Damico’s Depository + Week 13 NCAAF Game Picks

Givanni Damico | November 23rd, 2019 

Welcome back to Damico’s Depository! Last week, I went 6-2-1, bringing my year-to-date record to 35-24-1 (.593). I am drawing closer and closer to my yearly goal of a .600 hit rate. I was conservative this week and only decided to pick seven games.

10 Minnesota -13.5 at Northwestern

Sure, Northwestern’s defense is solid, but their offense is absolutely terrible. They couldn’t pass the ball effectively if everybody on that team’s lives depended on it. Their quarterback struggled against UMass…

Illinois +15.5 at 17 Iowa

Although I have little doubt that Iowa wins this game, they tend to let their opponents hang around. They never blow out the opposing team. Illinois has shown resilience this year, beating Wisconsin and Michigan State. This is a solid football team that should hang around in this game.

Texas A&M +13 at 4 Georgia

Texas A&M is a solid program. Georgia hasn’t been obliterating their opponents this year, so I think Kellen Mond and the Aggies have a solid chance to hang around this week.

LA Tech +7 at UAB

This line confuses me. Tech has been playing great football this year, and UAB is no powerhouse. While I think that this game will be close, I think the Bulldogs will cover and win outright.

North Texas -6.5 at Rice

I really like this line at 6.5 (I bet it changes by morning) because North Texas should be able to easily handle Rice, who picked up their first win last week. Hopefully, Mason Fine can have a good showing and lead his team to victory.

1 LSU -42.5 vs. Arkansas

Arkansas is an awful football program. Geaux Jeaux.

Missouri -3.5 vs. Tennessee

While Missouri has most certainly not lived up to expectations this year, they are a much better team than the Volunteers. Tigers win and it’s not very close.

Game Picks

8 Penn State at 2 Ohio State -18.5

My Pick: Ohio State

Western Carolina at 5 Alabama -56.5

My Pick: The team whose schedule consists of culinary schools and junior varsity teams

10 Minnesota -13.5 at Northwestern

My Pick: Minnesota

Samford at 15 Auburn -48.5

My Pick: Seriously, did the SEC just decide to schedule the weakest teams possible this week?

Illinois at 17 Iowa -15.5

My Pick: Iowa

21 Oklahoma State -6 at West Virginia

My Pick: Oklahoma State

Kansas at 22 Iowa State -24.5

My Pick: ISU

BYU -40 at UMass

My Pick: The team who actually puts a defense on the field and doesn’t give up 52 points per game

UCF -6.5 at Tulane

My Pick: UCF

Ball State -3 at Kent State

My Pick: Ball State

ECU -14.5 at UConn

My Pick: ECU

Liberty at Virginia -17

My Pick: UVA

Michigan State -21.5 at Rutgers

My Pick: MSU, but Rutgers might cover

USA at Georgia State -10

My Pick: GSU

Air Force -24 at New Mexico

My Pick: Air Force

Boston College at 16 Notre Dame -21

My Pick: Notre Dame

Texas State at 24 App. State -28.5

My Pick: App. St

Georgia Southern at Arkansas State EVEN

My Pick: Arkansas State

Texas A&M at 4 Georgia -13

My Pick: Georgia

13 Michigan -9.5 at Indiana

My Pick: Michigan

Texas at 14 Baylor -5.5

My Pick: Baylor

UCLA at 23 USC -14

My Pick: USC

25 SMU at Navy -3.5

My Pick: Navy

Mercer at North Carolina

My Pick: UNC

Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech -3.5

My Pick: VT

Marshall -7 at Charlotte

MY Pick: Marshall

LA Tech at UAB -7

My Pick: LA Tech

North Texas -6.5 at Rice

My Pick: UNT

Western Kentucky at Southern Miss -3.5

My Pick: Southern Miss

Nebraska -6 at Maryland

My Pick: Nebraska

ETSU at Vanderbilt

My Pick: Vanderbilt

UT Martin at Kentucky -29.5

My Pick: My gosh, I hate the SEC

Purdue at 12 Wisconsin -24.5

My Pick: Wisconsin

18 Memphis -14.5 at USF

My Pick: Memphis

UTEP at NMSU -7.5

My Pick: NMSU

Cal at Stanford -2.5

My Pick: Cal

Syracuse at Louisville -9

My Pick: Louisville

San Jose State -7 at UNLV

My Pick: SJSU

Old Dominion at Mid Tennessee -15.5

My Pick: MTSU

Coastal Carolina at UL Monroe -6

My Pick: Coastal Carolina

Troy at Louisiana -13.5

My Pick: UL

FAU -20.5 at UTSA
My Pick: FAU

Arkansas at 1 LSU -42.5

My Pick: At least it’s a conference game

Temple at 19 Cincinnati -10

My Pick: Cincy

Miami -20.5 at FIU

My Pick: The U

Kansas State at Texas Tech -2.5

My Pick: Kansas State

6 Oregon -13.5 at Arizona State

My Pick: Oregon

Houston at Tulsa -3

My Pick: Houston

Abilene Christian at Mississippi State -37

My Pick: Aaaaand we’re back to JV teams

Tennessee at Missouri -3.5

My Pick: Mizzou

Duke at Wake Forest -6.5

My Pick: Wake Forest

TCU at 9 Oklahoma -18

My Pick: Ok boomer

Oregon State at Washington State -10.5

My Pick: Wazzu

7 Utah -23.5 at Arizona

My Pick: Utes

Washington -14 at Colorado

My Pick: Washington

20 Boise State -8 at Utah State

My Pick: Boise State

Nevada at Fresno State -13.5

My Pick: Dawgs

SDSU at Hawaii -2.5

My Pick: SDSU

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