Big Al's Daily Angle: NFL, NCAAF, NBA, and NHL Previews and Odds - 10/27/2022

by Big Al Staff

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

Week 8 in the National Football League kicks off with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Baltimore Ravens on Amazon Prime at 8:15 PM ET. The Buccaneers lost for the fourth time in their last five games with a 21-3 upset loss at Carolina as a 13-point favorite on Sunday. The Ravens won for the second time in their previous three games with a 23-20 victory at home against Cleveland as a 6.5-point favorite on Sunday. Tampa Bay is a 1-point favorite, with the total set at 45.5 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Week 8 in college football kicks off with three games. Two games kick off at 7:30 PM ET. Louisiana-Lafayette visits Southern Mississippi on ESPN2. The Ragin’ Cajuns are on a two-game winning streak after a 38-18 win against Arkansas State as a 5.5-point favorite last Saturday. The Golden Eagles won for the fourth time in their previous five games with a 20-14 victory at Texas State on Saturday. Louisiana-Lafayette is a 1-point road favorite with an over/under of 43. 

North Carolina State plays at home against Virginia Tech on ESPN. The Wolfpack lost for the second time in their last three games with their 24-9 loss at Syracuse as a 3-point underdog on October 15th. The Hokies are on a four-game losing streak after a 20-14 loss to Miami, Florida as a 9-point underdog on October 15th. North Carolina State is a 13.5-point favorite with a total of 39. 

Utah travels to Washington State on FS1 at 10 PM ET. The Utes won their fifth game in their last six with their 43-42 victory against USC as a 3.5-point favorite on October 15th. The Cougars are on a two-game losing streak after a 24-10 loss at Oregon State as a 3-point underdog on October 15th. Utah is a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 55.5. 

The National Basketball Association has four games on its docket. The Dallas Mavericks play at home against the Brooklyn Nets at 7:40 PM ET as a 1.5-point road favorite with a total of 227.5. The Los Angeles Clippers play at Oklahoma City at 8:10 PM ET as a 6.5-point road favorite. Two more games conclude the NBA card at 10:10 PM ET. The Golden State Warriors are at home against the Miami Heat as a 7.5-point favorite with a total of 225.5. The Memphis Grizzlies travel to Sacramento as a 4-point road favorite with an over/under of 237. 

The National Hockey League has ten games on its slate. Four games drop the puck at 7:05 PM ET. The Boston Bruins host the Detroit Red Wings as a -225 money-line favorite with a total of 6.5. The Florida Panthers play at Philadelphia against the Flyers as a -200 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. The Minnesota Wild are at Ottawa against the Senators as a -130 money-line road favorite with a total of 6.5. The Buffalo Sabres play at home against Montreal against the Canadiens as a -165 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. The Nashville Predators are at home against the St. Louis Blues at 8:05 PM ET as a -155 money-line favorite with a total of 6.5. 

Two games in the NHL begin at 8:35 PM ET. The Edmonton Oilers visit the Chicago Blackhawks as a -210 money-line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. The Dallas Stars host the Washington Capitals as a -125 money-line favorite with a total of 6.5. The Seattle Kraken play at home against the Vancouver Canucks at 10:05 PM ET as a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. Two more games conclude the NHL card at 10:35 PM ET. The Toronto Maple Leafs are at San Jose against the Sharks as a -225 money-line road favorite with a total of 6.5. The Los Angeles Kings play at home against the Winnipeg Jets as a -145 money-line favorite with an over/under of 6. 

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