Presented by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Golden Nugget sports book

Each Friday throughout the football season, two handicappers go head to head in a bracket contest. Sixteen contestants were invited to enter for $1,500 each. The Golden Nugget added $1,000 to the prize pool for a total of $25,000.

Each handicapper makes seven selections against the spread, from all college and NFL sides and totals posted on the Golden Nugget board at noon Friday. The seventh selection is designated as the Best Bet for tiebreaking purposes.

Week 14 picks, Dec. 6

Paul Stone (

1) Saints -3

2) 49ers -2.5

3) Central Florida-SMU under 59.5

4) Rice +6.5

5) Texas-Baylor under 72

6) Northern Illinois -3

Best Bet) Connecticut pick

Ron Boyles

1) Baylor -15.5

2) Michigan State-Ohio State under 51.5

3) Utah State-Fresno State under 60.5

4) Jets -2.5

5) Bears pick

6) Bowling Green +3

Best Bet) Missouri +1


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