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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The Stream's Retirement

After 6 years, the Stream is hanging it up. It was a fun ride and at the end of the day, our career record against the spread (55%) meant we all got to enjoy betting on games and not lose money.  That's a win, not just for me, but for you 50 Streamers that visited the site every week. A big-time thanks to Kevin and Couch for their posts along the way.


When the Streamers see the retirement announcement....

When the Streamers realize their money-making machine has vanished....

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Season Recap

That's it. Another great college football season in the books.

+ Season Record --
Season: 31-30-1 (50.8%)
Career: 396-324-16 (55.0%)

Friday, December 2, 2016

Championship Week

Oh so close to a 5-0 week.  First, in Columbus we had the cover and just needed a 4th and goal stop in OT but the UM WR made a great play.  Then, Auburn loses by 18, .5 point off.  If you waited til Saturday you most likely got that # for the push.  Oh well, another winning week.

Championship Week Picks

Western Michigan +16.5 over Ohio
Washington/Colorado - Under 55.5
Alabama/Florida- Under 40.5
Oklahoma/Oklahoma St- Over 76.5
Wisconsin -3 over Penn St


Ohio is not a convincing MAC division winner.  They can struggle to score points at times and WMU still have some convincing to do to stay ahead of Navy//Strength vs Strength, you know what these teams like to do? Pass...you know what they are really good at defending? The Pass.  Things the offenses have a tough time moving the ball against DB's that will be playing on Sunday in the future//I see Alabama putting up 28-32 pts against Florida but I can not see Florida getting an offensive score// OU is trying to make a case for the playoff and OSU is going to try and keep up//Penn St is on an 8 game win streak, can you name the non 7 Ohio State teams they beat? Minnesota, Maryland, Pudue, Iowa, Rutgers, Indiana and MSU.  Not exactly murderers row.  Think they are highly over rated.

Last Week 3-2
Season -  23-26-2  (47%) 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Big Prediction of the year

It's been a busy year and I've slacked off.  I know.  I'll be back in full force next year.  Nonetheless, you are in luck as I'll be making picks this week in honor of Rivalry week.  The rest of the year and the overall record do not matter.  I've consumed days of college football viewing and these picks are free money for all the readers.

Rivalry Week

Michigan +7 over Ohio State
Auburn +17 over Alabama
Southern California -17 over Notre Dame
Oregon -3 over Oregon State
Florida (+7.5) over Florida State

Free Money.  Go Blue.

Rivalry Week

4-2 last week! If it isn't broke, don't fix it.  Sticking with the top five games of the week.

Auburn +17.5 over Alabama
Utah +10.5 over Colorado
Ohio State -6.5 over Michigan
Washington -6 over Washington State
Florida St -6.5 over Florida

Notes: Hoping that Auburn finds their offensive form they had in the middle of the season.  Nick Saban has NEVER beaten a 9 win Auburn team, Auburn currently has 8 wins// Colorado has to win this game to win the South.  I think they pull it out but I see them playing tight in the beginning with all that pressure.  Utah is looking for revenge after that Oregon game//People are going to read too much into that OSU 1pt win last week.  Conditions were horrible.  I just don't see UM having the offense to keep up with OSU//I said it last week, I couldn't believe I trusted Mike Leach, WSU played a solid half and then fall apart.  The last three games in this rivalry haven't been close//I think people are forgetting how good FSU is this year.  Yes three losses but @Louisville, Clemson and NC.  I just don't see Florida scoring enough points.

Last Week: 4-2
Season: 20-24-2 (45%)

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Week 12

Got to change something up this year.  Don't have time to scour through all the games to find value.  Picking the top 5 games of the week to make it easier on myself.

Houston +14.5 over Louisville
TCU -4 over Ok State
Florida +13.5 over LSU
Washington State +4.5 over Colorado
Oklahoma -3 over West Virginia

Bonus: MSU +22.5 over Ohio State

Notes: Both of Houstons losses have come on the road.  This game is at home where they are undefeated this season.  You are getting 2 touchdowns//TCU is coming off a bye where Ok State just struggled at home against TT//Floida's defense got back into form last week and should keep this game close since they have to win to stay atop the East// Quick Quiz, name the last time WSU lost a game? If you said Sept 10th you are correct.  8 straight wins including @ Stanford.  Can't believe I am trusting Mike Leach//Oklahoma is playing like a Final 4 team right now and needs a big win on the road this week.  Do you trust Dana Holgerson to pull this one out?  Me either.  I think Sooner roll by double digits.  Bonus//Did you know Spartans are 3-1 against OSU when MSU in unranked in Nov.  This game means a ton to those looked over Ohio Spartans.  Sparty keeps it under 20.

Last week: 1-3-1
Season: 16-22-2 (42%)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Week 12

+ Week 12 Picks --
Pick is first team listed

UCLA (+13) - USC
Tulsa (-1.5) - Central Florida
Middle Tenn. (-4) - Charlotte
Arkansas St. (+8) - Troy St.
Bowling Green (+3) - Kent St.

Last Week: 1-3-1
Season: 27-29-1 (48.2%)
Career: 392-323-16 (54.8%)

Friday, November 11, 2016

Week 11

Week 11 Picks

Oklahoma St -12.5 over Texas Tech
Rutgers +14 over Michigan State
Oregon +3 over Stanford
Minnesota +7 over Nebraska
Oklahoma -17.5 over Baylor


Texas Tech is just brutally bad//MSU is 0-7 ATS when favored this year with 6 outright losses!//I like Oregon at home in rivalry game//Don't know Nebraskas mindset after the past few weeks plus we dont know about Tommy Armstrong//The question has been answered, Baylor isnt good.

Last Week 2-3
Season 15-19-1 (44%)

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Week 11

+ Week 11 Picks --
Pick is first team listed

Minnesota (+7) - Nebraska
Vanderbilt (+3.5) - Missouri
Georgia Southern (-6.5) - Louisiana-Lafayette
Colorado (-16) - Arizona
Iowa St. (-10) - Kansas

Last Week: 2-3
Season: 26-26 (50.0%)
Career: 391-320-15 (55.0%)

Friday, November 4, 2016

Week 10

+ Week 10 Picks --
Pick is first team listed

Missouri (+7) - South Carolina
Baylor (-7.5) - TCU
Florida St. (-5.5) - NC St.
Texas-San Antonio (+20.5) - Middle Tenn.
Nevada (+15) - New Mexico

Last Week: 3-2
Season: 24-23 (51.1%)
Career: 389-317-15 (55.1%)

Back over .500...

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Week 10

Week 10 Picks

LSU +7.5 over Alabama
California +17.5 over Washington
Arkansas +4 over Florida
Wyoming -5 over Utah State
Michigan State -7 over Illinois

Last Week 4-1
Season 13-16-1 (45%)

Starting to get warm, been nice the past couple of weeks.  LSU is playing inspired on offense the past couple of weeks and should keep it close plus I dont trust a Freshmen QB on the road in Tiger Stadium, weird stuff happens there/California has a good enough offense to get you a backdoor cover. Back to back road games is a lot of miles on the Huskies//Don't know if Florida's defense can stop Arkansas offense//Wyoming is a damn good football team//MSU discovered some confidence playing Michigan last week, plus who know what the Illini's QB situation looks like this week.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Week 9


Ok State +3.5 over WVU
Texas +3.5 over Baylor
Houston -9.5 over UCF
Northwestern +26.5 over Ohio State
Auburn -4.5 over Ole Miss

Last week 2-2-1
Season 9-15-1 (37.5%)


Ok State getting points at home.  Should be 6-1 if not for that CMU game//Charlie's last stand in Austin, is Baylor even good?//Bounce back for Houston, 9 is not that hard for them to cover//Northwestern is getting more points against OSU than MSU (who NW beat on the road by 14) against UM//My Auburn play is that Chad Kelly and Ole Miss just mail in the rest of the year.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Week 9

+ Week 9 Picks --
Pick is first team listed

North Texas (+3.5) - Texas-San Antonio
New Mexico (+3) - Hawaii
Old Dominion (-4) - UTEP
Rice (+28) - Louisiana Tech
Florida (-7.5) - Georgia

Last Week: 2-3
Season: 21-21 (50.0%)
Career: 386-315-15 (55.1%)

PS - Has anyone seen Kevin?

Friday, October 21, 2016

Couch's Week 8 Picks

Week 6 Recap

Loss-New Mexico +19 over Boise State
Loss-Oregon +9.5 over Washington
Win-Florida State +2.5 over Miami
Loss- Rutgers +31 over Michigan
Win- Ball St +12.5 over Central Michigan

Last Week 2-3
Season 7-13 (35%)

Week 8 Picks

Texas A&M +19 over Alabama
Western Michigan -22.5 over Eastern Michigan
Purdue +24 over Nebraska
Utah +7 over UCLA
Ohio St +19.5 over Penn State


The A&M play is simply a numbers play.  That is a large spread and at worst you will be looking at a backdoor cover late//WMU- row that boat!//Thinking Purdue gets a spark from their coaching change and keeps it close on the road//Utah is just a better team than UCLA//OSU needs to keep up its style points and roll over PSU

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Week 8

+ Week 8 Picks --
Pick is first team listed

Virginia (+11) - North Carolina
Marshall (-10) - Charlotte
Navy (+2.5) - Memphis
Colorado St. (+2.5) - UNLV
Kent St. (+3.5) - Ohio

Last Week: 3-2
Season: 19-18 (51.4%)
Career: 384-312-15 (55.2%)

Friday, October 14, 2016

Week 7

+ Week 7 Picks --
Pick is first team listed

UNLV (+9) - Hawaii
Nevada (+2.5) - San Jose St.
Utah (-7) - Oregon St.
Texas St. (+8) - Louisiana-Monroe
Mississippi St. (+7.5) - BYU

Last Week: 2-3
Season: 16-16 (50.0%)
Career: 381-310-15 (55.1%)

Friday, October 7, 2016

Couch's Hurricane Picks


Win- Washington -3.5 over Stanford
Loss-TCU +3.5 over Oklahoma
Loss- Syracuse +10.5 over Notre Dame
Loss- Buffalo +18.5 over Boston College
Loss-Tennessee -3.5 over Georgia

Last Week- 1-4
Season - 5-10 (33%)

Maybe this Hurricane sweeping my house out to sea is just what I needed to get back on the winning side!

Week 6 Picks

New Mexico +19 over Boise State
Oregon +9.5 over Washington
Florida State +2.5 over Miami
Rutgers +31 over Michigan
Ball St +12.5 over Central Michigan

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Week 6

+ Week 6 Picks --
Pick is first team listed

Florida Intl. (+6) - UTEP
Arizona St. (+10) - UCLA
Vanderbilt (+3) - Kentucky
Army (+6) - Duke
Ohio St. (-28.5) - Indiana

Last Week: 3-2
Season: 14-13 (51.9%)
Career: 379-307-15 (55.2%)

Friday, September 30, 2016

Couch's Corner


Win-Auburn +3.5 over LSU
Loss-Northwestern +8 over Nebraska
Loss-Marshall +26.5 over Louisville
Loss-UTSA +5.5 @ Old Dominion
Win- Western Michigan -7 over Georgia Southern

Last week 2-3
Season 4-6 (40%)

Week 5 Picks

Washington -3.5 over Stanford
TCU +3.5 over Oklahoma
Syracuse +10.5 over Notre Dame
Buffalo +18.5 over Boston College

Tennessee -3.5 over Georgia

No Feel on this week at all. How I feel picking this week....

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Heating Up

Again, another solid week.  If it weren't for an absolute collapse by Florida (Tennessee is the WORST top 15 team by FAR) and about 10 lucky passes by TN as Dobbs got smashed by Florida, the pick would have been fine.  Also, BYU with a late cover (WV up 17 in the 4th quarter)... should have been 5-0.  Ended up 3-2.  Two solid weeks of picks.  

Each week when I watch Tennessee play after hearing about their athleticism:

6-4 in the last two weeks.  Plan to use this as a spark for the rest of the year.  When someone reminds me that my lock of the week is 1-3 (25%):

Kevin's Week 5 Picks
Stanford +3 over Washington
Duke -3.5 over Virginia
Michigan -10.5 over Wisconsin
Memphis +14.5 over Ole Miss
Georgia +3 over Tennessee (LOW)

Last Week's Picks
Duke +20.5 over Notre Dame - W
Kentucky -2.5 over South Carolina - W
Stanford -1.5 over UCLA - W
Florida +5 over Tennessee - L
West Virginia -7 over BYU (LOW) - L

Kevin's 2016 Record
Overall - 10-10 (50%)
Last week - 3-2 (60%)

Lock of Week (LOW) - 1-3 (25%)