Detroit News college football picks: Week 12

The Detroit News
Oliver Martin and the Michigan Wolverines host Indiana in their final home game of 2018.

Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions against the spread in Week 12 of the college football season. Dan O’Hare of Troy was the winner of last week’s Wojo Picks contest ( with a record of 14-1.

Indiana +27.5 at Michigan

Charboneau: Indiana

Chengelis: Indiana

Niyo: Michigan

Wojnowski: Michigan

Michigan State -1.5 at Nebraska

Charboneau: Michigan State

Chengelis: Michigan State

Niyo: Michigan State

Wojnowski: Nebraska

Penn State -27 at Rutgers

Charboneau: Penn State

Chengelis: Penn State

Niyo: Penn State

Wojnowski: Rutgers

Iowa -15.5 at Illinois

Charboneau: Iowa


Niyo: Iowa

Wojnowski: Iowa

Wisconsin +6 at Purdue

Charboneau: Purdue

Chengelis: Wisconsin

Niyo: Purdue

Wojnowski: Purdue

Northwestern -3 at Minnesota

Charboneau: Northwestern (best bet)

Chengelis: Northwestern (best bet)

Niyo: Northwestern

Wojnowski: Northwestern

Ohio State -17 at Maryland

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Ohio State

Niyo: Ohio State (best bet)

Wojnowski: Maryland

Syracuse +9.5 vs. Notre Dame

Charboneau: Notre Dame

Chengelis: Syracuse

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojnowski: Syracuse

West Virginia -5 at Oklahoma State

Charboneau: West Virginia

Chengelis: West Virginia

Niyo: West Virginia

Wojnowski: West Virginia (best bet)

Kansas +36 at Oklahoma

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Oklahoma

Niyo: Oklahoma

Wojnowski: Oklahoma

Iowa State +3 at Texas

Charboneau: Texas

Chengelis: Texas

Niyo: Texas

Wojnowski: Iowa State

USC -3.5 at UCLA

Charboneau: UCLA

Chengelis: UCLA

Niyo: USC

Wojnowski: USC

Cincinnati +7.5 at Central Florida

Charboneau: Cincinnati

Chengelis: Cincinnati

Niyo: Central Florida

Wojnowski: Central Florida

Oregon State +32.5 at Washington

Charboneau: Washington

Chengelis: Oregon State

Niyo: Oregon State

Wojnowski: Washington

Duke +27.5 at Clemson

Charboneau: Clemson

Chengelis: Duke

Niyo: Clemson

Wojnowski: Duke


Charboneau: 8-7 last week, 82-80-2 overall, 6-5 best bets

Chengelis: 7-8 last week, 68-94-2 overall, 4-6-1 best bets

Niyo: 8-7 last week, 82-80-2 overall, 10-1 best bets

Wojnowski: 7-8 last week, 87-75-2 overall, 5-6 best bets