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10 Best Games WeeK Ten

10. Air Force 2-5 @ Army 6-2:

  • The second leg of the C & C Trophy
  • Air Force has beaten Navy, 35-7
  • Last year, Army ended a 4 year losing streak to AF, 21-0
  • TV: 11:00 CBSSN Favorite: Army -7
  • SCFP Says: Army wins 5 to 3 by the numbers

9.  Iowa 6-2 / 3-2 @ Purdue 4-4 / 3-2:

  • Iowa has won 6 of the last 8 meetings
  • Last year the Boilers ended their 4 game losing streak, 24-15
  • An Iowa win sets up a showdown with NW in Iowa City for the West Division Championship
  • TV: 2:30 ESPN 2 Favorite: Purdue -1.5
  • SCFP Says: Iowa wins 7 to 1 by the numbers

8. Washington State 7-1 / 4-1 @ California 5-3 / 2-3:

  • Cal just beat Washington, 12-10 last Saturday
  • If Cal wins this game, the P-12 is out of the CFP
  • The Golden Bears have won 11 of the 13 games in the series
  • TV: 9:45 ESPN Favorite: WSU -11.5
  • SCFP Says: WSU wins 5 to 3 by the numbers

7. Michigan State 5-3 / 3-2 @ Maryland 5-3 / 3-2:

  • The Home team has won 3 of the 4 games played as B-10 opponents
  • The Spartans lead the series 3 to 1
  • The winning team becomes bowl eligible
  • TV: 11:00 ESPN 2 Favorite: MSU -3
  • SCFP Says: Maryland wins 7 to 1 by the numbers

6. Notre Dame 8-0 @ Northwestern 5-3:

  • This is their 49th meeting, but have played only once since 1995
  • ND leads the series, 37-9-2, the Irish had won 14 straight, but have lost the last 2 games
  • NW leads the West Division of the B-10 with a 5-1 record
  • TV: 6:15 ESPN Favorite: ND -7
  • SCFP Says: It’s the Irish, 7 to 1 by the numbers

5. Oklahoma 7-1 @ Texas Tech 5-3:

  • Last time in Lubbuck, the teams set an NCAA record with 1,708 yards of combined offense, OU won, 66-59
  • Ruffin McNeill, the new DC @ OU has a huge task this week, facing the high octane Red Raiders’ offense
  • Tech has lost 7 of the last 8 games, including 6 in a row
  • TV: 7:00 ABC Favorite: OU -10.5
  • SCFP Says: T-Tech wins 5 to 3 by the numbers

4. West Virginia 7-1 / 4-1 @ Texas 6-2 / 4-1:

  • The Horns have won 3 of the last 5 games
  • A win here will put Texas in the driver’s seat to reach the B-12 championship game, as they would have the tie-breaker with both OU & WV
  • Last time in Austin (2016), the Mountaineers won, 24-20
  • TV: 2:30 FOX Favorite: Texas -2.5
  • SCFP Says: It’s WV 6 to 3

3. Penn State 6-2 / 3-2 @ Michigan 7-1 / 5-0:

  • The Lions broke the Wolverines 3 game win streak last year, 42-13
  • PSU can knock the Wolves out of the CFP with a win in the ‘Big House’
  • If NW beats ND & a Michigan win … will go along way to getting MU to the CFP, as Michigan has beaten NW, 20-17, @ Ryan Field!
  • TV: 2:45 ESPN Favorite: Michigan -10
  • SCFP Says: Michigan by the numbers, 6 to 3

2. Georgia 7-1 /5-1 @ Kentucky 7-1 / 51:

  • Georgia has won 8 straight in the series
  • The Wildcats last beat the Dawgs in 2006, 24-20
  • The winner of this game wins the East Division
  • TV: 2:30 CBS Favorite: Georgia -10
  • SCFP Says: Georgia wins the Stat game, 5 to 3

1. Alabama 8-0 / 5-0 @ LSU 7-1 / 4-1:

  • Bama has won 7 in a row in this series
  • If LSU wins, it is likely the SEC will get 2 teams into the CFP
  • Bama has beaten only one ranked team, Texas A&M, 45-23, while LSU has beaten 6 teams with winning records (Miami, Auburn, Georgia, La Tech, Ole Miss, Mississippi State)
  • TV: 7:00 CBS Favorite: Bama -14
  • SCFP Says: It’s the Tide 6 to 2

 

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