampa Bay plays at home against Miami as a 10-point favorite with a total of 48. Tennessee travels to Jacksonville as a 4.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 49. Green Bay plays at Cincinnati as a 2.5-point road favorite with a total of 51. New England visits Houston as a 7.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 39. Minnesota hosts Detroit as a 10-point favorite with a total of 49.5. New Orleans travels to Washington as a 2.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 43. 

Four games take place in the second window of afternoon games. Two games start at 4:05 PM ET. The Los Angeles Chargers play at home against Cleveland as a 2.5-point favorite with a total of 47. Las Vegas is at home against Chicago as a 5.5-point favorite with an over/under of 45.5. 

Two more games begin at 4:25 PM ET. Arizona hosts San Francisco as a 5-point favorite with a total of 48. Dallas plays at home against the New York Giants in the national game broadcast on Fox. The Cowboys are a 7-point favorite with an over/under of 52.5.

Kansas City is at home against Buffalo on NBC at 8:20 PM ET for Sunday Night Football. The Chiefs are a 2.5-point favorite with a total of 56.

The MLB playoffs continue with two Games 3s in the American League Divisional Series. Boston hosts Tampa Bay on the MLB Network at 4:07 PM ET. The Red Sox evened this series at 1-1 with a 14-6 road victory on Friday. Nathan Eovaldi pitches for Boston against Drew Rasmussen of the Rays. The Red Sox are a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

The Chicago White Sox play at home against Houston on FS1 at 8:07 PM ET. The Astros took a 2-0 lead in this best-of-five series with a 9-4 win on Friday. Houston pitches Luis Garcia against the White Sox’s Dylan Cease. Chicago is a -125 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The finals of the WNBA playoffs begin with Phoenix playing at home against Chicago on ABC at 3 PM ET. The Mercury won at Las Vegas against the Aces, 87-84, as a 5.5-point underdog to win that five-game semifinals series on Friday. The Sky have won six of their last seven games after beating Connecticut in four games after a 79-69 upset win at home as a 4-point underdog on Wednesday. Phoenix is a 3.5-point favorite with an over/under of 166.

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