Thursday, October 30, 2008

EhhTee's Picks (Week 10)

This week's marquee match up happens in Lubbock, Texas. The Red Raiders are 8-0. The Longhorns are 8-0. At stake are things like the lead in the Big 12 South, an [insert U-word here] season, and OH YEAH, a chance to play in the MFC! Florida and Georgia square off in another pivotal game. Tulsa faces an SEC opponent to try and keep their [insert U-word here] season alive. And Virginia is in complete control of its ACC Championship bid chances.

Game of theWeek
#1 Texas @ #7 Texas Tech

This one cant be touted more. A Texas victory all but seals a Big Twelve South championship and, with three mediocre teams to finish out the regular season, the Longhorns can cruise into the championship game for a chance to go to the MFC. Texas Tech may have other ideas. Still poised with a shot at the MFC itself (though they need help) the Red Raiders could take this game as a vaulting point to reach the MFC.

In a shoot out, Pick: Longhorns 54 - Red Raiders 45.

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#8 Florida @ #6 Georgia

Both Georgia and Florida come into the game with one loss. Georgia started the season as the favorite sons of the preseasoners. Unfortunately, one only needs to look at the state of the preseason top 3 to know that there shouldn't be a preseason poll. The WLOCP has traditionally favored the Gators, but the Booldogs won it last year.

Still thing the B00ldogs are overrated, Pick: Gators 31 - Booldogs 24

Upset Special??
#15 Florida State @ Georgia Tech

Is anything really an upset in the ACC these days. We all suck equally so, if Duke beats a Wake Forest, or Virginia beats a North Carolina, who are we kidding? We all suck. Speaking of the Wahoos, Georgia Tech is coming off a humiliating loss to them last week. Florida State actually looked good last week (despite my previous comment of we all suck, including our favorite team). I am going to say that I feel the Yellow Jackets have to win one at home. However, the triple threat seems to be contained. Everyone's figured it out and they can't throw the ball so what now?

Gonna go ahead and pick it this way, but it could be a mistake, Pick: Seminoles 21 - Yellow Jackets 31

#18 Tulsa @ Arkansas

Tulsa has to go to an SEC school and prove that they are legit. Fortunately for the C-USA leader, they get to travel to Arkansas who is 3-5 overall. The Golden Hurricane have a potent enough offense to score the points. Do they have enough to stop the Razorbacks.

Hold them to under 24 points and you win, Pick: Golden Hurricane 28 - Razorbacks 23

West Virginia @ #25 Connecticut

The battle for weakest BCS conference continues as the Big East tries to out-do the ACC for suckiness.

Pick: Mountaineers 45 - Huskies 31

Miami (FL) @ Virginia

Virginia is in control of its ACC Championship hopes. Win out and they're in. The next three games are completely doable and with Tech having a down year, a victory in Blacksburg is all together plausible. It would be the first time since 2003.

But first, they have to wax the 'Canes. Pick: Hurricanes 6 - Boohoos 42

Clemson @ Boston College

BC should have no trouble here. I really struggled to come with games that would be/should be a toss up.

BC makes Tiger steaks, Pick: Tigers 14 - Golden Eagles 31

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