CFB Expert Releases Score Predictions For Week 5’s Biggest Games

first_imgOhio State's Malik Hooker deflecting a pass.STATE COLLEGE, PA – OCTOBER 22: Malik Hooker #24 of the Ohio State Buckeyes breaks up a pass against DeAndre Thompkins #3 of the Penn State Nittany Lions in the first half during the game on October 22, 2016 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)Week 5 of the college football season is here. Just a quick glance at the schedule tells you there are multiple games with conference title and college football playoff implications.Ohio State-Penn State and Notre Dame-Stanford are set for prime time on Saturday night. Both games feature top 10 teams battling each other.There are three other matchups featuring two top-25 squads facing off. They are Oregon-Cal, BYU-Washington and West Virginia-Texas Tech.As he does each week, Ralph Russo of the Associated Press released his score picks for Week 5. He picked more than 20 contests.Here are Russo’s predictions for the big games:Georgia 55, Tennessee 10Clemson 48, Syracuse 21Ohio State 34, Penn State 28Ole Miss 31, LSU 28Oklahoma 49, Baylor 24West Virginia 45, Texas Tech 35Notre Dame 27, Stanford 21Washington 31, BYU 10Michigan 30, Northwestern 13Kentucky 27, South Carolina 20Oregon 35, Cal 21Texas 31, Kansas State 14Mississippi State 31, Florida 10Russo’s upset special pick is Virginia Tech over Duke, though he is also taking Ole Miss to knock off No. 5 LSU. He is 2-2 when picking upsets this season.You can see Russo’s full breakdown of his picks here.last_img

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