Friday, October 16, 2009

Week 7 Predictions

Lots to do this weekend, so we're gonna do a little quick word association.

Oklahoma v Texas (-3)

Oklahoma: in fighting mode
Texas: in winning mode
the Game: Longhorn's D is better

The Call: Texas by 7
The Result: Texas 16-13

Longhorns still on track.

Iowa (-2.5) @ Wisconsin

Iowa: prone to stumbling
Wisconsin: prone to bumbling
the Game: Hawkeye's actually win when they play well

The Call: Iowa by 7
The Result: Iowa 20-10

Hawkeyes looking like the class of the Big10

Mississippi State @ Middle Tenn St (+4.5)

Mississippi St: Bad
Middle Tenn St: Badder
the Game: SEC vs SunBelt? Only 4.5? Easy pick

The Call: Mississippi State by 14
The Result: Mississippi State 27-6


California @ UCLA (+3.5)

California: Floundering - need to get back on track
UCLA: Floundering - need to get back on track
the Game: Bears still have more talent

The Call: California by 6
The Result: California 45-26

Bears get the much needed W

Arkansas @ Florida (-24.5)

Arkansas: Need to get in a rhythm
Florida: In rhythm
the Game: Gators are in fine tuning mode, looking ahead

The Call: Florida wins, but Arkansas covers the spread
The Result: Florida 23-20

Gators looking vulnerable

Texas Tech @ Nebraska (-11)

Texas Tech: Hanging in there
nebraska: Under the radar
the Game: Red Raider offense is too much

The Call: Texas Tech by 4
The Result: Texas Tech 31-10

Nebraska still a work in progress

USC (-10) @ Notre Dame

USC: Stifling D
Notre Dame: Potent O
the Game: D > O

The Call: USC wins, but Notre Dame covers the spread
The Result: USC 34-27

And he splits the uprights

Colorado State @ TCU (-22)

Colorado State: Haven't beaten anyone
TCU: Beaten everyone
the Game: Horned Frogs are focused on the BCS

The Call: TCU by 24
The Result: TCU 44-6

Horned Frogs are making their case

Virginia Tech @ Georgia Tech (+3)

Virginia Tech: Look good, except for run D
Georgia Tech: Look iffy, except for run O
the Game: See Yellow Jackets. See Yellow Jackets run. Run Yellow Jackets, run!

The Call: Georgia Tech by 7
The Result: Georgia Tech 28-23

the ACC is fun.

Kansas @ Colorado (+10)

Kanasas: Are they for real?
Colorado: Need to get real.
the Game: Veteran QB's get it done.

The Call: Kansas by 14
The Result: Colorado 34-30

the Buffs really needed that one.

Stanford @ Arizona (-4)

Stanford: Lost to Oregon State
Arizona: Beat Oregon State
the Game: I hate simplistic comparisons like that.

The Call: Stanford by 7
The Result: Arizona 43-38

I still hate those comparisons

South Carolina @ Alabama (-17.5)

South Carolina: loosey-goosey
Alabama: tight
the Game: the Tide can control games

The Result: Alabama 20-6

Bama still rolling

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