Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB, CFL and EPL Previews and Odds - 10/02/2021

by Big Al Staff

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

Week 5 in college football concludes with 57 games between FBS opponents. Seventeen games kick off the card in the noon to 2:30 PM ET window. Six games are on national television at noon. Wisconsin hosts Michigan on Fox as a 2.5-point favorite with the total set at 43.5 (all odds from DraftKings). Texas travels to TCU on ABC as a 4-point road favorite with an over/under of 65. Georgia plays at home against Arkansas on ESPN as a 17-point favorite with a total of 48.5. North Carolina is at home against Duke on ESPN2 as a 20-point favorite with an over/under of 72.5. Western Michigan visits Buffalo on the CBS Sports Network as a 7-point road favorite with a total of 59. Memphis plays at Temple on ESPNU as a 10-point road favorite with an over/under of 60. Cincinnati travels to Notre Dame on NBC at 2:30 PM ET as a 2-point road favorite with a total of 49.5. 

Twenty-three games have start times from 3:30 PM ET to 6:30 PM ET. Six games are on national television at 3:30 PM ET. Oregon visits Stanford on ABC as an 8-point road favorite with an over/under of 51.5. Oklahoma plays at Kansas State on Fox as an 11.5-point road favorite with a total of 53.5. Alabama hosts Mississippi on CBS as a 14.5-point favorite with an over/under of 80. Boise State plays at home against Nevada on FS1 as a 5-point favorite with a total of 59.5. Central Florida is at Navy on the CBS Sports Network as a 16.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 52. West Virginia is at home against Texas Tech on ESPN2 as a 7-point favorite with a total of 55. SMU is at home against South Florida on ESPN at 4 PM ET as a 21-point favorite with an over/under of 68. Florida travels to Kentucky on ESPN at 6 PM ET as a 7.5-point road favorite with a total of 56. Air Force visits New Mexico on FS2 at 6:30 PM ET as an 11.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 46. 

Seventeen games conclude the college football card beginning at 7 PM ET. Three games are on national television with 7 PM ET kickoffs. Oklahoma State hosts Baylor on ESPN2 as a 4.5-point favorite with a total of 47. UAB plays at home against UAB as a 2.5-point favorite with an over/under of 49.5. Iowa State plays at home against Kansas on FS1 as a 34-point favorite with a total of 57.5. Two games are on national television at 7:30 PM ET. Penn State plays at home against Indiana on ABC as a 12.5-point favorite with an over/under of 53.5. Vanderbilt is at home against Connecticut on ESPNU as a 14.5-point favorite with a total of 51. LSU plays at home against Auburn on ESPN at 9 PM ET as a 3-point favorite with an over/under of 57. UCLA hosts Arizona State on FS1 at 10:30 PM ET as a 3-point favorite with a total of 56.5. Fresno State travels to Hawaii on the CBS Sports Network at 11 PM ET as an 11-point road favorite with an over/under of 65. 

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. New York is at home against Tampa Bay at 1:05 PM ET as a -140 money line favorite with a total of 9. Toronto plays at home against Baltimore at 3:07 PM ET as a -240 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. Two games start at 4:05 PM ET. Boston plays at Washington as a -165 money line road favorite with a total of 9.5. San Francisco is at home against San Diego as a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Philadelphia plays at Miami at 6:10 PM ET as a -115 money line road favorite with a total of 8. Cincinnati is at Pittsburgh at 6:35 PM ET as a -180 money line road favorite with an over/under of 8.5. 

Cleveland plays at Texas at 7:05 PM ET as a -155 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. Three games start at 7:10 PM ET. Houston is at home against Oakland as a -155 money line favorite with an over/under of 9.5. The Chicago White Sox are at home against Detroit as a -275 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Minnesota is at Kansas City as a -115 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Two games begin at 7:15 PM ET with the Fox national broadcast offering regional coverage. St. Louis is at home against the Chicago Cubs as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 9. Atlanta plays at home against the New York Mets as a -130 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Arizona hosts Colorado at 8:10 PM ET as a -140 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. Two games conclude the MLB card at 9:10 PM ET. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against Milwaukee as a -145 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. Seattle is at home against the Los Angeles Angels as a -180 money line favorite with a total of 8.5. 

The Canadian Football League concludes their ninth week in the regular season with two games on ESPN+. Hamilton hosts Montreal at 4 PM ET as a 2.5-point favorite with an over/under of 48.5. Saskatchewan travels to Calgary at 7 PM ET as a 2-point road favorite with a total of 48.

Matchweek 7 in the English Premier League begins with six matches. Manchester United hosts Everton on the NBC Sports Network at 7:30 AM ET as a -1 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Four games start at 10 AM ET. Burnley is at home against Norwich City as a -0.5 goal line favorite with a total of 2.5. Chelsea plays at home against Southampton on the USA Network as a -1.25 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.75. Leeds United is at home against Watford on the NBC Sports Network as a -0.75 goal line favorite with a total of 2.75. Wolverhampton plays at home against Newcastle United as a 0.75 goal line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Arsenal visits Brighton and Hove Albion on NBC at 12:30 PM ET in a pick ‘em match with a total of 2.25.

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