This week's Detroit News college football picks

The Detroit News

Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions against the spread for top games this week in college football. This week’s guest selector is Carol Henson of Riverview. Henson was the winner in the final week of the Wojo's Picks contest with a record of 8-0-1. Brian Galesewicz of Canton was the overall winner of the contest.

Ohio State and quarterback Justin Fields take on Northwestern in the Big Ten championship game.

Nebraska -5.5 at Rutgers

Charboneau: Rutgers

Chengelis: Rutgers

Niyo: Rutgers

Wojnowski: Rutgers

Henson: Nebraska

Minnesota +11 at Wisconsin

Charboneau: Wisconsin

Chengelis: Minnesota

Niyo: Wisconsin

Wojnowski: Minnesota

Henson: Wisconsin

Illinois +14 at Penn State

Charboneau: Penn State

Chengelis: Penn State

Niyo: Penn State (best bet)

Wojnowski: Penn State

Henson: Penn State

Ohio State -20 vs. Northwestern

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Northwestern

Niyo: Ohio State

Wojnowski: Ohio State

Henson: Ohio State (best bet_

Ball State +12 vs. Buffalo

Charboneau: Buffalo

Chengelis: Buffalo

Niyo: Buffalo

Wojnowski: Buffalo

Henson: Buffalo

Oregon +3 at USC

Charboneau: USC

Chengelis: USC

Niyo: USC

Wojnowski: USC

Henson: USC

Iowa State +5.5 vs. Oklahoma

Charboneau: Iowa State

Chengelis: Iowa State

Niyo: Iowa State

Wojnowski: Oklahoma

Henson: Oklahoma

Notre Dame +10.5 vs. Clemson

Charboneau: Notre Dame (best bet)

Chengelis: Notre Dame

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojnowski: Clemson (best bet)

Henson: Clemson

Tulsa +15 at Cincinnati

Charboneau: Tulsa

Chengelis: Cincinnati

Niyo: Cincinnati

Wojnowski: Tulsa

Henson: Cincinnati

Florida +16 vs. Alabama

Charboneau: Alabama

Chengelis: Alabama

Niyo: Alabama

Wojnowski: Alabama

Henson: Alabama

Texas A&M -13.5 at Tennessee

Charboneau: Texas A&M

Chengelis: Texas A&M

Niyo: Texas A&M

Wojnowski: Texas A&M

Henson: Tennessee

Louisiana-Lafayette +3 at Coastal Carolina

Charboneau: Coastal Carolina

Chengelis: Coastal Carolina (best bet)

Niyo: Louisiana-Lafayette

Wojnowski: Coastal Carolina

Henson: Coastal Carolina


Charboneau: 4-4-1 last week, 43-52-2 overall, 4-4 best bets

Chengelis: 5-3-1 last week, 52-43-2 overall, 6-2 best bets

Niyo: 3-5-1 last week, 43-52-2 overall, 5-3 best bets

Wojnowski: 3-5-1 last week, 44-51-2 overall, 4-4 best bets

Guest: 5-3-1 last week, 56-39-2 overall, 4-4 best bets