Expert College Football Predictions For Week 8 Simply Salivating!

Posted by Eric Williams on Thursday,October 20, 2016 12:01, EST in

While I haven’t been able to correctly predict the lottery in my lifetime, the handful of Week 8 college football predictions that you’re about to get will have a much higher chance of turning out just as I expect.

Whether you’re planning on laying some chalk on any of these Week 8 matchups or not, you’re going to find my Week 8 college football predictions simply salivating. Now, let’s get started.

Analyzing The Expert College Football Predictions For Week 8

 

Illinois at No. 3 Michigan

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 3:30 PM ET
Where: Michigan Stadium
TV: BTN
NCAAF Odds: Michigan Wolverines -35

Analysis: I’m predicting Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers scores at least four times against the Fighting Illini in this Week 8 mismatch.

Purdue at No. 8 Nebraska

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 3:30 PM ET
Where: Memorial Stadium
TV: ABC, ESPN2
NCAAF Odds: Nebraska Cornhuskers -24

Analysis: I’m going to predict that Nebraska’s Tommie Armstrong Jr. throws four TD passes against the reeling Boilermakers who will be led by an interim coach for the remainder of the season.

UMass at South Carolina

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM ET
Where: Williams-Brice Stadium
NCAAF Odds: South Carolina -20.5

Analysis: I’m predicting that no one outside the state of South Carolina will watch this Week 8 ‘thriller’.

Ohio State at Penn State

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM ET
Where: Beaver Stadium
TV: ABC
NCAAF Odds: Penn State Nittany Lions +19.5

Analysis: Simply put, I’m predicting Penn State to cover the spread…while gifted running back Saquon Barkley torches the Buckeyes for at least 140 rushing yards.

North Carolina State at No. 7 Louisville

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM ET
Where: Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
NCAAF Odds: Louisville -18

Analysis: I’m predicting a knock-down, drag-out battle that Lamar Jackson and the Cardinals narrowly win – and I do mean narrowly.

Oklahoma Sooners (4-2) at Texas Tech Red Raiders (3-3)

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM ET
Where: Jones AT&T Stadium
TV: FOX
NCAAF Odds: Oklahoma -14

Analysis: I’m predicting that Texas Tech’s unheralded Pat Mahomes II matches Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield touchdown pass for touchdown pass – in a thrilling, but heartbreaking loss..

No. 22 North Carolina at Virginia

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET
Where: Scott Stadium
NCAAF Odds: North Carolina -7.5

Analysis: I’m predicting that Carolina signal-caller Mitch Trubisky tosses two touchdown passes while running back T.J. Logan adds an additional two rushing scores to help the Heels cover!

No. 10 Wisconsin at Iowa

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM ET
Where: Kinnick Stadium
NCAAF Odds: Wisconsin -3

Analysis: I’m predicting that Wisconsin lays a huge smackdown on Iowa while running back Corey Clement rushes for somewhere around 150 yards and two scores.

 

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Kansas State at Texas

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM ET
Where: Snyder Family Stadium
TV: ESPN2
NCAAF Odds: Kansas State Wildcats -3

Analysis: I’m predicting that ‘desperate’ Texas gets the home win behind three TD passes from blossoming quarterback Shane Buechele.