Formulator Football Friday – October 7, 2016


by Matt Fischer

Welcome to NFL Week 5 and College Football Week 6.

College Football Week 6

Is the U back?  The ‘Canes can prove they’re back with a win over rival Florida State on Saturday.  Mark Richt has gotten Miami headed in the right direction during a season that’s seen Florida State stumble.

The Red River Rivalry happens on Saturday again with Charlie Strong’s firing being rumored.  Oklahoma pulled out a win last week to salvage the season.  Both teams need this win.  Who wants it more?

LSU got the Orgeron era off to a great start with a 42-7 win against Missouri last Saturday night in Baton Rouge.  Now they go on the road to Florida.  The LSU offense will be tested by the Florida defense.  Look for this one to be low scoring and be decided late.

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Free Pick – Boston College +16 against Clemson (Friday)

NFL Week 5

Tom Brady is back for the Patriots.  After being shutout last week, the 3-1 Patriots welcome their starting QB back from suspension.  Do the Browns have any chance at ruining Brady’s comeback?  It’s unlikely but this could be closer than expected.

Dak Prescott gets the biggest test of his career against a good Bengals team in Dallas this week.  Can he beat a playoff team?

The Steelers come off of a beatdown of the Chiefs last Sunday night to host the Jets.  Can they keep turnovers coming from the Jets?

Can Carson Wentz keep the Eagles rolling?  Philly goes to Detroit this weekend.  Will the Lions figure things out or continue to be unpredictable?

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Free Pick –  Eagles -3 at Lions

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