Detroit News college football picks: Week 9

The Detroit News

Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions for top games in Week 9 of the college football season. All picks made against the spread.

Michigan -4 at Michigan State

Charboneau: Michigan State

Chengelis: Michigan State

Niyo: Michigan

Wojnowski: Michigan State

Iowa +3 at Wisconsin

Charboneau: Iowa

Chengelis: Iowa

Niyo: Iowa

Wojnowski: Wisconsin (best bet)

Indiana +3 at Maryland

Charboneau: Maryland

Chengelis: Indiana

Niyo: Maryland

Wojnowski: Indiana

Rutgers +1 at Illinois

Charboneau: Rutgers

Chengelis: Rutgers

Niyo: Rutgers

Wojnowski: Rutgers

More: Illinois QB Artur Sitkowski to undergo surgery; ex-UM QB Brandon Peters to start

Minnesota +8 at Northwestern

Charboneau: Minnesota

Chengelis: Minnesota

Niyo: Minnesota

Wojnowski: Minnesota

Purdue +7 at Nebraska

Charboneau: Nebraska

Chengelis: Nebraska

Niyo: Nebraska

Wojnowski: Purdue

Penn State +17.5 at Ohio State

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Ohio State (best bet)

Niyo: Ohio State

Wojnowski: Ohio State

Texas Tech +20 at Oklahoma

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Oklahoma

Niyo: Oklahoma (best bet)

Wojnowski: Oklahoma

More: Texas Tech fires football coach Wells after 2-plus mediocre seasons

Iowa State -7 at West Virginia

Charboneau: Iowa State

Chengelis: Iowa State

Niyo: Iowa State

Wojnowski: West Virginia

Florida State +10 at Clemson

Charboneau: Clemson (best bet)

Chengelis: Florida State

Niyo: Clemson

Wojnowski: Florida State

Texas +3 at Baylor

Charboneau: Baylor

Chengelis: Texas

Niyo: Texas

Wojnowski: Texas

Georgia -15 vs. Florida

Charboneau: Georgia

Chengelis: Florida

Niyo: Georgia

Wojnowski: Florida

Cincinnati -25.5 at Tulane

Charboneau: Cincinnati

Chengelis: Tulane

Niyo: Cincinnati

Wojnowski: Cincinnati

UCLA +5 at Utah

Charboneau: Utah

Chengelis: Utah

Niyo: Utah

Wojnowski: UCLA

North Carolina +3.5 at Notre Dame

Charboneau: Notre Dame

Chengelis: Notre Dame

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojnowski: North Carolina


Charboneau: 8-6-1 last week, 63-55-3 overall, 4-3-1 best bets

Chengelis: 7-7-1 last week, 60-58-3 overall, 6-2 best bets

Niyo: 9-5-1 last week, 68-50-3 overall, 5-2-1 best bets

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