Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB and EPL Previews and Odds - 09/03/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features NCAAF, MLB, and EPL action.

Week 1 of the college football season continues with 33 games involving FBS opponents. Two games on national television kick off at Noon ET. Michigan hosts Colorado State on ABC as a 30.5-point favorite with the total set at 61 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). Appalachian State plays at home against North Carolina on ESPNU as a 1.5-point favorite with an over/under of 56.5. 

Six more televised NCAAF games start at 3:30 PM ET. Tulsa travels to Wyoming on FS1 as a 6.5-point road favorite with a total of 45.5. Arkansas plays at home against Cincinnati on ESPN as a 6.5-point favorite with an over/under of 53.5. Houston visits UTSA on the CBS Sports Network as a 4-point road favorite with a total of 62. San Diego State is at home against Arizona on CBS as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 46.5. Georgia plays in Atlanta against Oregon on ABC as a 16.5-point favorite with a total of 54. Oklahoma hosts UTEP on Fox as a 30-point favorite with an over/under of 57.5. BYU plays at South Florida on ESPNU at 4 PM ET as a 12-point road favorite with a total of 58.5. 

Utah plays at Florida on ESPN at 7 PM ET as a 2.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 51.5. Three more NCAAF games on national television begin at 7:30 PM ET. SMU travels to North Texas on the CBS Sports Network as a 10-point road favorite with a total of 67.5. Mississippi State is at home against Memphis on ESPNU as a 16.5-point favorite with an over/under of 57.5. Ohio State hosts Notre Dame on ABC at 7:30 PM ET as a 16-point favorite with a total of 59.

Oregon State plays at home against Boise State on ESPN at 10:30 PM ET as a 2.5-point favorite with an over/under of 56. Washington is at home against Kent State on FS1 as a 23-point favorite with a total of 60. 

Major League Baseball has 15 games on its schedule. Two games throw out the first pitch at 4:05 PM ET. The Philadelphia Phillies travel to San Francisco to play the Giants as a -120 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Boston Red Sox play at home against the Texas Rangers. Two more MLB games start at 6:10 PM ET. The Detroit Tigers are at home against the Kansas City Royals as a -115 money line favored with a total of 8. The Tampa Bay Rays host the New York Yankees as a -135 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. 

The Toronto Blue Jays play at Pittsburgh against the Pirates at 6:35 PM ET as a -165 money line road favorite at Caesars with a total of 8. The Cincinnati Reds are at home against the Colorado Rockies as a -125 money line favorite with an over/under of 8. The Baltimore Orioles host the Oakland A’s at 7:05 PM ET as a -220 money line favorite at Caesars with a total of 8. The New York Mets play at home against the Washington Nationals at 7:10 PM ET as a -425 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.

Three MLB games begin at 7:15 PM ET. The St. Louis Cardinals are at home against the Chicago Cubs as a -210 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. Fox’s regional coverage features two games. The Seattle Mariners play at Cleveland against the Guardians as a -160 money line road favorite at Caesars with an over/under of 7.5. The Chicago White Sox host the Minnesota Twins as a -135 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. The Atlanta Braves are at home against the Miami Marlins at 7:20 PM ET as a -190 money line favorite with a total of 7.5. 

The Milwaukee Brewers travel to Arizona to play the Diamondbacks at 8;10 PM ET as a -175 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Los Angeles Angels are at home against the Houston Astros as a -125 money line favorite with a total of 8. The Los Angeles Dodgers host the San Diego Padres at 9:10 PM ET as a -210 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

Matchweek 6 in the English Premier League has eight matches. Liverpool visits Everton on the USA Network at 7:30 AM ET as a -1.5 goal line road favorite (all soccer odds from BetMGM) with a total of 3. Six matches start at 10 AM, including Brentford playing at home against Leeds United on the USA Network as a -0.5 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Manchester City is at Aston Villa on NBC at 12:30 PM ET as a -1.5 goal line road favorite with a total of 3. 

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