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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 6 picks, Oct. 11

John Kwan

1) UNLV -8.5

2) Buccaneers +1.5

3) Saints-Patriots under 50.5

4) Redskins +5.5

5) Jaguars +27

6) Raiders +9

Best Bet) Raiders-Chiefs under 40.5

Scott Pritchard (Pritchardspicks.com)

1) Iowa State +14.5

2) New Mexico +14.5

3) Kansas State +17.5

4) Lions -2.5

5) Buccaneers +1.5

6) Buffalo-Western Michigan under 51.5

Best Bet) Cardinals-49ers under 41.5


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