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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.

QUICK HITS

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

RECAP

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

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 11
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)

NFL WEEK 10
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 73: NFL – Cincinnati at New England

Peter is ashamed of Michigan, as his alma mater has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, regarding player safety this week. Meanwhile, Joel comes to terms with the elimination of the Pittsburgh Pirates from the MLB playoffs. Which teams have the best chance of making the World Series? Also, NCAAF Week 6 picks, NFL Week 5 predictions against the spread, and the odd stories from the last week of college football.

QUICK HITS

– Michigan mismanages player safety
– MLB wild card games and playoff predictions

RECAP

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

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 6
Texas A&M at Mississippi State (-1.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Oklahoma at TCU (+4.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Alabama at Ole Miss (+6.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Stanford at Notre Dame (+2.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
LSU at Auburn (-8) (SAT, 7 PM ET)
Nebraska at Michigan State (-8.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Wake Forest at Florida State (-38.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: Michigan at Rutgers (-3) (SAT, 7 PM ET)
— Joel: Kansas at West Virginia (-25.5) (SAT, 4 PM ET)

NFL WEEK 5
– Chicago at Carolina (-2.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Houston at Dallas (-4) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Baltimore at Indianapolis (-3.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Arizona at Denver (-7) (SUN, 4:05 PM ET)
Cincinnati at New England (+1.5) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Seattle at Washington (+7.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)