Big Al's Daily Angle: NHL, NBA, NCAA Basketball, EPL and NFL Preview

by Big Al Staff

The main event for Sunday is the Super Bowl. Plenty of action in college basketball, the NBA, the NHL, and the English Premier League takes place before the big game in the evening.

Matchweek 23 in the English Premier League features four matches beginning at 7 AM ET with Tottenham hosting West Brom Albion on the NBC Sports Network. The Hotspurs are a -1 goal line favorite with the total set at 2.5 (all odds from BetOnline). Leicester City visits Wolverhampton at 9 AM ET on the NBC Sports Network as a -0.25 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.25. 

Manchester City visits Liverpool at 11:30 AM ET in a showdown of the last two champions of the English Premier League. Man City is a -0.25 goal line road favorite with the total at 2.75. The NBC Sports Network has the broadcast. Chelsea travels to Sheffield United at 2:15 PM ET on Peacock as a -1 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.5.

The college basketball card tips off at noon ET with Iowa playing at Indiana on Fox. The Hawkeyes are ranked eighth in the Associated Press poll with a 13-5 record. They have lost three of their last four games after getting upset at home, 89-85, against Ohio State as a 4.5-point favorite on Thursday. The Hoosiers, 9-8, have lost three of four after their 75-71 loss to Illinois as a 3-point underdog on Tuesday. Iowa is a 3-point road favorite with the total at 152.

Wichita State plays at home against Temple on ESPNU at 3 PM ET. The Shockers, 10-4, have won four of five after their 75-67 win against Tulane as an 11.5-point favorite on Wednesday. The Owls, 4-6, have lost two in a row after a 63-60 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday as a 3.5-point favorite. Wichita State is an 8.5-point favorite with an over/under of 140.5.

Boise State plays at Nevada at 4 PM ET on FS1. The Broncos, 13-3, look to avenge a 74-72 upset loss in Reno on Friday as a 5-point favorite. The Wolf Pack have won three in a row to improve to 12-7. Boise State is a 4.5-point road favorite with the total set at 144. 

After the Super Bowl at 10 PM ET, Stanford plays at home against California on FS1. The Cardinal, 11-7, snapped a two-game losing streak on Thursday with a 70-55 victory at Cal as a 5.5-point favorite. The Golden Bears have lost fall in a row to drop to 7-13. Stanford is an 11-point favorite with an over/under of 131.5.

The NBA has five games on the docket, with three games beginning the card at 1 PM ET. The Los Angeles Clippers host Sacramento at 3:05 PM ET to conclude the NBA slate as an 8.5-point favorite. 

The NHL has five games on the slate starting at noon ET, with Philadelphia playing at Washington as a -113 money line favorite with the total at 6 on NBC. Four games close out the card at 3 PM ET. 

Super Bowl 55 features Kansas City playing in Tampa Bay against the Buccaneers. The Chiefs are 3-point road favorites with the over/under at 55.5 going into game day.

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