Big Al's Daily Angle: NFL, NCAAF and MLB Previews and Odds - 09/22/2022

by Big Al Staff

The Thursday sports card features action in the NFL, NCAAF, and MLB.

Week 3 in the National Football League kicks off with the Cleveland Browns hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers on Amazon Prime at 8:15 PM ET. The Browns lost at home to the New York Jets last week, 31-30, as a 6.5-point favorite. The Steelers were losers at home to New England, 17-14, as a 3-point underdog. Cleveland is a 4-point favorite, with the total set at 38 (all odds from DraftKings).

The fourth week of the college football regular season begins with two games that start at 7:30 PM ET. West Virginia travels to Virginia Tech on ESPN. The Mountaineers ended a two-game losing streak with a 65-7 victory against Towson State as a 41-point favorite on Saturday. The Hokies are on a two-game winning streak after a 27-7 victory against Wofford as a 38-point favorite on Saturday. West Virginia is a 2-point road favorite with an over/under of 50.5. 

Coastal Carolina plays at Georgia State at 7:30 PM ET. The Chanticleers won their third straight game to start the season with a 38-26 victory at home against Buffalo as a 12-point favorite on Saturday. The Panthers are winless in their first three games after  42-41 upset loss to Charlotte as a 20-point favorite on Saturday. Coastal Carolina is a 2-point road favorite with a total of 62.

Major League Baseball has 13 games on its schedule. The Texas Rangers are at home against the Los Angeles Angels at 2:05 PM ET as a -140 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Minnesota Twins visit Kansas City to play the Royals at 2:10 PM ET as a -130 money line road favorite with a total of 8. The San Francisco Giants play at Colorado against the Rockies at 3:10 PM ET. The Seattle Mariners are at Oakland against the A’s at 3:37 PM ET as a -230 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. The San Diego Padres host the St. Louis Cardinals at 4:10 PM ET as a -145 money line favorite with a total of 8. 

The Chicago Cubs travel to Pittsburgh to play the Pirates at 6:35 PM ET. Two more MLB games throw out the first pitch at 6:40 PM ET. The Toronto Blue Jays play at Tampa Bay against the Rays. The Milwaukee Brewers are at Cincinnati against the Reds. The Houston Astros visit the Baltimore Orioles at 7:05 PM ET. Two more MLB games start at 7:15 PM ET. The New York Yankees host the Boston Red Sox on Fox as a -170 money line favorite with an over/under of 8.5. The Atlanta Braves play at Philadelphia against the Phillies as a -155 money line road favorite with a total of 8.

The Cleveland Guardians are at Chicago to play the White Sox at 8:10 PM ET as a -135 money line road favorite with an over/under of 7. The Los Angeles Dodgers play at home against the Arizona Diamondbacks at 10:10 PM ET as a -215 money line favorite with a total of 7.

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