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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 4

    THURSDAY 9/20 GAMES

    TEMPLE.................7.....tulsa

    FRIDAY 9/21 GAMES

    CENTRAL FLORIDA.....13.5....florida atlantic
    penn state............28....ILLINOIS
    USC..................3.5....washington state

    SATURDAY 9/22 GAMES

    navy.................6.5....SMU
    CINCINNATI...........8.5....ohio
    georgia.............14.5....MISSOURI
    TOLEDO................10....nevada
    OLE MISS..............29....kent state
    buffalo..............5.5....RUTGERS
    boston college.......6.5....PURDUE
    MARYLAND.............1.5....minnesota
    TTUN..................17....nebraska
    IOWA STATE..........18.5....akron
    notre dame...........7.5....WAKE FOREST
    pittsburgh...........3.5....NORTH CAROLINA
    VIRGINIA...............5....louisville
    western m*ch*g*n.....7.5....GEORGIA STATE
    BALL STATE.............3....western kentucky
    miami oh.............6.5....BOWLING GREEN
    virginia tech.........28....OLD DOMINION
    ALABAMA...............26....texas a&m
    MIAMI FL............26.5....florida international
    THE OHIO STATE........37....tulane
    BAYLOR...............7.5....kansas
    FLORIDA STATE.........10....northern illinois
    clemson.............16.5....GEORGIA TECH
    MASSACHUSETTS..........8....charlotte
    WEST VIRGINIA.........16....kansas state
    arizona................6....OREGON STATE
    south carolina.........2....VANDERBILT
    SYRACUSE............27.5....connecticut
    tcu....................3....TEXAS
    north texas...........13....LIBERTY
    florida..............4.5....TENNESSEE
    UTSA...................7....texas state
    LSU.................20.5....louisiana tech
    nc state.............4.5....MARSHALL
    OKLAHOMA..............31....army
    OKLAHOMA STATE........14....texas tech
    mississippi state....9.5....KENTUCKY
    troy...................6....UL MONROE
    ARKANSAS STATE.......7.5....unlv
    SOUTHERN MISS.........14....rice
    new mexico state.....3.5....UTEP
    AUBURN................30....arkansas
    sparty...............4.5....INDIANA
    stanford.............1.5....OREGON
    MEMPHIS...............31....south alabama
    SOUTH FLORIDA.........22....east carolina
    wisconsin..............3....IOWA
    UTAH STATE..........10.5....air force
    SAN DIEGO STATE.......11....eastern m*ch*g*n
    WASHINGTON............17....arizona state


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    YEAR-TO-DATE STANDINGS

    HorseshoeFetish..........27.5
    UrbanBuckeye.............27.5
    Buckeyeskickbuttocks.......25
    FCollinsBuckeye..........21.5
    gregorylee...............21.5
    Jake.....................21.5
    Steve19..................21.5
    jakenick06.................19
    BB73.....................16.5
    LitlBuck.................16.5
    LovelandBuckeye............16
    BuckeyeNation27............14
    jenkinswoody.............13.5
    Kevin....................13.5
    osugrad21................13.5
    ScriptOhio...............13.5
    Zurp.....................13.5
    Bestbuck36...............12.5
    brodybuck21..............11.5
    gmen6981.................11.5
    LightningRod.............11.5
    OhioState001.............11.5
    TDunk......................11
    Abenaki....................10
    GreyShirt..................10
    HineyBuck..................10
    WoodyWorshiper.............10
    Buckeye doc...............7.5
    Mike80....................7.5
    MaxBuck...................6.5
    MD Buckeye................6.5
    thackattack...............6.5
    808 Buck....................6
    Bborg140....................6
    buckeyesin07................6
    OSU_Buckguy.................6
    gracelhink..................5
    AuTX Buckeye..............3.5
    buckeyboy.................3.5
    Honor&Glory...............3.5
    pianobuck46...............3.5
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2018 at 9:32 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
     
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    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member

    Colorado State
     
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  8. Buckeyeskickbuttocks

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

    cincinnati
     
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    LightningRod Senior

    Hawaii
     
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  10. buckeyemania11

    buckeyemania11 HATE, HATE, HATE, HATE!!!

    South Alabama
     
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    Fungo Squiggly Mortal enemy of all things Bucky Former Game Champion

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  13. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    LSU



    Go Joe!!!!
     
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    Drubuck What time is it?

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