Saturday, October 05, 2013
Mark was a rockstar and posted this earlier today before his Dad of the Year trip to some bullshit volleyball tourney. I planned to get bombed at a local Oktoberfest, but instead we helped our friend find a new apartment. And then I got bombed at a Mexican joint. I'm a multicultural drunk. Please enjoy the picks below, though seriously, do not ever bet the way Danimal chooses.
Danimal on the wrong end of an ass-kicking contest. No worries…lots of time left. And the law of averages MUST begin to work in my favor soon, no? It’s 6-8-1 verses 12-3. I do hope Mark has wagered dollars in his picks. Maybe he’ll buy me that bloody mary come season end.
I would love to bet that Tennessee/GA game (and probably will but not here) but the fact of the matter is I’m in agreement w/Mark. 10.5 points to the VOLS just seems cray cray.
Maryland +16 vs Florida State: Gotta take MD and the points, right? Two tough D’s…Maryland trying to act all tough and stuff like they could win this thing. It’s certainly possible but am guessing a 35-21 FSU Victory…. Fear the Turtle
ND +5.5 vs ASU (cowboy stadium): Getting 5.5 points here on the ground floor, or top floor rather, b/c I just think this will move down. Maybe I’m wrong. I’d imagine that none of you saw the game last week against Oklahoma. It was actually pretty well played by the Irish once they moved past the first 3 minutes of the game where they went down 14-0 after 2 quick INT’s by my boy, Turnover Tommy. In his defense, they really weren’t his fault. He did go on and throw another, and the Sooners capitalized by scoring a TD off of that one also. Dagger. I’m still with the Irish. Let’s get it done.
OR -38 vs COLO: Colorado. Just hoping to win a head-to-header….it’s the 2nd half and I’m way down.
So it's week 6 and things are working out great for me so far. Im sure that means this is where the wheels start to fall off and I start betting recklessly on additional games late in the day to make up for my losses here at G:TB. I'd like to say I'm smarter than that but you've all known me (in a weird internet sort of way) for too long. You all know better. I'm not very smart. I am bald though so I got that going for me.
Oregon (-38) at Colorado: I miss Colorado being good. Remember when Ralphie used to coming roaring down from the hill with 6-10 petrified Colorado students attempting to guide him while also praying to god that he wouldn't go ape shit and gore them to death? Yeah, those were the good old days. And by good old days, I mean back when Bill McCartney ran the program, actively recruited gang members from Southern California and had his daughter knocked up by one of his own players. Now, Ralphie's stoned out of his mind, McCartney is attending Promise Keeper rallies and Colorado gets waxed on a regular basis. Oh well, nothing lasts forever. I might as well make some money. DUCKS.
Georgia (-10.5) @ Tennessee: I dont understand this line. Georgia just beat LSU in a shootout and has proven it is one of the SEC's best team even with a very average defense. Tennessee on the other hand just had to squeak out a victory at home over South Alabama. I feel like I'm missing something (this is where Twitter makes the "Mark Richt has lost control of the spread for this game" joke). Or maybe Vegas just doesn't give a fuck this week. I'm not going to over analyze this and talk myself out of the bet. I'm just going with the Dawgs. Oh yeah, last week Clarence expressed surprise that I would bet on Georgia. Here's how I feel about betting on team's that I dislike:
Washington @ Stanford (-8): Washington is better than they're currently getting credit for in the polls. They deserve to be ranked higher than 15. The problem for them is that they have to go to Stanford this week to play one of the five best teams in the country. Stanford is just as physical on both sides of the ball as they've been the past few years. They also happen to be far more explosive offensively than they've been during that time frame. I'm not sure how ESPN managed to get Oregon-Stanford as a Thursday night game (11/7) this year but I feel secure in saying that it will be the highest profile Thursday Night CFB game in the history of ever. Like ever, ever. You heard it, er, read it here first. I'm taking Stanford once again. You might say my picks are boring. I say my picks are profitable.