This is championship week in college football and Last Chance Reno Ranch for Rankman & Son, the father and child team of game pickers that lost momentum last week with a series of missed opportunities, bloopers and bad beats. Dad had his finger on the Oregon-Oregon State “over” trigger but then thought there was no way the Ducks would try to embarrass the beaten-up Beavers by piling up the score. Isn’t this called the “civil” war? That kind of stuff. “Child 2” got roughed up for the first time, screaming all the way through a 2-4 weekend as he drank and moped and cursed his way through piles of broken wishbones and Thanksgiving leftovers. These “teachable moments” should add gristle to his mental makeup as he forges into championship week with a short memory. No rest for the wagering weary, however, as Team TMG plans to shower and shave, gas up the car and roll out our 2017 Bowl Picks Contest. Stay tuned.


Child Locks

Fresno State getting 9 1\2 vs. BOISE STATE

Stanford getting 4 vs. USC

Wisconsin getting 6 1\2 vs. Ohio State

Memphis vs CENTRAL FLORIDA (81)

North Texas vs. FLORIDA ATLANTIC (73 1\2)

Louisiana Lafayette vs. Appalachian State (58 1\2)

Father Knows Bets

Louisiana Monroe getting 27 vs. FLORIDA STATE

Troy vs. ARKANSAS STATE (60)

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