Lock City: Week 3 College Gameday Picks

Ok so far our football betting record is 9-6-1 and looking build this week with todays picks.

 

Virginia Tech Hokies (2-0) at Pittsburgh Panthers (0-2)

This one is pretty simple for me.  Pitt is bad, their D couldnt slow down Cincinnati or Youngstown State.  Dont really see them slowing down Logan Thomas and VaTech.  On the flip side, Tech’s D is good and fast.  I dont see a horrible Pitt offense doing much on that side of the ball either.  I think -10 is a gift cause apparently playing in Pitt has been difficult for some.  I really dont think that matters much here as I see Virginia Tech rolling.

 

Miggles Pick VaTech -10

 

South Alabama Jaguars (1-1) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (1-1)

State started the year on the road with two pretty tough games, at Tennessee and Uconn.  They finally come home on their season opener with an over matched Southern Alabama team who couldnt score a TD last week against Nichols State?  I didnt even know Nichols had a football team.  I dont think Southern gets on the board today and State trounces them by 5 or 6 TD’s.  Dont like the big spreads, but -30.5 is very doable in this one.

 

Miggles Pick – NC State -30.5

 

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2-0) at Michigan State Spartans (2-0)

This should be one of the better games on Saturday.   The Spartans have looked impressive in their first two outings this season, and even though the Irish did come out a bit flat against the Boilermakers, keep in mind that ND had to travel back from Ireland the previous week, which leads me to take the points here.  Can they win?  Not so sure, but I think its gonna be close and the fact that Im not sure they win or lose Ill take +5 points with a ND team that still thinks they could be in BCS talks at the end of the season.

 

Miggles Pick ND +5

 

Southern Cal Trojans (2-0) at Stanford Cardinal (2-0)

This is another case of maybe, just maybe Stanford can pull this off.  They have won 2 of the last 3 between the two teams and I think they give USC a scare here at worst.  Im taking the points again in this one.

Miggles Pick – Stanford +7.5

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Notre Dame Leaving Big East

NY TIMES – In the latest realignment news, Notre Dame joined the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday, the league announced in a statement. As the 15th member of the conference, Notre Dame will compete in all conference sports except Football and Hockey. 

The move will reunite the Fighting Irish with Pittsburgh and Syracuse, two other members of the Big East Conference who left for the A.C.C. Notre Dame has long retained its football independence, and will continue to do so under the new agreement, but it will also now play five games a year against A.C.C. programs.

Looks like the Fighting Irish will be playing Hockey East next year with the likes of BC, Maine and Merrimack. Notre Dame becomes the 17th team to announce a change in conference affiliation as of the 2013-14 season. They should be an exciting addition.  Aside from this I am pumped to see who Notre Dame is matched up with for their ACC games. Would love to see them at Carter Finley. Also, Miami vs. Notre Dame always ends up being a great match up.