Big Al's Daily Angle: NFL, MLB, NHL, WNBA and EPL Previews and Odds - 10/17/2021

by Alec McMordie

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

Week 6 in the National Football League regular season continues with 12 games. Miami plays Jacksonville on CBS at 9:30 AM ET at Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium in London. The Dolphins are a 3-point favorite as the technical road team, with the total set at 47 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). 

Seven games kick off at 1 PM ET. Minnesota visits Carolina as a 2.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 45. Green Bay travels to Chicago to play the Bears as a 5.5-point road favorite with a total of 44. Indianapolis plays at home against Houston as a 10-point favorite with an over/under of 43. The Los Angeles Rams are at New York to play the Giants as a 9-point road favorite with a total of 48.5. Kansas City is at Washington as a 6.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 54. Cincinnati visits Detroit as a 3.5-point road favorite with a total of 46.5. Baltimore hosts the Los Angeles Chargers as a 2.5-point favorite with an over/under of 51. 

Three games begin in the second-afternoon window of games. Cleveland plays at home against Arizona at 4:05 PM ET as a 3.5-point favorite with a total of 48.5. Two games kickoff at 4:25 PM ET. Dallas visits New England as a 3.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 50. Denver is at home against Las Vegas as a 4-point favorite with a total of 43.5. 

The Sunday Night Football game on NBC has Pittsburgh hosting Seattle at 8:20 PM ET. The Steelers are a 5-point favorite with an over/under of 42.5. 

The playoffs in Major League Baseball continue with Game 2 in the National League Championship Series. Atlanta took a 1-0 lead in this best-of-seven series with a 3-2 victory against Los Angeles on Saturday. Ian Anderson is the starting pitcher for the Braves. Max Scherzer is the planned starter for the Dodgers after manager Dave Roberts decided to give him an extra day of rest from his expected start on Saturday after he pitched the 9th inning to get the save in Game 5 of the NLDS against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. 

One game takes place in the National Hockey League. Dallas visits Ottawa with a puck drop at 5:11 PM ET as a -160 money line road favorite and a total of 5.5. 

The finals of the WNBA continue with Game 4 of the best-of-five series between the Phoenix Mercury and the Chicago Sky. Chicago took a 2-1 lead in the series with their 86-50 victory at home as a 3-point favorite. The Sky are a 4-point favorite to win the WNBA championship this afternoon with an over/under of 164.5. 

Matchweek 8 in the English Premier League continues with two matches. West Ham United visits Everton on the NBC Sports Network at 9 AM ET in a pick ‘em match with the total set at 2.5 (all soccer odds from Play MGM). Tottenham visits Newcastle United on the NBC Sports Network at 11:30 AM ET as a -0.5 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.5. 

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