NCAAF Week 8 Record 5-8-0
Computer Picks 1-2-0
Based on the Exhaustion System:
wake forest+7 over GEORGIA TECH – L
Georgia Tech off a heartbraking loss to Miami in a game they were winning until the last 10 seconds. This is a strong Wake Forest team that hung with Florida St and Clemson and is coming off a bye week which will help preparing for the triple option.
Based on the Top Ten System:
usc+3.5 over NOTRE DAME (overridden by Personal Pick)
UCLA-7 over oregon (canceled by Personal Pick)
ten+34.5 over ALABAMA (canceled by Personal Pick)
Based on the Weak D System:
uab / CHARLOTTE over 50 – L
arizona/CAL over 59 – W
Personal Picks 4-6-0
10/19 Thursday ul lafayette/ARKANSAS ST over 65 – L
Two teams with poor defenses and pretty good offenses.
10/20 Friday western kentucky-10 over OLD DOMINION – L
W Kentucky finally got their offense rolling last week, and they have a tradition to uphold offensively. Expect them to play confidently against one of the worst teams. On top of that W Kentucky has a solid defense and Old Dominion is punchless on offense.
10/21 TEXAS TECH-6 over iowa st – L
Texas Tech angry after blowing 18 point lead to W Virginia. Iowa St 2 weeks removed from big upset over Oklahoma followed by an easy win over hapless Kansas are ripe for a letdown. Texas Tech has by far the superior QB and running game.
10/21 VIRGINIA TECH-21 over north carolina – W
North Carolina is so beat up with 17 players out and 4 questionable, while Virginia Tech is coming off a bye. Starting Brandon Harris didn’t help and shows how desperate NC is.
10/21 NOTRE DAME-3.5 over usc – W
USC is beat up with 9 out and 10 questionable while Notre Dame is coming off a bye. This will be USC’s 8th game in a row with several come from behind wins including the last one which was a tough game against Utah.
10/21 michigan+9.5 over PENN ST – L
Michigan has a top 5 defense and Harbaugh’s style keeps games close – only 1 loss by more than 7 since he’s been at Michigan. Penn St’s one weakness is their o-line and that’s Michigan’s greatest strength. Might be wise to see if the line moves from +9.5 to +10 as the public will most likely favor the PENN ST offense and heisman candidate Barkley.
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