Championship Week College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Championship Week College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 14

Championship Week College Football Expert Picks & Predictions


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

Championship Week 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*9

Week 14 TV Schedule, Lines, Fearless Picks

Results So Far

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN
SU: 173-61 ATS: 123-107-4 ATS Lock: 10-2
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN
SU: 172-76  ATS: 124-120-4 ATS Lock: 10-3
@Pete Fiutak, CFN
SU: 177-71  ATS: 141-105-4 ATS Lock: 8-5
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat
SU: 150-54 ATS: 105-95-4 ATS Lock: 7-4
@Phil Harrison, CFN
SU: 162-53  ATS: 108-111-4 ATS Lock: 2-9
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN
SU: 172-76  ATS: 127-115-4 ATS Lock: 4-8-1
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com
SU: 182-66 ATS: 122-123-4 ATS Lock: 8-5
@Russ Mitchell, CFN
SU: 176-63 ATS: 120-116-4 ATS Lock: 9-4
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners
SU: 16287 ATS: 133-110-4 ATS Lock: 9-4
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN
SU: 159-72 ATS: 117-109-4 ATS Lock: 7-5
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive
SU: 150-50 ATS: 112-84-4 ATS: 7-3-1
Clucko The Chicken
SU: 118-130  ATS: 136-106-4 ATS Lock: 6-7
CONSENSUS PICK
SU: 197-59 ATS: 145-99-4


LOCK OF THE WEEK

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Oklahoma
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: USC
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: USC
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: New Mexico State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Auburn
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Wisconsin
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Stanford
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Clemson
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Oklahoma
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: UCF
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Wisconsin
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Florida Atlantic
Clucko The Chicken: Stanford


Pac-12 Championship

Stanford vs. USC

Game Preview & Prediction
8:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line:
USC -4, o/u: 58.5

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


Conference USA Championship

North Texas vs. Florida Atlantic

Game Preview & Prediction
12:00 ESPN2 | Get Tickets
Line:
Florida Atlantic -11.5, o/u: 74

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


American Athletic Championship

Memphis vs. UCF

Game Preview & Prediction
12:00 ABC | Get Tickets
Line:
UCF -7, o/u: 81

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


MAC Championship

Akron vs. Toledo

Game Preview & Prediction
12:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line:
Toledo -21.5, o/u: 58.5

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


SEC Championship

Georgia vs. Auburn

Game Preview & Prediction
4:00 CBS | Get Tickets
Line:
 Auburn -2, o/u: 48

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


Mountain West Championship

Fresno State vs. Boise State

Game Preview & Prediction
7:45 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line:
Boise State -9, o/u: 50

@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 Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Fresno State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Fresno State
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Boise State
Clucko The Chicken: Fresno State
CONSENSUS PICK: Boise State*


ACC Championship

Miami vs. Clemson

Game Preview & Prediction 
8:00 ABC | Get Tickets
Line:
Clemson -9, o/u: 46.5

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


Big Ten Championship

Wisconsin vs. Ohio State

Game Preview & Prediction
8:00 FOX | Get Tickets
Line:
Ohio State -6, o/u: 51

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Wisconsin
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Wisconsin
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Wisconsin
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Ohio State
@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
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Ohio State
Clucko The Chicken: Ohio State
CONSENSUS PICK: Wisconsin


Big 12 Championship

TCU vs. Oklahoma

Game Preview & Prediction 
12:30 FOX | Get Tickets
Line:
Oklahoma -7, o/u: 63.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Oklahoma
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Oklahoma*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Oklahoma*
@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: Oklahoma
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Oklahoma
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: TCU
Clucko The Chicken: TCU
CONSENSUS PICK: Oklahoma


UMass vs. FIU

Game Preview & Prediction
12:00 | Get Tickets
Line:
FIU -1, o/u: 55.5

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


ULM vs. Florida State

Game Preview & Prediction
12:00 ACC Network | Get Tickets
Line:
Florida State -27, o/u: 64.5

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


Louisiana vs. Appalachian State

Game Preview & Prediction
2:30 ESPN3 | Get Tickets
Line:
Appalachian State -15, o/u: 58

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


Troy vs. Arkansas State

Game Preview & Prediction
7:30 ESPN2 | Get Tickets
Line:
PICK, o/u: 60

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


South Alabama vs. New Mexico State

Game Preview & Prediction
4:30 ESPN3 | Get Tickets
Line:
New Mexico State -10, o/u: 53.5

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