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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.


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


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


Peter versus Joel
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)

– 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)

Episode 71: NFL – Denver at Seattle

Peter and Joel give their take on the NFL’s public image tailspin. Also, what teams have clinched MLB playoff spots? Also, NCAAF Week 4 picks, NFL Week 3 predictions against the spread, and the odd, blooper-like stories from the last week of college football.


– NFL public image in a tailspin
– Angels, Orioles, and Nationals clinch MLB playoffs
– NCAAF Bloopers: Jameis Winstson suspended, Arkansas State fake punt


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


Peter versus Joel
– Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech (-8) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
– Florida at Alabama (-14) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Texas A&M at SMU (+34.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Oklahoma at West Virginia (+7) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET) (Joel’s Hype Video)
Clemson at Florida State (-16.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Miami (FL) at Nebraska (-7.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Utah at Michigan (-3.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)

San Diego at Buffalo (-2.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Minnesota at New Orleans (-10.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Indianapolis at Jacksonville (+7) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Denver at Seattle (-4.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
Pittsburgh at Carolina (-3) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
– Chicago at New York Jets (-2.5) (MON, 7:10 PM ET)

Episode 60: Predicting the MLB 2014 Season

– DeSean Jackson released by Eagles, signs with Redskins
– Mets’ Daniel Murphy criticized for taking parental leave
– 76ers tie NBA record with 26 straight losses
– Home stretch for NHL regular season

20: Northwestern football approved to unionize
MAKE THE PLAY: One year later, will we have more player unions than just Northwestern?
10: MLB 2014 season preview
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins each division? Who wins the World Series?
5: NCAA Tournament reaches Final Four
MAKE THE PLAY: Who wins the National Championship?

Episode 27: Predicting the 2013 MLB Season

20: NBA regular season coming to a close soon
Make the play: Will the Lakers make the playoffs?

10: March Madness Final Four
Make the play: Who wins the tournament?

5: MLB 2013 Season Preview
Make the play: Who wins each division? Pennant? World Series?

Episode 2: NFL – San Francisco vs Green Bay

20: Notable scores from Week 1 in NCAAF – Who impressed, who didn’t?
Make the play: How many wins does Penn State end up with this year?

10: Strasburg has two starts left
Make the play: Do the Nationals make the World Series this year?

5: NHL collective bargaining talks stall
Make the play: Will the NHL regular season be shortened this year?

Peter: 2-5, Joel 4-3
SMYNja Leader: MajorMoses, 5-2

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 2
Auburn at Mississippi State (-3.5) (SAT, 12:00 PM ET)
Penn State at Virginia (-8.5) (SAT, 12:00 PM ET)
Southern Cal vs Syracuse (+26) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET, in New Jersey)
Nebraska vs UCLA (+4.5) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET)
Georgia at Missouri (+3.5) (SAT, 7:45 PM ET)
Oklahoma State at Arizona (+12) (SAT, 10:30 PM ET)
– Extra Point
— Peter: Air Force at Michigan (-21.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: Purdue at Notre Dame (-14.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)

NFL Week 1
– Indianapolis at Chicago (-11) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Philadelphia at Cleveland (+8) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Atlanta at Kansas City (0) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
San Francisco at Green Bay (-7.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Pittsburgh at Denver (-2.5) (SUN, 8:20 PM ET)
San Diego at Oakland (0) (MON, 10:15 PM ET)