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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by ridgeway42 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:10 pm

MSU 45, UNC 10



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by GoBears » Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:24 am

UNC 21, MSU 13



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by ilovethecats » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:45 am

GoBears wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:24 am
UNC 21, MSU 13
I can appreciate this prediction. You're going to only allow 13 when you're giving up 37 per game. Difference of 24.

Cats are only going to score 13 while averaging 32. Difference of 19.

So if you get the 43 points differential you need to win this game, I'll be the first to say you deserve to win it! That'd be an amazing feat.

I won't like it but will appreciate the fact that we witnessed something amazing.



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by iaafan » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:56 am

ilovethecats wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:45 am
GoBears wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:24 am
UNC 21, MSU 13
I can appreciate this prediction. You're going to only allow 13 when you're giving up 37 per game. Difference of 24.

Cats are only going to score 13 while averaging 32. Difference of 19.

So if you get the 43 points differential you need to win this game, I'll be the first to say you deserve to win it! That'd be an amazing feat.

I won't like it but will appreciate the fact that we witnessed something amazing.
Keep in mind that No. Colorado is a different team at home. It isn’t just MSU they give fits to. They’ve only played three home games and they’re 1-2 in those games with both losses coming by just 8 points. They average 20 points on offense at home and give up 25. So 21-13 is just one more point on offense and 12 less on defense. That’s just 13 points, which is a lot better than 43.



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by 91catAlum » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:06 am

GoBears wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:24 am
UNC 21, MSU 13
The Bears defense isn't very impressive IMO... especially the run D. If they do win this game, it wont be because their D holds MSU to 13, it will be because Knipp goes off and scores like 30.


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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by ilovethecats » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:13 am

iaafan wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:56 am
ilovethecats wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:45 am
GoBears wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:24 am
UNC 21, MSU 13
I can appreciate this prediction. You're going to only allow 13 when you're giving up 37 per game. Difference of 24.

Cats are only going to score 13 while averaging 32. Difference of 19.

So if you get the 43 points differential you need to win this game, I'll be the first to say you deserve to win it! That'd be an amazing feat.

I won't like it but will appreciate the fact that we witnessed something amazing.
Keep in mind that No. Colorado is a different team at home. It isn’t just MSU they give fits to. They’ve only played three home games and they’re 1-2 in those games with both losses coming by just 8 points. They average 20 points on offense at home and give up 25. So 21-13 is just one more point on offense and 12 less on defense. That’s just 13 points, which is a lot better than 43.
That's fair. But they played 2 terrible teams and one mediocre team at home too if we're splitting hairs.

They gave up only 14 to an awful 3-6 South Dakota team.

They gave up a little more, 24 points, to a terrible 4-5 Idaho team.

When they played an average 5-5 Portland St. team they gave up 38.

So I can only assume a 6-3 Bobcat team will go for 45+ if it follows this trend! \:D/



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by coochorama42 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:21 pm

48-10. UNC is not a good team.



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by John K » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:29 pm

I see this being one of those games where the outcome never really seems to be in doubt, but we just can't ever completely put them away either, and turn it into a rout. We get up by 7 to 14 points early, but let them hang around longer than we should, never really extending the lead beyond that, nor letting them ever get any closer, with a final score of 34-21 for MSU.



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by Rich K » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:46 pm

Bobcats get the shutout that SUU avoided.
MSU 38 UNCU 0


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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by ilovethecats » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:47 pm

Rich K wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:46 pm
Bobcats get the shutout that SUU avoided.
MSU 38 UNCU 0
Sac St. beat them 50-0 so I love where your heads at!



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by Long Time Cat » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:48 pm

ilovethecats wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:30 am

I like the Cats by about 20-23+ in the one. I'll say Cats 45, Bears 17
This is the kind of math I like. Say they will win by 20-23 and then pick them to win by 28. And I like your optimism.

The Cats struggle on the road, UNC is good at home, but this time it doesn't matter. Trends are made to be broken.

Cats 48- UNCU 13


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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by ilovethecats » Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:08 pm

Long Time Cat wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:48 pm
ilovethecats wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:30 am

I like the Cats by about 20-23+ in the one. I'll say Cats 45, Bears 17
This is the kind of math I like. Say they will win by 20-23 and then pick them to win by 28. And I like your optimism.

The Cats struggle on the road, UNC is good at home, but this time it doesn't matter. Trends are made to be broken.

Cats 48- UNCU 13
That's why I put 20-23+ there. Wouldn't be surprised if we only win by that much but I think it'll be more.

Without trying to come across as an ass....I honestly am having a hard time finding what position or area that UNC will have an advantage against us? :-k

Aside from the advantage they have because we have to "bring our own energy", we're playing on "natural grass" and we have "struggled there in previous seasons with completely different players"...



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by kennethnoisewater » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:06 pm

ilovethecats wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:08 pm
Long Time Cat wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:48 pm
ilovethecats wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:30 am

I like the Cats by about 20-23+ in the one. I'll say Cats 45, Bears 17
This is the kind of math I like. Say they will win by 20-23 and then pick them to win by 28. And I like your optimism.

The Cats struggle on the road, UNC is good at home, but this time it doesn't matter. Trends are made to be broken.

Cats 48- UNCU 13
That's why I put 20-23+ there. Wouldn't be surprised if we only win by that much but I think it'll be more.

Without trying to come across as an ass....I honestly am having a hard time finding what position or area that UNC will have an advantage against us? :-k

Aside from the advantage they have because we have to "bring our own energy", we're playing on "natural grass" and we have "struggled there in previous seasons with completely different players"...
I think sports can be scary because sometimes the difference between two programs isn't athleticism or talent. Sometimes bad teams have great athletes and they can't put it together or they don't play hard every snap. But then they get motivated to play a good team and show out against guys they know they're as good as individually. A couple things break their way and boom, they've made the upset of the year. I think Northern Colorado is always this way. They usually have a few guys that make you go "how is this team so bad?"

You see it in high school sports all the time. When I was an AD we had a school we competed against and you'd watch them in warm-ups and you'd think we were going to lose to them every time. I don't know what was in their water but they were all animals. And if the momentum was going in their favor, they were a force to be reckoned with. But if you came out and took a shot at them, they'd fold pretty quick. They weren't mentally tough and they didn't respond well to adversity. I think that's what happened with SUU and I think it's what needs to happen this weekend. That's why MSU's slow starts concern me. The longer you let bad teams hang around, the more they think they belong on the same field as you.


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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by aucat » Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:19 pm

I think the UND game really set a fire under this team that is not going out.

I look for a very strong effort on both sides of the ball.

You never know about scores--so much depends on turnovers, sometimes luck.

But I think we will control the game from start to finish. Cats 31 UNC 14



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by 84CatGrad » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:24 pm

Hawks86 wrote:
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I'll take the Bears and the points. I think the Cats will struggle ala UND. I think they will prevail this time however. Cats 27-23.



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by catatac » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:25 pm

aucat wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:19 pm
I think the UND game really set a fire under this team that is not going out.

I look for a very strong effort on both sides of the ball.

You never know about scores--so much depends on turnovers, sometimes luck.

But I think we will control the game from start to finish. Cats 31 UNC 14
I would have thought the Sac State game would have done that. Hopefully you're right though, and it took two losses in a row to start that fire.


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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by Catfanatic84 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:39 am

catatac wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:25 pm
aucat wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:19 pm
I think the UND game really set a fire under this team that is not going out.

I look for a very strong effort on both sides of the ball.

You never know about scores--so much depends on turnovers, sometimes luck.

But I think we will control the game from start to finish. Cats 31 UNC 14
I would have thought the Sac State game would have done that. Hopefully you're right though, and it took two losses in a row to start that fire.
Hoping 2019 turns out like last year....lost to a better Weber State team in a hard fought contest....lost to Idaho State in a game we should have won....then on to a 3 game streak to end the season. Could history repeat itself?



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by iaafan » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:29 am

catatac wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:25 pm
aucat wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:19 pm
I think the UND game really set a fire under this team that is not going out.

I look for a very strong effort on both sides of the ball.

You never know about scores--so much depends on turnovers, sometimes luck.

But I think we will control the game from start to finish. Cats 31 UNC 14
I would have thought the Sac State game would have done that. Hopefully you're right though, and it took two losses in a row to start that fire.
The players have always had the fire. The coaches, by Choate’s own admission, didn’t.



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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

Post by Blixtonz » Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:59 pm

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Re: MSU vs Northern Colorado predictions

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Your Montana State Fighting Bobcats = 45
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