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What's your Week 12 Best Bet? The FootballScoop Staff weighs in

Take a look at last week's picks and, at first, we look really smart as a staff. Scott took Air Force minus-5.5 over UNLV; they won, 48-21. Doug took Duke minus-3.5 over Syracuse; the Devils won, 27-10. And Zach took Iowa in a pick 'em over Minnesota; they lost, 51-14.

This season: Scott (4-6-1), Doug (4-7), Zach (6-4-1)

Scott: over 

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alabama.120

A rare double dip, Scott is taking Mississippi State minus the 9.5 over Alabama. Which, of course, makes sense considering he took the Bulldogs to win straight up yesterday.

Zach:  over 

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stanford.120

I think I like the Cardinal to win here, but I don't see them doing it by 10. They just don't have the firepower. And considering the Utes are only nine-point underdogs, I like my chances.

Doug: over 

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arkansas.120

LSU is somehow a 1 point underdog to Arkansas (according to Bovada), which is baffling enough. Consider this, Over the last 10 years only Oklahoma (28-1) is better at recovering after suffering a loss the week before, and the Tigers at 25-1 during that span. I not only expect LSU to win, but I think they do it by double digits over a much improved Razorback squad that's still probably a year away from making a splash.