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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.

QUICK HITS

– 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

RECAP

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

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 10
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)
— Joel: EXTRA POINT

NFL WEEK 9
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 76: NCAAF – Ole Miss at LSU

The World Series has begun, so Peter and Joel give their take on whether the Royals or the Giants will win it all. Where does Steve Nash rank all-time, in terms of small point guards, with his career now in jeopardy? Also, NCAAF Week 9 picks, NFL Week 8 predictions against the spread, and Peyton Manning breaks the all-time career passing touchdown record.

QUICK HITS

– World Series begins
– Steve Nash out for year with back problems

RECAP

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

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 9
– Texas at Kansas State (-10) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
– Michigan at Michigan State (-17) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Florida Atlantic at Marshall (-28) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Ole Miss at LSU (+3.5) (SAT, 7:15 PM ET)
Ohio State at Penn State (+14.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– USC at Utah (+1) (SAT, 10:30 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Mississippi State at Kentucky (+14.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: EXTRA POINT
— Joel: West Virginia at Oklahoma State (-1) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)

NFL WEEK 8
Detroit vs Atlanta (+3.5) (SUN, 9:30 AM ET) (in London, England)
– Chicago at New England (-5.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Philadelphia at Arizona (-2) (SUN, 4:05 PM ET)
Indianapolis at Pittsburgh (+3.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
Green Bay at New Orleans (-2) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
– Washington at Dallas (-10) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 45: NFL – Atlanta vs Carolina

RED ZONE
20: Checking in on the Heisman running
Make the play: Will Mariota win the Heisman this year?

10: NBA season starting
Make the play: Who wins this year’s NBA Finals?

5: World Series continues, Boston leads 3-2
Make the play: Are you still sticking with your Boston prediction?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 4-3, Joel 3-4
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Decaff78: 32-24
(NFL) Peter: 3-3, Joel 2-4
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) GymLeaderBen: 10-8

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 10
– Wisconsin at Iowa (+9.5) (12 PM ET)
Georgia at Florida (+2.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Michigan at Michigan State (-6) (3:30 PM ET)
Auburn at Arkansas (+9.5) (6 PM ET)
– Oklahoma State at Texas Tech (-2.5) (7 PM ET)
Miami at Florida State (-22) (8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: West Virginia at TCU (-13.5) (3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: EP
— Joel: EP

NFL Week 9
New Orleans at New York Jets (+5.5) (1 PM ET)
San Diego at Washington (+1) (1 PM ET)
– Atlanta at Carolina (-9.5) (1 PM ET)
Pittsburgh at New England (-7) (4:25 PM ET)
Indianapolis at Houston (+1) (8:30 PM ET)
– Chicago at Green Bay (-10.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 44: NCAAF – Texas Tech at Oklahoma

RED ZONE
20: Miami finally gets underwhelming sentence for years of illicit activity
Make the play: Will anything about the NCAA’s punishment policies change in the next year?

10: First BCS standings are released
Make the play: Will a team currently outside the top ten play in the national championship game at the end of the year?

5: World Series begins
Make the play: Who wins the World Series?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 1-6, Joel 4-3
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Detlef Schrempf: 26-13
(NFL) Peter: 4-2, Joel 2-4
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) GymleaderBen, 8-4

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 9
North Carolina State at Florida State (-31.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Texas Tech at Oklahoma (-7) (3:30 PM ET)
– South Carolina at Missouri (-3) (7 PM ET)
– UCLA at Oregon (-22.5) (7 PM ET)
– Penn State at Ohio State (-14.5) (8 PM ET)
Stanford at Oregon State (+3.5) (10:30 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Tennessee at Alabama (-28) (3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: EP
— Joel: West Virginia at Kansas State (-10.5) (3:45 PM ET)

NFL Week 8
– Dallas at Detroit (-3) (1 PM ET)
Cleveland at Kansas City (-7.5) (1 PM ET)
San Francisco at Jacksonville (+17) (1 PM ET)
New York Jets at Cincinnati (-6.5) (4:25 PM ET)
Green Bay at Minnesota (+10) (8:30 PM ET)
Seattle at St. Louis (+10.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 41: NFL – Detroit vs Green Bay

RED ZONE
20: Lane Kiffin fired by USC after blowout loss
Make the play: How many wins does USC end up with this year?

10: Tampa Bay Buccaneers release QB Josh Freeman
Make the play: Will Freeman start for another NFL team this season?

5: 2013 MLB playoffs begin
Make the play: Who wins this year’s World Series?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 3-4, Joel 5-2
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Decaff78: 21-14
(NFL) Peter: 2-4, Joel 3-3
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) Decaff78, 16-8

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 6
Maryland at Florida State (-15.5) (12 PM ET)
Clemson at Syracuse (+13.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Georgia at Tennessee (+10) (3:30 PM ET)
Arizona State vs Notre Dame (+5.5) (7:30 PM ET, Arlington, TX)
Ohio State at Northwestern (+7) (8 PM ET)
– Washington at Stanford (-7.5) (10:30 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Kansas State at Oklahoma State (-14) (3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: Minnesota at Michigan (-19) (3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Baylor (-28) (8 PM ET)

NFL Week 5
Seattle at Indianapolis (+1) (1 PM ET)
Philadelphia at New York Giants (-1) (1 PM ET)
– Detroit at Green Bay (-7.5) (1 PM ET)
Carolina at Arizona (+1) (4:25 PM ET)
– Houston at San Francisco (-6.5) (8:30 PM ET)
– New York Jets at Atlanta (-10.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)