Stone Cold Lock Week 9

By Bob Gaughan
Record by week 3-4-1 overall 14-20-5


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Oklahoma +2.5 over Oklahoma State
Oklahoma is 8-3-1 in the series vs the spread. Loss to Iowa State doesn’t look that bad now for Sooners. Baker Mayfield completing 73 % of his passes.

Clemson -7 over NC State
Big reason Chris likes this is QB Bryant is back and looks healthy for Clemson. NC State in a tough stretch. They played a very physical game last week against Notre Dame. NC State only 4-7 as a home dog.

Carolina -2 over Atlanta
Atlanta barely beats the Jets last week. Revenge for Carolina; lost last year by 15 and 17 to Falcons. Carolina defense is holding teams to 91 yards less than their average this year.

Dallas Pk Over KC
Even without E. Elliott, Chris like Dallas. KC coming in on short week. Dallas +84 yards at home this year.


Our Man in Stripes
Missouri-Florida under 61
Florida made the coaching change this week. Florida will have a more inspired effort. Florida is making a QB change going with former Notre Dame QB Zaire. Florida games this year haven’t come close to this high of a number.

Wisconsin -13.5 over Indiana
Wisconsin needs to make a statement after finding themselves undefeated but 9th in the first playoff poll. Expect a big day from an underrated back in Jonathan Taylor.

Dallas PK over KC
Slick likes even with Elliott out. Cowboys defense looked much better last week against Washington. Finally think they are coming around like they played last year. KC couldn’t pull away from a bad Denver team on Monday night. Expect Dak Prescott to expose a weak KC secondary.

Oklahoma State -2.5 over Oklahoma
Bedlam battle and Brutal with go with little brother. OSU has the better QB, better WR and much better defense. It’s about time T. Boone Pickens money starts to pay off. Only thing that can screw this up is poor play calling from Mike Gundy.

Vanderbilt -9.5 over Western Kentucky
Vanderbilt hasn’t been friendly to the panel this year but we will give them one more chance. This is a game where you have a team in WKY that has played the easiest schedule in college football. Ball St, E. Ky, Illinois, ODU, Charlotte. This team is 5-3 but way over-rated. On the other hand Vanderbilt is 3-5 but played Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Kansas State. This is the easiest game for Vanderbilt, and they’re at home.



Bob Gaughan

Bob Gaughan has worked in Buffalo media for over 25 years. He spent 15 of those years as a staple on WGR radio as a talk show host and sports director. Currently, Bob works for UB Athletics on the radio broadcast of football and women’s basketball. Off the air, he has been an adjunct professor for over 20 years at Buffalo State College where he developed and has taught a class on how to be a talk show host.

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