Special Bruins Nation Pick 'Em Pre-Game Thread: Week 8

Let's get our pre-game festivities started by taking a quick look at this week's picks! Here are the updated standings after a pretty mediocre Week 7.  freesia39 is holding the lead and continues to put up winning weeks.  gbruin had the best week of the group at 10-6 and jumped into the top half of the group.

  1. freesia39: 67-43-2 (9-7)
  2. AHMB: 65-45-2 (9-7)
  3. Bellerophon:  60-50-2 (7-9)
  4. Tydides: 59-51-2 (5-11)
  5. gbruin:  58-52-2 (10-6)
  6. Ryan R.: 58-52-2 (9-7)
  7. Ajax:  58-52-2 (8-8)
  8. Patroclus: 57-52-2 (9-7)
  9. Odysseus:  54-56-2 (7-9)
  10. Nestor: 51-59-2 (4-12)
  11. Tasser10: 39-55-2 (4-12)
  12. Achilles:  28-20(7-9)

Our picks for Week 8 are after the jump. This will be our pre-game thread leading into our game thread (going up around 5:45 pm PST).

 

Game Spread Nestor gbruin Bellerophon Ryan R. freesia39 AHMB Odysseus Tydides Ajax Tasser10 Achilles
UCLA @   UCLA   UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA UCLA
Arizona -4   UA                  
Rutgers @ -2.5 RU   RU RU RU RU RU RU RU RU  
Louisville     LU                 LU
West Virginia @ -13.5   WVU WVU WVU WVU WVU WVU   WVU WVU WVU
Syracuse   SU             SU      
NC State @                       NCS
Virginia -4 UVA UVA UVA UVA UVA UVA UVA UVA UVA UVA  
Georgia Tech @ -5     GT     GT   GT GT    
Miami   UM UM   UM UM   UM     UM UM
Wake Forest @ -3 WFU WFU WFU WFU WFU WFU WFU WFU WFU WFU WFU
Duke                        
Oklahoma St. @ -7.5   OSU OSU OSU OSU OSU   OSU OSU OSU OSU
Missouri   UM           UM        
Oregon @ -32.5   UO     UO UO   UO UO   UO
Colorado   CU   CU CU     CU     CU  
Utah @     Utah       Utah Utah     Utah  
Cal -1 CAL   CAL CAL CAL     CAL CAL   CAL
Oregon St. @                        
Washington St. -2 1/2 WSU WSU WSU WSU WSU WSU WSU WSU WSU WSU WSU
Penn St. @ -3   PSU PSU PSU PSU PSU PSU PSU PSU   PSU
Northwestern   NU                 NU  
Southern Cal @     USC USC   USC   USC   USC   USC
Notre Dame -8 1/2 ND     ND   ND   ND   ND  
Fresno St. @       FSU   FSU   FSU     FSU  
Nevada -10.0 UNR UNR   UNR   UNR   UNR UNR   UNR
Washington @         UW     UW UW   UW UW
Stanford -20 Stan Stan Stan   Stan Stan     Stan    
Auburn @   AU AU AU         AU   AU AU
LSU -21       LSU LSU LSU LSU   LSU    
Wisconsin @ -7   UW UW UW UW UW UW UW UW UW UW
Michigan St.   MSU                  

This week's Thursday Night game involves our Bruins, so we'll have a dedicated game thread tonight.  

The game kicks off at 6:00 pm PST on ESPN.  As everyone who follows the Bruins knows, this is absolute must-win game for CRN and Co.  In addition to pre-game chatter, feel free to share your picks for the week here.

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