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Pac-10 picks

The Spokesman-Review

By Glenn Kasses

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Staff writer

Grambling State at Washington State (NL)

Time: 4 p.m. Saturday

Yawn.

The pick: WSU 56, Grambling 14

Oregon State at Louisville (-14)

Time: 9 a.m. Saturday TV: ESPN

Mike Riley’s squad gets cheesed in Papa John’s Stadium.

The pick: Louisville 42, Oregon State 24

Oklahoma at UCLA (-6.5)

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

At least Bob Stoops still has the Red River Shootout.

The pick: UCLA 27, Oklahoma 20

Idaho at Washington (-13.5)

Time: 12:30 p.m. Saturday

Anyone who has seen Idaho play knows this one ought to be close.

The pick: Washington 17, Idaho 16

Illinois at California (-21.5)

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday

From A (Ayoob) to Z (Zook), the Bears roll at home.

The pick: California 39, Illinois 17

Fresno State at Oregon (-2.5)

Time: 4 p.m. Saturday TV: TBS

Scary game for the Ducks, and it’ll be a close one.

The pick: Oregon 27, Fresno State 24

Purdue (-7.5) at Arizona

Time: 7 p.m. Saturday

Wildcats have a sophomore quarterback. Boilers have the World’s Largest Drum.

The pick: Purdue 28, Arizona 14

Northwestern at Arizona State (-14.5)

Time: 7 p.m. Saturday

The ol’ alma mater will hate me for this, but…

The pick: Arizona State 45, Northwestern 38

UC Davis at Stanford (NL)

Time: 7 p.m. Saturday

Thankfully, this is the last Pac-10 vs. I-AA game on the slate this year.

The pick: Stanford 38, UC Davis 21

Arkansas at USC (-30.5)

Time: 7:15 p.m. Saturday TV: FSN

It’s been two weeks since they’ve played, so here’s a reminder: The Trojans are really good.

The pick: USC 49, Arkansas 17

Last week: Straight up, 7-1; against the spread, 3-2-1. Overall: Straight up, 16-1; against the spread, 8-4-1.

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