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Allstar

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THURSDAY 3-1 +9.80 UNITS

Here are todays games:

20 Units Notre Dame -4.5 -106

Stanford's hopes for a winning season ended last Saturday when they couldn't protect a 10-point half time lead over California. The Cardinal offense, or lack of, was again the culprit as they were limited to 284 yards of total offense. That makes it 7 times in the last 8 games that the Stanford attack was held under 300 yards of total offense!!! The Irish can't achieve a winning campaign either, but they could finish .500 with a victory here and at Syracuse next week. And they've certainly got the defensive prowess to shut down Stanford's pedestrian attack. And while the Irish don't possess much of an offense themselves, young quarterback Brady Quinn has a huge upside. A slighly better attack, a vastly superior defense and a coaching matchup, TY Willingham vs. Buddy Teevens, that might be worth as much as 7 points to the visitor!!!

7 Units Tennessee U -11.5 -109

Tennessee is peaking at just the right time, after burying Vandy 48-0 last week. That now makes it 5 in a row for the Vols and they are right in the mix for the SEC East crown. Who wins this side of the SEC is still more complicated than an eight grade math word problem. However, Tennessee must win this week to stay in the picture. This is good news since Tennessee has dominated this series by winning the last 10. Kentucky has clearly phoned it in after dropping its 3rd in a row to Georgia, 30-10. That 71-63 OT loss to Arkansas just took the life out of UK. Now it is basketball season and the fans have left for Rupp Arena. Kentucky (4-7 SU, 6-4 ATS) simply has no reason to put up a fight in this one. Interestingly, Tennessee has broken the 50 point barrier in 5 of their 10 wins in this series and last year, the Vols pitched a shutout 24-0. Look for more of the same as UT dominates!!!

5 Units So Mississippi -14.5 -109

Certainly a letdown spot for Southern Miss after last week's emotional 40-28 win at home over previously undefeated TCU. But the Conference USA title is at stake here and a win makes Southern Miss a perfect 8-0 in the conference. Southern Miss (8-3 SU & 7-4 ATS) carries a five-game win streak into this game. The defense has been terrific all season, while a young offense has begun to blossom under the guidance of sophomore QB Dustin Almond. Almond had a big game against TCU last week with 227 passing yards and 3 TDs. Southern Miss is 8-0 SU & 7-1 ATS against Memphis, UAB, Cincinnati, South Florida, Lafayette, Houston, Tulane and TCU -- that's seven C-USA teams. Standing meekly in their way is a terrible East Carolina squad (1-10) that's only win was over winless Army -- and even that game was close, 38-32. The Pirates have rotated 3 QBs on an offense that has averaged just 17.8 ppg, so they won't score much on this fired-up Southern Miss 'D'. And since East Carolina hasn’t been able to stop anyone all season
(35.5 points pg allowed), it's the visitors or nothing!!!

5 Units Rice +7.5 -109

Rice (4-7 SU & 7-3 ATS) tries to finish the season with a three game win streak as it takes on Louisiana Tech (5-6 SU & 5-6 ATS) this week in Huston, LA. This will be just the third meeting ever between the schools, with Rice holding a 2-1 edge. Tech’s win over the Owls came at home in a 41-38 overtime victory in 2001. The Owls attack is based mainly on their strong ground game, which now ranks 3rd in the nation with a 284 yard per game average. The Owls ran wild in last week’s win over UTEP, garnering 459 yards on the ground on 64 carries. Meanwhile, Louisiana Tech plays its final game of the season and will attempt to even its overall record at 6-6 on senior day. The Bulldogs hit a “perfect storm” last week when they lost to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, 48-14. The loss overshadowed the record setting day by RB Ryan Moats who set a Tech record with his sixth straight rushing performance of more than 100 yards as he ran for 220 yards and one touchdown in the loss. Once again the Achilles Heal for the Bulldogs is their lack of defense, which allowed 483 yards to Tulsa. The Bulldogs defense is now ranked 115th in the nation, allowing an average of 490 yards per game. While each of these clubs would like to finish the season on a winning note, we expect the dog to hang in there against a defense as poor as Tech’s!!!

5 Units Houston U -1.5 -107

UABs strong defense takes on Houston’s talented, speedy offense. UAB is not an explosive offensive team, preferring ball control and defense. They beat a terrible Army team just 24-9 and last week pulled the upset, but had to hang on for dear life in a 22-19 win at South Florida. First-year defensive coordinator Wayne Bolt has done a great job, and will have a tough challenge against Houston’s wide-open offense. The Houston Cougars (6-5 SU & 5-4 ATS) have not been playing well lately because of a terrible defense. They've given up 62 and 66 points in two games over the last month! Last week Louisville smoked them, 66-45. UAB doesn't have that kind of offense, and the Cougars are able to score (31 points per game) behind freshman QB Kevin Kolb and junior WR Brandon Middleton. They average 31 points and over 205 yards rushing and passing per game. Normally defense prevails in games like this, and both teams need a win to keep slim bowl hopes alive. But Houston is home and has a lot of speed!!!

Good luck today my friends,

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Mosi

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After watching ND play several times this year all I can say is that you are a brave man. Best of luck Allstar.
 

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Aloha Allstar, like your card alot, I thinking its a sweep of the board winner. GL and Aloha CC.
 

NEWPORT

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Is the Notre Dame game on National TV??...I cannot find a listing...Thanks
 

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Like your So. Miss and Houston picks. I would be careful with Tennessee. I don't think Cats have mailed it in. They play hard every week for Rich Brooks. This is also Lorentzen's last game at Kentucky and will be looking very game in his last game. They gave Arkansas and Florida all they wanted at home earlier this year. I expect this game to be a lot closer than expected. Good luck.
 

Allstar

If you don't like the plays don't play them!!!
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Mosi,

This is more of a play against Stanford as I have won a boat load in there games!!! Good luck tonight my friend.

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A sweep would be nice, good luck to you as well.

NEWPORT

I have no clue either, good luck tonight my friend.

jgerson

Thanks, I also have a few great selections in the NCAA Forum. I hope that we both have great days!!!

ALLSTAR

[This message was edited by Allstar on November 29, 2003 at 10:26 PM.]
 

Allstar

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5 Units Pittsburgh U +3 -101

Brock Berlin returned as the starting quarterback and threw two touchdown passes as Miami-Florida beat Rutgers 34-10 last Saturday. Berlin finished just 6-of-14 for 86 yards and no interceptions while Jarrett Payton rushed for 82 yards on 13 carries. The Hurricanes have won two in a row after consecutive losses to Virginia Tech and Tennessee but they have not covered the number in their last four games. The Miami defense has allowed an average of 125 yards rushing per game and only 139 passing yards per contest. Pittsburgh enjoyed another impressive performance on offense as Brandon Miree rushed for 188 yards and two touchdowns in a 30-16 win at Temple. Quarterback Rod Rutherford completed 10-of-22 passes for 147 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. The Panthers amassed 253 yards on the ground which is 130 yards more than their average. The Panther stop-unit is allowing 175 rushing yards per game on 4.3 yards per carry. Miami won last year’s meeting 28-21 as a 20-point favorite and this one figures to go down to the wire, as well. The weather might be a bit cooler than the Florida folks prefer, too!!!

Good Luck Tonight My Friends,

ALLSTAR
 

Allstar

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SATURDAY 5-1 +36.95 UNITS

Just getting back from work and man I'm A little happy!!! I hope that you are all just as happy!!! Here are the scores so far tonight:

Notre Dame -4.5 (WINNER 57-7) +20.00 UNITS

Tennessee U -11.5 (WINNER 20-7) +7.00 UNITS

Rice +7.5 (SU WINNER 49-14) +5.00 UNITS

Houston U -1.5 (WINNER 56-28) +5.00 UNITS

So Mississippi -14.5 (WINNER 38-21) +5.00 UNITS

Pittsburgh U +3 (LOST 14-28) -5.05 UNITS

See you all after the Pittsburgh game,

ALLSTAR

[This message was edited by Allstar on November 30, 2003 at 09:54 AM.]
 

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good job today allstar.

rode usm wit ya today.
also had tenn and georgia for a nice day.

had to say i had fla and that game was just too much.

anyway looking forward to some more of your plays.
 

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holy shit, going for the perfect day, won 4, 57 7 ND. good stuff AllStar keep it up.
 

Allstar

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Kimbo23, D-12, & Co-Captain

Thanks you for the kind work and I'm very happy to see thing have final taken off after some very intense work!!! I hope to keep this going next week as well. There is alot of work that goes into making selections and glad to see it pay off for all. I might post some NFL selections late on today.

Talk to you all later,

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