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Protect Your Unit Week 8 Picks Thread

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Let’s talk about the big game this week.

NCAA Football: Alabama A&M at Cincinnati Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

(DISCLAIMER: This contest is for entertainment purposes only. No actual money is being wagered.)

All the talk in college football this week is about the Alabama A&M game. The Bulldogs defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 40-7 to move to 2-5 overall. Surprisingly, they still have an outside shot to advance to the SWAC Championship Game at 4-4 in the conference, if they can beat Jackson State and Alabama State and get some h—

Oh, you mean Alabama-Texas A&M.

Like Collin said on another thread, being terrible is part of our charm. And Protect Your Unit embraces that spirit wholeheartedly.

Picks that have been submitted so far:

USER WAGER UNITS
andrewpina Syracuse +180.0 money line to beat Boston College 125.00
andrewpina Syracuse +216.0 money line to beat Boston College 100.00
andrewpina Under 88.5 points in the Oregon-California game 50.00
andrewpina Oklahoma -13.5 points over Texas Tech 40.00
bullmartin Over 59.5 points in the South Florida-Temple game 50.00
bullmartin South Florida -6.5 points over Temple 50.00
bullmartin Connecticut +4.0 points over Central Florida 50.00
BullsOnParade96 Tulsa -11.0 points over Tulane 25.00
BullsOnParade96 Connecticut +3.0 points over Central Florida 10.00
diddybull32 Tulsa -11.0 points over Tulane 200.00
diddybull32 Connecticut +133.0 money line to beat Central Florida 100.00
diddybull32 South Florida -6.5 points over Temple 90.00
diddybull32 Over 62.5 points in the Houston-Southern Methodist game 60.00
dsidwell31 Over 58.5 points in the Ohio State-Penn State game 100.00
dsidwell31 Wisconsin -3.5 points over Iowa 50.00
dsidwell31 South Florida -6.5 points over Temple 50.00
dsidwell31 Eastern Michigan +1362.0 money line to beat Western Michigan 10.00
eastcoastbull South Florida -6.5 points over Temple 100.00
eastcoastbull Florida International +17.0 points over Louisiana Tech 50.00
eastcoastbull Connecticut +4.0 points over Central Florida 50.00
eastcoastbull Navy +2.5 points over Memphis 50.00
ElliotMoore Indiana +133.0 money line to beat Northwestern 60.00
ElliotMoore Wisconsin -3.0 points over Iowa 50.00
ElliotMoore Texas A&M +16.5 points over Alabama 40.00
ElliotMoore Texas A&M +526.0 money line to beat Alabama 40.00
ElliotMoore Western Kentucky -13.5 points over Old Dominion 40.00
ElliotMoore South Florida -6.5 points over Temple 40.00
GaryStephen Arkansas +249.0 money line to beat Auburn 100.00
GaryStephen Miami (FL) +216.0 money line to beat Virginia Tech 100.00
GaryStephen Over 56.0 points in the Memphis-Navy game 75.00
gym399 Under 51.5 points in the Miami (FL)-Virginia Tech game 35.00
gym399 Under 87.5 points in the Oregon-California game 35.00
gym399 Under 42.5 points in the Wisconsin-Iowa game 35.00
gym399 Over 53.0 points in the Syracuse-Boston College game 35.00
gym399 Texas A&M +19.5 points over Alabama 35.00
gym399 Texas A&M +760.0 money line to beat Alabama 20.00
gym399 Texas Tech +444.0 money line to beat Oklahoma 20.00
gym399 Cincinnati -1.5 points over East Carolina 20.00
gym399 Michigan State -2.0 points over Maryland 20.00
lrdnorman Michigan State -2.0 points over Maryland 50.00
lrdnorman Arkansas +10.0 points over Auburn 30.00
lrdnorman Syracuse +180.0 money line to beat Boston College 30.00
lrdnorman Cincinnati -1.5 points over East Carolina 30.00
lrdnorman Oklahoma -13.5 points over Texas Tech 30.00
lrdnorman South Florida -6.5 points over Temple 30.00
lrdnorman Syracuse +5.5 points over Boston College 30.00
lrdnorman Arkansas +314.0 money line to beat Auburn 10.00
mmmmsnouts Wisconsin -3.5 points over Iowa 50.00
mmmmsnouts West Virginia -5.0 points over Texas Christian 25.00
mmmmsnouts South Florida -6.5 points over Temple 25.00
mmmmsnouts Navy +125.0 money line to beat Memphis 25.00
mmmmsnouts Tulsa -10.5 points over Tulane 25.00
ULhothot Southern Methodist +996.0 money line to beat Houston 11.34
ULhothot Texas A&M +526.0 money line to beat Alabama 5.00
ULhothot Purdue +1529.0 money line to beat Nebraska 4.00
ULhothot Oregon State +8000.0 money line to beat Washington 1.00

Remember, wagers can be submitted up to 30 minutes before kickoff, so this may not be all of them when the week is done. I try to update these posts, but I usually forget.

This week’s desperate attempts to get back into the race by hitting a big parlay are:

  • BullsOnParade, 375, USF -6.5, Louisville 18, UMass +20
  • ULhothot, 300, Troy -8.5, West Virginia -4.5, LSU -5
  • Bullmartin, 250, USF -6.5, USF at Temple over 59.5
  • defdans, 200, Under 89 cal/oregon, Illinois +39 over Michigan, Texas A&m +19 over alabama
  • ucscott, 50, Kentucky +4, Navy +2, Uconn +4.5.

Use the space below to talk about this week’s games, explain your picks, lobby for Degenerate Bet or Spite Bet honors, or criticize my lame jokes. Wokka wokka!