Detroit News college football picks: Week 5

The Detroit News

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 Bryon Spiekhout of Marine City. Spiekhout was the winner of the Wojo Picks contest ( with a record of 13-1-1.

Rutgers +27 at Michigan

Charboneau: Michigan

Chengelis: Michigan

Niyo: Michigan

Wojo: Rutgers

Spiekhout: Michigan

Cody White (7) and Michigan State are 14-point favorites against Indiana.

Indiana +14 at Michigan State

Charboneau: Michigan State

Chengelis: Michigan State

Niyo: Michigan State

Wojo: Michigan State

Spiekhout: Michigan State

Northwestern +22.5 at Wisconsin

Charboneau: Wisconsin

Chengelis: Northwestern

Niyo: Wisconsin

Wojo: Wisconsin

Spiekhout: Wisconsin (best bet)

Minnesota -1 at Purdue

Charboneau: Purdue

Chengelis: Purdue

Niyo: Purdue

Wojo: Minnesota

Spiekhout: Minnesota

Middle Tennessee State +23 at Iowa

Charboneau: Iowa

Chengelis: Middle Tennessee State

Niyo: Middle Tennessee State

Wojo: Middle Tennessee State

Spiekhout: Iowa

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Ohio State -16.5 at Nebraska

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Ohio State

Niyo: Ohio State

Wojo: Ohio State

Spiekhout: Ohio State

More: Nebraska freshman Wan’Dale Robinson asks for ball, delivers

Clemson -28.5 at North Carolina

Charboneau: Clemson

Chengelis: North Carolina

Niyo: Clemson

Wojo: Clemson

Spiekhout: Clemson

Mississippi +34 at Alabama

Charboneau: Alabama

Chengelis: Mississippi

Niyo: Mississippi

Wojo: Alabama

Spiekhout: Alabama

Washington State +7 at Utah

Charboneau: Utah

Chengelis: Utah

Niyo: Utah

Wojo: Washington State

Spiekhout: Washington State

Texas Tech +26 at Oklahoma

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Oklahoma

Niyo: Oklahoma

Wojo: Oklahoma

Spiekhout: Oklahoma

Mississippi State +11 at Auburn

Charboneau: Auburn

Chengelis: Auburn

Niyo: Auburn

Wojo: Auburn

Spiekhout: Auburn

Virginia +10.5 at Notre Dame

Charboneau: Notre Dame (best bet)

Chengelis: Notre Dame (best bet)

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojo: Notre Dame (best bet)

Spiekhout: Notre Dame

USC +9 at Washington

Charboneau: Washington

Chengelis: USC

Niyo: USC

Wojo: Washington

Spiekhout: USC

Kansas State +6.5 at Oklahoma State

Charboneau: Oklahoma State

Chengelis: Oklahoma State

Niyo: Oklahoma State (best bet)

Wojo: Oklahoma State

Spiekhout: Oklahoma State

Central Michigan +17 at Western Michigan

Charboneau: Central Michigan

Chengelis: Central Michigan

Niyo: Central Michigan

Wojo: Central Michigan

Spiekhout: Central Michigan

More: Upstart Central Michigan has Western Michigan’s attention for 'huge game'

Overall results

Charboneau: 11-3-1 last week, 34-23-3 overall, 4-0 best bets

Chengelis: 8-6-1 last week, 28-29-3 overall, 2-2 best bets

Niyo: 8-6-1 last week, 29-28-3 overall, 3-0-1 best bets

Wojo: 8-6-1 last week, 30-27-3 overall, 4-0 best bets

Guest: 8-6-1 last week, 31-26-3 overall, 3-1 best bets