The Betting Line For Week 9; High School Playoffs

11/3 1:00 ET At Carolina -7.5 Atlanta 45

It would have been both funny and prescient if whoever was running Georgia during the Civil War went to General Sherman right when he crossed the border and tried to cut a deal. "We'll join the Union right now, no March to the Sea needed... we just want South Carolina." I suppose Sherman would have had to at least think about it.

Atlanta, 20-19


11/3 1:00 ET At Dallas -9.5 Minnesota 49.5

More than half of the total number of series that the Viking offense run will be AP, AP, incomplete pass. punt.

Dallas, 28-17


11/3 1:00 ET New Orleans -6.5 At NY Jets 46

New Orleans should be able to score on the Jets, who have used upall of their game-changing ref luck this season.

NO, 31-17


11/3 1:00 ET Tennessee -3 At St. Louis 39.5

The Rams lost their QB to a torn up knee, and things are looking doubly-bad in that town who just lost a World Series.

Tennessee, 17-13

11/3 1:00 ET Kansas City -3.5 At Buffalo 40

KC is doing fairly well for a team who paid (Somewhere Over The) Dwayne Bowe about $50 million only to not throw to him.

KC, 24-20

11/3 1:00 ET At Washington -1 San Diego 51.5

Washington traded 3 #1 picks and change to get RGIII, and are presently 2-5. Even his Subway commercials suck.

Washington, 28-24

11/3 4:05 ET At Oakland -2.5 Philadelphia 45

Oakland already has 3 more wins than I thought they'd have, and the talent for a .500 team just isn't there.

Philly, 28-10


11/3 4:05 ET At Seattle -15.5 Tampa Bay 41

Tampa Bay could fail to win a ame this year and STILL not get the first overall draft pick. Parity, which is generally spoken of as one of the NFL's virtues, hasn't reached Florida yet. Jacksonville has the week off, which is somewhat an example of parity.

Seattle, 34-9

11/3 4:25 ET Baltimore -2 At Cleveland 41.5

Last year's champs are only getting 2 points against a team which won 4 games last year, traded their best RB, and benched/un-benched their failure of a QB.


11/3 4:25 ET At New England -6.5 Pittsburgh 44

As bad as we've looked at times- and remember, we're 6-2 and all the other AFC East teams are in disarray- Pittsburgh has looked worse. No joke... many fantasy owners are benching Tom Brady, who has one, maybe 2 proven guys to throw to.

New England, 20-17

11/3 8:30 ET Indianapolis -2 At Houston 44.5

The wheels really fell off of Houston, who have the backup QB in now. Their franchise RB is hurting now, and his backup has broken ribs.

Indy, 23-19


Monday Night Football Line
11/4 8:40 ET At Green Bay -11 Chicago 50

Chicago's QB is also out for the year, and Green Bay should whip them like an indentured servant.

GB, 37-17


Sandwich 13, Falmouth 12

Ryan Rocci had Sandwich down 12-0 almost by himself, but Sammich got off the mat and won it.


Plymouth North 34, Nauset 14

North tuned up Nauset By Nature twice this season.


Diman 23, Upper Cape 21

Diman scored 23 unanswered points, and you rarely lose when that happens.


Pembroke 20, Whitman-Hanson 7

Kyle Horn had a 95 yard TD run for Pemby, who get bragging rights along the Hanson border now.


Ol' Rochester 32, Seekonk 15

If I were running Old Rochester, I'd spell it like "Ol' Rochester," go for that Ole Miss feel.


Hull 34, Monomoy 14

If you missed most of the game and showed up in the 4th quarter, it was like Mons won 8-0.


Plymouth South 35, Sharon 7

Dylan Oxsen had 4 TD runs to pace South.


Datmouth 21, Silver Lake 17

South Coast handles South Shore.


Millis-Hopedale 39, Mashpee 8

Chris Ahl had 4 TDs for wherever Millis is, which was like almost Ahl the scoring.


Holliston 44, Scituate 39

Not to be outdone, Zach Elkington had 6 TDs to put Scituate to sleep.


Dennis-Yarmouth 42, Hanover 14

Spencer Tyler and Corey Desimone each tallied up a pair of TDs as D-Y dropped heavy on Hangover.


Apponequet 42, Norton 14

All the cool kids are winning 42-14 these days.


Medway 48, Wareham 0

?ham got beat to the street and cooked like mesquite.


Needham 42, Duxbury 28

Duxbuy was winning as they headed into the 4th quarter... then a bomb, an end zone fumble and a kid banging home his 4th TD of the night later.... well, you can't win 'em all. At least Duxbury can play the varsity at the Thanksgiving game.


Braintree 28, Durfee 7

Durfee got pwned pretty hard up by the 128 split.


Barnstable 48, Marshfield 29

Hayden Murphy stuffed 4 TDs down the throat of Marsh Vegas.


Taunton 28, Quincy 27

Since the winners were classy, there was little tauntin' from Taunton afte this close win.


Attleboro 42, New Bedford 7

Ouch. New Betty has better fishing, anyhow.


Archbishop Williams 39, Fairhaven 20

Archie won this defensive struggle.


Brockton 48, Brookline 6

May be time for a new defensive coordinator iat the Brookline Zoo.


Norwell 22, Martha's Vineyard 8

Martha needed 75 mph winds and a ferry shutdown.


Ashland 42, Case 16

Ashland was on the Case early and often.


Bourne 36, Bellingham 34

Bourne defended the home field, and held on against a late Belly rally.


Cohasset 35, Nantucket 6

You know someone on Cohasset was like "Have fun on your hour car ride back to take your hour ferry ride over rough seas after that humiliating loss."


Pope John Paul II 49, Southeastern 22

The Pope was taking no shorts yesterday.


Carver 38, Old Colony 8

Like I said before... Carver kids get superpowers during Cranberry Harvest season.


Tri County 39, Cape Cod Tech 6

CCTech should try to play Bi County, although it would be shameful to lose to someone with that name.


Foxboro 41, Middleboro 28

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