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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by 91catAlum » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:22 am

MSU01 wrote:
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I see this as being a much closer game than the blowouts some are predicting here. WIU will be playing their home opener and are desperate for a win, so I think they'll be able to keep the game competitive - especially if MSU doesn't clean up the special teams mistakes and costly penalties that hurt them last week. But MSU is clearly the more talented team and that should win out in the end.

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I agree with you. This is a dangerous game being their home opener and starting 0-2. They're going to give us their best shot. I still think the Cats win but not in a complete blowout. I think the offense slows down a bit from last week, but the defense will dominate.
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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by Go Scats Go » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:43 am

Going to Western Illinios always causes teams trouble, travel is crazy
The Leathernecks season is on the line, a must win
cats will have a letdown game or two... this is the most likely case here.

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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by GoldstoneCat » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:52 am

After listening to Choate yesterday talking about the travel and how they view this game, I don't love it as much as I did prior. However, I think we're better than they are. This game will be harder than we'd like it to be. Win it, and the opportunity exists with our schedule to get on a huge run the next 6 or 7 games.

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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by RickRund » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:24 am

91catAlum wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:22 am
MSU01 wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:12 pm
I see this as being a much closer game than the blowouts some are predicting here. WIU will be playing their home opener and are desperate for a win, so I think they'll be able to keep the game competitive - especially if MSU doesn't clean up the special teams mistakes and costly penalties that hurt them last week. But MSU is clearly the more talented team and that should win out in the end.

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I agree with you. This is a dangerous game being their home opener and starting 0-2. They're going to give us their best shot. I still think the Cats win but not in a complete blowout. I think the offense slows down a bit from last week, but the defense will dominate.
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Feel somewhat the same way to a point...

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WIU..................12

But still will be a fairly dominate game.



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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by Team10 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:49 am

If anyone is interested in laying down bets for this game, with all the lop sided predictions, you could make some easy money. Current betting line on 5dimes is:
.......................Spread...Money line......Total
Montana State ........-3........-165............O46
WIU.....................+3.......+125.............U46



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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by catsrback76 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:13 am

We don't travel well, not sure why, but we will win but not by much.

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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by bobcat99 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:13 am

Go Scats Go wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:43 am
Going to Western Illinios always causes teams trouble, travel is crazy
The Leathernecks season is on the line, a must win
cats will have a letdown game or two... this is the most likely case here.

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Lol. Not a chance.



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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by 91catAlum » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:26 am

Go Scats Go wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:43 am
Going to Western Illinios always causes teams trouble, travel is crazy
The Leathernecks season is on the line, a must win
cats will have a letdown game or two... this is the most likely case here.

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Cats might lose a few games this year, but nobody outside of Lubbock is scoring 35 on this defense, including your griz.


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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by CARDIAC_CATS » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:32 am

It will be a 20-14 type game at half, then the Cats depth in the trenches will drag WIU into deep water in the second half.

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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by catatac » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:37 am

catsrback76 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:13 am
We don't travel well, not sure why, but we will win but not by much.

Cats: 38

WIU-17
Traveling to UM and taking down the Griz is never easy, even when they don't have a great team. We've done it twice, and with teams that frankly weren't all that great.


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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by CelticCat » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:08 am

I predict this will be closer than the SEMO game. I know, really sticking my neck out on that one.


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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by Cledus » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:46 am

Team10 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:49 am
If anyone is interested in laying down bets for this game, with all the lop sided predictions, you could make some easy money. Current betting line on 5dimes is:
.......................Spread...Money line......Total
Montana State ........-3........-165............O46
WIU.....................+3.......+125.............U46
Interesting. Handicappers are more often than not pretty accurate. I predicted more of a blow out and should change my prediction (but I won't; I'll leave it). I still think the Cats win, but I'll defer to the line for getting a better feel of how the game should play out.

In the beginning of the season, Massey had the Cats' chance of winning around 38% or so. Now, after how the season has shaken out so far he has us as at a 57% chance of winning. Still pretty much a coin flip.

I think our O-line will grind them and our D-line will f--k them up.



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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by catatac » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:58 am

Cledus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:46 am
Team10 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:49 am
If anyone is interested in laying down bets for this game, with all the lop sided predictions, you could make some easy money. Current betting line on 5dimes is:
.......................Spread...Money line......Total
Montana State ........-3........-165............O46
WIU.....................+3.......+125.............U46
Interesting. Handicappers are more often than not pretty accurate. I predicted more of a blow out and should change my prediction (but I won't; I'll leave it). I still think the Cats win, but I'll defer to the line for getting a better feel of how the game should play out.

In the beginning of the season, Massey had the Cats' chance of winning around 38% or so. Now, after how the season has shaken out so far he has us as at a 57% chance of winning. Still pretty much a coin flip.

I think our O-line will grind them and our D-line will f--k them up.
I think they were way off on several Big Sky games last weekend, for sure on the MSU and UM games.


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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by RockyBearCat » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:21 am

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I agreed that Vegas isn't completely up to speed. They were way off last week also.



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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by luckyirishguy25 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:56 am

Week 1 N Alabama defeats WIU 26-17. Looking at the boxscore I'm surprised WIU score at all. They scored 1 offense touchdown and 1 by a blocked punt, otherwise the score would have been uglier. WIU managed 18/30 for 183 yards and 1 pick. They managed only 119 yds on the ground from 7 players top rush hit 38 yds on 10 carries, 0 tds. The griz lit N Alabama up on the ground with their inferior O line to a tune of 234 yds and 5TDs...

Week 2 versus a mediocre FBS team Colorado State they lost 38-13. Almost all of Colorado States Tds, 4 passing and 1 rushing, were big plays. CSU had 2 passing plays of 75yds+ for TDs. N. Alabama also had a 75yd TD pass, looks like we could exploit that if Bauman can hit the recievers.

I'm going with a breakout game for Bauman 200yds and 2 TDs.
Between Troy, Logan and Hosley 2 more rushing TDs and a pick 6 for JA.
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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by Walk-on » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:01 pm

Care to predict how many fans will attend the game? Last year's maximum/minimum attendance was 5,822/2,709. The place claims to hold 17,128. Tough atmosphere after Gold Rush. I'll be glad to listen to this one on the radio.


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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by 2-B-Champ » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:47 pm

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Re: MSU vs WIU predictions

Post by ilovethecats » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:01 pm

catsrback76 wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:13 am
We don't travel well, not sure why, but we will win but not by much.

Cats: 38

WIU-17
Love this prediction! We won’t win by much....just 3 td’s or so. Completely agree!



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