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Play Game Weekly Upset Picks - 2018 Edition

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by MD Buckeye, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. MD Buckeye

    MD Buckeye BP Soft Verbal Staff Member BP Recruiting Team Bookie '13&14 BPCFFB II Champ

    THE BEST CONTEST ON THE INTERNET IS BACK!!!!!

    Once again, this will be a simple contest to participate in. Each week I will list all of the underdogs in the Div 1-A games that I see a point-spread for at the beginning of the week. Each person may pick 1 and only 1 team each week; just post your pick in this thread.

    You must pick your team before the kickoff of your game. It isn't mandatory to make a pick every week, but if you don't, you obviously can't earn any points that week.

    If your team wins, you are awarded the amount of points that they were assigned in the spread; if they lose you get 0 points. So it's riskier to pick Little-Sisters-of-the-Poor +47 when they play Texas Tech, but you get a ton of points if they win, as opposed to getting only a couple of points when you pick a close game.

    Once I post the point spreads inside this thread, they are locked for purposes of this contest. Only the spreads listed in this thread will be used to award points.

    The entire season-long contest will exist in this one thread. Each week I will post the points for that week and the season-to-date totals. Whoever has the most points after the Conference Championship Games in early December will be declared the winner, and will receive ยค25,000 Sportsbook "cash".

    There will be a separate contest in December for Bowl game upsets.

    2005 winner: @AkronBuckeye (64 points)
    2006 winner: @briegg (64 points)
    2007 winner: @MolGenBuckeye (83.5 points)
    2008 winner: @osugrad21 (63.5 points)
    2009 winner: @NFBuck (85 points)
    2010 winner: @LightningRod (69.5 points)
    2011 winner: @sears3820 (74 points)
    2012 winner: @OSUsushichic (51 points)
    2013 winner: @FCollinsBuckeye (64 points)
    2014 winner: @808 Buck (78.5 points)
    2015 winner: @Wadcutter (64 points)
    2016 winner: @BB73 (with a record 87.5 points)
    2017 winner: @BB73 (65.5 points)

    This post will get the new picks and current standings updated each week. There will also be a post with that info near the end of the thread.

    Pick just one underdog team from the right column to win outright - you get nothing by picking a favorite that covers the spread.

    Please try & post the name of the team you're picking as it is listed, opposed to an abbreviation. Makes it much easier when attempting to tally up the scores. Thanks!

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    Week 12

    TUESDAY 11/13 GAMES

    western m*ch*g*n..........8.5....BALL STATE

    WEDNESDAY 11/14 GAMES


    OHIO......................2.5....buffalo
    NORTHERN ILLINOIS.........6.5....miami oh

    THURSDAY 11/15 GAMES

    toledo.....................13....KENT STATE
    HOUSTON..................10.5....tulane
    NORTH TEXAS.................3....florida atlantic

    FRIDAY 11/16 GAMES

    boise state..............20.5....NEW MEXICO
    memphis.....................9....SMU

    SATURDAY 11/17 GAMES

    ALABAMA....................51....citadel
    northwestern..............2.5....MINNESOTA
    ARMY.......................11....colgate
    sparty....................2.5....NEBRASKA
    MISSISSIPPI STATE........20.5....arkansas
    penn state.................27....RUTGERS
    BAYLOR......................2....tcu
    KENTUCKY...................16....middle tennessee
    TEMPLE.....................14....south florida
    the ohio state...........14.5....MARYLAND
    pittsburgh..................6....WAKE FOREST
    nc state...................16....LOUISVILLE
    FLORIDA....................40....idaho
    utah......................7.5....COLORADO
    OLD DOMINION...............31....vmi
    florida international.......6....CHARLOTTE
    utah state.................27....COLORADO STATE
    APPALACHIAN STATE........28.5....georgia state
    MARSHALL...................25....utsa
    NOTRE DAME.................10....syracuse
    ARKANSAS STATE..............8....ul monroe
    NORTH CAROLINA...........30.5....western carolina
    missouri....................6....TENNESSEE
    usc.......................3.5....UCLA
    texas tech..................6....KANSAS STATE
    TROY.....................23.5....texas state
    PURDUE....................4.5....wisconsin
    NAVY........................5....tulsa
    boston college............1.5....FLORIDA STATE
    west virginia.............4.5....OKLAHOMA STATE
    AKRON.......................7....bowling green
    GEORGIA TECH................7....virginia
    iowa.......................16....ILLINOIS
    miami fl....................4....VIRGINIA TECH
    louisiana tech............2.5....SOUTHERN MISS
    WYOMING...................2.5....air force
    AUBURN...................28.5....liberty
    GEORGIA..................43.5....massachusetts
    TTUN.....................28.5....indiana
    WASHINGTON...............32.5....oregon state
    nevada...................14.5....SAN JOSE STATE
    UL LAFAYETTE...............17....south alabama
    georgia southern..........6.5....COASTAL CAROLINA
    TEXAS A&M..................16....uab
    EAST CAROLINA..............17....connecticut
    CLEMSON....................28....duke
    SOUTH CAROLINA.............31....chattanooga
    VANDERBILT................2.5....ole miss
    LSU......................43.5....rice
    OKLAHOMA...................36....kansas
    WESTERN KENTUCKY..........7.5....utep
    stanford..................2.5....CALIFORNIA
    TEXAS.......................3....iowa state
    CENTRAL FLORIDA...........7.5....cincinnati
    BYU........................24....new mexico state
    FRESNO STATE...............15....san diego state
    OREGON......................4....arizona state
    WASHINGTON STATE..........9.5....arizona
    HAWAII......................7....unlv


    -----------------------

    YEAR-TO-DATE STANDINGS

    UrbanBuckeye.............64.5
    Jake.......................58
    Bborg140.................44.5
    BuckeyeNation27............44
    Zurp.....................41.5
    TDunk......................38
    Buckeyeskickbuttocks.......37
    HineyBuck..................37
    Steve19....................36
    buckeyemania11...........33.5
    ScriptOhio.................33
    MD Buckeye...............31.5
    Bucklion...................31
    jakenick06...............28.5
    LitlBuck.................28.5
    bukIpower..................28
    FCollinsBuckeye............28
    HorseshoeFetish..........27.5
    Kevin......................27
    OhioState001.............26.5
    gmen6981...................25
    LovelandBuckeye..........23.5
    malibuspeedrace..........22.5
    MaxBuck..................22.5
    Honor&Glory..............20.5
    gregorylee...............21.5
    osugrad21..................21
    LightningRod...............19
    gracelhink...............18.5
    brodybuck21................18
    AuTX Buckeye...............17
    BB73.....................16.5
    buckeyesin07.............16.5
    808 Buck.................15.5
    Buckeye doc..............14.5
    jenkinswoody.............13.5
    Fungo Squiggly.............13
    Bestbuck36...............12.5
    Mike80...................12.5
    tOSURox....................12
    TooTallMenardo...........10.5
    Abenaki....................10
    Gizmo......................10
    GreyShirt..................10
    muffler dragon.............10
    WoodyWorshiper.............10
    Army Frog Fan.............7.5
    Drubuck...................7.5
    thackattack...............6.5
    OSU_Buckguy.................6
    buckeyboy.................3.5
    pianobuck46...............3.5
     
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2018 at 4:07 PM
  2. MD Buckeye

    MD Buckeye BP Soft Verbal Staff Member BP Recruiting Team Bookie '13&14 BPCFFB II Champ

    Pick just one underdog team from the right column to win outright - you get nothing by picking a favorite that covers the spread.

    Please try & post the name of the team you're picking as it is listed, opposed to an abbreviation. Makes it much easier when attempting to tally up the scores. Thanks!

    -----------------------------

    Week 1


    Thursday 8/30 Games

    central florida...........23.5.....CONNECTICUT
    MINNESOTA...................21.....new mexico state
    PURDUE.....................1.5.....northwestern
    wake forest..................6.....TULANE

    Friday 8/31 Games

    syracuse...................5.5.....WESTERN M*CH*G*N
    SPARTY....................23.5.....utah state
    DUKE........................13.....army
    WISCONSIN.................35.5.....western kentucky
    STANFORD....................14.....san diego state
    COLORADO...................7.5.....COLORADO STATE (in Denver, CO - SportsAuth Field)

    Saturday 9/1 Games

    OKLAHOMA....................21.....florida atlantic
    houston...................25.5.....RICE
    THE OHIO STATE............38.5.....oregon state
    ILLINOIS..................16.5.....kent state
    RUTGERS...................16.5.....texas state
    texas.....................13.5.....MARYLAND (in Landover, MD - FedExField)
    TEXAS TECH.................2.5.....OLE MISS (in Houston, TX - NRG Stadium)
    SOUTH CAROLINA............29.5.....coastal carolina
    BOSTON COLLEGE..............18.....massaschusetts
    PENN STATE................23.5.....appalachian state
    IOWA......................10.5.....northern illinois
    marshall...................2.5.....MIAMI OH
    AUBURN.......................2.....WASHINGTON (in Atlanta, GA - MercedesBenz Stadium)
    KENTUCKY....................17.....central m*ch*g*n
    WEST VIRGINIA...............10.....TENNESSEE (in Charlotte, NC - BankOfAmerica Stadium)
    washington state.............1.....WYOMING
    SOUTHERN CAL..............26.5.....unlv
    CAL..........................7.....north carolina
    boise state...............10.5.....TROY
    old dominion...............6.5.....LIBERTY
    indiana...................10.5.....FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL
    louisiana tech..............10.....SOUTH ALABAMA
    UCLA........................15.....cincinnati
    NORTH TEXAS................4.5.....smu
    VANDERBILT...................3.....middle tennessee state
    NOTRE DAME...................1.....ttun
    NEBRASKA..................24.5.....akron
    OREGON......................32.....bowling green
    ALABAMA...................24.5.....LOUISVILLE (in Orlando, FL - Camping World Stadium)
    ARIZONA STATE.............18.5.....texas san antonio
    ARIZONA...................11.5.....byu
    navy......................11.5.....HAWAII

    Sunday 9/2 Games

    MIAMI......................3.5.....LSU (in Arlington, TX - AT&T Stadium)

    Monday 9/3 Games

    FLORIDA STATE..............7.5.....virginia tech
     
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2018
  3. brodybuck21

    brodybuck21 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Staff Member

    Hawaii
     
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  4. Wingate1217

    Wingate1217 Bring on the next opponent!!

    Washington
     
  5. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    Western Michigan
     
  6. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member

    Colorado State
     
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  8. Buckeyeskickbuttocks

    Buckeyeskickbuttocks Z --> Z^2 + c Staff Member

    cincinnati
     
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  9. LightningRod

    LightningRod Senior

    Hawaii
     
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  10. buckeyemania11

    buckeyemania11 HATE, HATE, HATE, HATE!!!

    South Alabama
     
  11. Fungo Squiggly

    Fungo Squiggly Mortal enemy of all things Bucky Former Game Champion

  12. jakenick06

    jakenick06 Junior

  13. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    LSU



    Go Joe!!!!
     
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  14. jenkinswoody

    jenkinswoody I heart Wendy Peffercorn

  15. Drubuck

    Drubuck What time is it?

    Louisville
     

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