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Episode 78: NCAAF – Ohio State at Michigan State

We take a pause to reflect on the NFL season, so Peter and Joel looks at how the football season is shaping up past the halfway point. What do they think about this week’s top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings? Also, NCAAF Week 11 picks, NFL Week 10 predictions against the spread, and University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon finally resigns.


– Halfway through the NFL season
– College Football Four: MSU, FSU, AUB, ORE


Peter: NCAAF 5-2, NFL 4-2
Joel: NCAAF 2-5, NFL 4-2


Peter versus Joel
Baylor at Oklahoma (-5.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Notre Dame at Arizona State (-2.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Kansas State at TCU (-6) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Alabama at LSU (+6.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Ohio State at Michigan State (-3.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
Oregon at Utah (+8) (SAT, 10 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Virginia at Florida State (-19) (SAT, 6:30 PM ET)
— Peter: Michigan at Northwestern (+1.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Texas (+3.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)

Dallas vs Jacksonville (+7) (SUN, 1 PM ET) (in London)
Kansas City at Buffalo (+1.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Pittsburgh at New York Jets (+6) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– St. Louis at Arizona (-7) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Chicago at Green Bay (-7.5) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Carolina at Philadelphia (-6) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 77: NFL – Baltimore at Pittsburgh

The San Francisco Giants win the World Series with an astounding performance by pitcher Madison Bumgarner! Meanwhile, the NBA season tips off, so Peter and Joel give you their predictions for the season. Will the media darling Cavaliers have what it takes to win the title? Also, NCAAF Week 10 picks, NFL Week 9 predictions against the spread, and the debut of the college football playoff rankings.


– Giants win World Series
– NBA season preview
– Joe Maddon likely to manage Cubs
– Florida State and Louisville play tonight
– First college football playoff rankings revealed


Peter: NCAAF 3-4, NFL 1-5
Joel: NCAAF 5-2, NFL 1-5


Peter versus Joel
Wisconsin at Rutgers (+11) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
TCU at West Virginia (+6) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Florida vs Georgia (-13) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Auburn at Ole Miss (-2.5) (SAT, 4 PM ET)
Arizona at UCLA (-4) (SAT, 10:30 PM ET)
Utah at Arizona State (-5) (SAT, 11 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Oklahoma State at Kansas State (-14) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
— Peter: Indiana at Michigan (-7) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)

Arizona at Dallas (-4) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– New York Jets at Kansas City (-10) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Washington at Minnesota (-2.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Denver at New England (+3) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Baltimore at Pittsburgh (-1) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Indianapolis at New York Giants (+3) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 75: NFL – New York Giants at Dallas

David, a.k.a. “Decaff78,” joins us as our guest! The Major League Baseball playoffs are setting up a World Series clash, as a surprise team is taking the postseason by storm. Will the Royals take the crown? Meanwhile, Jameis Winston continues to do more unbelievable things off the field and Florida State seems to be all right with that. Also, NCAAF Week 8 picks, NFL Week 7 predictions against the spread, and the farewell to a U.S. soccer star.


– MLB Playoffs: Royals move on to the World Series
– Jameis Winston crime investigation and autograph issues
– Landon Donovan plays his last U.S. soccer game


Peter: NCAAF 2-5, NFL 5-1
Joel: NCAAF 4-3, NFL 3-3


Peter versus Joel versus David
– Kansas State vs Oklahoma (-8) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Texas A&M at Alabama (-11.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Rutgers at Ohio State (-19.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Oklahoma State at TCU (-9) (SAT, 4 PM ET)
Notre Dame at Florida State (-12) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
Stanford at Arizona State (+3.5) (SAT, 10:30 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Baylor at West Virginia (+8.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)

– Cincinnati at Indianapolis (-3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
New Orleans at Detroit (-2.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Miami at Chicago (-3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– New York Giants at Dallas (-6) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– San Francisco at Denver (-6.5) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Houston at Pittsburgh (-3.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 50: NCAAF – Missouri vs Auburn

20: World Cup 2014 groups revealed
Make the play: Who wins the World Cup?

10: Baseball free agency – Cano, Ellsbury, Granderson, McCann, Nathan, etc.
Make the play: Will Dallas win the NFC East?

5: BCS Bowls to be determined this weekend
Make the play: Will makes the National Championship game?

(NCAAF) Peter: 4-3, Joel: 1-6
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Detlef Schrempf: 39-21
(NFL) Peter: 4-2, Joel: 4-2
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) Detlef Schrempf: 30-24

PICK 6Peter vs Joel

NCAAF Week 15
Oklahoma at Oklahoma State (-9.5) (12 PM ET)
– Texas at Baylor (-14.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Missouri vs Auburn (-2) (4 PM ET)
Stanford at Arizona State (-3) (7:45 PM ET)
Duke vs Florida State (-29) (8 PM ET)
– Ohio State vs Michigan State (+5.5) (8:17 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Utah State at Fresno State (-3.5) (10 PM ET)
— Peter: EP
— Joel: EP

NFL Week 14
– Detroit at Philadelphia (-2.5) (1 PM ET)
– Miami at Pittsburgh (-3) (1 PM ET)
Indianapolis at Cincinnati (-6) (1 PM ET)
Seattle at San Francisco (-2.5) (4:25 PM ET)
– Carolina at New Orleans (-3) (8:30 PM ET)
Dallas at Chicago (-1) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 48: NCAAF – Baylor at Oklahoma State

20: Jameis Winston sexual assault case gets DNA link
Make the play: Will Winston be unable to play in the BCS National Championship game because of this, assuming the Seminoles make it there?

10: Tigers/Rangers swap Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler
Make the play: Which team gets more wins next year – Texas or Detroit?

5: Alex Rodriguez thinks baseball is out to get him
Make the play: Will Rodriguez have his suspension eliminated from this arbitration hearing?

(NCAAF) Peter: 4-3, Joel 5-2
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Detlef Schrempf, 34-19
(NFL) Peter: 3-3, Joel 4-2
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) Decaff78, 33-33

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 13
Texas A&M at LSU (-4.5) (3:30 PM)
Wisconsin at Minnesota (16.5) (3:30 PM ET)
BYU at Notre Dame (0) (3:30 PM ET)
– Arizona State at UCLA (2.5) (7 PM ET)
Missouri at Mississippi (2.5) (7:45 PM ET)
Baylor at Oklahoma State (10) (8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Oregon at Arizona (20.5) (7 PM ET)
— Peter: Michigan at Iowa (-6) (12 PM ET)
— Joel: EP

NFL Week 12
Pittsburgh at Cleveland (-1) (1 PM ET)
– Minnesota at Green Bay (-4.5) (1 PM ET)
New York Jets at Baltimore (-4) (1 PM ET)
– Dallas at New York Giants (-1) (4:25 PM ET)
Denver at New England (1) (8:30 PM ET)
San Francisco at Washington (6) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)