Coming off one of the most thrilling MLB World Series in recent memory with the Houston Astros winning in seven games, the first weekend in November keeps the betting action going at BetAnySports. The race to the College Football Playoff offers up seven head-to-head matchups between nationally-ranked teams this Saturday that could have a major impact on next week’s CFP national rankings.
The second half of the NFL regular season gets underway this Thursday night followed by a full slate of games on Sunday featuring five key divisional battles. Horse betting fans can count on BetAnySports for a full set of betting odds as well as head-to-head betting props for each of the 13 events at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club this Friday and Saturday in the 34th running of the Breeders’ Cup.
The initial CFP rankings has 8-0 Alabama ranked No. 2 in the nation which should only fuel the fire in this Saturday night’s SEC showdown against No. 19 LSU in an 8 p.m. (ET) start on ABC. The Tide are listed as 21-point home favorites with the total set at 48.5 points. Alabama has gone 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games against the Tigers.
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Clemson is ranked No. 4 and the Tigers head on the road this Saturday in a 3:30 p.m. start on ABC as seven-point favorites against No. 20 North Carolina State. The total line for this ACC matchup has been set at 51. Another big game in the ACC pits No. 13 Virginia Tech on the road against No. 10 Miami in an 8 p.m. start on ABC. The Hokies are favored by 2.5 points with the total set at 50.
The big showdown in the Big 12 this Saturday is an in-state battle between the No. 5 Oklahoma Sooners and the No. 11 Oklahoma State Cowboys in a 4 p.m. kickoff on FOX Sports 1. BetAnySports has the Cowboys set as three-point home favorites with a 76-point total line. The Sooners have won six of their last seven road games against their bitter rivals.
One of the big division matchups on Sunday’s NFL schedule is in the NFC South between the 4-3 Atlanta Falcons and the 5-3 Carolina Panthers in a 1 p.m. start on FOX. The Panthers have been listed as slight 1.5-point home favorites with the total set at 43.5 points. BetAnySports has set the inter-conference clash between the 6-2 Kansas City Chiefs and the 4-3 Dallas Cowboys as a PICK with the total line for this 4:25 p.m. kickoff on CBS set at 51.