Friday….Well Thursday Pick ‘Em (September 26)

Took a week off from the game after a horrible week of picks. Here’s this week’s edition of the “Friday Pick ‘Em”…yes I know it’s Thursday but  for naming purposes.


OVERALL RECORD: 10-12

LAST WEEK’S RECORD: 3-8

High School

RaTon Tigers (3-2) @ #8 La Junta Tigers (2-1)

  •  Tiger Stadium (La Junta, CO) *Thursday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): La Junta leads 4-1
  • Last Game: August 24, 2018 @ Raton (La Junta 47-0)
  • Last Week: Raton- def. Escalante, La Junta- def Kent Denver
  • Prediction: Its a no-brainer, Tigers win. Ok let me clarify…La Junta Tigers win. 47-7

Monte Vista Pirates (0-3) @ Rocky Ford Meloneers (0-3)

  • Melon Field (Rocky Ford, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Monte Vista leads 2-0
  • Last Game: September 21, 2018 @ Monte Vista (Monte Vista 46-22)
  • Last Week: Monte Vista lost to Florence, Rocky Ford- lost to Rye
  • Prediction: Both teams enter struggling in the early season. Rocky Ford looked great last week against Rye. Meloneers pick up the win here. Rocky Ford 42-6.

#2 Fowler GRIZZLIES (3-0) @ Holly Wildcats (2-2)

  • Holly High School (Holly, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Tied 2-2
  • Last Game: September 21, 2018 @ Fowler (Fowler 29-28)
  • Last Week: Fowler- Bye, Holly- def Las Animas
  • Prediction: Simple…Fowler keeps on winning. Grizzlies 56-16

SwiNk LIons (1-2) @ Custer County Bobcats (2-2)

  • Custer County High School (Westcliffe, CO) *Thursday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Custer County leads 3-2
  • Last Game: September 21, 2018 @ Swink (Custer County 50-0)
  • Last Week: Swink- Bye, Custer County- lost to Simla
  • Prediction: Coming off the bye week the Lions even the series with the Bobcats. Swink 54-27

Hoehne Farmers (1-2) @ Las Animas Trojans (0-3)

  • Jack LaSalle Field (Las Animas, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Tied 1-1
  • Last Game: September 21, 2018 @ Hoehne (Hoehne 44-14)
  • Last Week: Hoehne- def Springfield, Las Animas- lost to Holly
  • Prediction: Unfortunately the Trojans run into a tough Farmer team this week. Farmers win. Hoehne 56-6

Cheraw Wolverines (3-1) @ #1 Kit Carson Wildcats (4-0)

  • Kit Carson High School (Kit Carson, CO) *Thursday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Kit Carson leads 12-0
  • Last Game: September 21, 2018 @ Cheraw (Kit Carson 60-0)
  • Last Week: Cheraw- def La Veta, Kit Carson- def Eads
  • Prediction: Cheraw has had a great season thus far. This week just isn’t their week though. Kit Carson 66-13

Manzanola Bobcats (1-3) @ PriMero BullDogs (0-3)

  • Primero High School (Weston, CO) *Friday 7pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Manzanola leads 5-1
  • Last Game: September 21, 2018 @ Manzanola (Manzanola 62-0)
  • Last Week: Manzanola- lost to Branson/Kim, Primero- lost to Sierra Grande
  • Prediction: Manzanola has controlled this series. That doesn’t change this week. Manzanola 54-0

NCAA:

#11 Texas A&M Commerce Lions (2-0) @ #20 CSU-Pueblo ThUnderwolves (2-1)

  • Neta & Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl (Pueblo, CO) *Saturday 6pm*
  • Series (Since 2008): CSU-Pueblo leads 1-0
  • Last Game: September 22, 2018 @ Texas A&M Commerce (CSU-Pueblo 23-13)
  • Last Week: Texas A&M Commerce- def Eastern New Mexico, CSU-Pueblo- lost to Colorado Mines
  • Prediction: The Pack lost their home opener last week. They come out firing and take down the Lions. CSU-Pueblo 42-10

San Jose State SpartAns (2-1) @ Air Force Falcons (2-1)

  • Falcon Stadium (Colorado Springs, CO) *Friday 6pm*
  • Series: Air Force leads 3-1
  • Last Game: November 19, 2016 @ San Jose State (Air Force 41-38)
  • Last Week: San Jose State- def Arkansas, Air Force- lost to Boise State
  • Prediction: Air Force lost to a tough Boise State team last week. The Falcons have shown signs of being great. This week is a great one for them. Air Force 35-10

Colorado State Rams (1-3) @ Utah State Aggies (2-1)

  • Romney Stadium (Logan, UT) *Saturday 5:30pm*
  • Series: Colorado State leads 39-34
  • Last Game: November 17, 2018 @ Colorado State (Utah State 29-24)
  • Last Week: Colorado State- lost to Toledo, Utah State- def San Diego State
  • Prediction: Colorado State has had a rough go this year. It continues in Utah. Utah State 45-21

NFL:

Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) @ Denver Broncos (0-3)

  • Empower Field at Mile High (Denver, CO) *Sunday 2:25pm*
  • Series: Tied 5-5
  • Last Game: December 4, 2016 @ Jacksonville (Denver 20-10)
  • Last Week: Jacksonville- def Tennessee, Denver- lost to Green Bay
  • Prediction: Denver just can’t seem to catch a break. They catch it this week. Denver 28-14

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