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Pick ‘Em Week 1

Posted by cuorange on September 3, 2009

The picks for week 1 of the CUOrange Pick ‘Em Contest are in and the choices are below.

Here’s the contestants: CUOrange, Texas D, B.Rink from the ACC Blog Ontheb-rink, A. Eargle and the mammoth computer AccuScore.

Here’s how it works: We’ll choose 8-10 games a week and make picks against the spread through the Bowl season. Best record against the spread wins. It’s man against man and man against computer as we see how we compare against AccuScore. Winner earns one year free subscription to CUOrange.

Week 1 games are listed below.

Game Spread AccuScore Predicted Score Actual Score AccuScore CUOrange Texas D B. Rink A. Eargle
S. Carolina @ NC State SC +4 24-19 N.C. State 7-3 SC N. C. State S. Car. S. Car. N.C. State N.C. State
Oregon @ Boise State OU +5 36-28 Boise 19-8 BSU Boise Boise Oregon Boise Boise
Georgia @ Oklahoma St UGA +6 37-28 Ok. State 24-10 OSU Ok. State Georgia Georgia Georgia Ok. State
Missouri @ Illinois* UM +7 35-25 Illinois 37-9 Missouri Illinois Illinois Illinois Illinois Illinois
MTSU @ Clemson MTSU +19 34-14 CU 37-14 CU CU MTSU MTSU MTSU CU
BYU @ Oklahoma* BYU +22.5 47-22 OU 14-13 BYU OU BYU BYU BYU BYU
Alabama @ Virginia Tech VT +7 23-16 Bama** 34-24 Bama Va. Tech Va. Tech Va. Tech Va. Tech Bama
Maryland @ Cal UM +21.5 37-12 Cal 52-13 Cal Cal MD MD MD Cal
Colorado St @ Colorado CSU +10.5 31-20 CU 23-17 CSU CU CU CSU CU CU
Miami (FL) @ Florida St Miami, FL + 5.5 27-23 FSU 38-34 Miami Miami FSU FSU Miami FSU

** Predicted score was 23.1-16.2 (difference of 6.9) so AccuScore took Va. Tech.

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7 Responses to “Pick ‘Em Week 1”

  1. aeargle said

    Can I get in on this action?

  2. cuorange said

    You are missing the OU/BYU pick…

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