Big Al's Daily Angle: NFL, NBA, NHL and NCAAB Previews and Odds - 01/09/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Sunday sports card features NFL, NBA, NHL, and CBB action.

Week 18 of the National Football League concludes with 14 games. Seven games kick off at 1 PM ET. Indianapolis visits Jacksonville as a 14-point road favorite with the total set at 43.5 (all odds from DraftKings). Cleveland plays at home against Cincinnati as a 5-point favorite with an over/under of 37. Minnesota hosts Chicago as a 4-point favorite with a total of 44.5. Baltimore is at home against Pittsburgh as a 3.5-point favorite with an over/under of 41. Tennessee travels to Houston as a 10.5-point road favorite with a total of 42.5. Washington plays at New York against the Giants as a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 38. Green Bay is at Detroit as a 3-point road favorite with a total of 44.5. 

Six more NFL games start at 4:25 PM ET. New England visits Miami as a 6-point road favorite with an over/under of 40. Buffalo is at home against the New York Jets as a 16.5-point favorite with a total of 40.5. Arizona hosts Seattle as a 5.5-point favorite with an over/under of 48. New Orleans travels to Atlanta as a 3.5-point road favorite with a total of 40. The Los Angeles Rams are at home against San Francisco as a 3.5-point favorite with an over/under of 44.5. Tampa Bay is at home against Carolina as a 9-point favorite with a total of 41.5. 

The Los Angeles Chargers play at Las Vegas against the Raiders at 8:20 PM ET on NBC for Sunday Night Football. The Chargers are a 3-point road favorite with an over/under of 49.5. 

Ten games are on the docket in the National Basketball Association. Brooklyn plays at home against San Antonio at 12:10 PM ET as a 10-point favorite. Atlanta visits Los Angeles to play the Clippers at 3:40 PM ET as a 5-point road favorite. Two more games begin at 6:10 PM ET. Washington is at Orlando as a 6.5-point road favorite. Toronto plays at home against New Orleans as a 7-point favorite with a total of 221.5. 

Two more NBA games start at 7:10 PM ET. Minnesota plays at Houston as a 5-point road favorite with an over/under of 229. Denver travels to Oklahoma City as a 6.5-point road favorite with a total of 214.5. Chicago plays at Dallas at 7:40 PM ET as a 2.5-point road favorite. Golden State hosts Cleveland at 8:40 PM ET as a 9.5-point favorite. Sacramento visits Portland at 9:10 PM ET as a 1.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 224.5. Memphis plays in Los Angeles against the Lakers at 9:40 PM ET as a 3-point road favorite with a total of 214.

The National Hockey League has two games on its slate. St. Louis hosts Dallas at 2:08 PM ET as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Anaheim is at home against Detroit as a -140 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. 

Two games are on national television in college basketball. Memphis hosts Cincinnati on ABC at 3 PM ET as a 7.5-point favorite with an over/under of 141.5. Colorado plays at home against Washington on ESPN2 at 5 PM ET as a 9.5-point favorite with a total of 138.5.

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