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College Football 2015 Week 12 thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    The most interesting games and lines for Week 12. As always, all times Eastern and all point spreads from ESPN's college football odds page:

    Michigan (-4.5) at Penn State, noon, ABC

    North Carolina (-7) at Virginia Tech, noon, ESPN

    Memphis (-2.5) at Temple, noon, ESPNU

    Michigan State (+13) at Ohio State, 3:30 p.m., ABC

    LSU (+4.5) at Ole Miss, 3:30 p.m., CBS

    UCLA (+3) at Utah, 3:30 p.m., Fox

    USC (+5) at Oregon, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

    Arizona at Arizona State, 3:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1 (no line due to multiple Arizona injuries)

    Northwestern (+10.5) at Wisconsin, 3:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

    Mississippi State (+3.5) at Arkansas, 7 p.m., ESPN

    Georgia Southern (+14.5) at Georgia, 7 p.m., ESPNU

    Baylor (+1.5) at Oklahoma State, 7:30 p.m., Fox

    Texas A&M (-7) at Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m., SEC Network

    Boston College (+16.5) vs. Notre Dame (at Fenway Park, Boston), 7:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network

    TCU at Oklahoma, 8 p.m., ABC (no line due to Trevone Boykin injury)

    Cal (+12.5) at Stanford, 10:30 p.m., ESPN
  2. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Bet the house on Michigan State and Wisconsin.
  3. Layman

    Layman Active Member

    I can't understand that Ohio State number. At all. MAYBE if Cook can't play. But even then....
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  4. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    It has to be based on the assumption Cook either won't play or will be ineffective if he does. But then why isn't it a no line?
  5. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Georgia's only a 14 1/2-point favorite at home against a Sun Belt school?
    I know Georgia Southern's decent, but really? Georgia's still a seven-win SEC team. That's either a massive trap laid by Vegas or the easiest money you'll make all week.
  6. YorksArcades

    YorksArcades Active Member

    The narrative. I bet those wins were against some real powerhouses.

    The week Ga. played Fla., I think Rutgers could have rolled Ga.
  7. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    I love Michigan, Memphis and Northwestern, especially that Memphis play.

    If their FG slides over a foot at Houston, they're probably a 10 point favorite at Temple.

    If Cook is the QB, I really like Sparty and the points.
  8. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    Have you watched Georgia's offense lately? Without Chubb and with Schottenheimer calling the plays, it has been a comedy of errors. Third and 41 was an actual thing that happened on Saturday.
  9. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    I had Georgia and caught a rare winner with them but each time they showed the cutaway of Young Schottenheimer, I felt a little more sick.
  10. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Michigan, Memphis, NW, A&M for sure.

    Mayyyyybe Notre Dame.
  11. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Sorry to interrupt the gambling discussion, but I'd be remiss not to mention the unbelievably snotty column by Marc Tracy in the Times today. He snarked at every team he regarded as not having won with a performance up to his standards, which was all of them with one exception, and concluded by saying Alabama was the only team that deserves to be in the playoffs. Its loss was a "fluke." Clemson beating Syracuse by 10 means Clemson sucks.
    D-3 Fan likes this.
  12. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Nothing against Tracy, but I don't know that the NY Times is my go-to for deep college football analysis.
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