Detroit News college football picks: Week 3

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Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions against the spread in Week 3 of the college football season. This week’s guest selector is Charles Mauldin of Huntsville, Ala. Mauldin was the winner of last week’s Wojo Picks contest ( with a record 13-2.

SMU +35.5 at Michigan

Charboneau: Michigan

Chengelis: Michigan

Niyo: Michigan

Wojnowski: SMU

Mauldin: Michigan

Ball State +14.5 at Indiana

Charboneau: Ball State

Chengelis: Ball State (best bet)

Niyo: Ball State

Wojnowski: Indiana

Mauldin: Indiana

Kent State +35 at Penn State

Charboneau: Penn State

Chengelis: Penn State

Niyo: Kent State

Wojnowski: Penn State

Mauldin: Kent State

Oklahoma -18 at Iowa State

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Oklahoma

Niyo: Iowa State

Wojnowski: Iowa State

Mauldin: Oklahoma

Vanderbilt +15 at Notre Dame

Charboneau: Notre Dame

Chengelis: Vanderbilt

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojnowski: Vanderbilt

Mauldin: Notre Dame

BYU +23 at Wisconsin

Charboneau: Wisconsin

Chengelis: Wisconsin

Niyo: Wisconsin

Wojnowski: Wisconsin

Mauldin: Wisconsin

Miami (Ohio) +14 at Minnesota

Charboneau: Minnesota

Chengelis: Minnesota

Niyo: Miami (Ohio)

Wojnowski: Minnesota

Mauldin: Minnesota

South Florida -9.5 at Illinois

Charboneau: South Florida

Chengelis: South Florida

Niyo: South Florida

Wojnowski: Illinois

Mauldin: South Florida

Georgia Southern +34.5 at Clemson

Charboneau: Clemson

Chengelis: Clemson

Niyo: Clemson

Wojnowski: Clemson

Mauldin: Clemson

Alabama -20 at Mississippi

Charboneau: Alabama

Chengelis: Mississippi

Niyo: Mississippi

Wojnowski: Mississippi

Mauldin: Alabama

Missouri -7.5 at Purdue

Charboneau: Purdue

Chengelis: Missouri

Niyo: Purdue

Wojnowski: Missouri

Mauldin: Missouri

LSU +10 at Auburn

Charboneau: Auburn

Chengelis: LSU

Niyo: LSU (best bet)

Wojnowski: Auburn (best bet)

Mauldin: Auburn (best bet)

Ohio State -13 at TCU

Charboneau: TCU

Chengelis: Ohio State

Niyo: Ohio State

Wojnowski: Ohio State

Mauldin: Ohio State

Central Michigan +14 at Northern Illinois

Charboneau: Northern Illinois

Chengelis: Central Michigan

Niyo: Central Michigan

Wojnowski: Northern Illinois

Mauldin: Central Michigan

Eastern Michigan +4 at Buffalo

Charboneau: Buffalo (best bet)

Chengelis: Eastern Michigan

Niyo: Eastern Michigan

Wojnowski: Buffalo

Mauldin: Buffalo


Charboneau: 5-10 last week, 15-14 overall, 1-1 best bets

Chengelis: 6-9 last week, 13-16 overall, 1-1 best bets

Niyo: 8-7 last week, 17-12 overall, 2-0 best bets

Wojnowski: 5-10 last week, 15-14 overall, 1-1 best bets

Guest selector: 9-6 last week, 21-8 overall, 2-0 best bets