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Week 8 2017: #CFB Picks from Phil Steele!

Week 8 is off to a good start with Phil Steele’s picks from his Strong as Steele podcast.  Check out the full show to find the juicy analysis you need.  His picks as I take them are listed below.

Penn St vs Michigan under 45
UMass-7 vs Georgia Sothern
Mizzou vs Idaho over 60 (lean)
Mizzou-14.5 vs Idaho
Troy-7.5 vs Georgia St
Fresno St+7.5 vs SDSU
Wisconsin-24 vs Maryland
USF-10.5 vs Tulane
Boise St-14 vs Wyoming
Marshall-2.5 vs MTSU
Indiana+6.5 vs Mich St
Ole Miss+7 vs LSU
FAU-3.5 vs UNT
ND-3.5 vs USC
SDSU over Fresno St (by 3-7 points)
Wisconsin over Maryland (by 35ish)
Marshall over MTSU
Tulsa over UConn
Miami OH over Buffalo (by 3, on the number)
Arizona over Cal (no play on a side)
Miami FL over Syracuse (by 2 TD or more)
Mich St over Indiana (by 3)
ND over USC (by a TD or more)

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Week 7 2017: #CFB picks from Phil Steele!

Here it is folks.  Podcast Wednesday is off to a big start with Phil Steele’s weekly picks from his podcast.  Listen to the whole thing for full analysis and some extra games he breaks down but doesn’t pick.  Great stuff as always.

UCF over ECU (by 35-42 points)
Tulsa over FIU (by more than 14)
Miami Fl over GT (by a TD or more)
Army over E.Michigan
Temple over UConn
USF over Cinci
Colorado over Oregon St (by double digits)
Michigan over Indiana
Houston over Tulsa
Clemson over Syracuse
Marshall over Old Dom (comfortably)
NIU over Buffalo
Ohio St over Nebraska
Wisconsin over Purdue
UCF-35 vs ECU
Tulsa-13.5 vs FIU
Miami Fl-6 vs GT
Temple-10 vs UConn
Navy+3.5 vs Memphis (he said it is a tossup as to who wins, I take that as Navy+3.5)
Clemson-21 vs Syracuse
BC+21.5 vs Louisville
Texas+7.5 vs OU
NIU-4.5 vs Buffalo
Minnesota+4 vs Mich St
Kansas+21.5 vs Iowa St
Kansas+22 vs Iowa St
Wisconsin-16.5 vs Purdue
Ariz St+18 vs Washington
UNLV vs AF over 66

Week 6 2017: #CFB Picks from Phil Steele!

Welcome back everyone to another Wednesday, which means it is time to start posting some picks.  I have decided from henceforth, Wednesdays around here will be known as PODCAST WEDNESDAYS!  Phil Steele’s “Strong as Steele” podcast gets released at noon central time every Wednesday.  Stanford Steve & The Bear put their podcast out Wednesday afternoons most weeks (permitting their main jobs allow it).  And now that I’ve discovered Rufus Peabody’s podcast “Bet the Process”, I’ll be posting picks from that.

Anyways, here’s Phil’s picks as I interpreted them, so get them while they’re hot!  Listen to the full podcast for all the juicy breakdown.

TCU over WVU (by more than 2 TD)
LT over UAB (no play on side/total)
Ohio St over Maryland (around 47-16, no play)
USC over Oregon St (by 35, not much value on either side)
Florida over LSU (surprised spread is only 3)
Houston over SMU (by a TD)
Colorado over Arizona
W.Michgian over Buffalo
Michigan over Mich St (by 7)
Ark St over Georgia Southern
Georgia over Vanderbilt (big)
TCU-13.5 vs WVU
Alabama vs TAMU under 54
Florida-3 vs LSU
Rice+13.5 vs Army (LEAN)
UConn+14 vs Memphis
Mich St+11 vs Michigan
Oregon+2.5 vs Wash St
Nebraska+12 vs Wisconsin