3-3-1 final week. The trudge continues. No less than all of us like Trombone Shorty, proper? Good tune. I wrote down 9 this week, as a result of, why not?
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Van Pelt’s choose: Wyoming +5.5
Let’s begin on a Friday evening. We at all times joke about the way it will get bizarre in Laramie; let me inform you a spot by itself stage — Vegas. UNLV is nice — having an superior 12 months, however the Cowboys are coming to city carrying a bronze boot and we’re taking them.
SVP: Gained 9 of final 11 Friday picks
Van Pelt’s choose: Penn State +4.5
Prepared to simply get a flame thrower out at midday on Saturday? I’m. Let’s begin with Penn State. Michigan is great — perhaps the most effective crew within the nation — however who’s the most effective crew they’ve performed? It is mid-November and so they actually have not been on the sphere with a crew who’s near them. That may be as a result of they’re that good. However the Nittany Lions are going to make them show it, and I am backing them at residence.
SVP: 9-10 all-time when selecting in opposition to Michigan
Van Pelt’s choose: Texas Tech +4
Wreck ’em … we just like the Pink Raiders in an early morning in Lawrence to maintain this as soon as tight.
SVP: 6-4 all-time when selecting Texas Tech
Van Pelt’s choose: Kentucky +11
Alabama off the large win at residence over LSU in a midday spot in Lexington in opposition to a crew who can cling round? I like UK to just do that.
SVP: 6-3 all-time when selecting Kentucky
Van Pelt’s choose: Previous Dominion +13.5
Liberty has not misplaced. They’re a wagon. Previous Dominion was good to us in an identical spot on the highway at James Madison, who can also be unbeaten. Taking the Monarchs plus a pair TDs.
SVP: 1-4 all-time when selecting Previous Dominion
Van Pelt’s choose: Wake Forest +2
Sing it with me: dadadadadad — Go Deacs! Undecided how NC State can high back-to-back wins over Clemson and Miami. This feels prefer it has pothole potential.
SVP: 3-2 all-time when selecting Wake Forest
Van Pelt’s choose: Miami +14
Miami simply misplaced to [NC] State and scored six factors. Not superb. Let’s take them in opposition to unbeaten Florida State, proper? Certain. Adore it.
SVP: 4-2 all-time when selecting Miami
Van Pelt’s choose: Utah +9.5
What number of unbeaten are you selecting in opposition to, you bozo? I do not know, however I am not accomplished but as a result of I would like the factors and Utah as they go to Seattle and the Huskies.
SVP: 5-4 all-time when selecting Utah
Van Pelt’s choose: UCF +2.5
Our remaining play of the week … this line stinks like pooptown. UCF at residence in opposition to red-hot Oklahoma State. Mike Gundy has accomplished a brilliant job — gained 5 in a row. However the Knights at residence getting a small quantity is our remaining play of the week.
SVP: 2-1 all-time when selecting UCF
That is 9. We began in Vegas, so let’s shut with Vegas … I am just like the man in a foul, untucked shirt who had one too many vodka sodas going to the cash machine at 3 a.m. for extra blackjack cash, however dammit I am gonna go down swinging.