Yearly : (19-7) vs. spread : (11-12)
Florida (-23) @ Kentucky: Wow!! Right when I try and give Kentucky some credit last week they go out and lay a big fat egg vs Indiana. Kentucky didn't reach 200 total yards against a team that gave up 500 the week prior to Nichols St. Of those 200 yards, 79 of them came on 1 play. Indiana ran for 300 yards vs. UK as well. Florida will look to get the run game in gear. I expect to see lots of hand offs by Chris Leake and not many passes. DeShawn Wynn will have a career day. Florida will control the clock, run at will and smash the Wildcats. I learned my lesson last week with UK. Florida 38 Kentucky 10
Wyoming @ Ole Miss (-2): Ole Miss suffered 3 huge losses last week. First they lost the game to Vanderbilt, and even more damaging perhaps they have lost QB Michael Spurlock and stud LB Patrick Willis. This is a huge blow to the Rebels. Backup QB Robert Lane look decent in his limited time in the Vandy game. Wyoming is coming off back-to-back wins including a 1-point thriller vs. Air Force. This will be the 2nd SEC team Wyoming has played in 2005. The first being a 32 - 14 loss to the Florida Gators. I look for Ole Miss to play determined without their star players and pull off the victory because of their home field. Ole Miss 27 Wyoming 20
Troy (+21) @ South Carolina: The Gamecocks are looking to hit the field soon after getting clocked by Alabama. You know Steve Spurrier is not real happy. Fact is though, he just doesn't have very much to work with. The old ball coach might be able to get USC to a bowl nonetheless. If that is to happen, a win this week is a must. Look for Troy to hang for a while and cover the spread, but SC will get the victory. South Carolina 26 Troy 13
Georgia @ Miss St (+15): Georgia struggled at home in their only SEC game thus far, narrowly beating USC 17 - 15. Miss St on the other hand had their offense disappear in their lone SEC game, falling 28 - 0 at Auburn. The two teams surprisingly have not met since 1997. I look for a low scoring defensive battle with the Bulldogs winning the game. (I don't guess I can get away with that since I am posting my record....haha). Ok ok, the Bulldogs of Georgia will win!! Georgia 24 Miss St 13
Tennessee (+7) @ LSU: Who knows what to think of Tennessee so far. They have looked terrible. Usually just when you think the Vols are down and out, they rise back up however. Who knows who will start at QB for UT. Will it be Clausen or Ainge?? That whole scenario is getting tired, and I'm sure the Vol fans would like Fulmer just pick one and go with him. LSU finally returns home after the whole Katrina mess. The crowd will be electric and will be just enough to push LSU to a win in this match up. LSU gave up bundles of yards, especially via the pass vs. Arizona St. They will have to score some points against a very tough Vol defense to win this game. I would not be surprised to see Tennessee win this game, but with the emotional edge and home crowd I have to give it to LSU. Hopefully the newest hurricane will spare the people down there. LSU 16 Tennessee 13
Richmond @ Vanderbilt (NL): Vanderbilt welcomes the Spiders to town. Vanderbilt will coast in this game and continue to be the story of the SEC by moving to 4-0. The starters should be able to take off in the 2nd half and the backups can get some excellent playing time. The Spiders get exterminated in a bad way. Vanderbilt 48 Richmond 7
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