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College Football Picks: Week 2, 2015

College Football Picks 2015: 9-7 +6.3 units
College Football Picks Week 2, 2015: 5-4, +4.6 units

East Carolina @ Florida

Pick: East Carolina +21 (3 units) +3 units

Eastern Michigan @ Wyoming

Pick: Eastern Michigan +13.5 (2 units) +2 units

Louisiana Tech @ Western Kentucky

Pick: Western Kentucky +2.5 (2 units) +2 units

Massachusetts @ Colorado

Pick: Massachusetts +13 (1 unit) -1.1 units

Rice @ Texas

Pick: Rice +14 (1 unit) Push +- 0 units

Bowling Green @ Maryland

Pick: Bowling Green +7.5 (1 unit) +1 unit

Florida International @ Indiana

Pick: Florida International +7.5 (1 unit) -1.1 units

Appalachian State @ Clemson

Pick: Appalachian State +19 (1 unit) -1.1 units

Washington State @ Rutgers

Pick: Rutgers -3 (1 unit) -1.1 units

Minnesota @ Colorado State

Pick: Minnesota +5.5 (1 unit) +1 unit

NFL Picks Week 1, 2015

Here are my NFL Picks against the spread for week 1! Unlike my college football picks, there's no hard methodology here. It's just my opinion.

Pittsburgh @ New England

Pick: Pittsburgh +7.5 (1 unit) +1 unit

Kansas City @ Houston

Pick: Houston -1 (2 units)

Indianapolis @ Buffalo

Pick: Buffalo +2.5 (2 units)

Carolina @ Jacksonville

Pick: Jacksonville +3 (3 units)

Seattle @ St. Louis

Pick: St. Louis +3.5 (3 units)

New Orleans @ Arizona

Pick: Arizona -2.5 (1 unit)

Detroit @ San Diego

Pick: San Diego -3 (3 units)

Cincinnati @ Oakland

Pick: Oakland +3.5 (2 units)

New York Giants @ Dallas

Pick: New York Giants +5.5 (2 units)

Philadelphia @ Atlanta

Pick: Atlanta +3 (4 units)

College Football Picks: Week 1, 2015

Here are my selections for week 1 of the college football season. These picks are entirely based off of my power ratings formula, no human input is going into this.

College Football Picks 2015: 4-3 +1.7 units

Penn State @ Temple

Pick: Temple +7 (2 units) +2 units

Louisville @ Auburn

Pick: Louisville +10.5 (1 unit) +1 unit

Arizona State @ Texas A&M

Pick: Arizona State +3.5 (1 unit) -1.1 unit

Georgia Southern @ West Virginia

Pick: Georgia Southern +19.5 (1 unit) -1.1 unit

Western Kentucky @ Vanderbilt

Pick: Vanderbilt +2.5 (1 unit) +1 unit

Purdue @ Marshall

Pick: Marshall -7.5 (1 unit) +1 unit

Florida Atlantic @ Tulsa

Pick: Tulsa -6.5 (1 unit) -1.1 unit

2015 College Football Projected Records

With FBS season beginning today, I figured it might be a good ideas to just dump off my projected records for every team this season. Keep in mind that a team's record is how many games they're favored in, so these numbers may differ significantly from the expected records if a team is a small underdog or favorite in many games.

SEC West
Alabama 11-1 (7-1)
Mississippi 11-1 (7-1)
LSU 9-3 (5-3)
Mississippi State 8-4 (4-4)
Arkansas 7-5 (3-5)
Texas A&M 6-6 (3-5)
Auburn 4-8 (0-8)

SEC East
Georgia 11-1 (8-0)
Missouri 11-1 (7-1)
Tennessee 8-4 (5-3)
South Carolina 7-5 (3-5)
Vanderbilt 6-6 (2-6)
Kentucky 6-6 (2-6)
Florida 2-10 (0-8)

Big Ten East
Ohio State 12-0 (8-0)
Michigan State 11-1 (7-1)
Penn State 8-4 (5-3)
Michigan 7-5 (4-4)
Rutgers 6-6 (2-6)
Maryland 3-9 (1-7)
Indiana 3-9 (0-8)

Big Ten West
Wisconsin 10-2 (7-1)
Minnesota 9-3 (6-2)
Nebraska 10-2 (6-2)
Northwestern 6-6 (4-4)
Iowa 8-4 (4-4)
Purdue 3-9 (2-6)
Illinois 3-9 (0-8)

Pac-12 South
Arizona State 10-2 (7-2)
USC 8-4 (6-3)
Arizona 9-3 (6-3)
Utah 8-4 (5-4)
UCLA…