Friday, September 28, 2018

This week's Purple & Gold football picks (9-29-18)

It's week #5 in the SoCon, and time to pick this weeks' games.

This week, we have 6 games scheduled, 3 conference games and 3 non-conference games for Saturday

Saturday, 9-29-18
Mercer (2-2, 1-1 SoCon) at VMI (0-4, 0-3 SoCon) 1:30 pm  ESPN3
The Bears travel to Lexington looking for their second conference win of the season, unfortunately for Mercer, the Keydets are looking for win #1, and find it against the Bears. winning 37-35.

Western Carolina (3-0, 1-0 SoCon) at Furman (0-3, 0-1 SoCon) 2:00 pm ESPN+
The Cats travel down the mountain looking to break a 2 game slide to the Paladins. The offensive unit rolls to a 35-14 win over the struggling Paladins.

The Citadel (1-2) at Towson (2-1)   4:00 pm
The Bulldogs travel to Towson after last weeks comeback win, with hopes of remaining in the win column. The Tigers have different plans and protect the home with at 35-28 win over the dogs.

Wofford (2-1) at Gardner-Webb (1-3) 6:00 pm ESPN+
After their bye week, the Terriers travel to Boiling Springs, NC to face the runnin' dogs. Never one to make it look easy, Wofford wins a closer than expected game, 35-24. 

Samford (1-3) at Kennesaw State (3-1)  6:00 pm  ESPN3
The Bulldogs are on the road to Kennesaw to meet the #4 ranked Kennesaw State Owls. KSU is just too much for the overmatched Bulldogs, losing 35-27.

Chattanooga (4-0, 2-0 SoCon) at ETSU (3-1, 2-0 SoCon) 7:30 pm ESPN+
The Mocs are in Johnson City to meet the home standing Bucs. UTC keeps their record perfect with a big win over the Bucs, 21-17.

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