Week Twelve
November 25 - 26

Chris Melvin and Gary Knipling shared the win in week eleven with 13 correct picks in another tough week. Charlie Miracle was second with 12 picks just missing winning two weeks in a row.

Helan MacDermontt leads the season contest, with Richard Britton and Charlie just one behind.

Week Twelve games are ready now. The last four college games are playoff games. We didn't do points for them. Don't forget to make your picks before going off for Thanksgiving!

About the Contest and Rules (read before playing the first time)

Prior Weeks

This Year's Season Standings

Prior Years

Games for Week Twelve
November 25 - 26

These are the games you will pick. When you are ready to pick, start the process at the top right of this page. Points are added or subracted to the home team's score.

Games
Visiting TeamHome TeamSpread
BYUHawaii+3.5
IndianaPurdue-2.5
Ohio StateMichigan+11.5
VanderbiltTennessee-1.5
Iowa StateKansas State-3.5
ClemsonSouth Carolina+14.5
Notre DameStanford+2.5
ArizonaArizona State+1.5
AlabamaAuburn+4.5
Florida StateFlorida+5.5
Washington StateWashington-9.5
GeorgiaGeorgia Tech+11.5
TrineWartburg 
Washington & Jefferson Frostburg State 
West FloridaWest Georgia 
FurmanElon 
NFL Games
Visiting TeamHome TeamSpread
New OrleansLos Angeles Rams-2.5
DenverOakland-5.5
SeattleSan Francisco+8.5
ClevelandCincinnati-8.5

About the Contest - Rules

In this contest, VHTRC members pick the winners of 16 college and four NFL games each week. The contestants are ranked by correct picks. (NFL ties don't count.)

Quatro and Anstr (and any other volunteers) select the games each week. Contestants must submit their picks by 11 p.m. on Friday. We tally scores for the week and over the season. (For the season totals, a contestant who misses a week's submission will receive the number of correct picks of the worst player minus two.)

Point Spreads We will continue to have point spreads for some games. We will list a number of points that will be added to or subtracted from the score of the home team before determining the game winner for our purposes. If the home team is the favorite, the spread will be a negative number, e.g. "-3.5," meaning that, in this case, if the home teams wins the game, 10-7, it will lose for our purposes because we will subtract 3.5 points from the home team's score.

If the home team is an underdog, the points will be postive, e.g. +3.5 points. In this case, if the home team loses 10-7, it will win for our purposes.

All point spreads will include half a point to prevent ties.

Ties in Regulation New this year, if a game with a point spread is tied in regulation, we will stop there and declare the underdog the winner. We will not use the final score. If there was no point spread or the game was "pick 'em," we will use the final score.

Some games will not have points. We will obtain points from Internet sources of Las Vegas odds, we may make up spreads ourselves. In any case, the points we list are the points that count regardless of what any other Web site says or how they may change during the week.

The goal of having points is to be able to have games like Notre Dame vs. Navy in the contest even if the game is in South Bend.

Regular entrants will receive a reminder e-mail on Thursday if they have not yet submitted picks for that week. A contestant may submit picks each week multiple times, but only the last submission counts.

There is no tangible award for the winner. Winning is priceless! (So suck eggs, Mr. IG!)

Your ranking will be public, so don't do this if you don't want that.

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