Week 5 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 5 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

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Week 5 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

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CFN Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 5 of the college football season.



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

Week 5 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*

Expert Picks: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4

Week 5 Fearless Predictions
ACCBig Ten | Big 12 | Pac-12 | SEC
AAC | CUSAIND | MACMW | Sun Belt
Week 5 TV Schedule, Lines, Fearless Picks
Analyzing The Week 5 Lines
Week 5 Final Thoughts & Investment Advice
10 Best Predictions: Against The Spread
10 Best Predictions: Over/Under Totals

Results So Far

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN
SU: 47-12  ATS: 34-24-1 ATS Lock: 3-0
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN
SU: 53-20  ATS: 37-34-1 ATS Lock: 1-0
@Pete Fiutak, CFN
SU: 54-19  ATS: 44-28-1 ATS Lock: 2-2
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat
SU: 52-21. ATS: 41-31-1 ATS Lock: 2-2
@Phil Harrison, CFN
SU: 57-16  ATS: 42-30-1 ATS Lock: 0-4
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN
SU: 54-15  ATS: 42-25 ATS Lock: 3-1
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com
SU: 57-16 ATS: 41-31-1 ATS Lock: 4-0
@Russ Mitchell, CFN
SU: 57-18 ATS: 44-28-1 ATS Lock: 4-0
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners
SU: 4326 ATS: 33-35 ATS Lock: 3-1
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN
SU: 54-19 ATS: 46-26-1 ATS Lock: 2-2
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive
SU: 60-13 ATS: 46-26-1 ATS: 4-0
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports
SU: 55-18  ATS: 40-32-1 ATS: 3-1
Clucko The Chicken
SU: 40-33  ATS: 43-29-1 ATS Lock: 2-2
CONSENSUS PICK
SU: 59-14 ATS: 49-23-1


AGAINST THE SPREAD LOCK PICK OF THE WEEK

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Wisconsin*
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Wisconsin*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Air Force
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: ULM
@Phil Harrison, CFN: USC
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Clemson
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Clemson
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Georgia
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: COMING
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Wisconsin
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Georgia
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Georgia
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Miami
Clucko The Chicken: Tennessee


Texas at Iowa State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
LINE: Texas -6,  o/u: 63.5


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


Miami at Duke

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: Miami -6, o/u: 56

@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: COMING
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Duke
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Duke
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Miami
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Miami
Clucko The Chicken: Miami
CONSENSUS PICK: Miami


Nebraska at Illinois

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 FS1 | Get Tickets
Line: Nebraska -6.5, o/u: 47

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


BYU at Utah State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 CBS Sports Network | Get Tickets
Line: BYU -1.5 o/u: 48

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


USC at Washington State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
10:30 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: USC-3.5 o/u: 65

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


Iowa at Michigan State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
4:00 FOX | Get Tickets
Line: Michigan State -3.5, o/u: 45

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


Florida State at Wake Forest

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
3:30 ACC | Get Tickets
Line: Florida State -7.5, o/u: 47

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


Northwestern at Wisconsin

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:00 ABC | Get Tickets
Line: Wisconsin -14.5 o/u: 50.5

@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: COMING
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Wisconsin
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Wisconsin
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Wisconsin
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Wisconsin
Clucko The Chicken: Northwestern
CONSENSUS PICK: Wisconsin*



South Carolina at Texas A&M

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:30 SEC Network | Get Tickets
LINE: Texas A&M -9, o/u: 54

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Texas A&M*
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Texas A&M
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Texas A&M*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: South Carolina
@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: COMING
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Texas A&M
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Texas A&M
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Texas A&M
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Texas A&M
Clucko The Chicken: South Carolina
CONSENSUS PICK: Texas A&M*


Vanderbilt at Florida

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
LINE: Florida -10 o/u: 42.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Florida*
@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: Florida*
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports:
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Vanderbilt
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Florida*
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Vanderbilt
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Florida
Clucko The Chicken: Vanderbilt
CONSENSUS PICK: Florida*


Georgia at Tennessee

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
3:30 CBS | Get Tickets
LINE: Georgia -7.5, o/u: 48

@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:
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Tennessee
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Georgia
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Georgia
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Georgia
Clucko The Chicken: Tennessee
CONSENSUS PICK: Georgia


Oklahoma State at Texas Tech

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 FOX | Get Tickets
LINE: Oklahoma State -11, o/u: 81


@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:  COMING
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Oklahoma State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Oklahoma State
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Oklahoma State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Oklahoma State
Clucko The Chicken: Texas Tech
CONSENSUS PICK: Oklahoma State


Week 5 Fearless Predictions
ACCBig Ten | Big 12 | Pac-12 | SEC
AAC | CUSAIND | MACMW | Sun Belt
Week 5 TV Schedule, Lines, Fearless Picks
Analyzing The Week 5 Lines
Week 5 Final Thoughts & Investment Advice
10 Best Predictions: Against The Spread
10 Best Predictions: Over/Under Totals


Clemson at Virginia Tech

Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
8:00 ABC | Get Tickets
Line: Clemson -7 o/u: 51.5

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Clemson
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Virginia Tech
@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: COMING
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Virginia Tech
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Clemson
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Clemson
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Clemson
Clucko The Chicken: Clemson
CONSENSUS PICK: Clemson


Arizona State at Stanford

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
4:00 Pac-12 Network | Get Tickets
Line: Stanford -15.5, o/u: 63

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


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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