Friday, September 14, 2018

This week's Purple & Gold football picks (9-14-18)

It's week #3 in the SoCon, and time to pick this weeks' games.

This week, we have 2 on Friday, 3 still to be played on Saturday, one game canceled and one game postponed, all due to Hurricane Florence.

Friday,  September 14, 2018
ETSU (1-1, 0-0 Southern) at VMI (0-2, 0-1 Southern)  2:30 pm
The Bucs travel Lexington to meet the Keydets the first of two conference games today. ETSU turns out to be a not so good guest, as the leave Lexington with a 35-17 win over the winless Keydets.

Western Carolina (1-0) at Gardner-Webb (1-1)  6 pm
The Cats travel to Boiling Springs for the second straight year, hoping to come away with the same final results.  Both teams need this win, but it's the Catamounts that come out on top, 38-24.

Saturday, 8-15-18
Mercer (1-1, 0-0 Southern) at Samford (1-1, 0-0 Southern) 3 pm
The Bears travel to Birmingham, hoping to capitalize on last week's win over Jacksonville, but the Bulldogs have a different idea in mind, their first conference win.  Dogs roll, 35-21 over Mercer.

Wofford (2-0) at Wyoming (1-2) 4 pm
The Terriers are hoping to pick up that FBS win, but it's just not in the cards. The Cowboys end their two-game losing streak with a 31-14 victory.

Chattanooga (2-0) at UT Martin (0-2) 4 pm
The Mocs continue their winning streak, this time it's the Skyhawk that fall victim to the Mocs.  Chattanooga takes a 28-14 win over UTM

Postponed -
Charleston Southern (0-1) at The Citadel (0-2)

Colgate (2-0) at Furman (0-2)


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