What a sports weekend this is going to be! Not only do we have the start of the World Series, but we also have a weekend full of NFL and college football action. We can’t fail to mention that we’ll also have a ton of great NBA action this weekend. Let’s take a look at some of the top sporting events for the last weekend in October.
Top Sports Events for This Weekend – October 29 – October 30
The Fall Classic
On Friday night, the 2022 World Series will begin, as the Houston Astros will host the Philadelphia Phillies. This is a David vs. Goliath story, as the Philadelphia Phillies barely even made the playoffs, and now they’ll face the powerful Houston Astros. Justin Verlander will pitch for Houston, while Aaron Nola will get the ball for the Phillies.
Game 2 will be on Saturday, and will also be played in Houston. Zack Wheeler will get the ball for the Phillies, while we’re anticipating Framber Valdez getting the nod for the Houston Astros. This should be a fun World Series to watch.
The game of the week will take place on Sunday night in Buffalo, as the Bills will host the Green Bay Packers. Josh Allen and the Bills offense has been firing on all cylinders this season. We also can’t forget to mention the stout Bills defense. Allen is the early-season league MVP, and he has done a great job of leading Buffalo to a 5-1 record.
It hasn’t been a great start to the season for the Green Bay Packers. Aaron Rodgers hasn’t played well, and he hasn’t had much help, either. With a young group of receivers, a banged-up offensive line, and a lack of a running game, the Packers offense hasn’t gotten much done. We’ll see if Green Bay can hang with the mighty Bills on Sunday night.
The top game of the weekend in college football will come to us from Happy Valley, as the Penn State Nittany Lions will host the Ohio State Buckeyes. Ohio State has been mowing down the competition all season long. The Buckeyes are led by quarterback CJ Stroud. Stroud is in command of one of the highest-scoring offenses in college football.
Penn State knows that it can’t afford to lose another game. They were embarrassed by Michigan, and that really hurt their chances at earning a berth in the Big 10 title game. We’ll see if being at home will help Penn State, or if the Buckeyes will continue on their streak of dominance.
Another big game to watch will be the Kentucky Wildcats heading to Knoxville to take on the Tennessee Volunteers. Tennessee has taken the nation by storm. They beat Alabama, and now they’ve put themselves in a position to contend for a national title. We’ll see if Hendon Hooker can lead the Vols to another victory against a very good Kentucky squad. Kentucky will look to keep the Tennessee offense on the sideline, so we should see a lot of running from the Wildcats. Will Levis will have his work cut out for him, as the Wildcats would love to upset the heavily-favored Volunteers.