Big Al's Daily Angle: NBA, NHL, and UEFA Champions League Previews and Odds - 10/26/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Wednesday sports card features action in the NBA, NHL, and UEFA Champions League.

The National Basketball Association has ten games on its docket. Two games tip off at 7:10 PM ET. The Cleveland Cavaliers host the Orlando Magic as an 8-point favorite with the total set at 218. The Atlanta Hawks visit Detroit to play the Pistons as a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 229. Three more NBA games start at 7:40 PM ET. The New York Knicks plays at home against the Charlotte Hornets as an 8-point favorite. The Philadelphia 76ers are at Toronto against the Raptors in a pick ‘em contest. The Milwaukee Bucks host the Brooklyn Nets on ESPN.

Two NBA games begin at 8:10 PM ET. The Chicago Bulls play at home against the Indiana Pacers as an 8-point favorite with a total of 233. The Minnesota Timberwolves are at home against the San Antonio Spurs as a 9-point favorite with an over/under of 231. The Utah Jazz host the Houston Rockets at 9:10 PM ET as a 5.5-point favorite with a total of 232.5. Two games start at 10:10 PM ET to conclude the NBA card. The Denver Nuggets play at home against the Los Angeles Lakers on ESPN as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 227. The Portland Trail Blazers are at home against the Miami Heat as a 1-point favorite with a total of 221.5. 

The National Hockey League has three games on its slate. The New York Islanders host the New York Rangers on TNT at 7:35 PM ET as a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. The Edmonton Oilers travel to St. Louis to play the Blues at 8:05 PM ET as a -115 money-line road favorite with a total of 6.5. The Tampa Bay Lightning play at Anaheim against the Ducks on TNT as a -155 money line road fav write with an over/under of 6. 

Matchday 5 in the UEFA Champions League concludes with eight group-stage matches. Two matches start at 12:45 PM ET. FC Porto visits Club Brugge as a -0.5 goal line road favorite with a total of 2.5 (all soccer odds from BetMGM). Inter Milan hosts Viktoria Plzen as a -2.5 goal-line favorite with an over/under of 3. 

Six more UEFA Champions League matches begin at 3 PM ET. Napoli plays at home against the Rangers as a -1.5 goal-line favorite with a total of 3. Liverpool travels to Ajax as a -0.5 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 3. Barcelona is at home against Bayern Munich as a -0.5 goal-line favorite with a total of 3.5. Atletico Madrid hosts Bayer Leverkusen as a -0.5 goal-line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Tottenham plays at home against Sporting Lisbon CP as a -1 goal-line favorite with a total of 3. Eintracht Frankfurt is at home against Olympique Marseille as a -0.5 goal-line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. 

All eight Champions League matches are available on Paramount+. The CBS Sports Network’s “The Golazo Show” is an NFL Red Zone-inspired show that presents live updated highlights of all eight games.

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