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There is still so much to decide ahead of this week’s Thanksgiving College Football Party.

Let’s sort it out, conference by conference.

ACC: No.20 Pitt is stuck in the conference championship game and will face No.21 Wake Forest, No.24 North Carolina State or Clemson. Wake is with a win. NC State wins the Atlantic Division with one victory and one loss at Wake. If both lose, Clemson advances to the ACC Championship for a seventh consecutive season.

AAC: No.4 Cincinnati will face No.19 Houston. Where the game is played will be determined by the Bearcats’ victory on Friday at East Carolina.

Big Ten: Michigan-Ohio State winner takes the East. Wisconsin wins the West with a win and Iowa wins if the Badgers lose and the Hawkeyes win. If both lose, that opens the door for Minnesota and also makes Purdue’s result relevant.

Big 12: Oklahoma State is in it. If Oklahoma defeats Oklahoma State, the conference title game will be a rematch next week. If Oklahoma State wins and Baylor wins, it’s Cowboys-Bears.

USA Conference: UTSA No.15 has won a division and will face the winner of the Western Kentucky-Marshall match.

Mid-American Conference: Northern Illinois will face the winner of Saturday’s game in Miami, Ohio in the Kent State game.

Mountain West: Lots of possibilities but the biggest game is Boise State at San Diego State on Black Friday. The Aztecs host the conference title match with a victory. Even with a win, Boise State needs help clinching their division as the Air Force holds a tiebreaker.

Pac-12: Utah has the South off the hook. Oregon wins the North by beating Oregon State, but a loss sends the Beavers or Washington State to the conference title game.

SEC: Georgia v Alabama is set, but the two need to deal with some rivalry matters first.

Sun Belt: Same as above for Appalachian State and # 23 Louisiana-Lafayette.

Choices :


Mississippi No.8 (+1 1/2) at Mississippi State: The last time the Egg Bowl was on Thanksgiving night, the two coaches ended up being laid off within a month and a half… Ole Miss, 31-28 .


N ° 4 Cincinnati (-14 1/2) at East Carolina: CFP is really within the reach of the Bearcats… East Carolina 27-24, Upset Special.

Colorado (+23 1/2) in 16th place in Utah: The Utes have won the last four games by an average of 23 points… Utah, 42-14.

No. 17 Iowa (-1 1/2) at Nebraska: The Hawkeyes have beaten the Huskers in six straight games, but the last three were by a total of 12 points… Nebraska, 23-22.

Boise State (-2 1/2) at No. 22 San Diego State: The Broncos have won four in a row to return to the conference race… San Diego State, 20-17.

North Carolina (+6 1/2) at No. 24 in North Carolina State: Tar Heels tries to play the spoiler and save an otherwise disappointing season… North Carolina, 34-28.

Missouri (+14 1/2) at # 25 Arkansas: Is it a rivalry? The Razorbacks have won the last five and six of the last seven wins since the Tigers joined the SEC… Arkansas, 35-24.


Georgia No. 1 (-35 1/2) at Georgia Tech: Since the Yellowjackets defeated the Bulldogs in Kirby Smart’s first season as a coach, Georgia have won three in a row averaging 33 points … Georgia, 45-7.

No. 2 Ohio State (-9 1/2) at No. 6 Michigan: Jim Harbaugh is 0-5 as a Michigan coach against the Buckeyes. Is this the year he breaks through? … State of Ohio, 38-31.

Alabama No.3 (-19 1/2) at Auburn: Tide have lost three of their last four trips to Jordan-Hare Stadium, but the Tigers are starting a three-game losing streak that took them a lot of juice on iron bowl… Alabama, 31-14.

No.5 Notre Dame (-19 1/2) at Stanford: the Cardinal (3-8) tries to avoid the worst season since 2006 … Notre Dame, 35-13.

No. 10 Oklahoma (+4 1/2) to No. 7 Oklahoma State: The Sooners outscored Bedlam, going 14-2 since Mike Gundy coached the Cowboys… Oklahoma, 28-27.

Texas Tech (+14 1/2) at No. 9 Baylor: Will the Bears be back in the market for a head coach? Dave Aranda is attracting interest from all over… Baylor, 35-17.

Oregon State (+7 1/2) in 11th place in Oregon: the Ducks are 2-2 against the Beavers under Mario Cristobal… Oregon, 31-24.

Penn State (-1 1/2) at No. 12 Michigan State: Nittany Lions can’t run the ball but might not have to against the leaky Spartans secondary… Penn State, 27-24.

No. 13 BYU (-6 1/2) at Southern California: The Trojans don’t seem to have much of a fight for this lost season… BYU, 42-31.

No. 14 Texas A&M (-6 1/2) at LSU: This could be Ed Orgeron’s last game as Tigers coach, unless they go to a bowl… Texas A&M, 27- 17.

UTSA # 15 (-10 1/2) at North Texas: Roadrunners try to stay undefeated … UTSA, 28-14.

Wisconsin No.18 (-6 1/2) at Minnesota: Most played rivalry in major college football with 130 games … Wisconsin, 23-17.

No. 19 Houston (-32 1/2) at UConn: Former AAC rivals, which sounds weird… Houston, 42-14.

Pittsburgh No. 20 (-13 1/2) in Syracuse: Orange has lost two games in a row and it still lacks a victory to be eligible for the bowl … Pittsburgh, 28-20.

No. 21 Wake Forest (-4 1/2) at Boston College: With quarterback Phil Jurkovec returning to British Columbia, the Eagles have a chance to play the spoiler… Boston College, 35-31.

Louisiana-Monroe (+21 1/2) at No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette: Ragin ‘Cajuns won the rivalry game by 50 last season… Louisiana-Lafayette, 42-17.


Clemson (-11 1/2) in South Carolina – @ treys842: The Tigers have six straight wins in the Palmetto Bowl, the last four by blowouts… Clemson, 28-14.

Western Kentucky (+1 1/2) at Marshall– @philip_runyon: With just an average game, Hilltoppers QB Bailey Zappe could hit 5,000 passing yards and 50 touchdown passes… Western Kentucky, 35-31.

Rutgers (+1 1/2) at Maryland – @EppingerKevin: Winner becomes bowl eligible… Rutgers, 27-23.

Florida State (+2 1/2) at Florida – @SteveWildzN: Another game where the winner becomes eligible for the bowl; it’s a far cry from the Bowden vs. Spurrier days… Florida State, 24-21.

Washington State (-1 1/2) at Washington – @ bwolf4: If the Cougars can break a seven-game losing streak in the Apple Cup, it could give interim coach Jake Dickert the long-term role… Washington, 20-17.

UMass (+6 1/2) in State of New Mexico – @ dacon1508: Two wins between Minutemen and Aggies… State of New Mexico, 24-20.

Last week: 21-4 in a row; 13-12 against the spread.

Season: 176-77 in a row; 138-115 against spread.

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