Big Al's Daily Angle: EPL, MLB, WNBA, CFL and NCAA Football Previews and Odds - 09/11/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features action in NCAAF, MLB, WNBA, CFL, and the EPL.

Forty-three college football games between FBS opponents are on the docket. Virginia hosts Illinois at 11 AM ET as a 10.5-point favorite, with the total set at 56.6 (all odds from DraftKings). Army plays at home on the CBS Sports Network at 11:30 AM ET as a 5.5-point favorite with an over/under of 52. Nine games kick off from noon to 2:30 PM ET. Fives games on national television start at noon. Ohio State is at home against Oregon on Fox as a 14.5-point favorite with a total of 63.5. Oklahoma State plays at home against Tulsa on FS1 as a 13-point favorite with an over/under of 51.5. South Carolina travels to East Carolina on ESPN2 as a 2-point road favorite with a total of 56.5. Minnesota is at home against Miami (OH) on ESPNU as a 17.5-point favorite with an over/under of 54. Florida travels to South Florida on ABC at 1 PM ET as a 28-point road favorite with a total of 58.5. Pittsburgh plays at Tennessee on ESPN as a 3.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 56.5. 

Twelve college football games begin in the 3 PM ET to 4:30 PM ET window. Purdue visits Connecticut on the CBS Sports Network at 3 PM ET as a 34.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 57.5. Five games kick off on national television at 3:30 PM ET. Air Force travels to Navy on CBS as a 6-point road favorite with a total of 39.5. Texas A&M plays at Colorado on Fox as a 17-point road favorite with an over/under of 50. Georgia is at home against UAB on ESPN2 as a 22.5-point favorite with a total of 44. Penn State plays at home against Ball State on FS1 as a 22-point favorite with an over/under of 58. TCU hosts California on ESPNU as an 11.5-point favorite with a total of 46. Iowa State hosts Iowa on ABC at 4:30 PM ET as a 4.5-point favorite with an over/under of 46.5. 

Thirteen college football games start between 6:30 PM ET and 8 PM ET. Houston travels to Rice on the CBS Sports Network at 6:30 PM ET as an 8-point road favorite with a total of 53.5. Four games are on national television beginning at 7 PM ET. Texas visits Arkansas on ESPN as a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 56.5. North Carolina State plays at Mississippi State on ESPN2 as a 1-point road favorite with a total of 55.5. Wisconsin plays at home against Eastern Michigan on FS1 as a 26-point favorite with an over/under of 52. Miami (FL) hosts Appalachian State on ESPNU as a 7.5-point favorite with a total of 54. Michigan plays at home against Washington on ABC at 8 PM ET as a 7-point favorite with an over/under of 48.5. 

Six games conclude the college football card starting at 10 PM ET. Colorado State is at home against Vanderbilt on the CBS Sports Network at 10 PM ET as a 7-point favorite with a total of 51. Utah visits BYU on ESPN at 10:15 PM ET as a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 49. USC hosts Stanford on Fox at 10:30 PM ET as a 17-point favorite with an over/under of 53.5. Arizona State plays at home against UNLV on ESPN2 at 10:30 PM ET as a 34.5-point favorite with a total of 54.5. Oregon State is at home against Hawaii on FS1 at 11 PM ET as an 11-point favorite with an over/under of 65.

Sixteen games are on the MLB schedule. Three games start in the afternoon. San Francisco plays at Chicago against the Cubs at 2:20 PM ET as a -195 money line road favorite. Oakland plays at home against Texas at 4:07 PM ET as a -190 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Toronto plays at Baltimore in the opening game of their seven-inning doubleheader at 4:35 PM ET. The Blue Jays are a -235 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

Philadelphia hosts Colorado at 6:05 PM ET as a -190 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Two games start at 6:10 PM ET. Tampa Bay plays at Detroit as a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Milwaukee plays at Cleveland as a -190 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. Washington plays at Pittsburgh at 6:35 PM ET as a -130 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. 

Three games begin at 7:10 PM ET. Minnesota hosts Kansas City as a -135 money line favorite with a total of 9.5. Houston plays at home against the Los Angeles Angels as a -250 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Chicago White Sox are at home against Boston as a -190 money line favorite with a total of 9. Cincinnati plays at St. Louis at 7:15 PM ET as a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Atlanta plays at home against Miami at 7:20 PM ET as a -240 money line favorite with a total of 8. 

The second game of the Blue Jays/Orioles doubleheader is set for 7:35 PM ET. Toronto is a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8. The New York Yankees play in New York against the Mets on Fox at 7:40 PM ET as a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Seattle hosts Arizona at 9:10 PM ET as a -160 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5.

Two games are on the WNBA slate. New York visits Dallas at 8 PM ET. Connecticut plays at Phoenix at 10 PM ET. 

Three games are on the Canadian Football League schedule televised on ESPN+. Winnipeg plays at home against Saskatchewan at 4 PM ET as a 1-point favorite with a total of 45.5. Edmonton hosts Calgary at 7 PM ET as a 1-point favorite with an over/under of 45.5. British Columbia is at home against Ottawa at 10 PM ET as an 8-point favorite with an over/under of 46. 

Eight matches are on tap in the English Premier League. Tottenham travels to Crystal Palace on the NBC Sports Network at 7:30 AM ET as a -0.5 goal line favorite with a total of 2.25. Six matches begin at 10 AM ET. Arsenal plays at home against Norwich City as a -1.25 goal line favorite with an over/under of 3.25. Brighton and Hove Albion visit Brentwood in a pick ‘em match with the total at 2. Manchester City plays at Leicester City as a -1 goal line road favorite with a total of 2.75. Manchester United plays at home against Newcastle United on the USA Network as a -2 goal line favorite with an over/under of 3.25. West Ham United plays at Southampton on the NBC Sports Network as a -0.25 goal line road favorite with a total of 2.75. Wolverhampton is at Watford as a -0.25 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 2.25. Chelsea hosts Aston Villa on NBC at 12:30 PM ET as a 1.5 goal line favorite with a total of 2.75.

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