Week 9 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 9 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions


Week 9 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions


CFN Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 9 of the college football season.

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

Week 9 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 9 Fearless Predictions
ACC | Big Ten | Big 12 | Pac-12SEC
AAC | CUSA | Ind | MAC | MW | Sun Belt

Week 9 TV Schedule, Lines, Fearless Picks
Final Thoughts & Investment Advice
10 Best Over/Under Predictions: Week 9
10 Best ATS Predictions: Week 9


Results So Far

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN
SU: 99-31 ATS: 76-53-1 ATS Lock: 7-0
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN
SU: 100-44  ATS: 73-70-1 ATS Lock: 5-3
@Pete Fiutak, CFN
SU: 106-38  ATS: 86-57-1 ATS Lock: 5-3
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat
SU: 105-39 ATS: 81-62-1 ATS Lock: 5-3
@Phil Harrison, CFN
SU: 109-35  ATS: 77-66-1 ATS Lock: 1-7
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN
SU: 100-44  ATS: 82-61 ATS Lock: 4-4
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com
SU: 105-39 ATS: 67-86-1 ATS Lock: 6-2
@Russ Mitchell, CFN
SU: 111-33 ATS: 85-58-1 ATS Lock: 7-1
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners
SU: 9648 ATS: 80-63 ATS Lock: 5-3
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN
SU: 87-40 ATS: 72-54-1 ATS Lock: 5-2
@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: 72-72  ATS: 86-57-1 ATS Lock: 5-3
SU: 112-31 ATS: 89-54-1


@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: Penn State
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Georgia
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Utah
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Appalachian State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Georgia
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Clemson
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Louisville
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Penn State
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports: Louisville
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Miss State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Stanford
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Clemson
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Georgia
Clucko The Chicken: Ohio State

Toledo at Ball State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:00 ESPN3 | Get Tickets
Line: Toledo -27, o/u: 55.5

@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
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Toledo
Clucko The Chicken: Ball State

South Alabama at Georgia State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:30 ESPNU | Get Tickets
Line: Georgia State -1, o/u: 50.5

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

Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:00 CBS Sports Network | Get Tickets
Line: Northern Illinois -7.5, o/u: 47.5

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

Stanford at Oregon State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
9:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: Stanford -21, o/u: 59

@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: Stanford
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Stanford
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Stanford
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Stanford
Clucko The Chicken: Stanford

Florida State at Boston College

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
8:00 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: Florida State -3, o/u: 46.5

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

Tennessee at Kentucky

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
7:30 SEC Network | Get Tickets
Line: Kentucky -5, o/u: 46.5

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

Louisville at Wake Forest

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:20 ACC Network | Get Tickets
Line: Louisville -3, o/u: 62

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

Georgia Tech at Clemson

Georgia Tech at Clemson
8:00 ABC/ESPN2 | Get Tickets
Line: Clemson -14, o/u: 49

@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
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Clemson
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Clemson
Clucko The Chicken: Clemson

Oklahoma State at West Virginia

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
12:00 ABC | Get Tickets
Line: Oklahoma State -7.5, o/u: 73

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

Week 9 Fearless Predictions
ACC | Big Ten | Big 12 | Pac-12SEC
AAC | CUSA | Ind | MAC | MW | Sun Belt

Week 9 TV Schedule, Lines, Fearless Picks
Final Thoughts & Investment Advice
10 Best Over/Under Predictions: Week 9
10 Best ATS Predictions: Week 9

USC at Arizona State

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
10:45 ESPN | Get Tickets
Line: USC -3.5, o/u: 59

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

NC State at Notre Dame

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
3:30 NBC | Get Tickets
Line: Notre Dame -7.5, o/u: 59.5

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

UCLA at Washington

Game Preview & Fearless Prediction
3:30 ABC/ESPN2 | Get Tickets
Line: Washington -17.5, o/u: 59.5

@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: Washington*
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Washington
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: Washington*
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Washington
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Washington
Clucko The Chicken: UCLA

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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