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Deke Bellavia
November 09, 2017 - 8:01 pm
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I posted another lousy, sorry, garbage even week.  Or should I say “WEAK.”  Posting .500 marks may be ok for some, but in this phase of the game it does no one any good at all.  You know it has now been four weeks since I was last two games over 500.  For the season my overall record now stands at 39-31-2.   

Here are this week’s plays. 

 

College plays

Alabama minus -13 ½ OVER Mississippi State:  The Tide were not all that thrilled with their overall team effort last week in a 14 point 24-10 win over LSU.  Which leads us to think about are the Tigers pretty good and matched up with the Tide better than most thought?  Maybe!  But I think Bama will be a little fired up with a ranked State Team coming into T-Town. 

USC minus 10 ½ OVER Colorado:  The Trojans are still alive in their Pac-12 Title Hunt quest but the Men of Troy know that there is no room for error.  I’ll risk a little here and go with the Trojans.

Georgia minus 2 OVER Auburn:  Ok each of these teams controls their own fate in the SEC and the playoff hunt.  Whichever team wins out gets in.  And I think if UGA wins their next three games they are in the playoffs no matter what happens in Atlanta.  The two headed monster of Chubb and Michael is all good in my book and too much for the Tigers to try and tame.

Wisconsin minus -11 OVER Iowa:  I usually don’t like picking all the favorites but the Badgers are the last best hope for the Big Ten’s playoff hopes.  Everyone knows this including the Big Tem Officials.  Oh yes they do! 

 

NFL Moves

Washington plus +1 OVER Minnesota:  The Redskins will match the physical style of the Vikings and being at home I’ll go with the home underdog. 

Buffalo plus +3 OVER the Saints:  Hey, I’m going with the Bills trend of 4-0 at home. 

Pittsburgh minus 7 ½ OVER Indianapolis:  Getting the Steelers on the road at this number almost looks like too good to be true.  And most times it is.  We shall see! 

Chicago minus -3 OVER Green Bay:  I think the Packers are just about done knowing Aaron is not coming back this season. Bear Down! 

Atlanta minus -2 ½ OVER Dallas:  Dallas is hot.  Atlanta is not.  Dak is in.  Zeke is out.  Rise up! 

New England minus -6 OVER Denver:  Denver is not a very good team right now.  And a rested Patriots team looks like they are going to be too much for the White Horses to handle. 

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