Detroit News college football picks: Week 9

The Detroit News
Shakur Brown and the Michigan State Spartans are favored by 2 against the Purdue Boilermakers.

Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions against the spread in Week 9 of the college football season. This week’s guest selector is Robert Zarrilli of Henderson, Nevada. Zarrilli was the winner of last week’s Wojo Picks contest ( with a record of 13-2.

Purdue +2 at Michigan State

Charboneau: Michigan State

Chengelis: Purdue

Niyo: Purdue

Wojnowski: Purdue

Zarrilli: Purdue (best bet)

Iowa +5 at Penn State

Charboneau: Penn State

Chengelis: Penn State

Niyo: Penn State

Wojnowski: Iowa

Zarrilli: Iowa

Illinois +17 at Maryland

Charboneau: Maryland

Chengelis: Illinois

Niyo: Maryland

Wojnowski: Maryland

Zarrilli: Illinois

Wisconsin -6 at Northwestern

Charboneau: Northwestern

Chengelis: Wisconsin (best bet)

Niyo: Wisconsin

Wojnowski: Wisconsin

Zarrilli: Wisconsin

Texas -3 at Oklahoma State

Charboneau: Oklahoma State

Chengelis: Texas

Niyo: Oklahoma State

Wojnowski: Texas

Zarrilli: Texas

Georgia -6.5 at Florida

Charboneau: Florida

Chengelis: Georgia

Niyo: Georgia

Wojnowski: Georgia (best bet)

Zarrilli: Georgia

Washington State +3 at Stanford

Charboneau: Stanford

Chengelis: Stanford

Niyo: Stanford

Wojnowski: Washington State

Zarrilli: Stanford

Washington -10.5 at California

Charboneau: Washington

Chengelis: Washington

Niyo: Washington

Wojnowski: Washington

Zarrilli: California

Clemson -14 at Florida State

Charboneau: Clemson

Chengelis: Clemson

Niyo: Clemson

Wojnowski: Clemson

Zarrilli: Florida State

Kansas State +23 at Oklahoma

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Oklahoma

Niyo: Oklahoma

Wojnowski: Oklahoma

Zarrilli: Oklahoma

Navy +21.5 at Notre Dame

Charboneau: Notre Dame

Chengelis: Navy

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojnowski: Navy

Zarrilli: Notre Dame

Texas Tech +5 at Iowa State

Charboneau: Iowa State

Chengelis: Texas Tech

Niyo: Iowa State (best bet)

Wojnowski: Iowa State

Zarrilli: Iowa State

Texas A&M +2.5 at Mississippi State

Charboneau: Texas A&M

Chengelis: Texas A&M

Niyo: Texas A&M

Wojnowski: Texas A&M

Zarrilli: Texas A&M

Army +3 at Eastern Michigan

Charboneau: Eastern Michigan

Chengelis: Eastern Michigan

Niyo: Army

Wojnowski: Army

Zarrilli: Army

Central Michigan +6 at Akron

Charboneau: Akron (best bet)

Chengelis: Central Michigan

Niyo: Akron

Wojnowski: Akron

Zarrilli: Akron


Charboneau: 9-6 last week, 58-60-1 overall, 4-4 best bets

Chengelis: 7-8 last week, 52-66-1 overall, 3-5 best bets

Niyo: 9-6 last week, 57-61-1 overall, 7-1 best bets

Wojnowski: 11-4 last week, 65-53-1 overall, 3-5 best bets

Guest selector: 9-6 last week, 66-52-1 overall, 4-4 best bets