This week’s Detroit News college football picks


The Detroit News’ Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski offer their predictions against the spread of this week’s top games in college football. This week’s guest voter is Brian Galesewicz of Canton. Galesewicz was the winner of Wojo’s Picks competition with a record of 10-3.

Michigan State +14 in Penn State

Coal: Michigan State

Chengelis: Penn State

Niyo: Michigan State

Wojnowski: Penn State

Galesewicz: Penn State

Rutgers +8 in Maryland

Coal: Rutgers

Chengelis: Maryla nd

Niyo: Rutgers

Wojnowski: Maryland

Galesewicz: Maryland

Wisconsin +3 in Iowa

Coal: Iowa (best bet)

Chengelis: Iowa (best bet)

Niyo: Iowa

Wojnowski: Wisconsin

Galesewicz: Iowa

LSU +24 in Florida

Coal: Florida

Chengelis: Florida

Niyo: Florida

Wojnowski: Florida (best bet)

Galesewicz: LSU

North Carolina +4.5 in Miami (Florida)

Coal: North Carolina

Chengelis: North Carolina

Niyo: Miami (Fla.) (Best Bet)

Wojnowski: North Carolina

Galesewicz: North Carolina

Washington +4 in Oregon

Coal: Oregon

Chengelis: Oregon

Niyo: Oregon

Wojnowski: Oregon

Galesewicz: Oregon

Coastal Carolina -14 in Troy

Coal: Carolina coast

Chengelis: Carolina coast

Niyo: Carolina coast

Wojnowski: Carolina coast

Galesewicz: Coastal Carolina (best bet)

Northern Illinois +4.5 for Eastern Michigan

Coal: Eastern Michigan

Chengelis: Eastern Michigan

Niyo: Eastern Michigan

Wojnowski: Eastern Michigan

Galesewicz: Northern Illinois

Central Michigan +11 in Toledo

Coal: Toledo

Chengelis: Central Michigan

Niyo: Toledo

Wojnowski: Toledo

Galesewicz: Toledo

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Western Michigan +3 at Ball State

Coal: Western Michigan

Chengelis: Western Michigan

Niyo: Ball State

Wojnowski: Western Michigan

Galesewicz: Ball State


Coal: 5-8 last week, 39-48-1 overall, 3-4 best bets

Chengelis: 8-5 last week, 47-40-1 overall, 5-2 best bets

Niyo: 5-8 last week, 40-47-1 overall, 5-2 best bets

Wojnowski: 7-6 last week, 41-46-1 overall, 4-3 best bets

Guest: 4-9 last week, 51-36-1 overall, 4-3 best bets


Dusty Kennedy