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

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Sean Clifford, Penn State Nittany Lions Football

College football's Week 8 slate for the 2019 season features 62 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 8 action starts on Wednesday night, as South Alabama takes on Troy in a matchup of Sun Belt rivals. The Thursday slate features two matchups involving conference play with Louisiana-Arkansas State and UCLA-Stanford. Four games are on tap for Friday. The action begins with Marshall at FAU, with Pitt-Syracuse, Ohio State-Northwestern and UNLV-Fresno State also taking place that night. The first window of games on Saturday features Clemson-Louisville, West Virginia-Oklahoma, Florida-South Carolina and Auburn-Arkansas. The afternoon slate is headlined by Oregon-Washington and LSU-Mississippi State, with Temple-SMU and Baylor-Oklahoma State rounding out the must-see games. Arizona State-Utah, Tulane-Memphis, Florida State-Wake Forest, and Michigan-Penn State are the key contests in the night slate. Boise State-BYU, Nevada-Utah State and Air Force-Hawaii are the final games to kick off in Week 8.

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 8


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South Alabama at Troy (Wednesday)

Louisiana at Arkansas State (Thursday)

UCLA at  Stanford (Thursday)

Marshall at FAU (Friday)

Pitt at Syracuse (Friday)

Ohio State at Northwestern (Friday)

UNLV at Fresno State (Friday)

Army at Georgia State

Tulsa at Cincinnati

Houston at UConn

East Carolina at UCF

Buffalo at Akron

Central Michigan at Bowling Green

Western Michigan at Eastern Michigan

Kent State at Ohio

Coastal Carolina at Georgia Southern

Old Dominion at UAB

Nevada at Utah State

Toledo at Ball State

Northern Illinois at Miami (Ohio)

New Mexico at Wyoming

Oregon State at California

Charlotte at WKU

NC State at Boston College

Purdue at Iowa

Colorado at Washington State

Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech

Wisconsin at Illinois

USF at Navy

ULM at Appalachian State

MTSU at North Texas

Missouri at Vanderbilt

Minnesota at Rutgers

Texas A&M at Ole Miss

Duke at Virginia

Maine at  Liberty

Auburn at Arkansas

Rice at UTSA


West Virginia at Oklahoma

Georgia Tech at Miami

Boise State at BYU

Air Force at Hawaii

Florida State at Wake Forest

San Diego State at San Jose State

Indiana at Maryland

Kansas at Texas

Iowa State at Texas Tech

Tennessee at Alabama

Kentucky at Georgia

Clemson at Louisville

Temple at SMU

LSU at Mississippi State

North Carolina at Virginia Tech

Florida at South Carolina

TCU at Kansas State

Baylor at Oklahoma State

Tulane at Memphis

Arizona at USC

Oregon at Washington

Arizona State at Utah

Michigan at Penn State