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Rock Chalk Pick'em: Higher ranked teams are heavy favorites

In this edition of Rock Chalk Pick'em, all the higher ranked teams are picked by a large majority of the group, except for that LSU-Alabama game, were the panel is as split as possible.

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A couple notes. First, all these picks were made prior to the games last night, but technical difficulties prevented these being posted before then.  Also, due to horrible ACC officiating, I gave everyone credit for the Duke/Miami game last week.  While Miami technically won, we all know that Duke was the real winner.  However, I couldn't justify penalizing Winmore's correct Miami pick because the conference is too cowardly to correct the error.

Game Time TV Away Team Home Team Spread (Home) misterbrain mikeville Winmore David
Thu 6:30 PM FS1 6 Baylor Kansas State +17.0 Baylor Baylor Baylor Baylor
Thu 8:00 PM ESPN 20 Mississippi State Missouri +7.5 Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State
Sat 11:00 AM ESPNU Penn State 21 Northwestern -2.5 Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Penn State
Sat 11:00 AM FS1 Texas Tech West Virginia -8.5 Texas Tech West Virginia West V. West Virginia
Sat 11:00 AM ESPN2 Duke North Carolina -8.0 Duke North Carolina Duke North Carolina
Sat 11:00 AM ABC 5 Notre Dame Pittsburgh +8.5 Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame
Sat 2:30 PM ABC 16 Florida State 1 Clemson -12.5 Clemson Clemson Florida State Clemson
Sat 2:30 PM ESPN 9 Iowa Indiana +7.0 Indiana Iowa Iowa Iowa
Sat 2:30 PM FOX 8 TCU 14 Oklahoma State +4.5 Oklahoma State TCU TCU TCU
Sat 6:00 PM ESPNU Iowa State 15 Oklahoma -25.5 Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma
Sat 6:00 PM ESPN 7 Michigan State Nebraska +5.5 Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State
Sat 6:30 PM FOX 12 Utah Washington -1.5 Utah Utah Utah Utah
Sat 6:30 PM SECN Auburn 19 Texas A&M -7.5 Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M
Sat 7:00 PM CBS 2 LSU 4 Alabama -6.5 Alabama LSU LSU LSU
Sat 9:30 PM ESPN2 California Oregon -4.5 Oregon California Oregon California
Last Week 12-3 11-4 11-4 14-1
Season Total 95-40 (70%) 101-34 (75%) 88-32 (73%) 90-30 (75%)

Away Team Home Team "Brad" Grad Fizzle NineToesBlogging dnoll5
6 Baylor Kansas State Baylor Baylor Baylor Baylor Baylor
20 Mississippi State Missouri Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State
Penn State 21 Northwestern Penn St Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern
Texas Tech West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia Texas Tech West Virginia
Duke North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina UNC North Carolina UNC
5 Notre Dame Pittsburgh Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame
16 Florida State 1 Clemson Clemson Clemson Clemson Clemson Clemson
9 Iowa Indiana Iowa Iowa Iowa Iowa Iowa
8 TCU 14 Oklahoma State TCU TCU Oklahoma State TCU TCU
Iowa State 15 Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma
7 Michigan State Nebraska Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State
12 Utah Washington Utah Washington Utah Utah Utah
Auburn 19 Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M A&M Texas A&M A&M
2 LSU 4 Alabama Alabama LSU Alabama LSU Alabama
California Oregon Oregon California Oregon Oregon Oregon
Last Week 12-3 11-4 12-3 12-3 11-4
Season Total 98-37 (73%) 98-37 (73%) 96-39 (71%) 90-30 (75%) 90-30 (75%)

Now, who looks like they have gotten desperate trying to catch up to the others (hint: ME!) and who just doesn't have a clue what they are doing?  Which upsets do you have that the panel doesn't?  Tell us below.