A rough week for Goodman last week as the spread took me behind the woodshed.

Last Week:
Straight Up 15-2 ATS: 5-12

For the Year:
Straight Up 26-6 ATS: 15-17


Georgia Tech @ Miami (FL) (-4.5) – Two Words Hurricane Warning. Miami 31 – GT 24

Boise State (-7.5) @ Fresno State Battle of two states that actually are not states at all. Fresno plays everyone tough but Boise gets the win. Boise St  35 – Fresno St 28

California (-14.5) @ Minnesota The Golden Bears are good, but not this good on the road. California 31 Minnesota 21

Louisville @ Kentucky (-13.5) A much better basketball matchup. Lousiville 24 – Kentucky 21

Tennessee @ Florida (-28.5) If you ain’t Gator you’re Gator Bait . Florida 56 – Tennesee 17

Nebraska @ Virginia Tech (-3.5) I am not drinking the Kool Aid for the Huskers just yet. Va Tech 28 Nebraska 21

Michigan State @ Notre Dame (-11.5) Lou Holtz finds a way to make another positive spin on a Notre Dame loss last week did he go do a pregame speech for them? Notre Dame 35 – Mich St 24

Cincinnati @ Oregon State (-1.5) BearKats get a big road win here. Cincinnati 34 – Ore St 30

Florida State @ Brigham Young (-7.5) When is the last time Bobby Started 0-2 I don’t know but it won’t be this year. Florida St 21 BYU 20

Texas Tech @ Texas (-16.5) Longhorns get revenge in a big way this year. Texas 42 – Texas Tech 21


New Orleans @ Philadelphia (Pick em) No Mcnabb No chance. Saints 35 – Eagles 28

Oakland @ Kansas City (-3) The Chefs (yes I spelled that correctly), get on track this week. Raiders can’t hold it together outside of Raider Nation.  Kansas City 21 – Oakland 17

Cincinnati @ Green Bay (-9.5) A large spread. An emotional win last week against the Bears. The Bengals cover but lose. GB – 28 Cin 24

Minnesota (-9.5) @ Detroit – Lions get no respect. AP is even faster indoors. Minnesota 35 – Lions 17

New England (-3.5)@ NY Jets Jets are talking big time about how good they are. New Enland will remind them who is boss. Patriots 35 – Jets 28

Seattle @ San Francisco (-1.5) I like the Seahawks. I like Singletary. This should be a good one. Sea 24 SF 23

Baltimore @ San Diego (-3) Last week Flacco looked like Johnny Unitas. San Diego made Jamarcus Russell look like Johnny Unitas. Bad combination. Baltimore 28 – SD 21

Pittsburgh (-3) @ Chicago The Steelers are just too tough here. The Bears receiving corps needs a LOT of help. Steelers 24 – Bears 14

NY Giants @ Dallas (-3) How bout dem Cowboys! They get the Jerrytron the win in the home opener. Dallas 28 Giants 24

Indianapolis (-3)@ Miami Even with a depleted receiving group, the Colts are too potent here. Colts 28 – Dolphins 17


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Johnny Goodman writes a weekly sports column for The Soap Boxers. His articles can be found in The Goodman File.

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