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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 13

Predictions for every FBS game in Week 13
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 13

College football’s 2018 season continues with a Week 13 slate featuring 64 games from Tuesday to Saturday night. In addition to being the last full weekend of action, it's also rivalry week across college football. 

 

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 13

Can Jim Harbaugh break through and beat Ohio State?
10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 13

The Week 13 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by the huge showdown in the Big Ten East as Michigan heads to Ohio State with a spot in the league title game on the line. Elsewhere, Ole Miss hosts Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl; first-year coaches Herm Edwards and Kevin Sumlin get together in the Territorial Cup; and Oklahoma and West Virginia meet in Morgantown for the right to play in the Big 12 Championship Game. Here are 10 predictions for games against the spread.

 

5 Greatest Notre Dame vs. USC College Football Games of All Time

These two schools have spoiled each other's national championship hopes numerous times
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5 Greatest Notre Dame vs. USC College Football Games of All Time

All Notre Dame has to do on Saturday is beat USC and it is in the College Football Playoff, but this rivalry has proven that anything can happen. These two teams have spoiled each other’s national title hopes at least 15 times.

 

USC Football: The Clay Helton Question Looms Ahead of Notre Dame Matchup

Trojans risk finishing below .500 and out of the postseason with a loss to the Fighting Irish
USC Football: The Clay Helton Question Looms Ahead of Notre Dame Matchup

PASADENA, Calif. — Rose Bowl Stadium's south end zone provided the scene for what can be considered the high point of the Clay Helton era in USC football. Less than two years later, the same location served as the backdrop for the era's lowest point.

 

UCLA scored 13 fourth-quarter points in that south end zone en route to a 34-27 win, including two field goals through the same uprights Chase McGrath booted the game-winner of the 2017 Rose Bowl Game.

Seven-Step Drop: Snoozy Saturday Underscores Drama-Free Final Weeks in College Football

An uneven first half against FCS opponent The Citadel couldn't prevent Nick Saban's Alabama team from cruising to another big victory
Seven-Step Drop: Snoozy Saturday Underscores Drama-Free Final Weeks in College Football

It’s been written in this space several times that when you have large slate of lackluster matchups in college football, the sport tends to throw you a curve ball. Boring weekend? Well, here’s a slew of wild upsets.

 

College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 12)

Ranking the top 25 teams in college football after Week 12
College Football Top 25 Rankings (After Week 12)

Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The 12th weekend of the 2018 season was headlined by Notre Dame's 36-3 victory over Syracuse in Yankee Stadium, Texas' home win over Iowa State, Ohio State's crazy overtime stand against Maryland, and UCF beating Cincinnati on Saturday night to clinch the American Athletic Conference's East Division title. With few marquee games or upsets in Week 12, little has changed in the top 25 since last week.

College Football Week 12 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 12 action
College Football Week 12 Awards

With the 12th weekend of the 2018 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team and freshman from Week 12:

 

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