Caz’s Pigskin Picks-Week #5 (9-20) & (9-21)

Caz’ s Pigskin Picks for Week #5 (9-20) and (9-21).

East Central (1-3) at Batesville (4-0)

GAME TIME: 7 PM at The Dog Pound.  Radio & Web

COACHES: Justin Roden, 1-3 in 1st year at East Central. Eric Heppner, 124-77 in 18th year at Batesville.

SAGARIN RATINGS: East Central, 65.91, 81st overall, 18th in Class 4A. Batesville, 58.71, 122nd overall, 26th in Class 3A.

LAST OUTING: East Central defeated Franklin County, 35-28. Batesville defeated Rushville, 21-0.

VS. COMMON FOES: East Central 0-1, Batesville 1-0.

OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: East Central 5-3, Batesville 4-12.

SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: East Central, 12-3.

LAST MEETING: East Central, 42-7, Sep. 14, 2012.

Caz’s Pick:   East Central

South Dearborn (0-4) at Greensburg (2-2)

GAME TIME: 7 PM at Shriver Field.

COACHES: Chris Nobbe, 0-4 in 1st year at South Dearborn. Scott Moore, 30-24 in 6th year at Greensburg.

SAGARIN RATINGS: Greensburg, 60.14, 111th overall, 22nd in Class 3A. South Dearborn, 29.24, 261st overall, 61st in Class 4A.

LAST OUTING: South Dearborn lost to Connersville, 48-14. Greensburg lost to Lawrenceburg, 21-20.

VS. COMMON FOES: South Dearborn 0-2, Greensburg 1-1.

OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: South Dearborn 10-6, Greensburg 7-9.

SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Greensburg, 9-6.

LAST MEETING: Greensburg, 34-0, Sep. 14, 2012.

Caz’s Pick:   Greensburg  

Connersville (1-3) at Rushville (3-1)

GAME TIME: 7 PM at Hinshaw Field.

COACHES: Adam Kelly, 8-7 in 2nd year at Connersville. Rocky Alspaugh, 61-71 in 14th year at Rushville, 81-91 in 18th year overall.

SAGARIN RATINGS: Rushville, 49.89, 164th overall, 35th in Class 3A. Connersville, 48.35, 174th overall, 42nd in Class 4A.

LAST OUTING: Connersville defeated South Dearborn, 48-14. Rushville lost to Batesville, 21-0.

VS. COMMON FOES: Connersville 0-1, Rushville 1-0.

OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: Connersville 7-9, Rushville 7-9.

SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Rushville, 12-3.

LAST MEETING: Connersville, 34-27, Aug. 17, 2012.

LAST MEETING: Greensburg, 34-0, Sep. 14, 2012.

Caz’s Pick:   Connersville  

Milan (1-3) at North Decatur (2-2)

GAME TIME: 7 PM at Charger Field.

COACHES: Ed Wagner, 1-3 in 1st year at Milan. Garry Sauley, 71-63 in 14th year at North Decatur.

SAGARIN RATINGS: Milan, 51.84, 157th overall, 22nd in Class 2A. North Decatur, 33.44, 243rd overall, 27th in Class 1A.

LAST OUTING: Milan lost to Eastern Hancock, 52-27. North Decatur lost to Knightstown, 33-14.

OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: Milan 14-2, North Decatur 9-7.

SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Milan, 15-4.

LAST MEETING: North Decatur, 17-7, Sep. 14, 2012.

Caz’s Pick:   Milan  

Saturday’s Games

Franklin County (2-2) vs. Lawrenceburg (3-1)

GAME TIME: 2 PM at Lucas Oil Stadium.

COACHES: Shane Wellman, 8-8 in 2nd year at Franklin County. Ryan Knigga, 19-9 in 3rd year at Lawrenceburg.

SAGARIN RATINGS: Lawrenceburg, 61.07, 104th overall, 16th in Class 3A. Franklin County, 51.46, 158th overall, 34th in Class 4A.

LAST OUTING: Franklin County lost to East Central, 35-28. Lawrenceburg defeated Greensburg, 21-20.

OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: Franklin County 5-11, Lawrenceburg 3-9.

SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Lawrenceburg, 8-7.

LAST MEETING: Lawrenceburg, 31-30, Sep. 14, 2012.

PREDICTION: Lawrenceburg, 38-24.

Caz’s Pick:   Lawrenceburg  

South Decatur (2-2) at Tecumseh (3-1)

GAME TIME: 3 PM at Braves Field.

COACHES: Rod Martin, 18-26 in 5th year at South Decatur. Jeff Daming, 11-14 in 3rd year at Tecumseh.

SAGARIN RATINGS: Tecumseh, 32.13, 250th overall, 30th in Class 1A. South Decatur, 31.12, 257th overall, 35th in Class 1A.

LAST OUTING: South Decatur defeated Edinburgh, 38-14. Tecumseh defeated Union (Dugger), 58-8.

OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: South Decatur 9-7, Tecumseh 3-9.

SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: South Decatur, 3-2.

LAST MEETING: Tecumseh, 30-19, Sep. 15, 2012.

PREDICTION: Tecumseh, 32-31.

Caz’s Pick:   Tecumseh