Detroit News college football picks: Week 4

The Detroit News’ Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski make their predictions for top games in Week 4 of the college football season.

Rutgers +19 in Michigan

Money: Michigan

Chengelis: Rutgers

Niyo: Rutgers

Wojnowski: Rutgers

Michigan's head coach Jim Harbaugh, right, congratulates quarterback Cade McNamara after a first quarter touchdown.

Nebraska +3 in the state of Michigan

Money: Michigan State (best bet)

Chengelis: State of Michigan

Niyo: Michigan State (best bet)

Wojnowski: State of Michigan

Bowling Green +31 in Minnesota

Money: Bowling green

Chengelis: Bowling green

Niyo: Bowling green

Wojnowski: Minnesota

Notre Dame +3 in Wisconsin

Money: Wisconsin

Chengelis: Wisconsin (best bet)

Niyo: Our lady

Wojnowski: Wisconsin (best bet)

Notre Dame running back Kyren Williams (23) scores a touchdown on Saturday ahead of Toledo's Saeed Holt (20) and Nate Givhan (48).

Kent State +17 in Maryland

Money: State of Kent

Chengelis: Maryland

Niyo: Maryland

Wojnowski: Maryland

Colorado State +22 in Iowa

Money: Iowa

Chengelis: Iowa

Niyo: Iowa

Wojnowski: State of Colorado

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Indiana -9 in Western Kentucky

Money: Indiana

Chengelis: Indiana

Niyo: West Kentucky

Wojnowski: West Kentucky

7. Indiana (1-1, 0-1) - The Hoosiers forgot about an ugly first week defeat by claiming a win over Idaho on Saturday.  Quarterback Michael Penix Jr., 9, who had three interceptions against Iowa, threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score when the Hoosiers used two special teams touchdowns.  Last week: 7.

Southern Mississippi +46 in Alabama

Money: Alabama

Chengelis: Alabama

Niyo: Southern Mississippi

Wojnowski: Alabama

Georgia -31 at Vanderbilt

Money: Georgia

Chengelis: Georgia

Niyo: Georgia

Wojnowski: Georgia

West Virginia +19.5 in Oklahoma

Money: Oklahoma

Chengelis: West Virginia

Niyo: West Virginia

Wojnowski: West Virginia

Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) throws in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Nebraska on Saturday, September 18, 2021, in Norman, Okla.

Clemson -12 in the state of North Carolina

Money: Clemson

Chengelis: Clemson

Niyo: Clemson

Wojnowski: Clemson

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Akron +53 in the state of Ohio

Money: Akron

Chengelis: State of Ohio

Niyo: Akron

Wojnowski: Akron

Florida International +13 in central Michigan

Money: Central Michigan

Chengelis: Central Michigan

Niyo: Central Michigan

Wojnowski: Florida International

San Jose State PK in Western Michigan

Money: West Michigan

Chengelis: West Michigan

Niyo: West Michigan

Wojnowski: West Michigan

Western Michigan running back Sean Tyler (9) speeds through the end zone after scoring a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Defense.

Texas State -4 in Eastern Michigan

Money: Eastern Michigan

Chengelis: Eastern Michigan

Niyo: Eastern Michigan

Wojnowski: Eastern Michigan


Money: 9-6 last week, 25-20 total, 1-2 best bets

Chengelis: 10-5 last week, 24-21 overall, 2-1 best bets

Niyo: 5-10 last week, 25-20 total, 1-2 best bets

Wojnowski: 9-6 last week, 22-23 total, 1-2 best bets

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