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Pac-10 picks

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Idaho at Washington State (-27.5)

Time: 7 p.m. TV: FSN

Only thing upset on the Palouse will be the stomachs of Idaho faithful.

The pick: WSU 38, Idaho 10

Oregon (-8.5) at Houston

Time: 4 p.m. TV: ESPN2

Less quack, more attack under new coordinator Crowton.

The pick: Oregon 42, Houston 28

Temple at Arizona State (-31)

Time: 7 p.m.

Temple’s in Division I-A purgatory – bad time to visit the Sun Devils.

The pick: Arizona State 47, Temple 6

Arizona at Utah (-7)

Time: 5 p.m. Friday TV: ESPN

Utah wins, but feels the loss of two Utes in Meyer and Smith.

The pick: Utah 23, Arizona 17

Washington (-3) at Air Force in Seattle

Time: 12:30 p.m. Saturday TV: ABC

If a team loses and no one sees it, does it count? You bet.

The pick: Air Force 20, Washington 13

Sacramento State at California (NL)

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday

The mismatch, Part I.

The pick: Cal 63, Sacramento State 3

Portland State at Oregon State (NL)

Time: 3 p.m. Saturday

What would it be without Part II?

The pick: Oregon State 51, Portland State 7

USC (-34.5) at Hawaii

Time: 4 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN

Close enough to make people think USC isn’t as good as it is.

The pick: USC 31, Hawaii 20

UCLA (-7.5) at San Diego State

Time: 7 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN2

Short trip, big win for the Bruins.

The pick: UCLA 27, San Diego State 14

Last year: Straight up, 54-12; against the spread, 36-28.

–Glenn Kasses

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