Big Al's Daily Angle: NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAAB and EPL Previews and Odds - 01/23/2023

by Big Al Staff

The Sunday sports card features action in the NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAAB, and EPL. 

The National Football League concludes its postseason with two games in the divisional playoff round. The Buffalo Bills host the Cincinnati Bengals on CBS at 3 PM ET as a 3.5-point favorite, with the total set at 48.5 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). The San Francisco 49ers play at home against the Dallas Cowboys on Fox at 6:30 PM ET as a 4-point favorite with an over/under of 46.5. 

The National Basketball Association has seven games on its docket. The Dallas Mavericks are at home against the Los Angeles Clippers at 2:40 PM ET as a 1.5-point favorite with a total of 224. The Miami Heat host the New Orleans Pelicans as a 2-point favorite. The Toronto Raptors play at home against the New York Knicks as a 2-point favorite. 

Two NBA games tip off at 8:10 PM ET. The Oklahoma City Thunder play at Denver against the Nuggets. The Memphis Grizzlies visit Phoenix to play the Suns. The Golden State Warriors are at home against the Brooklyn Nets at 8:40 PM ET as a 7-point favorite. The Portland Trail Blazers host the Los Angeles Lakers at 9:10 PM ET as a 5-point favorite. 

The National Hockey League has five games on its slate. The New Jersey Devils play at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins at 2:07 PM ET as a -145 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. Three NHL games drop the puck at 7:07 PM ET. The Los Angeles Kings travel to Chicago to play the Blackhawks as a -230 money-line road favorite with a total of 6.5. The Boston Bruins host the San Jose Sharks as a -305 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. The Winnipeg Jets are in Philadelphia to play the Flyers as a -165 money-line road favorite with a total of 6. The Vegas Golden Knights play in Arizona against the Coyotes as a -195 money-line road favorite with an over/under of 6.

The college basketball schedule has six games on national television. Two NCAAB games begin at noon ET. UConn plays at home against Butler on Fox as a 14.5-point favorite with a total of 137.5. Indiana is at home against Michigan State on CBS as a 4-point favorite with an over/under of 139.5. Two more NCAAB games start at 1 PM ET. Purdue hosts Maryland on FS1 as a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 133.5. Cincinnati plays at home against Memphis on ESPN2 as a 2.5-point favorite with an over/under of 151.5. 

Houston is at home against Temple on ESPN at 3 PM ET as a 20-point favorite with a total of 130.5. Colorado hosts Washington State on ESPNU at 6 PM ET as a 5-point favorite with an over/under of 136.5. 

Matchweek 21 of the English Premier League continues with three matches. Two games start at 9 AM ET. Brentford plays at Leeds United in a pick ‘em matchup with a total of 2.5. Manchester City plays at home against Wolverhampton on the USA Network as a -2 goal-line favorite with an over/under of 3. Arsenal is at home against Manchester United on NBC at 11:30 AM ET as a 0.5 goal-line favorite with a total of 2.5.

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