Big Al's Daily Angle: NFL, NHL, NCAAB and NBA Previews and Odds - 01/29/2023

by Big Al Staff

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

The National Football League continues its postseason with two games in the conference championship playoff round. The Philadelphia Eagles host the San Francisco 49ers on Fox at 3 PM ET. The Eagles are on a two-game winning streak with seven victories in their last nine games after a 38-7 win at home against the New York Giants as an 8-point favorite last Saturday. Ther 49ers are on a 12-game winning streak after a 19-12 vicotry at home against Dallas as 3.5-point favorite last Sunday. Philadelphia is a 2.5-point favorite, with the total set at 45.5 (all odds from DraftKings).

The Kansas City Chiefs play at home against the Cincinnati Bengals on CBS at 6:30 PM ET. The Chiefs won for the sixth time in a row and in 11 of their last 12 games after a 27-20 win at home against Jacksonville as a 10-point favorite last Saturday. The Bengals are on a ten-game winning streak after their 27-10 upset win at Buffalo as a 6-point underdog on Sunday. Kansas City is a 1.5-point favorite with an over/under of 48.

The National Basketball Association has four games on its docket. The Miami Heat travel to Charlotte to play the Hornets at 1:10 PM ET as a 6-point road favorite with a total of 222. The Memphis Grizzlies host the Indiana Pacers at 6:10 PM ET as a 9.5-point favorite. The Cleveland Cavaliers play at home against the Los Angeles Clippers as a 4.5-point favorite. The Milwaukee Bucks are at home against the New Orleans Pelicans as a 9.5-point favorite with an over/under of 233.

The National Hockey League has two games on its slate at 5:07 PM ET. The Carolina Hurricanes host the Boston Bruins as a -125 money line favorite with a total of 6. The Toronto Maple Leafs play at home against the Washington Capitals as a -140 money-line favorite with an over/under of 6. 

The college basketball schedule has nine games on national television. Four games on national television tip off at noon ET. Providence visits Villanova on FS1 as a 1-point favorite with a total of 139.5. Wichita State plays at East Carolina on ESPNU as a 3-point road favorite with an over/under of 132. Lehigh is at home against Boston University on the CBS Sports Network as a 2.5-point favorite with a total of 137. George Mason hosts Saint Joseph’s on the USA Network as a 7.5-point favorite with a total of 139.5. Purdue plays at home against Michigan State as a 7.5-point favorite with an over/under of 130. 

St. John’s is at home against Georgetown on FS1 at 2 PM ET as a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 156.5. Belmont hosts Drake on ESPN2 at 3 PM ET as a 1-point favorite with an over/under of 138.5. SMU plays at home against South Florida on ESPNU at 4 PM ET as a 2.5-point favorite with a total of 146. Memphis is at Tulsa on ESPN2 at 5 PM ET as a 12-point road favorite with an over/under of 155.

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