Week 7 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 7 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 7

Week 7 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

CFN Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 7 of the college football season.



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

Week 7 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*

Midseason Top Players, Coaches, Bowl Projections
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The Midseason CFP Rankings Would Be …

Results So Far

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN
SU: 74-17  ATS: 54-36-1 ATS Lock: 5-0
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN
SU: 75-30  ATS: 54-50-1 ATS Lock: 5-1
@Pete Fiutak, CFN
SU: 78-27  ATS: 59-45-1 ATS Lock: 3-3
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat
SU: 79-26 ATS: 65-39-1 ATS Lock: 4-2
@Phil Harrison, CFN
SU: 83-22  ATS: 61-43-1 ATS Lock: 1-5
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN
SU: 79-26  ATS: 70-34 ATS Lock: 4-2
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com
SU: 83-22 ATS: 54-50-1 ATS Lock: 5-1
@Russ Mitchell, CFN
SU: 82-23 ATS: 63-41-1 ATS Lock: 6-0
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners
SU: 7035 ATS: 53-51 ATS Lock: 3-3
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN
SU: 78-27 ATS: 66-38-1 ATS Lock: 4-2
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive
SU: 85-20 ATS: 64-40-1 ATS: 5-1
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports
SU: 67-20  ATS: 46-40-1 ATS: 4-1
Clucko The Chicken
SU: 53-52  ATS: 61-43-1 ATS Lock: 3-3
CONSENSUS PICK
SU: 85-20 ATS: 70-34-1


AGAINST THE SPREAD LOCK PICK OF THE WEEK

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Georgia Tech
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Michigan
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Texas A&M
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat:  Troy
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Alabama*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Michigan
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: TCU
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Auburn
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Oklahoma
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Arizona
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: TCU 
Clucko The Chicken: Utah

Week 7 Final Thoughts & Investment Advice
Top Ten Week 7 Picks ATS

Week 7 Fearless Predictions
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AAC | C-USA | IND | MAC | Sun Belt


South Alabama vs. Troy

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 ESPN2 | Get Tickets
Line: 
Troy -17 o/u: 48.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Troy
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Troy
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Troy*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Troy*
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Troy
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Troy
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Troy*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Troy*
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Troy
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Troy
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Troy 
Clucko The Chicken: South Alabama
CONSENSUS PICK: Troy


Texas State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:30 ESPNU | Get Tickets
Line: 
Louisiana -13.5 o/u: 58

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Louisiana
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Louisiana*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Louisiana
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Louisiana
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Louisiana*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Louisiana
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Louisiana
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Louisiana
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Louisiana
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Louisiana
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Louisiana 
Clucko The Chicken: Texas State
CONSENSUS PICK: Louisiana


Clemson vs. Syracuse

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: 
Clemson -22.5, o/u: 56.6

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


Washington State vs. California

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
10:30 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: 
Washington State -15, o/u: 54

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


Georgia Tech vs. Miami

3:30 | Get Tickets
Line: Miami -7, o/u: 52

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Georgia Tech
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Miami
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Georgia Tech
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat:  Miami
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Miami*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Georgia Tech
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Miami*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Miami
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Miami
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Miami
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Miami
Clucko The Chicken: Miami
CONSENSUS PICK: Miami


Purdue vs. Wisconsin

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
3:30 BTN | Get Tickets
Line: 
Wisconsin -17, o/u: 51

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


Texas Tech vs. West Virginia

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:00 ESPNU | Get Tickets
Line:
 West Virginia -3.5, o/u: 76

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: West Virginia
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: West Virginia
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: West Virginia
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Texas Tech
@Phil Harrison, CFN: West Virginia
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Texas Tech
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Texas Tech
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: West Virginia
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: West Virginia
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Texas Tech
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: West Virginia
Clucko The Chicken: West Virginia
CONSENSUS PICK: West Virginia


Michigan vs. Indiana

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:00 ABC | Get Tickets
Line: 
Michigan -7.5, o/u: 47

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


TCU vs. Kansas State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:00 FS1 | Get Tickets
Line:
TCU -6, o/u: 53.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: TCU
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Kansas State
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: TCU
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: TCU
@Phil Harrison, CFN: TCU
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: TCU
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: TCU
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: TCU
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: TCU
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: TCU
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: TCU
Clucko The Chicken: Kansas State
CONSENSUS PICK: TCU


Utah vs. USC

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 ABC | Get Tickets
Line: 
USC -13, o/u: 52.5

@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 Stewart, Winners & Whiners: USC*
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Utah
Clucko The Chicken: Utah
CONSENSUS PICK: USC*


Week 7 Fearless Predictions
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UCLA vs. Arizona

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
9:00 Pac-12 Network | Get Tickets
Line:
UCLA -2, o/u: 75

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Arizona
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: UCLA
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Arizona
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: UCLA
@Phil Harrison, CFN: UCLA
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: UCLA
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: UCLA
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: UCLA
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: UCLA
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Arizona
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: UCLA
Clucko The Chicken: Arizona
CONSENSUS PICK: UCLA


Oklahoma vs. Texas

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
3:30 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line:
Oklahoma -7.5, o/u: 64.5

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


Ohio State vs. Nebraska

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:30 FS1 | Get Tickets
Line: 
Ohio State -24, o/u: 58

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


Arkansas vs. Alabama

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:15 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line:
Alabama -30.5, o/u: 56.5

@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 Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Alabama
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Alabama
Clucko The Chicken: Arkansas
CONSENSUS PICK: Alabama


Missouri vs. Georgia

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:30 SEC Network | Get Tickets
Line: 
Georgia -30.5, o/u: 57

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



Navy vs. Memphis

3:45 ESPNU | Get Tickets
Line: Memphis -4 o/u: 75.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Navy
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Navy
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Navy
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Memphis
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Navy
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Memphis
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Navy
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Memphis
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Memphis
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Navy
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Navy
Clucko The Chicken: Navy
CONSENSUS PICK: Navy


UTSA vs. North Texas

7:00 ESPN3 | Get Tickets
Line: UTSA -3 o/u: 61

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: UTSA
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: UTSA
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: North Texas
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: North Texas
@Phil Harrison, CFN: UTSA
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: UTSA
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: North Texas
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: UTSA
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: UTSA
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: North Texas
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: UTSA
Clucko The Chicken: North Texas
CONSENSUS PICK: UTSA


Michigan State vs. Minnesota

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 BTN | Get Tickets
Line:
Michigan State -4, o/u: 40

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Michigan State
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Minnesota
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Michigan State
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Minnesota
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Michigan State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Michigan State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Minnesota
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Michigan State
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Michigan State
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Minnesota
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Michigan State
Clucko The Chicken: Michigan State
CONSENSUS PICK: Michigan State


Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line:
Florida -3, o/u: 52.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Florida
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Texas A&M
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Texas A&M
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat:  Texas A&M
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Texas A&M
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Florida
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Florida
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Texas A&M
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Texas A&M
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Texas A&M
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Florida
Clucko The Chicken: Florida
CONSENSUS PICK: Texas A&M


South Carolina vs. Tennessee

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: 
Tennessee -2.5 o/u: 48.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Tennessee
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Tennessee
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: South Carolina
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: South Carolina
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Tennessee
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: South Carolina
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: South Carolina
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Tennessee
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Tennessee
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: South Carolina
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Tennessee
Clucko The Chicken: Tennessee
CONSENSUS PICK: Tennessee


Auburn vs. LSU

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
3:30 CBS | Get Tickets
Line:
Auburn -7, o/u: 44.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Auburn
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Auburn
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Auburn
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Auburn
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Auburn
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Auburn
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Auburn
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Auburn
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: LSU
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Auburn
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Auburn
Clucko The Chicken: LSU
CONSENSUS PICK: Auburn


Week 7 Final Thoughts & Investment Advice


Oregon vs. Stanford

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
11:00 FS1 | Get Tickets
Line:
Stanford -10, o/u: 55.5

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


Washington vs. Arizona State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
10:45 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: Washington -17.5, o/u: 56

@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: Arizona State
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Washington
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Washington
Clucko The Chicken: Washington
CONSENSUS PICK: Washington


Boise State vs. San Diego State

10:30 CBS Sports Network | Get Tickets
Line: San Diego State -7 o/u: 44.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: San Diego State
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: San Diego State
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: San Diego State
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: San Diego State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: San Diego State*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: San Diego State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: San Diego State
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: San Diego State
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: San Diego State
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Boise State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: San Diego State
Clucko The Chicken: Boise State
CONSENSUS PICK: San Diego State


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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