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College Football Picks: Predicting Final Scores for Every Game in Week 8

By Mitch Light, 1 day 8 hours ago
The Week 8 edition of picking every game on the college football schedule is highlighted by a huge intrastate battle in the Big Ten; some intriguing showdowns in the Pac-12; and a sneaky good game in the SEC West as Mississippi State travels to LSU. Here is every game on the Week 8 slate:   Thursday, Oct. 18   Georgia State at Arkansas State Arkansas State is 0–2 in the Sun...

NC State Wolfpack vs. Clemson Tigers Prediction and Preview

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 8 hours ago
The number of unbeaten teams in college football will shrink by one in Week 8, as Clemson and NC State square off in Death Valley on Saturday afternoon. The 2018 season hasn’t necessarily been kind to the ACC, as the Wolfpack and Tigers are the only teams ranked from the conference going into Week 8. While there’s a lot of football left, the winner of this matchup will take an early...

5 Most Chaotic Weekends in College Football History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 day 10 hours ago
This past weekend reminded us why we love college football, as eight of the teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll lost. Among the victims were four in the top 10 — No. 2 Georgia, No. 6 West Virginia, No. 7 Washington and No. 8 Penn State.   Now to be fair, the Bulldogs, Huskies and No. 15 Wisconsin all fell to ranked teams, but No. 16 Miami, No. 19 Colorado and No. 21 Auburn...

College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 20) Games

By Steven Lassan, 1 day 11 hours ago
Week 8 of the 2018 college football season continues on Saturday. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 10 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first Saturday Noon ET games and seven for the 7 p.m. ET window.   Here’...

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Florida State Seminoles Prediction and Preview

By Mike Ferguson, 2 days 6 hours ago
Bowl eligibility may hang in the balance at Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday Wake Forest and Florida State face off in an ACC Atlantic Division matchup of 3-3 teams. Following a heartbreaking loss to rival Miami and an open date, the Seminoles will look for its seventh straight win over the Demon Deacons on Saturday. The last three meetings, however, have been competitive, with FSU needing a...

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

By J.P. Scott, 2 days 10 hours ago
We saw four top-10 teams lose last week, drastically flipping the script on where the 2018 college football season was headed. Heading into Week 8, we are looking at another slate of games with the potential to yield another handful of outrageous outcomes.   Can this week's result top last week's in terms of outrageousness? There are five ways I believe it can — with three...

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Duke Blue Devils Prediction and Preview

By Antwan Staley, 3 days 4 hours ago
This year's Virginia-Duke matchup brings a bit of excitement since both the Cavaliers and Blue Devils are both coming off wins in their last game. Virginia pulled off a 16-13 upset victory over the Miami Hurricanes, while Duke was able to handle the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on the road 28-14.   Virginia leads the all-time series over Duke 36-33, as the Cavaliers have won three...

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Syracuse Orange Prediction and Preview

By Jon Kinne, 3 days 4 hours ago
North Carolina and Syracuse have been members of the same conference for more than five seasons. But thanks to division schedules and locked-in crossover rivals, they have never battled on the football field as ACC programs.   That changes this Saturday as the Tar Heels head to the Carrier Dome to square off against the 4-2 Orange. Syracuse had a much-needed open date last weekend after...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 8

By Mitch Light, 3 days 9 hours ago
The Week 8 edition of college football picks against the spread is highlighted by an intriguing Big Ten battle between perennial power Ohio State and upstart Purdue, an SEC West clash between reeling Auburn and high-scoring Ole Miss and a key Pac-12 North game between Oregon and Washington State in Pullman. Here are 10 predictions for games against the spread.   Purdue (+13.5) over Ohio...

10 Surprising College Football Stats to Get You Ready for Week 8

By Athlon Sports, 3 days 9 hours ago
It was an upsetting college football Saturday, especially if you were a ranked team. We have now reached the halfway points of the season, but don't worry there are still plenty of game remaining. Here are 10 statistics to get you ready for Week 8.   8: AP Top 25 teams that lost on Saturday It was a chaotic weekend on the gridiron as eight teams in the AP Top 25 lost. The victims...