Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB and CFL Previews and Odds - 10/01/2021

by Alec McMordie

The Friday sports card features action in NCAAF, MLB, and the CFL.

Three games continue the Week 5 college football card. Tulsa hosts Houston on ESPN at 7:30 PM ET. The Golden Hurricanes earned their first victory in four games this season with their 41-34 win against Arkansas State as a 14.5-point favorite last Saturday. The Cougars won their third-straight game with their 28-20 win against Navy as a 20-point favorite last week. Tulsa is a 4-point favorite, with the total set at 54 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Iowa travels to Maryland on FS1 at 8 PM ET. The Hawkeyes won their fourth straight game to start with their 24-14 victory against Colorado as a 24-point favorite last Saturday. The Terrapins are 4-0 this season after their 37-16 win against Kent State as a 13-point favorite last week. Iowa is a 3-point road favorite with an over/under of 47.5. 

BYU visits Utah State on the CBS Sports Network at 9 PM ET. The Cougars improved to 4-0 with their 35-27 victory against South Florida as a 22-point favorite last Saturday. The Aggies lost their first game of the season in a 27-3 loss to Boise State as a 9.5-point underdog last week. BYU is a 9.5-point road favorite with a total of 63.5. 

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. Cincinnati plays at Pittsburgh as a -170 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Two games begin at 7:05 PM ET. The Red Sox are at Washington as a -200 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5. The New York Yankees play at home against Tampa Bay as a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Toronto hosts Baltimore at 7:07 PM ET as a -400 money line favorite with a total of 10. Philadelphia visits Miami at 7:10 PM ET as a -135 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. Atlanta plays at home against the New York Mets at 7:20 PM ET as a -170 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

Cleveland visits Texas at 8:05 PM ET as a -130 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Three games start at 8:10 PM ET. Minnesota travels to Kansas City as a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 9. Houston plays at home against Oakland as a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. The Chicago White Sox are at home against Detroit as a -280 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. St. Louis plays at home against the Chicago Cubs at 8:15 PM ET as a -200 money line favorite and an over/under of 7.5.

Colorado travels to Arizona at 9:40 PM ET as a -115 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. San Francisco hosts San Diego at 9:45 PM ET as a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. Two games begin at 10:10 PM ET. Seattle plays at home against the Los Angeles Angels as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against Milwaukee as a -225 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.

Week 9 in the Canadian Football League continues with Winnipeg playing at British Columbia on ESPN News at 10 PM ET. The Blue Bombers have won four in a row after their 37-22 victory at Edmonton as a 7-point road favorite on September 18th. The Lions had their three-game winning streak end in a 31-24 upset loss as a 1.5-point favorite last Friday. Winnipeg is a 1-point road favorite with a total of 52.

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