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Detroit News college football picks: Week 5

The Detroit News
Defensive lineman Donovan Jeter and Michigan are at Northwestern this Saturday.

Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions against the spread in Week 5 of the college football season. This week’s guest selector is Robert Holley of Battle Creek. Holley was the winner of last week’s Wojo Picks contest (detroitnews.com/wojospicks) with a record 12-2-1.

Central Michigan +27 at Michigan State

Charboneau: Michigan State 

Chengelis: Central Michigan

Niyo: Central Michigan

Wojnowski: Michigan State

Holley: Michigan State (best bet)

Michigan -13 at Northwesterrn

Charboneau: Northwestern

Chengelis: Michigan

Niyo: Michigan

Wojnowski: Michigan

Holley: Northwestern

More: View from the other side: Michigan at Northwestern

Indiana -14 at Rutgers

Charboneau: Indiana

Chengelis: Indiana (best bet)

Niyo: Indiana

Wojnowski: Indiana

Holley: Indiana

Ohio State -3.5 at Penn State

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Ohio State

Niyo: Ohio State

Wojnowski: Ohio State

Holley: Penn State

Purdue -3.5 at Nebraska

Charboneau: Nebraska

Chengelis: Purdue

Niyo: Nebraska

Wojnowski: Purdue

Holley: Purdue

Oregon -2.5 at California

Charboneau: Oregon

Chengelis: California

Niyo: Oregon

Wojnowski: Oregon

Holley: Oregon

Kansas State +9 at Texas

Charboneau: Texas

Chengelis: Texas

Niyo: Texas

Wojnowski: Texas

Holley: Texas

BYU +17 at Washington

Charboneau: Washington

Chengelis: BYU

Niyo: Washington

Wojnowski: Washington

Holley: Washington

West Virginia -7 at Texas Tech

Charboneau: Texas Tech

Chengelis: Texas Tech

Niyo: West Virginia

Wojnowski: Texas Tech

Holley: West Virginia

Baylor +27 at Oklahoma

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Oklahoma

Niyo: Oklahoma

Wojnowski: Oklahoma

Holley: Oklahoma

Stanford +3 at Notre Dame

Charboneau: Stanford

Chengelis: Stanford

Niyo: Stanford

Wojnowski: Notre Dame

Holley: Notre Dame

La.-Lafayette +49 at Alabama

Charboneau: Alabama

Chengelis: Alabama

Niyo: Alabama

Wojnowski: La.-Lafayette

Holley: La.-Lafayette

Syracuse +21 at Clemson

Charboneau: Clemson (best bet)

Chengelis: Syracuse

Niyo: Clemson

Wojnowski: Clemson (best bet)

Holley: Clemson

Northern Illinois +3.5 at Eastern Michigan

Charboneau: Northern Illinois

Chengelis: Eastern Michigan

Niyo: Eastern Michigan

Wojnowski: Eastern Michigan

Holley: Eastern Michigan

Western Michigan +2 at Miami (Ohio)

Charboneau: Miami (Ohio)

Chengelis: Miami (Ohio)

Niyo: Miami (Ohio) (best bet)

Wojnowski: Western Michigan

Holley: Miami (Ohio)

RECORDS

Charboneau: 9-5-1 last week, 30-28-1 overall, 2-2 best bets

Chengelis: 10-4-1 last week, 28-30-1 overall, 2-2 best bets

Niyo: 10-4-1 last week, 31-27-1 overall, 4-0 best bets

Wojnowski: 8-6-1 last week, 31-27-1 overall, 2-2 best bets

Guest selector: 8-6-1 last week, 34-24-1 overall, 2-2 best bets