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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 8

Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State Buckeyes Football

Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State Buckeyes Football

College football’s 2018 season continues with a Week 8 slate that features 55 matchups from Thursday night to Saturday, and Athlon Sports is ready with predictions for every contest. Georgia State-Arkansas State kicks off the action on Thursday, with Stanford at Arizona State providing an intriguing Pac-12 matchup later that night. The Mountain West takes center stage on Friday, as Colorado State plays at Boise State and Air Force travels to UNLV. The Saturday slate begins with a huge showdown in the Big Ten between Michigan and Michigan State. Oklahoma-TCU, Cincinnati-Temple, Buffalo-Toledo and Auburn-Ole Miss cap the must-see matchups from the early action on Saturday. The afternoon window includes No. 1 Alabama taking on Tennessee, NC State at Clemson and Colorado at Washington. At night, Ohio State hits the road to take on Purdue, Mississippi State and LSU meet in Baton Rouge and Oregon visits Washington State. USC at Utah and Arizona-UCLA are also on tap for Saturday night.

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

College Football Week 8 Predictions


Steven Lassan

Mitch Light

Georgia State at Arkansas State (Thursday)

Stanford at Arizona State (Thursday)

Colorado State at Boise State (Friday)

Air Force at UNLV (Friday)

SMU at Tulane

UCF at East Carolina

Buffalo at Toledo

Miami (Ohio) at Army

Bowling Green at Ohio

Idaho State at  Liberty

UConn at USF

Charlotte at MTSU

Eastern Michigan at Ball State

Western Michigan at Central Michigan

Akron at Kent State

Maryland at Iowa

Illinois at Wisconsin

Coastal Carolina at UMass

Fresno State at New Mexico

Houston at Navy

Louisiana at Appalachian State

Kansas at Texas Tech

UTEP at Louisiana Tech

FAU at Marshall

Georgia Southern at New Mexico State

Tulsa at Arkansas

Northwestern at Rutgers

UTSA at Southern Miss

North Carolina at Syracuse

Utah State at Wyoming

Texas State at ULM

Old Dominion at WKU

Rice at FIU

Vanderbilt at Kentucky

Penn State at Indiana

California at  Oregon State

San Jose State at San Diego State

Memphis at Missouri

Wake Forest at Florida State

Minnesota at Nebraska

Virginia at  Duke

North Texas at UAB

Nevada at Hawaii

Auburn at Ole Miss

Cincinnati at Temple

Arizona at UCLA

Alabama at Tennessee

Oklahoma at TCU

Ohio State at Purdue

Oregon at Washington State

Mississippi State at LSU

Colorado at Washington

USC at Utah

NC State at Clemson

Michigan at Michigan State

Troy at South Alabama (Tuesday)

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