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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 5

Adrian Martinez, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football

Adrian Martinez, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football

College football's Week 5 slate for the 2019 season features 55 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 5 action starts on Thursday night, as Memphis hosts Navy in a key AAC West Division matchup. The Friday schedule features four games, including Duke-Virginia Tech, San Jose State-Air Force, Penn State-Maryland and Arizona State-California. Saturday's first slate starts with Texas Tech-Oklahoma, Northwestern-Wisconsin and Texas A&M-Arkansas as the key matchups to watch. The afternoon window features Ole Miss-Alabama, Clemson-North Carolina, USC-Washington, Virginia-Notre Dame and Iowa State-Baylor. At night, Kansas State-Oklahoma State, Mississippi State-Auburn, and Ohio State-Nebraska headline the must-see games. The final window of contests from Week 5 features three late games, including Washington State-Utah, UCLA-Arizona and Hawaii-Nevada.

Each week, Athlon Sports’ editors will pick every game in the FBS ranks. Follow us on Twitter: (@AthlonSports)

College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 5


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Navy at Memphis (Thursday)

Duke at Virginia Tech (Friday)

Penn State at Maryland (Friday)

San Jose State at Air Force (Friday)

Arizona State at California (Friday)

Towson at Florida

Delaware at Pitt

Holy Cross at Syracuse


UConn at UCF

Buffalo at Miami (Ohio)

Central Michigan at Western Michigan

Louisiana at Georgia Southern

MTSU at Iowa

Kansas at TCU

Nicholls at Texas State

Northern Illinois at Vanderbilt

South Alabama at ULM

UNLV at Wyoming

Stanford at Oregon State

Wake Forest at Boston College

FAU at Charlotte

Akron at UMass

Coastal Carolina at Appalachian State

Cincinnati at Marshall

New Mexico at Liberty

East Carolina at Old Dominion

Arkansas State at Troy

Louisiana Tech at Rice

Georgia Tech at Temple

UTEP at Southern Miss


Hawaii at Nevada

Texas Tech at Oklahoma

Rutgers at Michigan

Northwestern at Wisconsin

Colorado State at Utah State

BYU at Toledo

Houston at North Texas

Arkansas vs.  Texas A&M (Arlington, Texas)

Ole Miss at Alabama

Minnesota at Purdue

UCLA at Arizona

Indiana at Michigan State

Fresno State at New Mexico State

NC State at Florida State

Kentucky at South Carolina

Clemson at North Carolina

Washington State at Utah

Kansas State at Oklahoma State

Iowa State at Baylor

Mississippi State at Auburn

Virginia at Notre Dame

USC at Washington

Ohio State at Nebraska