Week 4 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 4 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 4

Week 4 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

CFN Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 4 of the college football season.


If there’s an * next to the pick, that means the team will win, but not cover.

Week 4 Expert Picks

INSTRUCTIONS: Make your pick against the spread. For example …
– If you think LSU will win -3.5 over Auburn: LSU
– If you think Auburn will win outright: Auburn
– If you think LSU will win, but NOT cover: LSU*

– 10 Best Predictions Against The Spread: Week 4
10 Best Over/Under Point Total Predictions: Week 4

Week 4 TV Schedule, Lines & Predictions
– Expert Picks: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3

Week 4 Fearless Predictions & Game Previews 
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AAC | Ind | MACMW | Sun Belt

Results So Far

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN
SU: 35-6  ATS: 21-19-1 ATS Lock: 2-0
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN
SU: 41-14  ATS: 26-28-1 ATS Lock: 3-0
@Pete Fiutak, CFN
SU: 43-12  ATS: 33-21-1 ATS Lock: 2-1
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat
SU: 39-16. ATS: 30-24-1 ATS Lock: 2-1
@Phil Harrison, CFN
SU: 45-10  ATS: 30-24-1 ATS Lock: 0-3
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN
SU: 41-10  ATS: 32-19 ATS Lock: 3-0
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com
SU: 44-11 ATS: 32-22-1 ATS Lock: 3-0
@Russ Mitchell, CFN
SU: 45-12 ATS: 31-24-1 ATS Lock: 3-0
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners
SU: 3021 ATS: 24-26 ATS Lock: 2-1
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN
SU: 41-14 ATS: 35-18-1 ATS Lock: 1-2
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive
SU: 48-7 ATS: 36-17-1 ATS: 3-0
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports
SU: 43-12  ATS: 32-22-1 ATS: 3-0
Clucko The Chicken
SU: 28-27  ATS: 30-24-1 ATS Lock: 1-2
CONSENSUS PICK
SU: 47-8 ATS: 35-17-1

AGAINST THE SPREAD LOCK PICK OF THE WEEK

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Michigan
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Washington  
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Florida
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Troy
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Maryland
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Florida State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Washington
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Alabama
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Utah
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Utah
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Alabama
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Alabama
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Clemson
Clucko The Chicken: Washington


Temple at South Florida

LINE: USF -19.5, o/u: 63.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
7:30 ESPN

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: USF
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: USF*  
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: USF
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: USF
@Phil Harrison, CFN: USF
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: USF
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: USF*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: USF
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: USF
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Temple
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: USF
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: USF
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Temple
Clucko The Chicken: USF
CONSENSUS PICK: USF


Virginia at Boise State

LINE: Boise State-13.5, o/u: 51
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
8:00 ESPN2 | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Boise State*
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Boise State*  
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Boise State*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Boise State*
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Boise State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Boise State*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Boise State*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Boise State
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Boise State
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Virginia
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Boise State
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Virginia
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Boise State*
Clucko The Chicken: Virginia
CONSENSUS PICK: Boise State*


Utah at Arizona

LINE: Utah -3.5, o/u: 57.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
10:30 FS1 | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Utah
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Arizona   
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Utah
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat:  Utah
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Utah
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Arizona
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com:  Utah
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Utah
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Utah
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Utah
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Utah
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Arizona
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Arizona
Clucko The Chicken: Utah
CONSENSUS PICK: Utah


Duke at North Carolina

LINE: Duke -2.5, o/u: 64
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
3:30 ESPNU | Get Tickets 

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: North Carolina
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Duke  
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: North Carolina
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Duke
@Phil Harrison, CFN: North Carolina
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Duke
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Duke*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: North Carolina
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Duke
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Duke
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Duke
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: North Carolina
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: North Carolina
Clucko The Chicken: Duke
CONSENSUS PICK: Duke



Michigan at Purdue

LINE: Michigan -9.5, o/u: 52
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
4:00 FOX | Get Tickets


@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Michigan
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN:  Michigan*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Michigan
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Purdue
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Michigan
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Michigan*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Michigan
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Michigan
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Michigan
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Michigan*
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Michigan
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Michigan
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Michigan
Clucko The Chicken: Purdue
CONSENSUS PICK: Michigan


Penn State at Iowa

LINE: Penn State -13, o/u: 53
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
7:30 ABC | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Penn State*
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Iowa
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Iowa
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Penn State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Penn State*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Penn State*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Penn State*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Penn State*
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Penn State
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Penn State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Penn State*
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Penn State*
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Penn State
Clucko The Chicken: Iowa
CONSENSUS PICK: Penn State*


– 10 Best Predictions Against The Spread: Week 4
10 Best Over/Under Point Total Predictions: Week 4


NC State at Florida State

LINE: Florida State -10.5, o/u: 51
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
12:00 ESPN2 | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Florida State*
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN:  Florida State*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Florida State*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: NC State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Florida State*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Florida State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Florida State
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: NC State
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Florida State
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Florida State*
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Florida State
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Florida State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Florida State
Clucko The Chicken: NC State
CONSENSUS PICK: Florida State*


Mississippi State at Georgia

LINE: Georgia -5.5, o/u: 48.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
7:00 ESPN | Get Tickets


@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Georgia
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN:  Georgia*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Miss State
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat:  Miss State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Georgia
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Georgia
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Georgia
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Miss State
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Miss State
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Miss State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Georgia
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Georgia
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Georgia*
Clucko The Chicken: Miss State
CONSENSUS PICK: Georgia*


Florida at Kentucky

LINE: Florida -2.5, o/u: 44
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
7:30 SEC Network | Get Tickets


@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Kentucky
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN Florida
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Florida  
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Florida
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Florida
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Florida
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Florida
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Kentucky
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Florida
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Florida
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Florida
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Florida
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Florida
Clucko The Chicken: Florida
CONSENSUS PICK: Florida


UCF at Maryland

LINE: Maryland -3.5, o/u: 67
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
3:00 FS1 | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Maryland
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Maryland
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Maryland
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Maryland
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Maryland
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: UCF
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: UCF
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Maryland
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Maryland
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Maryland
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Maryland
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: UCF
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Maryland
Clucko The Chicken: UCF
CONSENSUS PICK: Maryland


Week 4 Fearless Predictions & Game Previews 
ACCBig TenBig 12 | Pac-12SEC
AAC | Ind | MACMW | Sun Belt


Toledo at Miami

LINE: Miami -13, o/u: 57.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
3:30 ACC Network | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Miami
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN:  Miami
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Miami
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Miami*
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Miami
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Miami
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Miami*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Miami
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Miami
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Miami
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Miami
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Miami
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Miami
Clucko The Chicken: Toledo
CONSENSUS PICK: Miami


Washington at Colorado

LINE: Washington -10, o/u: 51
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
10:00  FS1 | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Washington*
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Washington
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Washington*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Washington*
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Washington
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Washington*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Washington
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Washington
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Colorado
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Washington
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Washington
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Washington
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Washington
Clucko The Chicken: Washington
CONSENSUS PICK: Washington


Week 4 Fearless Predictions & Game Previews 
ACCBig TenBig 12 | Pac-12SEC
AAC | Ind | MACMW | Sun Belt


Notre Dame at Michigan State

LINE: Notre Dame -4.5, o/u: 54
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
8:00 FOX | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Notre Dame
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN:  Notre Dame
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Notre Dame
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat:  Notre Dame
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Michigan State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Notre Dame*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Michigan State
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Michigan State
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Notre Dame
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Notre Dame
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Michigan State
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Michigan State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Notre Dame
Clucko The Chicken: Notre Dame
CONSENSUS PICK: Notre Dame


Alabama at Vanderbilt

LINE: Alabama -18.5, o/u: 43.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
3:30 CBS | Get Tickets


@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Alabama
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Alabama
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Alabama
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Alabama*
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Alabama
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Alabama
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Alabama*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Alabama
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Alabama
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Alabama*
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Alabama
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Alabama
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Alabama
Clucko The Chicken: Vanderbilt
CONSENSUS PICK: Alabama


TCU at Oklahoma State

LINE: Oklahoma State -12, o/u: 67.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
3:30 ESPN | Get Tickets

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Oklahoma State
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Oklahoma State  
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Oklahoma State*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Oklahoma State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Oklahoma State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Oklahoma State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Oklahoma State*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Oklahoma State*
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Oklahoma State
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: TCU
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Oklahoma State
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Oklahoma State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Oklahoma State
Clucko The Chicken: TCU
CONSENSUS PICK: Oklahoma State


Arkansas at Texas A&M

LINE: Texas A&M -3, o/u: 56.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
12:00 ESPN | Get Tickets


@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Texas A&M
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Texas A&M
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Arkansas
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Texas A&M
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Texas A&M
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Texas A&M
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Texas A&M
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Texas A&M
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Texas A&M
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: Texas A&M
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Texas A&M
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Arkansas
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Texas A&M
Clucko The Chicken: Arkansas
CONSENSUS PICK: Texas A&M


USC at Cal

LINE: USC -16, o/u: 64.5
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
3:30 ABC | Get Tickets


@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: USC*
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: USC*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: USC
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: USC
@Phil Harrison, CFN: USC*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: USC*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: USC
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: USC
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: USC
Keith StewartWinners & Whiners: USC
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: USC
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: USC
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: USC
Clucko The Chicken: USC
CONSENSUS PICK: USC


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 ten years. He is the leading Big Ten featured writer, and can be followed on Twitter @PhilHarrisonCFB.

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 360 & 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 - Rich CirminielloRich Cirminiello is a CFN lifer, and 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 appears on way, way too many radio shows across the country.

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