Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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College football week 5: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions

The Times' college football coverage team makes its picks for week 5 of the college football season:

gametimeMartin Fennelly, @mjfennellyTraci Johnson, @TBHomeTeamTom Jones, @tomwjonesMatt Baker, @MBakerTBTimesMike Sherman, @mikeshermanJoey Knight, @TBTimes_Bulls
Against the spread (last week)--10-1110-1113-812-99-1211-10
Against the spread (overall)--40-3436-3834-4034-4033-4133-41
Straight up (last week)--17-414-717-416-516-514-7
Straight up (overall)--52-2250-2455-1954-2053-2151-23
Upset special (overall)--0-43-12-21-30-41-3
Lock of the week (overall)--2-21-32-24-02-21-3
Miami (-6.5) at Duke 7/FridayDuke 28-24 (U)Miami 28-21MIA 37-20Miami 24-21Miami 31-20 (L)Miami 40-31
USF (-23.4) at E. Carolina12/SatUSF 42-21USF 56-24USF 45-14USF 52-20 (L)USF 51-21USF 54-14 (L)
FSU (-7.5) at Wake Forest3:30/SatFSU 23-16FSU 21-14FSU 27-13FSU 28-10FSU 27-21FSU 38-20
Memphis at UCF (-3.5) 7/SatUCF 30-27Memphis 35-31 (U)Memphis 27-24UCF 38-35Memphis 35-31Memphis 34-28
Texas (-6.5) at Iowa St.8/ThursdayTexas 27-16Iowa St 41-35Texas 24-21Iowa St 42-41Iowa St 31-28 (U)Texas 37-30
Nebraska (-6.5) at Illinois8/FridayNebraska 28-20Nebraska 31-27Nebraska 33-13Nebraska 28-20Nebraska 34-27Nebraska 37-20
USC (-3.5) at Wash. St.10:30/FriUSC 38-35USC 35-31USC 31-21Wash St. 41-38 (U)Wash St. 37-35USC 42-38
Vanderbilt at Florida (-10.5)12/SatFlorida 24-20Florida 27-21Florida 23-14Florida 17-14Florida 24-17Florida 33-17
Northwestern at Wisconsin (-15.5)12/SatWisc 33-14Wisc 44-34Wisc 41-19Wisc 38-17Wisc 42-31Wisc 35-10
UNC at Ga. Tech (-9.5) 12/SatGa Tech 27-14Ga. Tech 35-27Ga Tech 33-14Ga Tech 28-17Ga Tech 31-28Ga Tech 42-28
Indiana at Penn St. (-17.5)3:30/SatPenn St 45-23Penn St. 54-24Penn St 44-10Penn St 42-20Penn St 27-17Penn St 28-21
Georgia (-7.5) at Tennessee3:30/SatGeorgia 31-13Georgia 35-24Georgia 23-18Georgia 28-17Georgia 34-21Georgia 38-21
Arizona St.at Stanford (-16.5)4/SatStanford 28-17Stanford 42-21Stanford 44-28Stanford 42-35Stanford 48-31Stanford 42-24
Iowa at Mich. St (-3.5)4/SatIowa 26-24Iowa 31-27Mich St 31-27Mich. St 24-20Iowa 27-24Iowa 23-20
Miss St at Auburn (9.5)6/SatAuburn 31-21Auburn 27-17Aub 31-21Auburn 28-21Auburn 42-27Auburn 30-27
S. Carolina at Texas A&M (-10.5)7:30/SatTexas A&M 30-27A&M 48-35A&M 34-20A&M 35-28A&M 34-24A&M 33-13
Clemson (-7.5) at Va. Tech8/SatClemson 35-20Clemson 35-28Va Tech 31-28 (U)Clemson 21-20Clemson 27-21VTech 38-35 (U)
Okla. St (-10.5) at Texas Tech8/SatOkla St. 48-32Okla St 42-31Okla St 43-21 (L)OK St 42-28Okla St 51-41Okla St 49-30
Ole Miss at Alabama (-27.5)9/SatBama 49-14 (L)Bama 48-24 (L)Bama 47-16Bama 38-14Bama 48-7Bama 45-10

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