Click here for the 2020 Best of Orlando® Readers Poll ballot!

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Big dumb panda picks Michigan over Florida in 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Posted By on Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 1:20 PM

  • Photo cred:
Yang Yang, now a 21-year-old giant panda at Zoo Atlanta, has terrible college football takes: Last year, he picked Auburn over UCF in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, and now, this year, he's picked Michigan to beat Florida.

Wrong. So wrong, big, illiterate panda.
Yang Yang could've at least done himself a favor and looked at the Vegas betting odds, which have No. 10 Florida as a 7.5 point favorite over No. 7 Michigan. Or the weirdly adorable beast could have taken into account that the 9-3 Gators have a bone to pick with the 10-2 Wolverines after they romped Florida 33-17 in the 2017 season opener and, even worse, 41-7 in the 2016 Citrus Bowl matchup.

Lots of stats and history to take into consideration.

But does Yang Yang give a damn?

Nope. The big dumb panda only wants to eat the Michigan box, forever plagued with a bad sense of intuition for college sports, just like last year.

The 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is on Dec. 29, at 12 pm Eastern.

  • Photo cred:

Stay on top of Orlando news and views. Sign up for our weekly Headlines newsletter.

Tags: , , , ,

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 20, 2020

View more issues


© 2020 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation