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Greggy G’s Wednesday College Pigskin Pick

MLB Picks: 113-91 ATS - College Picks: 8-13 ATS - NFL Picks: 9-9 ATS

After a weekend that felt like the Falcons were not only recouping Ronny Mexico’s bonus money but yours truly, Monday Night’s victory was needed more than a new insurance policy for Trent Green. Considering I just bought a house I can’t afford, my girl’s filling it with stuff purchased on a maxed-out credit card, and fantasy injuries have changed my lay-away plans for the white-tiger, I need to bring the magic back faster than it takes the Cubs to play a postseason series. Speaking of fantasy and my QB Tony Romo, while I’m not hatin’…you can’t tell me he doesn’t have a little too much cockiness on the field and too much happy-go-luckiness in the locker-room for a guy who 6 games ago was fumbling away Bill Parcells’s career. To be honest, this weekend I’d be shocked if the Cowboys stayed within double digits at home against the New England cheap-shottin’ Cheaters. And I’d jump on it early boys cause it’ll be moving-up all week. As for tonight, you know what they say when the Midshipmen and Panthers meet-up on a Wednesday evening…you throw the records out and drink heavily to dull the pain.

Tonight's the night my college picks get back on track...

Pitt has allowed an average of 39 ppg in their last two contests (UConn & Virginia), both loses, and has been marred by numerous injuries on the defensive side of the ball. On offense, expect Pitt to look a little better coming off a bye week and their freshman phenom QB Pat Bostick to show-off his gun in his 2nd career start (1st start Sept 29th @ Virginia: 18-31, 181 yards, 1 Td, 1 Int)…not to mention the Midshipmen pass defense is absolutely horrendous (ranked 107th in passing ypg). The Panthers have a big-time playmaker in 6-3 Oderick Turner (2006 as a freshmen: 44 catches, 660 yards, 8 TDs) and another freshman star in RB LeSean McCoy (503 yards, 6.0 avg, 6 Tds) to balance out the attack. While Navy leads the nation in rushing yardage per game at 348.4, their defense has given-up an average of 31.4 ppg and kept every game close…and that’s not a good thing when you’ve played teams like Temple, Duke, & Ball State. Especially with both teams coming-off a bye week, I expect the offenses to look sharp and the defenses to play similar to how Dave Wannstedt’s career has turned-out…worse as the games progresses! What can I say, nuttin’ to bet on last night, this one’s on TV, and I have a half bottle of Knob Creek that’s always more fun to drink when you’re playing the OVA.

Final Score: PITTSBURG 34 NAVY 31

Posted by Greg Gamble on October 10, 2007 12:41 PM |


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