Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that youíd like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow.
1. Minnesota Wild vs. Buffalo Sabres
Details: Monday, October 14 @ 7:00 PM ET - First Niagara Center - Buffalo, NY
Watch Here: NBCSN with XFINITY
Why Watch: When the pucks drops in Buffalo Monday night we will see a team desperate for their first win versus a team coming off their best game of the season. Buffalo is that team soul searching and they can get win number one, by being the aggressors on offense. Theyíve got a world-class goalie in Ryan Miller, but have to get the sticks going. The Wild come in to Buffalo winning their last two and outshooting their opponents 66-34. Will it be a Wild night in Buffalo or will the home team control the puck? Donít miss Mondayís match of the #NHLonNBC.
#5ToFollow Insider: Emilie Wiener - @eminemilie
Emilie is the Managing Editor at Hockey Wilderness, SB Nation's Minnesota Wild Blog and will keep you informed on the #MNWild vs. #Sabres Monday night.
2. Indianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers
Details: Monday, October 14 @ 8:30 PM ET - Qualcomm Stadium - San Diego, CA
Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY
Why Watch: Monday Night Football is all about the quarterback, as the spotlight will shine on the resurgence of Rivers against the second year star, Andrew Luck. Phillip Rivers has averaged 322-pass ypg with 13 TDs (2nd in the league), while Luck has led his team to a 4-1 record with solid passing/running skills. These two will shine, but keep an eye on these x-factor backs: The Colts Trent Richardson and the Chargers Danny Woodhead. We are all watching for the offensive fireworks when these two teams take the field Monday night.
#5ToFollow Insider: Brad Wells - @stampedeblue
Brad Wells is a football man who wears many hats. He's SB Nation Studios NFL Expert and main blogger/editor at Stampeded Blue (SB Nation's Colts Blog). Follow Wells for Week 6's #MNF game between the Chargers and Colts.
3. Michigan vs. Penn State
Details: Tuesday, October 15 @ 3:00 PM ET
Watch Here: Big Ten Network on XFINITY
Why Watch: Not one, not two, not three, but four overtimes happened in Happy Valley, and you can relive this #B1G Football Classic. This game had emotional swings for both teams throughout. A lead was never safe and trick plays resulted in big scores in front of a crowd of 100,000 plus! Make sure you catch the best game of the year as itís replayed on the Big Ten Network Tuesday afternoon.
#5ToFollow Insider: Big Ten Network - @BigTenNetwork
College football is in full swing and the Big Ten Network is giving the fans ready what they really want ñ the best games! Make sure you're following the Network and the hashtag #B1G for the latest from the conference.
4. Louisiana-Lafayette Rajun Cajuns vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Details: Tuesday, October 15 @ 8:00 PM ET - Houchens Industries-LT Smith Stadium - Bowling Green, KY
Watch Here: ESPN2 on XFINITY
Why Watch: Week Eight of college football kicks off on Tuesday night, as the Rajun Cajuns travel east for a battle on the ball field with the Hilltoppers. The top teams in the Sun Belt Conference will fight for conference supremacy in Bowling Green. The ëToppers and Cajuns both bring three-game win streaks to the gridiron, but for one team the streak ends here. Keep an eye on WKUís Antonio Andrews is a versatile back coming off a two TD game and LALís big-play WR, Jamal Robinson (6 TDs), Tuesday night on ESPN2.
#5ToFollow Insider: Chad Bishop - @MrChadBishop
Chad is on the Hilltoppers beat and in the press box for Tuesday night's sole college football game. Stay tuned to Bishop's Twitter feed for the insider's perspective of #ULLvsWKU.
5. Panama vs. U.S. Men's National Team
Details: Tuesday, October 15 @ 9:30 PM ET ñ Estadio Rommel Fernandez ñ Panama City, Panama
Watch Here: beIN Sport on XFINITY
Why Watch: It feels good to be on top for the #USMNT, as theyíve won the CONCACAF hexagonal after their 2-0 victory over Jamaica, but thereís still work left to be done. The Panamanian team is going to be a tough test for the red, white and blue, as the U.S.ís road record is 1-2-1. Panama is coming off a stunning 2-1 loss and seeks a win to secure the final CONCACAF spot in Brazil. Will the USA even out their road record in Panama or will their road woes continue? Donít miss this qualifier Tuesday night on beIN Sport!
#5ToFollow Insider: U.S. Soccer - @ussoccer
Get patriotic and follow your nation's official feed for the #USMNT. This qualifier is going to be a challenge for the red, white, and blue and you can follow the team's official handle throughout the match vs. Panama, Tuesday night.
For more behind the scenes insights from the biggest sporting events and inside information on sports & social media, make sure to follow Vance McCullough, the XFINITY Sports Guy,@XFINITYSports.