Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB and WNBA Previews and Odds - 09/04/2021

by Big Al Staff

The Saturday sports card features action NCAAF, MLB, and the WNBA.

Thirty-five games between FBS opponents are on the college football slate. Nine games kickoff between noon and 2 PM ET. Five games are on national television at noon. Wisconsin hosts Penn State on Fox as a 5.5-point favorite with the total set at 49 (all odds from DraftKings). Oklahoma is at home against Tulane on ABC as a 27-point favorite with an over/under of 69.5. Michigan plays at home at the Big House against Western Michigan on ESPN as a 17-point favorite with a total of 66. Georgia State is at home against Army on ESPNU as a 2-point favorite with an over/under of 50.5. Kansas State plays Stanford at AT&T Stadium in Dallas on FS1 as a 3-point favorite with a total of 53.

Ten college football games start in the 3:30 PM ET to 5 PM ET window. Three games are on national television at 3:30 PM ET. Alabama faces Miami (FL) at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on ABC as a 19.5-point favorite with an over/under of 61.5. West Virginia travels to Maryland on ESPN as a 2.5-point road favorite with a total of 57. Marshall travels to Navy on the CBS Sports Network as a 3-point road favorite with an over/under of 46.5. Mississippi State hosts Louisiana Tech on ESPNU at 4 PM ET as a 23-point favorite with a total of 52.5. Texas plays at home against Louisiana on Fox at 4:30 PM ET as an 8-point favorite with an over/under of 58.

Twelve games kickoff in the 7 PM ET to 8:30 PM ET window. Three games kick off on national television at 7 PM ET. Houston plays Texas Tech at NRG Stadium on ESPN as a 1.5-point favorite with a total of 64.5. Purdue is at home against Oregon State on FS1 as a 7-point favorite with an over/under of 69. Syracuse visits Ohio on the CBS Sports Network as a 1-point road favorite with a total of 56. Clemson battles Georgia at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on ABC at 7:30 PM ET as a 3-point favorite with an over/under of 50.5. Texas A&M is at home against Kent State on ESPNU at 8 PM ET as a 29.5-point favorite with an over/under of 67. LSU visits UCLA on Fox at 8:30 PM ET as a 2.5-point road favorite with a total of 68.5. 

Four games conclude the college football card beginning at 10:30 PM ET. Three games are on national television at 10:30 PM ET. California plays at home against Nevada on FS1 as a 3.5-point favorite with an over/under of 52.5. BYU plays Arizona at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on ESPN at 10:30 PM ET as a 12.5-point favorite with a total of 54. San Diego State hosts New Mexico State on the CBS Sports Network as a 30-point favorite with an over/under of 50. 

Sixteen games are on the MLB slate. Six games start in the afternoon starting at 1:05 PM ET. Tampa Bay plays at home against Minnesota on FS1 at 4:05 PM ET. Chris Archer pitches for the Rays against Andrew Albers of the Twins. Tampa Bay is a -220 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Ten games conclude the card starting at 6:05 PM ET. 

Two games are in the WNBA. Phoenix visits Indiana at 1 PM ET. Washington plays at Minnesota at 8 PM ET. 

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