Big Al's Daily Angle: EPL, NCAA Football and NCAA Basketball Preview

by Big Al Staff

The Friday sports card features a full day of college football and college basketball action along with the first game in Matchweek 10 of the English Premier League.

Nine games are on the college football schedule. There were three games canceled due to COVID issues: Southern Mississippi/UAB; San Diego State/Fresno State; Washington/Washington State.

Texas hosts Iowa State at noon ET on ABC with the Longhorns a 1-point favorite with the total set at 56.5 (all odds from BetOnline). 

Nebraska visits Iowa at 1 PM ET on Fox with the Hawkeyes 14-point favorites with an over/under of 53.5.

At 3:30 PM ET, Notre Dame travels to North Carolina on ABC as a 6-point road favorite with a total of 69. On ESPN, Central Florida plays at South Florida as a 24.5-point road favorite with a total of 67.

At 4 PM ET, Stanford travels to play at California as 2-point road favorites on Fox with the over/under set at 52. Wyoming visits UNLV on FS1 as a 16.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 52. Central Michigan plays at Eastern Michigan on the CBS Sports Network as a 7-point road favorite with the total at 59.

The lone game under the lights takes place at 7:30 PM ET with Oregon visiting Oregon State on ESPN as a 13-point road favorite with an over/under of 64.

The nationally-televised college basketball card starts at 11 AM ET  with the finals of the Fort Myers Tip-Off in Florida. Gonzaga plays Auburn on Fox as a 17-point favorite with a total of 160. At 11:30 AM ET, Virginia plays San Francisco on ESPN on a neutral court in Uncasville, Connecticut, as a 13-point favorite with an over/under of 125.

West Virginia plays Western Kentucky in the finals of the Crossover Classic on ESPN as an 8-point favorite with the total set at 151 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

At 2 PM ET, Kansas plays Saint Joseph’s on a neutral court in Fort Myers on FS1. The Jayhawks are 18.5-point favorites with an over/under of 156. Texas Tech hosts Sam Houston State on ESPNU as a 31.5-point favorite with the over/under at 145.5. 

At 4 PM ET, Louisville hosts Seton Hall on ESPN2 as a 6-point favorite with a total of 143.5. Northern Iowa plays Utah State on a neutral court in Sioux Falls on ESPNU as a 1.5-point favorite with an over/under of 144. 

South Dakota State plays Saint Mary’s in Sioux Falls on ESPN at 6:30 PM ET with the Jackrabbits a 2.5-point favorite with the total at 140. 

Colorado travels to Kansas State on ESPNU at 8:30 PM ET with the Buffaloes 6.5-point road favorites with the over/under set at 134.5. 

Memphis plays VCU in Sioux Falls at 9 PM ET on ESPN2 as a 7-point favorite with a total of 142.

The English Premier League begins Matchweek 10 at 3 PM ET with Crystal Palace hosting Newcastle United as a -0.25 goal line favorite with the over/under at 2.25. The match is on the NBC Sports Network. 

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