Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB, and CFL Previews and Odds - 09/05/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Monday Labor Day sports card features NCAAF, MLB, and CFL action.

Week 1 of the college football season concludes with one game involving FBS opponents. Clemson plays Georgia Tech at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on ESPN at 8 PM ET. The Tigers are a 23.5-point road favorite, with the total set at 51 (all odds from DraftKings).

Major League Baseball has 13 games on its schedule. The New York Mets play at Pittsburgh against the Pirates at 12:35 PM ET. Taijuan Walker gets the ball for the Mets to pitch against Mitch Keller for the Pirates. New York is a -200 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Two more MLB games throw out the first pitch at 1:05 PM ET. Toronto is at Baltimore in the first game of their doubleheader, with the Blue Jays turning to Kevin Gausman to pitch against an Orioles starting pitcher yet to be determined. New York plays at home against Minnesota with Jameson Taillon on the mound for the Yankees against Chris Archer for the Twins. The Yankees are a -180 money line favorite with a total of 8. 

Toronto sends out Jose Berrios to pitch against a Baltimore starting pitcher yet to be named for the second game of their doubleheader at 4:05 PM ET. Two more MLB games start at 4:10 PM ET. Milwaukee travels to Colorado with the Brewers tapping Freddie Peralta to pitch against the Rockies’ Ryan Feltner. Milwaukee is a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 11. Boston plays at Tampa Bay with Michael Wacha pitching for the Red Sox against a starting pitcher yet to be determined for the Rays. The St. Louis Cardinals host the Washington Nationals at 4:15 PM ET. The Cardinals turn to Jack Flaherty to pitch against the Nationals’ Anibal Sanchez. St. Louis is a -255 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Two MLB games begin at 6:40 PM ET. Seattle is at home against Chicago, with Marco Gonzales pitching for the Mariners against Lance Lynn for the White Sox. The Mariners are a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Arizona plays at San Diego with the Diamondbacks tapping Kyle Nelson to pitch against the Padres’ Blake Snell. The Houston Astros host the Texas Rangers at 7:10 PM ET. Hunter Brown pitches for the Astros against Martin Perez for the Rangers. Houston is a -165 money line favorite with a total of 8. 

The Cleveland Guardians visit Kansas City to play the Royals at 8:10 PM ET. The Guardians send Triston McKenzie to the hill to pitch against the Royals’ Brady Singer. Cleveland is a -130 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Los Angeles Angels play at home against the Detroit Tigers at 9:38 PM ET. Jose Suarez takes the ball for the Angels against Tyler Alexander for the Tigers. Los Angeles is a -180 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against the San Francisco Giants at 10:10 PM ET. The Dodgers tap Andrew Heaney to battle against the Giants’ Logan Webb. Los Angles is a -195 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

Week 13 in the Canadian Football League concludes with two games. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats play at home against the Toronto Argonauts at 1 PM ET as a 1-point favorite with a total of 49.5. The Calgary Stampeders host the Edmonton Eskimos at 4:30 PM ET as a 12.5-point favorite with an over/under of 49.5.



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