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2009 ARCHIVES
PICKS / SCORES
Week 3: 9/17-9/19


2009 RECORD
WEEK W L PCT SEASON W L PCT
Straight Up 35 17 .673 Straight Up 101 37 .732
FBS vs. FCS 11 1 .917 FBS vs. FCS 61 5 .924
Total SU 46 18 .719 Total SU 162 42 .794
ATS 25 27 .481 ATS 65 73 .471
Above records through games of 9/19/09 ATS=against the spread (opening line)

SCHEDULES, PICKS AND SCORES
Week 1: 9/3-9/7
Week 2: 9/10-9/12
Week 3: 9/17-9/19
Week 4: 9/24-9/26
Week 5: 9/30-10/3
Week 6: 10/6-10/10
Week 7: 10/13-10/17
Week 8: 10/21-10/24
Week 9: 10/27-11/1
Week 10: 11/3-11/8
Week 11: 11/10-11/15
Week 12: 11/18-11/21
Week 13: 11/24-11/28
Week 14: 12/3-12/5
Week 15: 12/12-12/12
Week 16: Bowls

THIS WEEK'S PICKS
Notes: There are 64 games involving 116 teams from the FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision).
12 teams play schools from the FCS (Football Championship Subdivision).
4 Teams are IDLE: Arkansas State, Houston, Illinois, Tulane

Games are listed in alphabetical order. (Ex. - Air Force at Wyoming would be under "A").
CAPS - Home Team.
* Bold Red * - Computer selects Vegas underdog as outright winner.
LINE - Opening line at VegasInsider.com. Later lines are used in the event of a "pick 'em" opening.
COMPUTER - The computer "line", according to the Congrove Computer Rankings.
NL - Opponent from lower division than FBS. Computer "line" based on avg. result of lower division schools vs. FBS.
Score Favorite Line (Open) Computer Underdog Score
Thursday, September 17
33 MIAMI (FLA.) -4 -3.40 Georgia Tech 17
Friday, September 18
51 Boise State -10 -6.24 FRESNO STATE 34
Saturday, September 19
37 Air Force -13 -12.97 NEW MEXICO 13
21 AKRON -3 -6.20 Indiana 38
53 ALABAMA -32 -35.42 North Texas 7
27 IOWA -6 -2.63 Arizona 17
38 ARIZONA STATE -17 -11.46 Louisiana-Monroe 14
41 ARKANSAS -1 *+4.79* Georgia 52
24 ARMY -6.5 *+14.47* Ball State 17
41 AUBURN -4.5 *+2.75* West Virginia 30
22 BAYLOR -7 -1.63 Connecticut 30
25 CLEMSON -6.5 *+0.48* Boston College 7
10 Bowling Green -2.5 -4.01 MARSHALL 17
23 UCF -5 *+0.50* Buffalo 17
28 BYU -6.5 -8.35 Florida State 54
35 California -12 -6.33 MINNESOTA 21
48 CENTRAL MICHIGAN NL -31.29 Alcorn State (FCS) 0
18 OREGON STATE -3.5 *+1.68* Cincinnati 28
24 COLORADO -9 -9.96 Wyoming 0
35 COLORADO STATE -1.5 *+4.21* Nevada 20
44 KANSAS -20.5 -29.91 Duke 16
31 NORTH CAROLINA -10 -3.75 East Carolina 17
45 MICHIGAN -23 -11.70 Eastern Michigan 17
38 SOUTH CAROLINA -17.5 -12.77 Fau 16
23 RUTGERS -16 -11.44 Fiu 15
23 FLORIDA -25 -34.14 Tennessee 13
34 UNLV -6.5 -5.72 Hawaii 33
20 San Diego State -3 *+2.60* IDAHO 34
34 Iowa State -1 *+12.07* KENT STATE 14
23 UCLA -14 -10.23 Kansas State 9
31 KENTUCKY -12 -8.03 Louisville 27
31 LSU -26 -17.30 Louisiana-Lafayette 3
48 LOUISIANA TECH NL -21.70 Nicholls State (FCS) 13
31 MARYLAND -10 *+0.77* Middle Tennessee 32
41 MEMPHIS NL -18.59 Tennessee-Martin (FCS) 14
48 WESTERN MICHIGAN -17 -17.40 Miami, O. 26
33 NOTRE DAME -11 *+1.56* Michigan State 30
52 MISSISSIPPI NL -33.39 SE Louisiana (FCS) 6
3 VANDERBILT -10 -19.28 Mississippi State 15
52 MISSOURI NL -32.69 Furman (FCS) 12
27 PITT -8 -16.36 Navy 14
16 VIRGINIA TECH -3.5 -8.88 Nebraska 15
38 Utep -12 -13.64 NEW MEXICO STATE 12
45 N. C. STATE NL -24.54 Gardner-Webb (FCS) 14
21 PURDUE -14.5 -6.32 Northern Illinois 28
34 Northwestern -4.5 -9.43 SYRACUSE 37
28 OHIO NL -14.49 Cal Poly (FCS) 10
38 Ohio State -21 -19.70 Toledo (Cleveland) 0
45 OKLAHOMA -14 -14.88 Tulsa 0
41 OKLAHOMA STATE -32 -13.24 Rice 24
31 OREGON -6.5 *+2.41* Utah 24
31 PENN STATE -28 -16.85 Temple 6
42 STANFORD -19 -11.18 San Jose State 17
27 Smu -4.5 -1.04 WASHINGTON STATE 30 (OT)
37 SOUTHERN MISS -14.5 -14.06 Virginia 34
56 TCU NL -34.06 Texas State (FCS) 21
34 TEXAS -17.5 -12.10 Texas Tech 24
38 TEXAS A&M -17.5 -1.85 Utah State 30
27 TROY -6.5 -6.81 Uab 14
13 Usc -22 -36.64 WASHINGTON 16
59 USF NL -27.05 Charleston Southern (FCS) 0
35 WAKE FOREST NL -28.08 Elon (FCS) 7
7 WESTERN KENTUCKY NL -3.87 Central Arkansas (FCS) 28
44 WISCONSIN NL -25.04 Wofford (FCS) 14