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Pac-12 week 7 recap and week 8 preview

ESPN’s Kyle Bonagura joins the Podcast of Champions to breakdown the Pac-12 chaos from week 7 and preview the games from week 8.

POWER RANKINGS

  1. USC
  2. Stanford
  3. Washington
  4. Utah
  5. Washington State
  6. Arizona State
  7. Arizona
  8. California
  9. Oregon
  10. UCLA
  11. Colorado
  12. Oregon State

OUR PICKS

  • Arizona State at Utah (-9.5) – Ryan: ASU, Dave: ASU, Kyle: ASU
  • Oregon at UCLA (-7) – Ryan: UCLA, Dave: Oregon, Kyle: Oregon
  • USC at Notre Dame (-3.5) – Ryan: USC, Dave: ND, Kyle: ND
  • Arizona at Cal (+3) – Ryan: Cal, Dave: Arizona, Kyle: Cal
  • Colorado at Washington State (-11) – Ryan: WSU, Dave: WSU, Kyle: WSU

Pac-12 week six recap and week seven preview

Nearing the halfway point of the season we recap what the Pac-12 teams did in week six and preview all six games in week seven plus we answer all of your questions about the Conference of Champions.  

POWER RANKINGS

  1. Washington State
  2. Washington
  3. USC
  4. Stanford
  5. Utah
  6. UCLA
  7. Arizona
  8. Oregon
  9. Arizona State
  10. California
  11. Colorado
  12. Oregon State

 

OUR PICKS

  • Washington State at Cal (+13.5) – Ryan, Dave pick WSU
  • Colorado at Oregon State  (+12.5) – Ryan, Dave pick CU
  • Utah at USC (-12.5) – Ryan picks Utah, Dave picks USC
  • UCLA at Arizona (-1) – Ryan, Dave pick Arizona
  • Washington at Arizona State (+17.5) – Ryan, Dave pick ASU
  • Oregon at Stanford (-10.5) – Ryan,Dave pick Oregon

Pac-12 week five recap and week six preview

We have a new top team in our Pac-12 Power Rankings after week five. We recap all of the Pac-12 action and preview what should be an exciting week six in the conference.

POWER RANKINGS

  1. Washington State
  2. Washington
  3. Utah
  4. USC
  5. Stanford
  6. Oregon
  7. UCLA
  8. California
  9. Arizona State
  10. Arizona
  11. Colorado
  12. Oregon State

OUR PICKS

  • Oregon State at USC (-34.5) Ryan, Dave pick OSU
  • Arizona at Colorado (-6.5) Ryan, Dave pick Colorado
  • Washington State at Oregon (-2.5) Ryan, Dave pick WSU
  • Stanford at Utah (+6) Ryan, Dave pick Utah
  • Cal at Washington (-27) Ryan picks UW, Dave picks Cal

Podcast of Champions week 5 picks

Since we recorded our show on Sunday and the betting lines were not yet out, here are our picks for week five against the point spread.

OUR PICKS

  • USC at Washington State (+3.5) – Dave picks WSU, Ryan picks USC
  • Washington at Oregon State (+26.5) – Ryan and Dave pick Washington
  • Colorado at UCLA (-7) – Ryan and Dave pick Colorado
  • Arizona State at Stanford (-15) – Ryan picks Stanford, Dave picks ASU
  • California at Oregon (-13.5) – Ryan and Dave pick Oregon

Podcast of Champions week four recap, week five preview

It was streak-week in the Pac-12 with two long winning streaks extended and one broken in conference play.  Ryan and David update their power rankings, review the games and preview next weekend’s contests.

POWER RANKINGS

  1. Washington
  2. USC
  3. Washington State
  4. Utah
  5. Stanford
  6. California
  7. Colorado
  8. Arizona State
  9. Oregon
  10. UCLA
  11. Arizona
  12. Oregon State

Since we recorded on a Sunday this week, we will release our picks against the spread later in the week.

Pac-12 week three recap, week four preview

The Pac-12 finished up its main out of conference slate with a couple of huge wins against power conference foes. Ryan and David update their power rankings, review the games and preview the conference match-ups.

POWER RANKINGS

  1. USC
  2. Washington
  3. Washington State
  4. Oregon
  5. California
  6. Utah
  7. Colorado
  8. Stanford
  9. UCLA
  10. Arizona
  11. Arizona State
  12. Oregon State

 

OUR PICKS

  • Oregon at Arizona State (+14.5) Ryan, Dave pick Oregon
  • Utah at Arizona (Friday) (+3.5) Ryan, Dave pick Utah
  • UCLA at Stanford (-7.5) Ryan picks UCLA, Dave picks Stanford
  • Washington at Colorado (+10) Ryan, Dave pick Colorado
  • USC at California (+16.5) Ryan, Dave pick Cal
  • WSU vs. Nevada (+27.5) Ryan picks WSU, Dave picks Nevada

Podcast of Champions – Week Three Picks

Since we recorded our podacst on Sunday this week, betting lines were not available. Here are the lines and which teams Ryan and Dave picked:

OUR PICKS

  • Arizona at UTEP (+23) – Ryan picks UTEP, Dave picks Arizona
  • UCLA at Memphis (+3) – Ryan and Dave pick UCLA
  • Colorado vs. Northern Colorado (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick Colorado
  • Oregon State at Washington State (-21) – Ryan and Dave pick WSU
  • Oregon at Wyoming (+14.5) – Ryan picks Wyoming, Dave picks Oregon
  • Arizona State at Texas Tech (-7.5) – Ryan and Dave pick Texas Tech
  • USC vs. Texas (+16.5) – Ryan and Dave pick Texas
  • Washington vs. Fresno State (+33) – Ryan picks UW, Dave picks Fresno State
  • Utah vs. San Jose State (+27) – Ryan and Dave pick Utah
  • Stanford at San Diego State (+9.5) – Ryan picks Stanford, Dave picks SDSU
  • California vs. Mississippi (-4) – Ryan picks Ole Miss, Dave picks Cal

Pac-12 week two recap, week three preview

It was another crazy week in the Pac-12 with games that had a significant impact on our Podcast of Champions Power Rankings.

POWER RANKINGS

  1. USC
  2. Washington
  3. Washington State
  4. Stanford
  5. Oregon
  6. UCLA
  7. Utah
  8. Colorado
  9. California
  10. Arizona
  11. Arizona State
  12. Oregon State

OUR PICKS (will be added later in the week)

  • Arizona at UTEP
  • UCLA at Memphis
  • Colorado vs. Northern Colorado
  • Oregon State at Washington State
  • Oregon at Wyoming
  • Arizona State at Texas Tech
  • USC vs. Texas
  • Washington vs. Fresno State
  • Utah vs. San Jose State
  • Stanford at San Diego State
  • California vs. Mississippi

 

Pac-12 week one recap and week two preview

The entire Pac-12 conference won on week one, but we still made some adjustments to our Power Rankings plus we recap all the games and preview what should be an exciting week two.

POWER RANKINGS

  1. Stanford
  2. Washington
  3. USC
  4. Washington State
  5. Oregon
  6. UCLA
  7. Colorado
  8. Cal
  9. Utah
  10. Arizona
  11. Arizona State
  12. Oregon State

Last week Ryan went 6-5 in his picks, Dave went 5-6. Ryan is 6-7 total and Dave is 5-8 total.

OUR PICKS

  • Stanford at USC (-7) – Ryan and Dave pick Stanford
  • Washington vs. Montana (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick UW
  • Washington State vs. Bosie State (+10) – Ryan picks WSU, Dave BSU
  • Oregon vs. Nebraska (+14) – Ryan and Dave pick Oregon
  • UCLA vs. Hawaii (+23) – Ryan and Dave pick Hawaii
  • Colorado vs. Texas State (+35.5) – Ryan picks TSU, Dave Colorado
  • California vs. Weber State (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick Cal
  • Utah at BYU (-1) – Ryan and Dave pick Utah
  • Arizona vs. Houston (-1) – Ryan and Dave pick Houston
  • Arizona State vs. San Diego State (+4) – Ryan and Dave pick ASU
  • Oregon State vs. Minnesota (+2) – Ryan and Dave pick Minnesota

Pac-12 week zero recap and week one preview

Ryan and Dave adjust their Pac-12 Power Rankings after two decisive week zero results and preview the full slate of week one games in the conference.

POWER RANKINGS

  1. Stanford
  2. Washington
  3. USC
  4. Washington State
  5. UCLA
  6. Oregon
  7. Utah
  8. Colorado
  9. Arizona State
  10. Arizona
  11. Cal
  12. Oregon State

OUR PICKS

  • Oregon State vs. Portland State (no line) – Ryan & Dave pick OSU
  • California at North Carolina (-11) – Ryan and Dave pick NC
  • Arizona vs. Northern Arizona (no line) – Ryan & Dave pick Arizona
  • Arizona State vs. New Mexico State (+23.5) – Ryan & Dave pick ASU
  • Colorado vs. Colorado State (+5.5) – Ryan and Dave pick CSU
  • Utah vs. North Dakota (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick Utah
  • Oregon vs. Southern Utah (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick Oregon
  • UCLA vs. Texas A&M (+4.5) – Ryan and Dave pick UCLA
  • Washington State vs. Montana State (no line) – Ryan and Dave pick WSU
  • USC vs. Western Michigan (+27) – Ryan picks WMU, Dave picks USC
  • Washington at Rutgers (+27.5) – Ryan and Dave pick UW