Friday, November 1, 2019

This week's Purple & Gold football picks (11-2-19)

It's week #10 in the SoCon, and time to pick Saturday's games.  5 games are on the schedule this week, with one out of conference game and 4 conference games.

This week's fearless game predictions.....

-Western Carolina (1-7) at VMI (4-4) 1:30 pm - watch on ESPN+
The Cats travel to Virginia to face the VMI Keydets in Lexington. As VMI defends their home stadium, the Cats are looking to end WCU's current 12-game winless drought in SoCon play, After the improvement in the first half of last weekend's game against Furman, the Cats finally put an entire game together, and escape Lexington with a 35-31. 

-Furman (5-3) at Chattanooga (4-4) 2:00 pm - watch on ESPN+
The Paladins travel to Chattanooga hoping to keep alive their run the conference crown with a victory over the Mocs. While the Mocs have their own championship hopes, the visiting Paladins squeeze out a win over the home-standing Mocs, 28-24.

-The Citadel (5-4) at ETSU (2-6) 3:30 pm - watch on ESPN3
The Bulldogs take to the road to face ETSU in Johnson City. The Bucs are winless in conference play and are looking to change that against the Bulldogs.  The Citadel still has slim hopes of a share of the conference crown, but an at large bid is also in jeopardy with a loss to ETSU.  The Bulldogs rally in the 4th pulling out 28-21 win over ETSU.

-Wofford(5-2) at #4 Clemson (8-0) 4:00 pm - watch on ACCN
The Terriers make the short trip to Clemson, SC to face the #4 Tigers. The undefeated Clemson Tigers will not overlook their FBS opponent, as they roll to a 49-10 final score.

-Samford (4-4) at Mercer(3-5) 7:00 pm watch on ESPN+
The home-standing Bears welcome the Samford Bulldogs to Macon in a vain attempt to help solidify their head coach's job, however, the Bulldogs have different ideas as they roll over Mercer by a 35-14 score.


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