Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB, NBA, NHL, CFL and EPL Previews and Odds - 10/29/2022

by Big Al Staff

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

Week 9 in college football continues with 42 games between FBS opponents. Seven games on national television kick off at noon ET. Boston College visits Connecticut on the CBS Sports Network as a 7.5-point road favorite, with the total set at 44 (all odds from DraftKings unless indicated otherwise). Oklahoma plays at Iowa State on FS1 as a 1-point road favorite with an over/under of 57.5. TCU is at West Virginia on ESPN as a 7.5-point road favorite with a total of 69. Ohio State travels to Penn State on Fox as a 15-point road favorite with an over/under of 60.5. Syracuse hosts Notre Dame on ABC as a 1.5-point favorite with a total of 47.5. Houston plays at home against South Florida on ESPN2 as a 17.5-point favorite with an over/under of 60. Toledo is at Eastern Michigan on ESPNU as a 6.5-point road favorite with a total of 54. 

Seven nationally televised NCAAF games start at 3:30 PM ET. Illinois plays at Nebraska on ABC as a 7.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 50.5. Georgia plays Florida on a neutral field in Jacksonville on CBS as a 23.5-point favorite with an over/under of 56.5. Central Florida is at home against Cincinnati on ESPN as a 1-point favorite with a total of 56. Navy hosts Temple on the CBS Sports Network as a 14-point favorite with an over/under of 41.5. Oregon visits California on FS1 as a 17-point road favorite with a total of 56.5. Iowa plays at home against Northwestern on Fox as a 1.5-point favorite with an over/under of 56. South Alabama travels to Arkansas State on ESPNU at 4 PM ET as a 9-point road favorite with a total of 53. 

Four NCAAF nationally-televised games begin at 7 PM ET. Boise State is at home against Colorado State on FS1 as a 25.5-point favorite with an over/under of 42. Marshall hosts Coastal Carolina on the NFL Network as a 2.5-point favorite with a total of 54. UAB plays at Florida Atlantic on the CBS Sports Network as a 4.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 46.5. Tennessee plays at home against Kentucky on ESPN as an 11.5-point favorite with a total of 61. Three more nationally-televised NCAAF games start at 7:30 PM ET. Arizona State visits Colorado on ESPNU as a 13.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 47.5. Michigan is at home against Michigan State on ABC as a 23-point favorite with a total of 55. Texas Tech hosts Baylor on ESPN2 as a 2-point favorite with an over/under of 61. 

Three NCAAF games on national television begin at 10:30 PM ET. Florida State hosts San Diego State on FS1 as a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 42. San Jose State plays at home against Nevada on the CBS Sports Network as a 24.5-point favorite with an over/under of 44. UCLA is at home against Stanford on ESPN as a 16.5-point favorite with a total of 65. 

The World Series in Major League Baseball continues with the Houston Astros hosting the Philadelphia Phillies on Fox at 8:03 PM ET. The Phillies took Game 1 with a 6-5 victory in 10 innings last night. Framber Valdez pitches for the Astros against Zack Wheeler for Philadelphia. Houston is a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. 

The National Basketball Association has seven games on its docket. The Miami Heat plays at Sacramento against the Kings at 6:10 PM ET as a 3.5-point road favorite with a total of 226.5 (BetMGM). The Golden State Warriors visit Charlotte to play the Hornets at 7:10 PM ET as a 9-point road favorite with an over/under of 233.55 (BetMGM). The Brooklyn Nets play at home against the Indiana Pacers at 7:40 PM ET as a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 234.5 (BetMGM).

Two NBA games tip off at 8:10 PM ET. The Philadelphia 76ers play in Chicago against the Bulls. The Milwaukee Bucks are at home against the Atlanta Hawks as a 5.5-point favorite with an over/under of 228. Two more NBA games start at 9:10 PM ET. The Dallas Mavericks host the Oklahoma City Thunder as a 10.5-point favorite with a total of 218.5 (BetMGM). The Memphis Grizzlies are at Utah against the Jazz as a 5.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 231.5. 

The National Hockey League has 12 games on its slate. The Dallas Stars play at home against the New York Rangers at 2:05 PM ET as a -120 money line favorite with a total of 5.5. The Florida Panthers are at home against the Ottawa Senators at 4:05 PM ET as a -205 money line favorite with an over/under of 7. The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to San Jose to play the Sharks at 4:35 PM ET as a -205 money line road favorite with a total of 6. 

Five NHL games drop the puck at 7:05 PM ET. The Toronto Maple Leafs play in Los Angeles against the Kings as a -145 money-line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. The St. Louis Blues are at home against the Montreal Canadiens as a -280 money-line favorite with a total of 6.5. The Carolina Hurricanes visit Philadelphia to play the Flyers as a -175 money-line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. The Buffalo Sabres host the Chicago Blackhawks as a -170 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. The Minnesota Wild play at Detroit against the Red Wings as a -155 money-line road favorite with an over/under of 6.5. 

The Colorado Avalanche are in New York to play the Islanders at 7:35 PM ET as a -130 money-line road favorite with a total of 6. The Nashville Predators play at home against the Washington Capitals at 8:05 PM ET as a -120 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. Two more NHL games begin at 10:05 PM ET. The Pittsburgh Penguins are at Seattle to play the Kraken as a -150 money-line road favorite with a total of 6.5. The Calgary Flames host the Edmonton Oilers as a -140 money-line favorite with an over/under of 6.5. 

Week 21 in the Canadian Football League concludes with three games. The Toronto Argonauts play at home against the Montreal Alouettes at 2 PM ET as a 3-point favorite with a total of 49. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats visit the Ottawa Redblacks at 5 PM ET as a 1.5-point road favorite with an over/under of 49. The Calgary Stampeders are at home against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at 8 PM ET as a 5.5-point favorite with a total of 49. 

Matchweek 14 in the English Premier League starts with eight matches. Manchester City travels to Leicester City on the USA Network at 7:30 AM ET as a -1.5 goal line road favorite with an over/under of 3.5. Five more matches begin at 10 AM ET. Tottenham plays at Bournemouth as a -1 goal-line road favorite with a total of 2.5. Brentford hosts Wolverhampton as a -0.5 goal-line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Chelsea is at Brighton and Hove Albion on USA Network in a pick ‘em match with a total of 2.5. Crystal Palace is at home against Southampton as a -0.5 goal-line favorite with an over/under of 2.5. Newcastle United plays at home against Aston Villa as a -0.5 goal-line favorite with a total of 2.5. 

Everton visits Fulham on NBC at 12:30 PM ET in a pick ‘em match with an over/under of 2.5. Liverpool plays at home against Leeds United on the USA Network at 2:45 PM ET as a -1.5 goal-line favorite with an over/under of 3.5.

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