Big Al's Daily Angle: NFL, NBA and NHL Previews and Odds - 10/25/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Monday sports card features action in the NFL, NBA, and NHL.

Week 7 of the National Football League concludes with New Orleans visiting Seattle on ESPN at 8:15 PM ET. The Saints come off their bye week after defeating Washington on the road, 33-22, as a 2.5-point road favorite on October 10th. Jameis Winston completed 15 of 30 passes for 279 yards with four touchdown passes and one interception in the victory. New Orleans is 3-2 on the season with victories against Green Bay, New England, and the Football Team. They have lost to Carolina and the New York Giants. Quarterback Taysom Hill and defensive end Payton Turner have been declared out for the game.

The Seahawks have lost four of their last five games after a 23-20 loss at Pittsburgh as a 5.5-point underdog last Sunday. Seattle has victories on the road against Indianapolis and San Francisco. Geno Smith completed 23 of 32 passes for 209 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions in the loss in place of an injured Russell Wilson. Running back Rashaad Penny has been upgraded to probable for tonight's game. The Seahawks have losses to Tennessee, Minnesota, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Steelers last week. 

New Orleans is a 4-point road favorite with the total set at 41.5 (all odds from DraftKings).

Nine games are on the docket in the National Basketball Association. Two games tip-off at 7:10 PM ET. Boston visits Charlotte as a 1-point road favorite at BetRivers. Milwaukee travels to Indiana as a 3-point road favorite with an over/under of 229. Four games start at 7:40 PM ET. Atlanta plays at home against Detroit as a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 213. Brooklyn is at home against Washington as an 8.5-point favorite at BetRivers. Miami hosts Orlando as a 14-point favorite at BetRivers. Chicago visits Toronto as a 3-point road favorite with an over/under of 212. 

Minnesota is at home against New Orleans at 8:10 PM ET as a 5.5-point favorite with a total of 225.5. Denver hosts Cleveland at 9:10 PM ET as a 10.5-point favorite at BetRivers. The Los Angeles Clippers are at home against Portland at 10:40 PM ET as a 3-point favorite with an over/under of 234.5.

Seven games are on the National Hockey League slate. Six games have the puck drop at 7:08 PM ET. Tampa Bay visits Buffalo as a -210 money line road favorite with a total of 6. Washington plays at Ottawa as a -165 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. Florida is at home against Arizona as a -360 money line favorite with a total of 6. The New York Rangers are at home against Calgary as a -135 money line favorite with an over/under of 5.5. Carolina is at home against Toronto as a -115 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. Dallas visits Columbus as a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 5.5. St. Louis hosts the Los Angeles Kings as a -175 money line favorite with a total of 5.5.

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