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2016 CFN Week 13 Expert Picks & Predictions


CFN Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 13 of the college football season.


Scroll to the bottom of the picks for info on each of the prognosticators. Picks in bold are the all-time, sure-thing ATS locks of the century this week. CONSEN are the consensus of all the expert selections.

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The Week 13 Games We’re Picking Are …

Ball State vs. Miam Univ -7.5
Central Michigan vs. Eastern Michigan PICK
LSU -4.5 vs. Texas A&M
Toledo vs. Western Michigan -9.5
Nebraska vs. Iowa -3
Arkansas -7.5 vs. Missouri
TCU vs. Texas -1
NC State vs. North Carolina -10
Washington -4.5 vs. Washington State
Texas Tech vs. Baylor -3
Arizona State -4 vs. Arizona
South Carolina vs. Clemson -24
Michigan State vs. Penn State -13.5
Minnesota vs. Wisconsin -14
Georgia Tech vs. Georgia -4.5
Virginia vs. Virginia Tech -18.5
Auburn vs. Alabama -18
Kentucky vs. Louisville -25.5
Oregon -3 vs. Oregon State
Utah vs. Colorado -10
Florida vs. Florida State -7.5
Tennessee -10 vs. Vanderbilt
Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss -7.5
Michigan vs. Ohio State -6.5
Notre Dame vs. USC -17

Fiu Russ Rich Phil Crow CON
BS vs MU -7.5 MU MU MU MU MU MU
CM vs EM PK CM CM CM EM EM EM
LS -4.5 vs TAM LS LS LS LS AM LS
TO vs WM -9 WM* WM* WM* WM* WM WM*
NE vs IA -3 IA NE IA IA NE IA
AR -7.5 vs  MU MU AR AR* AR AR AR
TC vs TX -1 TX TX TX TC TX TX
NCS vs NC -10 NC* NC* NC* NC* NC NC*
UW -4.5 vs WS WS WS UW UW UW UW
TT vs BU -3 TT BA BA BA BA BA
AS -4 vs AZ AS AS AS AS AS AS
SC vs CL -24 CL* CL* CL CL* CL CL*
MS vs PS -13.5 PS PS PS* PS* MS PS*
MN vs WI -14 WI WI* WI WI* WI WI
GT vs GA -4.5 GT GT GA GA GA GA
VA vs VT -18.5 VT* VT VT* VT* VT VT*
AU vs AL -18 AL AL AL AL* AL AL*
UK vs UL -25.5 UL UL*  UL* UL* UL UL*
UO -3 vs OS OS UO UO UO UO UO
UT vs CO -10 UT CO* CO* CO* CO CO*
FL vs FS -7.5 UF FS* FS FS FS FS
TN -10 vs VA VA TN* VA TN TN TN
MS vs OM -7.5 MS CM* OM* OM OM OM*
MI vs OS -6.5 MI OS* OS OS* OS OS
ND vs SC -17 SC SC* SC* SC* SC SC*
 SU 165-77 180-60 176-66 176-66 177-65 181-61
ATS  138-101 112-125 120-119 127-112 122-117 124-115
SURE ATS  24-11-1 19-17 15-19-2 19-17 25-11
Dave Jer Chris Schmo Clucko
BS vs MU -7.5 MU MU MU* MU BS
CM vs EM PK CM EM EM EM EM
LS -4.5 vs TAM LS LS LS AM AM
TO vs WM -9 WM WM WM* WM TO
NE vs IA -3 IA NE NE IA NE
AR -7.5 vs  MU AR AR AR AR* MU
TC vs TX -1 TC TC TX TX TC
NCS vs NC -10 NC* NC NC* NC NC
UW -4.5 vs WS UW* UW WS UW WS
TT vs BU -3 BA TT BA BA BA
AS -4 vs AZ AS* AS AS AS AS
SC vs CL -24 CL CL CL* CL* SC
MS vs PS -13.5 PS* PS* PS MS MS
MN vs WI -14 WI WI WI* WI MI
GT vs GA -4.5 GA GA GA* GA GT
VA vs VT -18.5 VT VT VT VT* VT
AU vs AL -18 AL AL* AL* AL* AU
UK vs UL -25.5 UL* UL UL* UL* UK
UO -3 vs OS UO UO UO OS UO
UT vs CO -10 CO* UT CO* UT CO
FL vs FS -7.5 FS FS FS* FL FL
TN -10 vs VA TN* TN TN TN VU
MS vs OM -7.5 OM OM OM* OM MS
MI vs OS -6.5 OS MI OS OS* OS
ND vs SC -17 SC* SC* SC SC* ND
SU 166-76 161-81 173-69 152-90 118-126
ATS 136-103 116-123 120-119 107-132 123-116
SURE ATS 17-16-3 15-20-1 14-25 15-21 19-17

Expert Prognosticators

EXP - Russ Mitchell Russ Mitchell is the lead SEC Columnist and America’s college football radio guest of choice for College Football News. Is always right when it comes to SEC football.

EXP - Phil HarrisonPhil Harrison has been writing for CollegeFootballNews.com for nine years. He is the leading Big Ten featured writer, and can be followed on Twitter @PhilHarrisonCFB.

EXP - SchmoThe Schmo is a brash, overzealous sports junkie that generates a story out of anything he gets his hands on. The Schmo sees himself as an ‘oustider’ on a mission to become an ‘insider’ in the world of sports. Watch him generate the most interesting takes in his video series The Schmo and The Pro.

EXP - CrowleyCrowley Sullivan is a 20-year sports-media veteran having spent ten years at ESPN as a producer, programmer, content creator, business developer, and brand manager.  He now serves a EVP, Planning/GM, Sports for MandtVR, a content creation platform that emphasizes Virtual Reality initiatives.

EXP - Jeremy SimonJeremy Simon is the owner of BlueGoldSports.com covering West Virginia University. He’s also is a contributor to USA Today Sports, CFN and Athlon Sports.

EXP - Chris WilliamsBased out of the heartland, Chris Williams is the publisher of CycloneFanatic.com. He can also be heard every day from 4-7 ct on Des Moines’ Sports Station, 1460 KXNO.


exp-dave-congrove-2Dave Congrove
– Owner of CollegeFootballPoll.com and creator of the Congrove Computer Rankings (1993). The computer’s preseason forecast has picked half of the final 4 in each of the first 2 years of the playoff system, and 11 BCS title participants in the 16 BCS seasons. The picks provided are the computer’s picks.

EXP - Rich CirminielloRich Cirminiello joined Campus Insiders in 2013 as the Associate Editor following a long career with College Football News and FoxSports.com. Rich is a frequent contributor to the New York Jets, and he volunteers as the Director of College Awards for the Maxwell Football Club, which annually honors the premier high school, college and NFL players.

EXP - CluckoClucko the Chicken has been America’s premier poultry prognosticator since winning the 2000 Pro Football Weekly college football confidence pool among 37 entries. Clucko makes picks based on two feed dishes representing each team – or on a coin-flip.

EXP - Fiu 3Pete Fiutak writes a lot of articles about college football stuff for CollegeFootballNews.com and is “talent” – not talented – for Campus Insiders.