ACC Nation Football Picks

ACC Nation Football Picks

ACC Nation Football Picks

Welcome to The Pick. Here’s where you’ll find the weekly ACC Nation Football Picks for both conference teams and Notre Dame. For more in depth analysis on games subscribe to the ACC Nation Podcast.

The mid season ACC slump hit like a 50lb sack of potatoes this past week. Clemson and Louisville were two of the biggest upset wins while Miami fought off a determined Georgia Tech.

Florida State didn’t waltz away from their game with Duke and Pitt gave NC State a run for their money at Heinz Field.

What will transpire this week? There are a number of interesting match ups including a huge game for Notre Dame that tops off the action on Saturday night.

A glance at the ACC Nation Power Poll shows that the guys still believe that Clemson and Virginia Tech are the top two teams in the conference. There is a lot of movement though as teams continue to sift out like gold in a miner’s pan.

Here’s a look at last week’s picks and how each of the prognosticators performed.


ACC Nation Football Picks – Last Week


GAMEWILLCHRISXAYVEONJIM
Clemson at SyracuseCLEMCLEMCLEMCLEM
Florida State at DukeFSUFSUFSUFSU
NC State at PittNC STNC STNC STNC ST
Boston College at LouisvilleLOULOULOULOU
Virginia at North CarolinaUVAUVAUVAUVA
Georgia Tech at MiamiGTGTMIAMIA
 3-3 3-3 4-2 4-2

A shorter schedule and what seemed to be easy picks turned into a debacle for our prognosticators this week. Across the board the picks went in favor of Clemson and Louisville.

Will and Chris went with Georgia Tech in their match up with Miami while Xayveon and Jim went with the Canes.

The lead is now in the hands of Xayveon who moves up to 59-16, Chris and Jim are tied at 58-17 and Will comes in at 56-19.


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The Pick win this week goes to Jim. He pulls out a perfect 7-0 record. Xayveon comes in at 6-1 while Will and Chris have 5-2 records with games in week six.


ACC Nation Football Picks -This Week


GAMEWILLCHRISXAYVEONJIM
Louisville at Florida StateFSULOUFSUFSU
Pitt at DukeDukeDukeDukePitt
Boston College at VirginiaUVAUVAUVABC
North Carolina at Virginia TechVTVTVTVT
Syracuse at MiamiMIAMIAMIAMIA
Wake Forest at Georgia TechGTWFGTWF
USC at Notre DameNDNDUSCND

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The 50-50 split comes with the Wake Forest – Georgia Tech game with Will and Xayveon taking the Yellow Jackets and Chris and Jim taking the Demon Deacons.

A few outside the crowd picks on the board this week. Die hard ‘Noles fan Chris may be in danger of losing his lifetime membership as he takes Louisville over Florida State this week.

Jim goes against the crowd with two picks this week. First, the Pitt at Duke game where he takes the Panthers because of their performance against NC State. The next game is Boston College at Virginia. Again, last week’s performance may be a sign of things to come for the Eagles. The stout defense will be tough to overcome for the Cavaliers.

Xayveon does his Homer thing with USC against Notre Dame. The Trojans come in the higher ranked team but the Irish are on the rise. USC will face a challenge playing at Notre Dame but Xayveon feels the stars are aligned.

It will be worth keeping an eye on the North Carolina at Virginia Tech and Syracuse at Miami games for potential upsets. It’s that time of the year.

Be sure to check out this week’s ACC Nation Power Poll.



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