Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB, CFL and EPL Previews and Odds - 09/17/2022

by Big Al Staff

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

The third week of the college football season continues with 48 games between FBS opponents. Six games on national television kicks off at Noon ET. Georgia visits South Carolina on ESPN as an 11-point road favorite with the total set at 65.5 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). Baylor hosts Texas State on FS1 as a 30-point favorite with an over/under of 53. Michigan plays at home against Connecticut on ABC as a 47.5-point favorite with a total of 58.5. Syracuse is at home against Purdue on ESPN2 as a 1.5-point favorite with an over/under of 60. Cincinnati plays at Miami (Ohio) on ESPNU as a 23-point road favorite with a total of 50.5. Oklahoma travels to Nebraska on Fox as an 11-point road favorite with an over/under of 65.5. Notre Dame hosts California on NBC and Peacock at 2:30 PM ET as a 12.5-point favorite with an over/under of 40.5. 

Five college football games on national television start at 3:30 PM ET. Penn State plays at Auburn on CBS as a 2.5-point road favorite with a total of 48. Mississippi visits Georgia Tech on ABC as a 17-point road favorite with an over/under of 63.5. Northern Illinois is at home against Vanderbilt on the CBS Sports Network as a 2.5-point favorite with a total of 59. Minnesota hosts Colorado on ESPN2 as a 28-point favorite with an over/under of 47. Oregon plays at home against BYU as a 3.5-point favorite with a total of 58. Houston is at home against Kansas on ESPNU at 4 PM ET as an 8-point favorite with an over/under of 58. Marshall plays at Bowling Green on the NFL Network at 5 PM ET as a 16.5-point road favorite with a total of 50.5. Mississippi State travels to LSU on ESPN at 6 PM ET as a 3-point road favorite with a total of 52.5. 

Two nationally-televised college football games begin at 7 PM ET. North Carolina State plays at home against Texas Tech on ESPN2 as a 10.5-point favorite with an over/under of 56. Ohio State hosts Toledo on Fox as a 31-point favorite with a total of 62.5. Four more NCAAF games start at 7:30 PM ET. Maryland is at home against SMU on FS1 as a 2.5-point favorite with an over/under of 72.5. Pittsburgh visits Western Michigan on ESPNU as a 10.5-point road favorite with a total of 48. Central Florida plays at Florida Atlantic on the CBS Sports Network as a 7.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 62. Washington is at home against Michigan State on ABC as a 3.5-point favorite with a total of 56.5. Texas A&M hosts Miami (Florida) on ESPN at 9 PM ET as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 45. Utah plays at home against San Diego State on ESPN2 at 10 PM ET as a 21-point favorite with a total of 48.5. USC is at home against Fresno State on Fox as an 11-point favorite with an over/under of 72. 

Major League Baseball has 17 games on its schedule. The Minnesota Twins play at Cleveland against the Guardians at 1:10 PM ET in the opening game of their doubleheader. The Cincinnati Reds are in St. Louis to play the Cardinals at 1:15 PM ET in the opening game of their doubleheader. The Chicago Cubs host the Colorado Rockies at 2:20 PM ET as a -140 money line favorite. The Toronto Blue Jays play at home against the Baltimore Orioles at 3:07 PM ET as a -165 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The Miami Marlins visit Washington to play the Nationals at 4:05 PM ET as a -125 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. The Boston Red Sox host the Kansas City Royals at 4:10 PM ET as a -155 money line favorite with a total of 9. Two more MLB games throw out the first pitch at 6:10 PM ET. The Chicago White Sox play on the road in Detroit against the Tigers as a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8. The Texas Rangers are at Tampa Bay against the Rays. 

Four MLB games start at 7:10 PM ET. The Houston Astros host the Oakland A’s as a -275 money line favorite with a total of 8. The Twins play on the road against the Guardians in the second game of their doubleheader. The New York Yankees play at Milwaukee against the Mariners with both teams priced at -110 with an over/under of 7.5. The New York Mets are at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates as a -305 money line favorite with a total of 8. The Reds are on the road against the Cardinals at 7:15 PM ET in the second game of their doubleheader. The Philadelphia Phillies play at Atlanta against the Braves at 7:20 PM ET with both teams priced at -110 with an over/under of 8. 

The San Diego Padres travel to Arizona to play the Diamondbacks at 8:10 PM ET, with both teams priced at -110 with a total of 7. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at San Francisco against the Giants at 9:05 PM ET. The Seattle Mariners are in Los Angeles to play the Angels at 9:07 PM ET, with both teams priced as a -110 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. 

Week 15 in the Canadian Football League concludes with two games. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers visit Hamilton to play the Tiger-Cats at 4 PM ET as a 7.5-point road favorite with a total of 46.5. The Calgary Stampeders play at home against the British Columbia Lions at 7 PM ET as a 6.5-point favorite with an over/under of 52.5. 

Matchweek 8 in the English Premier League continues with three matches. Manchester City travels to Wolverhampton on the USA Network at 7:30 AM ET as a -1.5 goal line road favorite with a total of 3. Newcastle United hosts Bournemouth on the USA Network at 10 AM ET as a -1 goal line favorite with a total of 2.5. Tottenham plays at home against Leicester City on NBC at 12:30 PM ET as a -1 goal line favorite with an over/under of 3.

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