Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, NBA, NCAAB, NHL, CFL and EPL Previews and Odds - 11/20/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Saturday sports card features action in NCAAF, NBA, NHL, NCAAB, CFL, and the EPL.

Week 12 in the college football regular season concludes with 51 games between FBS opponents. Seventeen games kick off the card in the opening window from noon ET to 3 PM ET. Five games are on national television at noon ET. Oklahoma hosts Iowa State on Fox as a 3-point favorite with the total set at 59.5 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). Ohio State plays at home against Michigan State on ABC as a 19-point favorite with an over/under of 68.5. Clemson is at home against Wake Forest on ESPN as a 4.5-point favorite with a total of 57. West Virginia hosts Texas on ESPN2 as a 2.5-point favorite with an over/under of 56.5. Army plays at home against Massachusetts on the CBS Sports Network as a 35.5-point favorite with a total of 56. Iowa is at home against Illinois on FS1 as a 13-point favorite with an over/under of 38.5. Notre Dame plays at home against Georgia Tech on NBC at 2:30 PM ET as a 17.5-point favorite with a total of 58.5. 

Twenty-one NCAAF games take place from 3:30 PM ET through 5:30 PM ET. Five games are on national television at 3:30 PM ET. Wisconsin hosts Nebraska on ABC as a 9.5-point favorite with an over/under of 43. Alabama plays at home against Arkansas on CBS as a 20.5-point favorite with a total of 58. Cincinnati is at home against SMU on ESPN as a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 66. Pittsburgh hosts Virginia on ESPN2 as a 14.5-point favorite with an over/under of 66. East Carolina travels to Navy on the CBS Sports Network as a 4-point road favorite with a total of 47. Two games are on national television at 4 PM ET. UCLA visits USC on Fox as a 3.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 65.5. Liberty plays at home against Louisiana-Lafayette on ESPNU as a 4.5-point favorite with a total of 53.5. Kansas State is at home against Baylor on FS1 at 5:30 PM ET as a 1-point favorite with an over/under of 50. 

Thirteen NCAAF games conclude the card starting at 7 PM ET. Auburn is at South Carolina on ESPN as a 7.5-point road favorite with a total of 44.5. Two games kick off on national television at 7:30 PM ET. Utah hosts Oregon on ABC as a 3-point favorite with an over/under of 59. Tennessee plays at home against South Alabama on ESPNU as a 27.5-point favorite with a total of 62. Two more games are on national television beginning at 8 PM ET. Oklahoma State travels to Texas Tech on Fox as a 10-point road favorite with an over/under of 56.5. Utah State hosts Wyoming on the CBS Sports Network as a 6-point favorite with a total of 52.5. Two games are on national television at 9 PM ET. LSU is at home against Louisiana-Monroe on ESPN2 as a 29-point favorite with an over/under of 57.5. Boise State plays at home against New Mexico on FS1 as a 27-point favorite with a total of 58. Arizona State visits Oregon State on ESPN at 10:30 PM ET as a 3-point road favorite with an over/under of 58.5. 

Nine games are on the docket in the National Basketball Association. New York plays at home against Houston at 5:10 PM ET as an 11-point favorite with a total of 212. Two games tip-off at 7:10 PM ET. Indiana is at home against New Orleans as an 8-point favorite at BetRivers. Miami plays at Washington as a 1.5-point road favorite at BetRivers. Two more NBA games begin at 7:40 PM ET. Atlanta is at home against Charlotte as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 226. Boston hosts Oklahoma City as a 10.5-point favorite at BetRivers. 

Two NBA games start at 8:10 PM ET. Milwaukee is an 11-point favorite at BetRivers. Minnesota plays at home against Memphis as a 1-point favorite with a total of 219. The NBA card concludes with two games at 10:10 PM ET. Portland is at home against Phoenix as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 218. Utah travels to Sacramento as a 7-point road favorite with a total of 223. 

Twelve games are on the slate in the National Hockey League. Two games begin the card at 4:08 PM ET. Tampa Bay plays at home against New Jersey as a -220 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Carolina visits Los Angeles as a -165 money line road favorite with a total of 5.5. Florida is at home against Minnesota as a -150 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Four games drop the puck at 7:08 PM ET. The New York Islanders are at home against Calgary as a -120 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. Boston plays at Philadelphia as a -135 money line road favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Toronto is at home against Pittsburgh as a -175 money line favorite with a total of 6. Nashville plays at Montreal as a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 5.5. 

Two games in the NHL begin at 8:08 PM ET. Detroit visits Arizona as a -150 money line road favorite with a total of 5.5. Dallas is at home against St. Louis as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Two more games start at 10:08 PM ET. Vegas is at home against Columbus as a -150 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. Edmonton plays at home against Chicago as a -215 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Washington travels to San Jose at 10:38 PM ET as a -125 money line road favorite with a total of 6. The New Rangers/Ottawa game got postponed because of the COVID outbreak with the Senators. 

Five games are on national television in college basketball. Connecticut hosts Binghamton at noon ET on FS2 as a 28.5-point favorite at William Hill with an over/under of 138.5. The Hall of Fame Tip-Off at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on ESPN News. The opening game at 1 PM ET has Villanova playing Tennessee as a 2-point favorite with a total of 140. Purdue plays North Carolina in the second game at 4 PM ET as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 153. St. John’s plays at home against Farleigh Dickinson on FS2 at 6 PM ET as a 28.5-point favorite at William Hill with a total of 155.5. DePaul is at home against Western Illinois on FS2 at 8 PM ET as a 10-point favorite with an over/under of 148.5. 

Week 16 in the Canadian Football League concludes with two games on ESPN+. Hamilton hosts Saskatchewan at 4 PM ET as a 5-point favorite with a total of 41.5. Winnipeg visits Calgary at 7 PM ET as a 3.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 41.5. 

Matchweek 12 in the English Premier League begins with eight matches. Chelsea travels to Leicester City on the NBC Sports Network at 7:30 AM ET as a -0.5 goal line road favorite at PlayMGM with a total of 2.5. Six games start at 10 AM ET. Brighton and Hove Albion visit Aston Villa on the NBC Sports Network in a pick ‘em match at PlayMGM with an over/under of 2.5. Crystal Palace plays at Burnley on Peacock in a pick ‘em match at PlayMGM with a total of 2.5. Newcastle United hosts Brentford on Peacock as a -0.5 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Southampton is at Norwich City on Peacock as a -0.5 goal line road favorite at PlayMGM with a total of 2.5. Manchester United travels to Watford on Peacock as a -1 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.5. West Ham United visits Wolverhampton on the USA Network in a pick ‘em match at PlayMGM with a total of 2.5. Liverpool hosts Arsenal on NBC at 12:30 PM ET as a -1 goal line favorite at PlayMGM with an over/under of 3.

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