Big Al's Daily Angle: NHL, NBA, EPL and NFL Previews and Odds - 11/01/2021

by Big Al Staff

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

Week 8 in the National Football League concludes with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the New York Giants on ESPN at 8:15 PM ET. The Chiefs have lost four of their last six games after getting upset by the Titans on the road by a 27-3 score as a 4-point favorite last week for Sunday Night Football. Patrick Mahomes completed 20 of 35 passes for 206 yards with an interception and no touchdown passes in the loss. The loss dropped them to 3-4 on the season, with their four losses all against AFC rivals who may have seized a playoff tie-breaker against them if they end of with identical records fighting for playoff spots. Kansas City lost at Baltimore and home to the Los Angeles Chargers and Buffalo before their setback in Nashville against Tennessee.

The Giants ended their two-game losing streak with their 25-3 upset win against Carolina as a 3-point underdog last week. Daniel Jones completed 23 of 33 passes for 203 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions in the victory. New York improved their record to 2-5 on the season. They ended a three-game losing streak to open the year with a 6-point win at New Orleans. Injuries beset the Giants with running back Saquon Barkley and wide receiver Kenny Golladay out for this game. Wide receivers Sterling Shephard and Kadarius Toney after being limited participants in practice.  

Kansas City is a 10.5-point favorite with the total set at 51.5 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise).

Nine games are on the docket in the National Basketball Association. Four games tip-off at 7:10 PM ET. Charlotte plays at home against Cleveland as a 4-point favorite. Indiana is at home against San Antonio as a 3.5-point favorite. Philadelphia plays at home against Portland as a 6-point favorite. 

Three more games in the NBA begin at 7:40 PM ET. Atlanta hosts Washington as a 5.5-point favorite with an over/under of 222. Boston is at home against Chicago as a 2.5-point favorite. New York plays at home against Toronto as a 7-point favorite with a total of 211.5. 

Two NBA games start at 8:10 PM ET. Memphis hosts Denver as a 1.5-point favorite. Minnesota is at home against Orlando as a 9-point favorite with an over/under of 216. The Los Angeles Clippers are at home against Oklahoma City at 10:40 PM ET as an 11-point favorite with a total of 213. 

Three games are on the slate in the National Hockey League. Tampa Bay is at home against Washington at 7:08 PM ET as a -145 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Chicago hosts Ottawa at 8:08 PM ET as a -130 money line favorite with a total of 6. Edmonton plays at home against Seattle at 9:38 PM ET as a -210 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5.

Matchweek 10 in the English Premier League concludes with one match at 12:30 PM ET. Wolverhampton hosts Everton on the NBC Sports Network. BetRivers lists the Wolves at a +123 price to win on the three-way bet, with the Toffees priced at +235 and the draw paying out at +235. The total is at 2.5.

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