College Football Expert Picks, Predictions: Week 5

College football expert picks and predictions for Week 5 highlighted by Arkansas at Alabama, Michigan at Iowa, and NC State at Clemson

College football expert picks, predictions for Week 5, including Arkansas at Alabama, Michigan at Iowa, and NC State at Clemson


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College Football Expert Picks, Predictions: Week 5

* next to the pick means the team will win, but not cover.
Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

Utah State at BYU

Line: BYU -24, o/u: 60.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: BYU
Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: BYU
Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: BYU*
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: BYU
Pete Fiutak, CFN: BYU
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: BYU
Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: BYU*
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: BYU*
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com BYU*
Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: BYU
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN BYU
E, CFN BYU*
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com BYU
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com BYU
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: BYU
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: BYU
Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: BYU
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Utah State
CONSENSUS PICK: BYU

Week 5 College Football Expert Picks
Utah State at BYU | Tulane at Houston
UTSA at Middle Tenn | SDSU at Boise St
Washington at UCLA | New Mexico at UNLV
Michigan at Iowa | Kentucky at Ole Miss
Oklahoma at TCU | Purdue at Minnesota
Alabama at Arkansas | Rutgers at Ohio St
Okla St at Baylor | Northwestern at Penn St
Wake Forest at Florida St | TA&M at Miss St
LSU at Auburn | Georgia at Missouri
NC St at Clemson | West Virginia at Texas
Arizona State at USC | Stanford at Oregon
Results So Far | NFL Week 4 Experts Picks

NEXT: Tulane at Houston Expert Picks, Predictions

NFL Expert Picks, Predictions, Lines: Week 4

NFL Expert Picks and Predictions for Week 4 of the season including Buffalo at Baltimore, Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco, and Kansas City at Tampa Bay

NFL expert picks, predictions, lines for Week 4 highlighted by Buffalo at Baltimore, Rams at San Francisco, and Kansas City at Tampa Bay


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NFL Expert Picks, Predictions: Week 4

* next to the pick means the team will win, but not cover.
Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

Miami at Cincinnati

Line: Cincinnati -3.5, o/u: 47

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com:
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Cincinnati
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Cincinnati
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Cincinnati
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Miami
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Miami
E, CFN Miami
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Miami
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Miami
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Cincinnati
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Miami
CONSENSUS PICK: Miami

Week 4 NFL Expert Picks
Miami at Cincinnati | Minnesota at New Orleans
Cleveland at Atlanta | Washington at Dallas
Seattle at Detroit | Tennessee at Indianapolis
Chicago at NY Giants | Jacksonville at Phil
NY Jets at Pittsburgh | Buffalo at Baltimore
LA Chargers at Houston | Arizona at Carolina
New England at Green Bay | Denver at Las Vegas
Kansas City at Tampa Bay | LA Rams at San Fran
Expert Picks So Far | NFL Week 4 Schedule
College Football Expert Picks: Week 5

NEXT: Minnesota at New Orleans Expert Picks, Predictions

College Football Odds: Opening Early Lines, Values Week 5

College football Week 5 early odds and lines. Predicting what they might be, along with what they actually are.

The early college football lines and odds for Week 5 of the 2022 season. Where are the potential values?


What are the lines for Week 5 of the 2022 college football season – and what should they be?

First I guess what the lines will be, and then add them all in after the fact to see what there is to work with.

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College Football Week 5 Lines: Thursday, September 29

Utah State at BYU
Fiu Early Guess: BYU -30
Actual Line:  BYU -24.5

College Football Week 5 Lines: Friday, September 30

Tulane at Houston
Fiu Early Houston -5
Actual Line: Houston -2.5

UTSA at Middle Tennessee
Fiu Early Guess: Middle Tennessee -5
Actual Line: UTSA -5

San Diego State at Boise State
Fiu Early Guess: Boise State -4
Actual Line: Boise State -5

Washington at UCLA
Fiu Early Guess: Washington -3
Actual Line: Washington -2.5

New Mexico at UNLV
Fiu Early Guess: UNLV -16
Actual Line: UNLV -15

College Football Week 5 Lines: Saturday, October 1

Rice at Louisiana Tech
Fiu Early Guess: Louisiana Tech -6
Actual Line: TBA

UAB at Florida Atlantic
Fiu Early Guess: UAB -6.5
Actual Line: TBA

Louisville at Boston College
Fiu Early Guess: Louisville -17.5
Actual Line: Louisville -16

Navy at Air Force
Fiu Early Guess: Air Force -17
Actual Line: Air Force -16

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Michigan at Iowa
Fiu Early Guess: Michigan -11.5
Actual Line: Michigan -9.5

Temple at Memphis
Fiu Early Guess: Memphis -22
Actual Line: Memphis -20

Purdue at Minnesota
Fiu Early Guess: Minnesota -10
Actual Line: Minnesota -9.5

Georgia State at Army
Fiu Early Guess: Army -11
Actual Line: Army -8.5

Illinois at Wisconsin
Fiu Early Guess: Wisconsin -8.5
Actual Line: Wisconsin -9

Kentucky at Ole Miss
Fiu Early Guess: Ole Miss -3
Actual Line: Ole Miss -4.5

Oklahoma at TCU
Fiu Early Guess: Oklahoma -8
Actual Line: Oklahoma -5.5

Texas State at James Madison
Fiu Early Guess: James Madison -29
Actual Line: James Madison -19.5

Northern Illinois at Ball State
Fiu Early Guess: Ball State -2
Actual Line: Northern Illinois -3

NEXT: More College Football Early Week 5 Line Predictions, Saturday, October 1

NFL Expert Picks, Predictions, Lines: Week 3

NFL Expert Picks and Predictions for Week 3 of the season including Pittsburgh at Cleveland, Buffalo at Miami, and Green Bay at Tampa Bay

NFL expert picks, predictions, lines for Week 4 highlighted by Pittsburgh at Cleveland, Buffalo at Miami, and Green Bay at Tampa Bay


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* next to the pick means the team will win, but not cover.
Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

Pittsburgh at Cleveland

Line: Cleveland -4.5, o/u: 38.5

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Pittsburgh
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Cleveland*
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Cleveland*
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: Cleveland
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Pittsburgh
Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com:
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Cleveland
E, CFN Cleveland
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Pittsburgh
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Pittsburgh
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Cleveland
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Cleveland
CONSENSUS PICK: Cleveland*

Week 3 NFL Expert Picks
Pittsburgh at Cleveland | Houston at Chicago
Las Vegas at Tennessee | Kansas City at Indy
Buffalo at Miami | Detroit at Minnesota
Baltimore at New England | Cincinnati at Jets
Philadelphia at Wash | New Orleans at Carolina
Jacksonville at Chargers | LA Rams at Arizona
Atlanta at Seattle | Green Bay at Tampa Bay
San Francisco at Denver | Dallas at NY Giants
College Football Expert Picks: Week 4
NFL Week 4 Schedule, Game Previews

NEXT: Houston at Chicago Expert Picks, Predictions

10 Best College Football Predictions Against The Spread Week 4

10 best predictions and picks against the spread and point totals for the Week 4 college football games.

10 best predictions for the big Saturday of college football. What games appear to be the best bets and best picks for the Week 4 games?


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Week 4: College Week 3: NFL
Week 4 Game Previews 
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Results So Far: 28-12-1

1) We’re FINALLY done with most of the FCS vs FBS games. The silly season is over and conference plays kicks in full force, which means …

2) Now we settle in.

Everyone overreacts after Week 1, and then everything is skewed a bit after Week 2. After Week 3 we can pretty much figure out how things are going, and that’s why the theme of the week is this …

Go with what you know until proven otherwise.

For example, I misfired last week by not going with Oklahoma -10.5 over Nebraska. We know Nebraska is bad, and until proven otherwise, the idea is to go against it when the spread is reasonable, like it was against the Sooners. Of course OU won in a walk.

You’ll see what I mean, starting with …

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10. UMass at Temple

POINT TOTAL 43.5
ATS PICK UNDER

Fair warning: there’s a spiteful aspect to this pick.

Rutgers -17 over Temple was my No. 1 call of last week, and it wasn’t even close. Now the Owls owe me.

What do we know, and what did we learn from that disaster? The Temple defense is pretty good.

The offense didn’t do much of anything, but the defense held Rutgers to just over 200 yards, and that was after stuffing Lafayette.

Is there any concern that the Owl O could go off on a UMass defense that gave up 42 to Tulane and 55 to Toledo? Not really, and if it does, it’s not likely to get up to 40 and the defense might be able to take care of the rest.

UMass will score, but it should hang around 10-to-14. This will get dicey late, but this should come in around the high 30s.

Okay, now deep breath as I ditch the theme for this next pick, and we shall never speak of it again …

9. Iowa at Rutgers

POINT TOTAL 33.5
ATS PICK Over

I hate this pick.

I hate picking this game, I hate that I feel compelled to add this to the list, and I hate that I’m feeding this to a trusting public that might actually watch this abomination if it invests in it one way or another.

I know, I know, I’ve hammered Iowa unders HARD so far this year, and it’s been a breeze.

How obnoxious have Iowa games been? The total points scored in the three games is 54. You know how hard that is to do?

As my standard line has been this season, you could set the total for an Iowa game at 1.5 and I’d still go under. Ha, ha – we all had a good laugh, killed some time, and …

If the final score in this is 3-2, fine.

A point total of 33.5 is just too obscene. If you take the over and it doesn’t work, it’s not your fault.

Now that I’ve gone off the rails …

8. Virginia at Syracuse

POINT TOTAL 55
ATS PICK Under

I don’t like this pick either, but for an entirely different reason …

Friday night games are weird.

Everyone’s rhythm is off, there’s a strange vibe, crazy things happen, and they generally fail to follow any logic or reason.

And I know, I don’t have to add this game to the list – just like I didn’t have to put Iowa vs Rutgers on here – but if things go to form and we go with what we know, including it is a moral imperative.

Virginia just doesn’t score.

The Illinois loss got to a total of 27, and the win over Old Dominion last week ended up at 30.

Could the Cavaliers find their mojo and start winging it around like they did in 2021? Yeah, but they haven’t done it yet.

Syracuse hung 48 on the board against UConn, but that’s UConn – Virginia’s D is okay. The Purdue game was a relative shootout that went back-and-forth late, and that only got to 61 and went over on the late TD pass.

This has a far better chance of hanging around the 20s for each team than the 30s.

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7. Tulsa at Ole Miss

POINT TOTAL 65.5
ATS PICK Over

I keep waiting for Tulsa’s offensive fever to break, but it’s not happening.

It’s been one of he biggest stunners of the year so far – Tulsa leads the nation in passing after three games.

It’s averaging 413 yards per outing after bombing away on Wyoming, Northern Illinois, and Jacksonville State to get there – no one else is averaging more than 389. The O has needed to crank it up in shootout after shootout, and to be warned, there’s one big concern here.

The Old Miss defense has been outstanding.

It allowed just 13 points in three games, but it hasn’t faced a strong passing game since the 28-10 win over Troy to kick things off.

This has a few things to like. It starts with the Rebel offense finding its groove – it should handle most of the 65.5 on its own. That means Tulsa will keep firing to keep up, there should be a few late points, and something very doable like 40+ish to 20ish should combine to get to 66.

There are more point total picks to come, but until then, going with what we know …

6. Florida Atlantic at Purdue

LINE Purdue -17
ATS PICK Purdue

It’s scary when things seem this simple.

Florida Atlantic’s defense has been awful against the two decent teams it faced, and it hasn’t dealt with anyone like Purdue yet.

The Owls have a slew of decent things going their way, but they’ve been abysmal against anyone who can throw a forward pass – they were ripped to shreds in the 41-38 loss to Ohio, and were hit for 339 passing yards by UCF in the 40-14 loss.

By the way, Purdue likes to throw.

Everyone is on FAU, and I’m not entirely sure why other than Aidan O’Connell is iffy. Even so, Purdue will throw for 400 yards and score in the 40s.

If you think the Owls have 24ish points in them on the road against a 1-2 Big Ten team that desperately needs a good performance thanks to last second losses to Penn State and Syracuse, okay.

NEXT: College Football Pick Against the Spread No. 5: Utah at Arizona State

College Football Expert Picks, Predictions: Week 4

Week 4 college football expert picks and predictions highlighted by Florida at Tennessee, Wisconsin at Ohio State, and Arkansas at Texas A&M

College football expert picks, predictions for Week 4, including Florida at Tennessee, Wisconsin at Ohio State, and Arkansas at Texas A&M


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* next to the pick means the team will win, but not cover.
Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

West Virginia at Virginia Tech

Line: West Virginia -2.5, o/u: 50.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Virginia Tech
Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Virginia Tech
Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: West Virginia
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: West Virginia
Pete Fiutak, CFN: West Virginia
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: West Virginia
Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: West Virginia
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: West Virginia
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Virginia Tech
Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: West Virginia
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN West Virginia
E, CFN West Virginia
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com Virginia Tech
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com West Virginia
Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Virginia Tech
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Virginia Tech
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Virginia Tech
Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: West Virginia
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: West Virginia
CONSENSUS PICK: West Virginia

Week 4 College Football Expert Picks
WVU at Va Tech | Coastal Carolina at Georgia St

Virginia at Syracuse | Nevada at Air Force
Boise State at UTEP | Kent State at Georgia
Maryland at Michigan | Clemson at Wake Forest
Florida at Tennessee | Minnesota vs Michigan St
Texas at Texas Tech | Notre Dame at North Carolina
Oregon at Wash St | Arkansas vs Texas A&M
Vanderbilt at Alabama | Wisconsin at Ohio St

Kansas State at Oklahoma | USC at Oregon St

Wyoming at BYU | Western Michigan at SJSU
Stanford at Washington | Utah at Arizona State

Results So Far | NFL Week 3 Expert Picks

NEXT: Coastal Carolina at Georgia State Expert Picks, Predictions

College Football Odds: Opening Early Lines, Values Week 4

College football Week 4 early odds and lines. Predicting what they might be, along with what they actually are.

The early college football lines and odds for Week 4 of the 2022 season. Where are the potential values?


What are the lines for Week 4 of the 2022 college football season – and what should they be?

Now we get rid of most of the FBS vs FCS throwaway games and we start to dive into conference play.

Now it gets really fun.

As always, I give my prediction of what I think the line will be, and then go back in and add the actual line after to see just how off the preconceived notion might be.

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College Football Week 4 Lines: Thursday, September 22

West Virginia at Virginia Tech
Fiu Early Guess: Virginia Tech -3
Actual Line: West Virginia -2.5

Coastal Carolina at Georgia Southern
Fiu Early Guess: Coastal Carolina -4.5
Actual Line: Coastal Carolina -2.5

College Football Week 4 Lines: Friday, September 23

Virginia at Syracuse
Fiu Early Guess: Syracuse -10
Actual Line: Syracuse -9.5

Nevada at Air Force
Fiu Early Guess: Air Force -22.5
Actual Line: Air Force -25

Boise State at UTEP
Fiu Early Guess: Boise State -20
Actual Line: Boise State -16.5

College Football Week 4 Lines: Saturday, September 24

Appalachian State at Marshall
Fiu Early Guess: Marshall -3.5
Actual Line: TBA

Maryland at Michigan
Fiu Early Guess: Michigan -23.5
Actual Line: Michigan -17.5

Baylor at Iowa State
Fiu Early Guess: Baylor -4
Actual Line: Iowa State -1

USF at Louisville
Fiu Early Guess: Louisville -10.5
Actual Line: Louisville -13

Clemson at Wake Forest
Fiu Early Guess: Clemson -7.5
Actual Line: Clemson -7

Buffalo at Eastern Michigan
Fiu Early Guess: Eastern Michigan -8.5
Actual Line: Eastern Michigan -4.5

Missouri at Auburn
Fiu Early Guess: Auburn -3.5
Actual Line: Auburn -6.5

Kent State at Georgia
Fiu Early Guess: Georgia -39.5
Actual Line: Georgia -41.5

Bowling Green at Mississippi State
Fiu Early Guess: Mississippi State -31
Actual Line: Mississippi State -29.5

Central Michigan at Penn State
Fiu Early Guess: Penn State -24.5
Actual Line: Penn State -26.5

TCU at SMU
Fiu Early Guess: TCU -4
Actual Line: EVEN

Duke at Kansas
Fiu Early Guess: Kansas -9
Actual Line: Kansas -9.5

UCLA at Colorado
Fiu Early Guess: UCLA -28
Actual Line: UCLA -20.5

UMass at Temple
Fiu Early Guess: Temple -10.5
Actual Line: Temple -9.5

James Madison at Appalachian State
Fiu Early Guess: Appalachian State -8
Actual Line: Appalachian State -9

NEXT: More College Football Early Week 4 Line Predictions, Saturday, September 24

NFL Expert Picks, Predictions, Lines: Week 2

NFL Expert Picks and Predictions for Week 2 of the season inclduding the Chargers at Kansas City, Miami at Baltimore and Minnesota at Philadelphia

NFL expert picks, predictions, lines for Week 2 highlighted by the Los Angeles Chargers vs Kansas City, Miami at Baltimore, and Minnesota at Philadelphia


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* next to the pick means the team will win, but not cover.
Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City

Line: Kansas City -4, o/u: 54.5

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Kansas City
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Kansas City
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Kansas City
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: Kansas City
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Kansas City
Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Kansas City
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com LA Chargers
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Kansas City
E, CFN Kansas City
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com Kansas City
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com LA Chargers
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: LA Chargers
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Kansas City
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: LA Chargers
CONSENSUS PICK: Kansas City

Week 2 NFL Expert Picks
Chargers at Kansas City | Jets at Cleveland
Wash at Detroit | Tampa Bay at New Orleans
Carolina at Giants | New England at Pittsburgh
Indianapolis at Jacksonville | Miami at Balt
Atlanta at Rams | Seattle at San Francisco
Cincinnati at Dallas | Houston at Denver
Arizona at Las Vegas | Chicago at Green Bay
Tennessee at Buffalo | Minn at Philadelphia
College Football Expert Picks: Week 3

NEXT: New York Jets at Cleveland Expert Picks, Predictions

10 Best College Football Predictions Against The Spread Week 3

10 best predictions for the big weekend of college football. Best bets and picks for Week 3’s Saturday games.

10 best predictions for the big Saturday of college football. What games appear to be the best bets and best picks for Week 3’s games?


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Week 3: College Week 2: NFL
Week 3 Game Previews 
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I somehow survived last week and all the craziness.

Did I take Alabama to roll past Texas? Yup.

Did I misfire all over the place on the picks for the site’s game previews? Compared to Week 1 and Week 0, big time.

Was I lazy to just assume Kansas would keep being Kansas against the spread? Oh yeah.

But I still went 70%, so as I tell you all of the time after a solid streak, pick a lane – either I’m totally on my game in a blind-squirrel-finds-nut sort of way, or FADE HARD NOW because I’m way overdue for a whiff.

With that said, be careful with some of these – like No. 5 on this list. Let’s ease into it with …

Results So Far: 22-8-1

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10. Arkansas Pine-Bluff at Oklahoma State

LINE Oklahoma State -57.5
ATS PICK Arkansas Pine-Bluff

If you’re a regular reading this, you know how it rolls.

You know that over the long haul, if you lead a good, clean life and do things the right way – pay your fair share of taxes, drive the speed limit, put the toilet seat down, and ALWAYS take the underdog when getting 50 or more – you’ll come out ahead.

Last week, you walked into Michigan Stadium up 52-0.

Michigan 56, Hawaii 10.

Even when Mike Gundy and Oklahoma State kept going against SE Louisiana to start the 2016 season the final score of 61-7 wasn’t covering the 57.5.

Even when the Cowboys took out Lamar 59-3 in 2013 they didn’t get to the line set for UAPB.

Of course Oklahoma State could win this 83-0. Of course it’s silly to invest in any sort of FCS vs FBS game.

But you – along with the Golden Lions – are about to walk into Boone Pickens effectively up 58-0.

You thank the gods for the opportunity, and you go about your day.

Speaking of Michigan …

9. UConn at Michigan

LINE Michigan -47.5
ATS PICK UConn

I will totally admit that I got squeamish over the Hawaii call over Michigan ATS, but it worked.

I’m buckling a little bit on this one, too – 47.5 ain’t 50 – but there seems to be a limit to how much the Wolverines like to thrash teams.

It put up 51 on Colorado State, and it hung 56 on Hawaii, but in both games the machine slowed down.

The question here is whether or not UConn is going to put any points on the board. All you’re looking for is one score, and that might be enough.

Head coach Jim Mora Jr. is doing an okay job so far – there’s a running game, and last week in the 48-14 loss to Syracuse, the passing attack actually worked.

Michigan will win easily, but again, you’re just looking for ONE UConn score – even something like 52-6 gets this for you.

8. Colorado at Minnesota

POINT TOTAL 46.5
ATS PICK Over

It’s the tried and true belief when it comes to relatively low college overs.

Can one side take care of it all by itself? In this case, maybe.

Colorado has been absolutely miserable so far giving up 38 at home to TCU and 41 up the road at Air Force. In both games the two teams easily got past 47 points.

The concern is that Minnesota slams the door shut on the Buffs – like the 30-0 win last year – and coming up with just 38 points against New Mexico State is a tad concerning. However, the Gophers should get to at least 30 here, and closer to 40.

The Gopher D has been great against two bad teams – Colorado should be able to put a few points on the board to help the cause. There’s a shot you might not need them.

On the opposite end is …

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7. Nevada at Iowa

POINT TOTAL 39.5
ATS PICK Under

This is totally obscene.

You don’t go under on 39.5. OF COURSE YOU DON’T. However, until Iowa proves it can score, you keep riding this train until it stops.

If the Hawkeyes figure it out and hang 55 on the board, you tip your cap and go on your way. However, considering their two games so far have combined to see a total of 27 points, you’re insane to not give this one more try.

Nevada’s offense was fine against New Mexico State, Texas State, and Incarnate Word, but there’s a strong chance it doesn’t score against the Hawkeye D – or, it at least doesn’t do a whole lot more than 10ish or so.

6. Tulane at Kansas State

LINE Kansas State -14
ATS PICK Kansas State

Wow did this drop like a rock.

It started out with Kansas State -19 and then the world hammered the hell out of the Green Wave.

Here’s the issue. Tulane has looked fantastic so far, but that’s partly because it played UMass and Alcorn State. The team was bad in 2021, and now it’s all of a sudden back to being potentially bowl worthy?

Maybe, but Kansas State has been too sharp and too fabulous so far at home, beating South Dakota and Missouri by a combined score of 74-12. The running game should work fine against the Green Wave front that gave up 200 rushing yards to UMass.

There Wildcats were good enough to beat Mizzou by 28 …

NEXT: College Football Pick Against the Spread No. 5: FCSapalooza

College Football Expert Picks, Predictions: Week 3

Week 2 college football expert picks and predictions highlighted by Miami at Texas A&M, Penn State at Auburn, Michigan State at Washington

College football expert picks, predictions for Week 3, highlighted by Miami at Texas A&M, Penn State at Auburn, and Michigan State at Washington


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Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

Florida State at Louisville

Line: Florida State -2, o/u: 54.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Florida State
Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Florida State
Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Florida State
Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Florida State
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Florida State
Cami Griffin, LonghornsWire.com: Florida State
Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Louisville
Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Florida State
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Florida State
Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Florida State*
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Florida State
E, CFN Florida State
Tyler Nettuno, LSUTigerswire.com Florida State
Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Florida State
Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Louisville
Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Louisville
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Florida State
Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Louisville
John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Florida State
Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Louisville
CONSENSUS PICK: Florida State

Week 3 College Football Expert Picks
Florida St at Louisville | Air Force at Wyoming
UConn at Michigan | Oklahoma at Nebraska
Purdue at Syracuse | Georgia at South Carolina
Cal at Notre Dame | BYU at Oregon
Penn St at Auburn | Ole Miss at Georgia Tech
ULM at Alabama | Miss State at LSU
Toledo at Ohio State | Texas Tech at NC State
Michigan St at Washington | La Tech at Clemson
UTSA at Texas | Miami at Texas A&M
San Diego State at Utah | Fresno State at USC
Eastern Mich at Arizona StResults So Far
NFL Week 2 Expert Picks

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