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RE: Pick the MAC bowl games
Don't sleep on App State! I think Toledo wins but it'll be closer than expected.

NIU vs. Duke - Devils over Dogs
Toledo vs. App State - Toledo by 3
CMU vs. Wyoming - CMU is on a hot streak
Ohio vs. UAB - Please Please Please Please Please!
Akron vs. FAU - Could be a looooooong night
12-08-2017 02:23 PM
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Tuesday, December 19th

Akron vs Florida Atlantic 7:00pm ET (ESPN) (Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl)


Friday, December 22nd

Ohio vs UAB 12:30pm ET (ESPN) (Bahamas Bowl)

Central Michigan vs Wyoming 4:00pm ET (ESPN) (Famous Idaho Potato Bowl)


Saturday, December 23rd

Toledo vs Appalachian State 7:00pm ET (ESPN) (Dollar General Bowl)


Tuesday, December 26th

Northern Illinois vs Duke 5:15pm ET (ESPN) (Quick Lane Bowl)
12-10-2017 04:04 PM
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It's game day to start the MAC bowl season. We have a team playing tonight. Right? ;-)
12-19-2017 02:25 PM
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(12-05-2017 01:23 PM)UofToledoFans Wrote:  Toledo by 20 (may be revised after I watch a game other than drubbing vs. Georgia)
CMU by 5
Duke by 7
FAU by 38
OU by 14

Wow you couldn't have been more wrong with your APP vs Toledo pick.04-chairshot
12-24-2017 09:02 AM
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Capt. Obvious has arrived.
12-24-2017 11:07 AM
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(12-04-2017 05:54 AM)emu steve Wrote:  Some nice MAC bowl games (and, of course, some, one[?] clunkers):

1). I like NIU/Duke at Ford Field. Type of G5/P5 match up we like. Crowd could be a real issue here.

2). TOL vs. Appy State could be a good one. Both teams score almost as much as men's basketball teams do. Both are conference champs.

3). CMU/WYO could be also good one. What's the status of WYO's highly touted QB, Josh Allen? Morris vs. Allen could be a good one for a G5 bowl game. In bowl games casual viewers come to see offense and QBs.

4). Ohio/UAB in the Bahamas. I went last year for EMU's game and highly recommend it. We had a nice pep rally at the Atlantis, there is a casino there, etc. For those who want to spend money, they can in this nice resort. UAB is a Cinderella team and this bowl likes Cinderellas (last year EMU and ODU).

5). Akron/FAU in the Boca Raton bowl game. Akron faces another very tough match-up on friendly turf. Friendly turf for their OPPONENTS. Afraid this game could be ugly.

Curious what the point spreads will be on these games.

Not MAC-related but I see a lot of other interesting bowl games involving one or two non-P5 teams.

For example, SDSU vs. Army. Texas Tech vs. USF. Fresno vs. Houston. Iowa State vs. Memphis (in Memphis). UCF vs. Auburn.

Please disregard my prognostications for MAC games!! The more I follow the MAC, the less I know...

My radar seem better on the other games. SDSU/Army was one of the better games I saw all year. SDSU reminded me of EMU losing at the end.

Texas Tech/USF was also good.

Looking forward to the others I mentioned.

Based on my lack of MAC prognostication skills, I'm picking the Bengals and Falcons today and hope to be WRONG on both.
(This post was last modified: 12-24-2017 01:16 PM by emu steve.)
12-24-2017 12:08 PM
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(12-24-2017 11:07 AM)axeme Wrote:  Capt. Obvious has arrived.

More like Capt. Hindsight. Didn't have the guts to make a prediction prior to the game here. 03-talktothehand
12-25-2017 11:58 AM
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(12-05-2017 01:23 PM)UofToledoFans Wrote:  Toledo by 20 (may be revised after I watch a game other than drubbing vs. Georgia)
CMU by 5
Duke by 7
FAU by 38
OU by 14

This is classic.
12-25-2017 11:58 PM
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(12-25-2017 11:58 PM)ericsaid Wrote:  
(12-05-2017 01:23 PM)UofToledoFans Wrote:  Toledo by 20 (may be revised after I watch a game other than drubbing vs. Georgia)
CMU by 5
Duke by 7
FAU by 38
OU by 14

This is classic.

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12-26-2017 06:29 PM
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