Big Al's Daily Angle: NCAAF, MLB, WNBA, EPL and CFL Previews and Odds - 09/17/2021

by Alec McMordie

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

Two games continue Week 3 in college football. Central Florida travels to Louisville on ESPN at 7:30 PM ET. The Knights improved to 2-0 with a 63-14 victory against Bethune Cookman as a 45.5-point favorite last Saturday. Louisville evened their record at 1-1 with their 30-3 win against Eastern Kentucky as a 30-point favorite last Saturday. Central Florida is a 6.5-point road favorite with the total set at 67.5 (all odds from DraftKings). 

Maryland visits Illinois on FS1 at 9 PM ET. The Terrapins opened 2-0 this season after a 62-0 victory against Howard as a 47-point favorite last Saturday. The Fighting Illini fell to 1-2 on the season with their 42-14 loss at Virginia as a 10.5-point underdog last Saturday. Maryland is a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 60.5. 

Fifteen games are on the MLB docket. Two games begin the card at 7:05 PM ET. The New York Yankees play Cleveland as a -195 money line favorite with a total of 9. Colorado visits Washington. Toronto is at home against Minnesota as a -210 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. Five games start at 7:10 PM ET. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at Cincinnati as a -165 money line road favorite with a total of 8.5. Boston is at home against Baltimore as a -380 money line favorite with an over/under of 10. Philadelphia visits New York to play the Mets as a -155 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7.5. Detroit travels to Tampa Bay. Miami is at home against Pittsburgh as a -155 money line favorite with a total of 8. 

The Chicago White Sox visits Texas at 8:05 PM ET as a -210 money line road favorite with an over/under 8.5. Three games begin at 8:10 PM ET. Milwaukee is at home against the Chicago Cubs as a -240 money line favorite with a total of 9. Seattle plays at Kansas City as a -115 money line road favorite with an over/under of 9. Houston plays at home as a -235 money line favorite with a total of 9. St. Louis is at home against San Diego at 8:15 PM ET as a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 9. The Los Angeles Dodgers are at home against Oakland at 9:38 PM ET as a -120 money line favorite with a total of 8. San Francisco hosts Atlanta at 9:45 PM ET as a -160 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.

Four games are on the WNBA slate. Minnesota visits Indiana on the CBS Sports Network at 7 PM ET. Washington plays at New York at 7 PM ET. Las Vegas travels to Chicago at 8 PM ET. Phoenix is at Seattle at 10 PM ET. 

Two games take place in the Canadian Football League. Hamilton plays at home against Calgary on ESPN+ at 7 PM ET. The Tiger-Cats are a 2-point favorite with a total of 43. Saskatchewan hosts Toronto on ESPN News at 9:45 PM ET. The Roughriders are a 3.5-point favorite with an over/under of 44.5. 

The fifth match week in the English Premier League begins with Leeds United visiting Newcastle United on the NBC Sports Network at 3 PM ET. The Peacocks are a -0.25 goal line road favorite with a total of 3.

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