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College Football Expert Picks, Predictions: Week 1 Thursday, Friday

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College football expert picks, predictions for Week 1, highlighted by West Virginia at Pitt, Penn State at Purdue, and Illinois at Indiana

* next to the pick means the team will win, but not cover.

Click on each game for the game preview and CFN Prediction

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

Ball State at Tennessee

Line: Tennessee -32.5, o/u: 67.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Tennessee

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Tennessee

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Tennessee

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Tennessee*

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Tennessee*

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Tennessee*

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Tennessee

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Tennessee

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Tennessee

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Tennessee*

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Tennessee

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Tennessee*

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Tennessee*

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Tennessee

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Tennessee

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Tennessee*

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Tennessee

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Tennessee*

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Tennessee*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Tennessee

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Ball State

CONSENSUS PICK: Tennessee*

NEXT: West Virginia at Pitt Expert Picks, Predictions

West Virginia at Pitt

Line: Pitt -6.5, o/u: 52

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Pitt

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: West Virginia

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Pitt*

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Pitt*

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Pitt

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Pitt*

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Pitt*

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Pitt

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: West Virginia

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Pitt*

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: West Virginia

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Pitt

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Pitt*

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Pitt*

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Pitt*

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Pitt

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Pitt

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Pitt*

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Pitt*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: West Virginia

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Pitt

CONSENSUS PICK: Pitt*

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Central Michigan at Oklahoma State Expert Picks, Predictions

Central Michigan at Oklahoma State

Line: Oklahoma State -21.5, o/u: 58.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Oklahoma St

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Oklahoma St*

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Oklahoma St

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Oklahoma St

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Oklahoma St

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Oklahoma St*

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Oklahoma St

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Oklahoma St

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Oklahoma St*

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Oklahoma St

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Oklahoma St*

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Oklahoma St

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Oklahoma St*

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Oklahoma St

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Oklahoma St*

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Oklahoma St*

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Oklahoma St

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Oklahoma St

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Oklahoma St*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Oklahoma St*

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Central Mich

CONSENSUS PICK: Oklahoma St

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Louisiana Tech at Missouri Expert Picks, Predictions

Louisiana Tech at Missouri

Line: Missouri -20.5, o/u: 58.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Missouri*

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Missouri*

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Missouri*

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Missouri

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Missouri

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Missouri

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Missouri*

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Missouri*

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Missouri*

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Missouri

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Missouri*

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Missouri*

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Missouri

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Missouri

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Missouri*

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Missouri*

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Missouri*

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Missouri*

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Missouri*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Missouri

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Missouri

CONSENSUS PICK: Missouri*

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Penn State at Purdue Expert Picks, Predictions

Penn State at Purdue

Line: Penn State -3.5, o/u: 54.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Penn State

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Penn State

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Purdue

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Penn State

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Purdue

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Penn State

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Penn State

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Penn State

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Penn State

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Penn State

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Penn State*

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Penn State

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Purdue

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Penn State

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Purdue

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Purdue

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Penn State

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Purdue

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Penn State*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Penn State

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Purdue

CONSENSUS PICK: Penn State

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: New Mexico State at Minnesota Expert Picks, Predictions

New Mexico State at Minnesota

Line: Minnesota -37.5, o/u: 56

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Minnesota*

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Minnesota*

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Minnesota

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Minnesota*

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Minnesota*

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Minnesota

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Minnesota*

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Minnesota*

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Minnesota*

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Minnesota*

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Minnesota

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Minnesota

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Minnesota*

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Minnesota*

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Minnesota

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Minnesota

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Minnesota*

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Minnesota

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Minnesota*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Minnesota*

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: NMSU

CONSENSUS PICK: Minnesota*

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Western Michigan at Michigan State Expert Picks, Predictions

Western Michigan at Michigan State

Line: Michigan State -18.5, o/u: 54.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Michigan St

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Michigan St

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Michigan St

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Michigan St

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Michigan St

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Michigan St*

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Michigan St*

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Michigan St

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Michigan St*

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Michigan St

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Michigan St

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Michigan St

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Michigan St

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Michigan St*

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Michigan St*

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Michigan St*

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Michigan St

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Michigan St

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Michigan St*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Michigan St

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Western Mich

CONSENSUS PICK: Michigan State

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Virginia Tech at Old Dominion Expert Picks, Predictions

Virginia Tech at Old Dominion

Line: Virginia Tech -8.5, o/u: 52.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Virginia Tech

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Virginia Tech

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Virginia Tech

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Virginia Tech

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Virginia Tech

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Virginia Tech

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Virginia Tech

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Virginia Tech

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Virginia Tech

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Virginia Tech

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Virginia Tech*

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Virginia Tech

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Virginia Tech

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Virginia Tech

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Virginia Tech

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Virginia Tech

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Virginia Tech

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Virginia Tech

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Virginia Tech

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Virginia Tech*

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Old Dominion

CONSENSUS PICK: Virginia Tech

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Temple at Duke Expert Picks, Predictions

Temple at Duke

Line: Duke -6.5, o/u: 53

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Duke

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Duke

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Duke

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Duke*

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Duke

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Duke

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Duke

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Duke

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Duke

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Duke

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Duke*

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Duke

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Duke

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Temple

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Duke

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Duke

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Duke

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Temple

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Duke

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Duke

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Duke

CONSENSUS PICK: Duke

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Illinois at Indiana Expert Picks, Predictions

Illinois at Indiana

Line: Indiana -5.5, o/u: 48.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: Illinois

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: Illinois

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: Illinois

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Indiana

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Illinois

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Illinois

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: Indiana*

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: Indiana*

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: Indiana

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com Indiana

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: Illinois

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN Illinois

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN Illinois

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com Illinois

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Indiana*

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: Illinois

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com Indiana

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Indiana*

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: Indiana

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: Indiana

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: Indiana

CONSENSUS PICK: Indiana*

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: TCU at Colorado Expert Picks, Predictions

TCU at Colorado

Line: TCU -10.5, o/u: 55.5

Eric Bolin, RazorbacksWire.com: TCU

Evan Bredeson, CornhuskersWire.com: TCU

Patrick Conn, College Wires Editor: TCU

Tony Cosolo, ColoradoBuffaloesWire.com: Colorado

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: TCU*

Pete Fiutak, CFN: Colorado

Dan Harralson, VolsWire.com: TCU

Phil Harrison, BuckeyesWire.com: TCU*

Joey Ickes, AggiesWire.com: TCU

Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com TCU

Kevin McGuire, NittanyLionsWire.com: TCU

Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN TCU

Ethan Niewoehner, CFN TCU

Zack Pearson, TarHeelswire.com TCU*

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: TCU*

Nick Shepkowski, FightingIrishWire.com: TCU*

AJ Spurr, RollTidewire.com TCU*

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: TCU*

Joe Vitale, UGAWire.com: TCU*

John Williams, SoonersWire.com: TCU*

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip), CFN: TCU

CONSENSUS PICK: TCU*

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

NEXT: Expert Picks, Predictions So Far

Coming after Week 0

Week 1 College Football Expert Picks

Ball St at Tennessee | WVU at Pitt

CMU at Ok State | La Tech at Missouri

Penn St at Purdue | NMSU at Minnesota

WMU at Mich St | Va Tech at ODU

Temple at Duke | Illinois at Indiana

TCU at ColoradoWeek 1 T/F Schedule Picks

CFN Predictions & Game Previews

2022 CFN Preview of all 131 Teams

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