Friday, November 3, 2017

This week's Purple & Gold football picks (11-4-17)

It's week #10 in the SoCon, and time to pick Saturday's games.

All four games are set for Saturday, and all four are conference games.

Chattanooga (2-7, 2-4 SoCon) at Wofford  (7-1, 5-1 SoCon)   1:30 pm - watch on ESPN3
The Mocs travel to Spartanburg to meet the Terriers, and hoping for another upset.  Unfortunately for UTC, the short haired dogs continue to ground out yardage, and wins picking up a 27-14 victory at home.

Western Carolina (6-3, 4-2 SoCon) at The Citadel (5-3, 3-3 SoCon)  2:00 pm EDT - watch on ESPN3
The Cats travel to the SC lowcounrty to meet the Bulldogs in Charleston. The dogs are riding a two-game win streak, while the Cats are coming off a disappointing loss to Furman in Cullowhee. The Cats rebound, handing the dogs their third home loss of the season, 28-24.

Samford (5-3, 3-2 SoCon) at Mercer (4-4, 3-3 SoCon)  3:00 pm EDT - watch on ESPN3
The Bulldogs travel to Macon hoping to keep their playoff hopes alive, however, the home-standing Bears have other ideas and want to play spoiler over the nationally ranked dogs. Samford chokes, and the Bears win by 3.   

VMI (0-9, 0-6 SoCon) at ETSU (3-6, 1-4 SoCon)    3:00 pm EDT - watch on ESPN3
The Keydets visit the new Buc football stadium, where they receive a rude reception by the Bucs in the form of a 3 touchdown loss to ETSU, 35-14.

Record this season:
39-10 overall


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