Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAA Football, MLB, NHL and NBA Preview

by Big Al Staff

Saturday, Sep 19, 2020
The College Football slate features fifteen games between FBS opponents. Six games kick off the card at noon ET with Navy traveling to Tulane being nationally broadcast on ABC being the premier event. BetAnySports has the Green Wave as a 6.5-point favorite with the total set at 48.5. ESPN has Oklahoma State hosting Tulane with BetAnySports listing the Cowboys as a 23.5-point favorite with an over/under of 66. UL-Lafayette travels to Georgia State as a 15.5-point favorite at BetAnySports with the total set at 57.5 with ESPN2 getting the broadcast. ESPNU has the noon kickoff with Liberty traveling to Western Kentucky with BetAnySports posting the Hilltoppers as 14.5-point favorites with the over/under down to 52.

Notre Dame hosts South Florida at 2:30 PM ET with the USA Network getting the rare telecast with NBC privileging their US Open coverage. BetAnySports has the Fighting Irish as a 25.5-point favorite with the total set at 48. Perhaps the highest-profile non-conference game of the rescheduled season takes place at 3:30 PM ET with Central Florida traveling to Atlanta to face Georgia Tech. BetAnySports has the Knights as a 7-point favorite with a total of 62.5. ABC has the broadcast. ESPN2 has Troy at Middle Tennessee at 3:30 PM ET with the Trojans being a 3.5-point favorite at BetAnySports with the over/under set at 65. Appalachian State travels to Marshall for another 3:30 PM ET kickoff on CBS. The Mountaineers are a 4.5-point favorite with an over/under of 59.5.

The slate of games under the lights in college football tonight starts at 6 PM ET with SMU traveling to North Texas for a game that will be televised by the CBS Sports Network. The Mustangs are -13.5-point favorites at BetAnySports with the total listed at 68.5. The premier matchup this evening takes place in Louisville where the Cardinals host Miami (FL) in an ACC clash that is the ABC prime-time game at 7:30 PM ET. Louisville is a 2.5-point favorite at BetAnySports with an over/under of 64.5. Louisiana Tech travels to Southern Mississippi at 7:30 PM ET with this game being broadcast by ESPN2. The Golden Eagles are -5-point favorites at BetAnySports with an over/under of 58.5. ESPNU broadcasts the Texas State game at UL-Monroe at 7:30 PM ET with the Bobcats a -5.5-point favorite at BetAnySports with a total of 62.

The NBA playoffs continue tonight with Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Miami took a 2-0 lead in this series on Thursday with their 106-101 upset victory over the Celtics. BetAnySports has Boston installed as a 3-point favorite with the over/under set at 207.5. Tip-off is scheduled for just after 8:30 PM ET on ESPN.

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals begins tonight between the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning. BetAnySports has the Lightning as a -160 money-line favorite with the total set at 5. The puck drops at 7:40 PM ET on NBC TV.

Fifteen games are on tap today in MLB with the one afternoon game of San Francisco playing at Oakland beginning the card at 4:10 PM ET. The nationally televised game on Fox TV tonight features the Atlanta Braves playing at the New York Mets at 7:15 PM ET. FS1 TV will broadcast the Tampa Bay/Baltimore AL East clash at 7:30 PM ET.

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