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College football week 4: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions

USF coach Charlie Strong and the Bulls face Temple in a 7:30 p.m. game Thursday at Raymond James Stadium. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times

USF coach Charlie Strong and the Bulls face Temple in a 7:30 p.m. game Thursday at Raymond James Stadium. LOREN ELLIOTT | Times

The Times' college football coverage team makes its picks for week 4 of the college football season:

game time Martin Fennelly, @mjfennelly Traci Johnson, @TBHomeTeam Mike Sherman, @mikesherman Matt Baker, @MBakerTBimes Joey Knight, @TBTimes_Bulls Tom Jones, @tomwjones
Against the spread (last week)</td> -- 9-9 11-7 9-9 6-12 10-8 7-11
Against the spread (overall) -- 30-23 26-27 24-29 22-31 22-31 21-31
Straight up (last week) -- 10-8 10-8 13-5 11-7 11-7 13-5
Straight up (overall) -- 35-18 36-17 37-16 38-15 37-16 38-15
Upset special (overall) -- 0-3 3-0 0-3 1-2 1-2 1-2
Lock of the week (overall) -- 1-2 1-2 2-1 3-0 0-3 1-2
Temple at USF (-18.5) 7:30/Thu. USF 38-17 USF 38-14 USF 35-17 USF 42-20 USF 37-27 USF 38-14
Arkansas at Texas A&M (-3.5) 12/Sat. A&M 28-20 A&M 31-28 A&M 26-21 Ark 24-21 Ark 27-24 A&M 40-30
N.C. State at FSU (-11.5) 12/Sat. FSU 21-17 FSU 21-14 FSU 28-14 FSU 21-10 FSU 27-20 FSU 24-7
Pitt at Ga. Tech (-7.5) 12:20/Sat. Ga.Tech 32-20 Ga. Tech 41-34 Ga. Tech 28-13 Ga. Tech 35-24 Ga. Tech 30-20 Ga Tech 40-9
UCF at Maryland (-4.5) 3/Sat. Maryland 27-14 UCF 38-34 Maryland 31-17 (L) Maryland 35-28 Maryland 33-24 UCF 27-24 (U)
Duke (-3.5) at UNC 3:30/Sat UNC 27-26 (U) UNC 35-31 Duke 27-24 Duke 31-28 Duke 46-42 UNC 47-45
TCU at Okla. St. (-11.5) 3:30/Sat Okla St. 41-24 Okla St 56-41 (L) Okla St. 42-21 Okla St 45-35 Okla St 38-30 Okla St 41-21
La. Tech at S. Carolina (-10.5) 3:30/Sat S. Car. 24-20 S. Car. 24-14 S. Car. 28-17 S. Car. 27-14 S. Car. 23-17 S. Car. 28-20
Ala. (-18.5) at Vandy 3:30/Sat Bama 38-23 Bama 38-17 Bama 38-17 Bama 28-14 Bama 49-20 (L) Bama 40-21
USC (-16.5) at Cal 3:30/Sat USC 27-21 USC 34-17 USC 31-24 USC 35-27 USC 45-20 USC 33-17
Toledo at Miami (-14.5) 3:30/Sat Miami 31-17 (L) Miami 31-24 Miami 27-17 Miami 31-28 Miami 38-35 Miami 38-10
Mich. (-8.5) at Purdue 4/Sat Michigan 33-24 Purdue 28-27 Purdue 28-20 (U) Michigan 31-21 Purdue 31-28 (U) Michigan 27-17
Syracuse at LSU (-23.5) 7/Sat LSU 35-10 LSU 34-24 LSU 30-20 LSU 31-28 LSU 34-17 LSU 31-10
Miss. St. at Georgia (-3.5) 7/Sat Georgia 30-27 Miss St. 31-28 Miss. St. 27-21 Georgia 28-24 Miss. St 38-28 Georgia 26-20
Fla. (-4.5) at Kentucky 7:30/Sat Florida 20-17 UK 24-21 (U) Florida 23-21 UK 21-20 U UK 27-21 UK 24-17
Penn St. (-13.5) at Iowa 7:30/Sat Penn St 31-21 Penn St. 48-31 Penn St. 45-27 Penn State 35-24 Penn, St 41-28 Penn St 31-13
Auburn (-19.5) at Missouri</td> 7:30/Sat Auburn 35-14 Auburn 42-24 Auburn 42-14 Auburn 35-14 Auburn 41-21 Auburn 37-19
Notre Dame (-6.5) at Mich. St. 8/Sat ND 24-20 ND 24-17 ND 27-20 ND 27-20 ND 24-20 ND 27-19
Wash. (-9.5) at Colo. 10/Sat Wash 38-16 Wash 47-31 Wash 41-31 Wash 38-20 L Wash 38-28 Wash 40-10 (L)
Oregon (-12.5) at Ariz. St. 10/Sat Oregon 42-28 Oregon 49-35 Oregon 35-24 Oregon 42-28 Oregon 39-23 Oregon 42-28
UCLA at Stanford (-10.5) 10:30/Sat Stanford 27-25 UCLA 44-41 Stanford 28-24 Stanford 35-28 Stanford 44-35 Stanford 48-45

(U) — Upset of the week.

(L) — Lock of the week

College football week 4: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions 09/21/17 [Last modified: Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:54am]
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