Expert Predictions and Picks Against the Spread for Week 13 Top 25 College Football Games!

Advertisement

The final weekend of the 2023 college football season approaches, and one highly anticipated clash stands out: the showdown between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan. This historic rivalry, fueled by both teams’ 11-0 records, carries immense significance as it will determine the Big Ten East winner and likely grant a spot in the College Football Playoff. With Michigan’s head coach Jim Harbaugh suspended and Ohio State’s Ryan Day aiming to break a two-game losing streak against the Wolverines, the narratives surrounding this matchup are richer than ever before.

This fierce contest isn’t the sole rivalry charged with intense emotions. Several conference games take on added significance due to impending realignment. In the Big 12, games like No. 13 Oklahoma at TCU and Texas Tech at No. 7 Texas are charged with added emotion as these teams prepare to transition to the SEC. Similarly, in the Pac-12, matchups like No. 15 Oregon State versus No. 6 Oregon and Washington State against No. 4 Washington in the Apple Cup carry heightened significance as these programs gear up for changes in conferences.

Looking back at previous game predictions against the spread, the track record has been strong, indicating success in picking winners and covering the spread in Week 12. As Week 13 approaches, the picks against the spread for the upcoming games are analyzed and predicted.

Advertisement

The breakdown of the predictions for Week 13 matchups:

No. 12 Ole Miss (-12.5) at Mississippi State: Pick: Ole Miss wins 30-20 and COVERS the spread.
Friday, Nov. 24

No. 23 Toledo (-11.5) at Central Michigan: Pick: Toledo wins 38-24 and COVERS the spread.
TCU at No. 13 Oklahoma (-12.5): Pick: Oklahoma wins 34-24 and FAILS TO COVER the spread.
No. 20 Iowa (-1) at Nebraska: Pick: Iowa wins 19-16 and COVERS the spread.
No. 10 Missouri (-8) at Arkansas: Pick: Missouri wins 31-28 but FAILS TO COVER the spread.
Texas Tech at No. 7 Texas (-14): Pick: Texas wins 38–21 and COVERS the spread.
No. 11 Penn State (-20) at Michigan State: Pick: Penn State wins 35-14 and COVERS the spread.
No. 15 Oregon State at No. 6 Oregon (-14): Pick: Oregon wins 42-24 and COVERS the spread.
Saturday, Nov. 25

No. 2 Ohio State at No. 3 Michigan (-4): Pick: Ohio State wins 22-17 in a UPSET.
Texas A&M at No. 14 LSU (-10.5): Pick: LSU wins 38-31 but FAILS TO COVER the spread.
Kentucky at No. 9 Louisville (-7): Pick: Louisville wins 27-24 but FAILS TO COVER the spread.
No. 24 James Madison (-9.5) at Coastal Carolina: Pick: James Madison wins 27-17 and COVERS the spread.
Vanderbilt at No. 24 Tennessee (-26): Pick: Tennessee wins 41-17 but FAILS TO COVER the spread.
No. 22 Liberty (-17) at UTEP: Pick: Liberty wins 41-17 and COVERS the spread.
No. 8 Alabama (-14.5) at Auburn: Pick: Alabama wins 35-16 and COVERS the spread.
No. 16 Arizona (-12.5) at Arizona State: Pick: Arizona wins 30-20 but FAILS TO COVER the spread.
BYU at No. 21 Oklahoma State (-17.5): Pick: Oklahoma State wins 42-22 and COVERS the spread.
UTSA at No. 18 Tulane (-3): Pick: UTSA wins 35-31 in an UPSET.
Washington State at No. 4 Washington (-16.5): Pick: Washington wins 39-27 but FAILS TO COVER the spread.
No. 5 Florida State (-6.5) at Florida: Pick: Florida State wins 23-20 but FAILS TO COVER the spread.
No. 17 Notre Dame (-25) at Stanford: Pick: Notre Dame wins 48-17 and COVERS the spread.
No. 1 Georgia (-23) at Georgia Tech: Pick: Georgia wins 38-13 and COVERS the spread.
Iowa State at No. 19 Kansas State (-11.5): The prediction was cut off.

These forecasts consider various factors such as team performance, historical matchups, player injuries, and coaching dynamics to provide insight into the likely outcomes of each game based on the spread.

Overall, the upcoming weekend promises an array of thrilling matchups across different conferences, each carrying its own set of implications and rivalries, adding excitement and intensity as the college football regular season nears its conclusion.