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

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Mac Jones, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

College football's Week 13 slate for the 2020 season features 48 games from Thursday to Sunday, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 13 action begins on Thursday, Nov. 26 with two Mountain West contests on Thanksgiving, as Colorado State-Air Force and New Mexico-Utah State are slated to meet. The Black Friday slate starts at Noon ET with Iowa State visiting Texas, with Nebraska-Iowa kicking off 1 p.m. ET. The afternoon schedule on Friday features Notre Dame-North Carolina and Stanford-California, while Oregon at Oregon State caps the action at night. Saturday's slate begins with a busy wave of games in the Noon ET window. Kentucky plays at Florida, Maryland takes on Indiana and Kent State meets Buffalo in a huge MAC showdown. The afternoon slate features Auburn-Alabama, Pitt-Clemson, Northwestern-Michigan State, San Jose State-Boise State and Mississippi State-Ole Miss. At night, the Week 13 slate includes LSU-Texas A&M, Kansas State-Baylor, Duke-Georgia Tech, Memphis-Navy and Georgia-South Carolina. There are also a few games kicking off after 9:30 p.m. ET, including Utah-Washington and Nevada-Hawaii.

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 13


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Colorado State at Air Force (Thursday) (CANCELED)

New Mexico at Utah State (Thursday)

Iowa State at Texas (Friday)

UMass at Liberty (Friday)

Nebraska at Iowa (Friday)

Notre Dame at North Carolina (Friday)

UCF at USF (Friday)

Wyoming at UNLV (Friday)

Stanford at California (Friday)

Central Michigan at Eastern Michigan (Friday)

Oregon at Oregon State (Friday)

Ohio State at Illinois (CANCELED)

Pitt at Clemson

Cincinnati at  Temple (CANCELED)

Maryland at Indiana

Texas Tech at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma at West Virginia (POSTPONED)

Northwestern at Michigan State

Colorado at USC (CANCELED)

San Jose State at Boise State

Arizona at UCLA

Duke at Georgia Tech

Virginia at Florida State

NC State at Syracuse

Louisville at Boston College

Kansas State at Baylor

Memphis at Navy

Penn State at Michigan

Kentucky at Florida

Vanderbilt at Missouri

Georgia Southern at Georgia State

SMU at East Carolina

Ball State at Toledo

Northern Illinois at Western Michigan

Bowling Green at Ohio

Kent State at Buffalo

Miami (Ohio) at Akron

UTEP at Rice

FAU at Middle Tennessee (CANCELED)

Coastal Carolina at Texas State

Louisiana at ULM

North Texas at UTSA

South Alabama at Arkansas State

Auburn at Alabama

Mississippi State at Ole Miss

Rutgers at Purdue

LSU at Texas A&M

Georgia at South Carolina

TCU at Kansas

Troy at Appalachian State

Nevada at Hawaii

Utah at Washington

San Diego State at Colorado

WKU at Charlotte (Tuesday, Dec. 1)

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