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College football week 6: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions

Cece Jefferson (96) of the Florida Gators celebrates after Florida stopped LSU on fourth down to clinch a 16-10 victory at Tiger Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Florida and LSU meet again at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on CBS. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Cece Jefferson (96) of the Florida Gators celebrates after Florida stopped LSU on fourth down to clinch a 16-10 victory at Tiger Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Florida and LSU meet again at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on CBS. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

The Times coverage team makes its picks for week 6 of the college football season:

game time Martin Fennelly, @mjfennelly Traci Johnson, @TBHomeTeam Tom Jones, @tomwjones Matt Baker, @MBakerTBTimes Mike Sherman, @mikesherman Joey Knight, @TBTimes_Bulls
Against the spread (last week) -- 11-8 8-11 8-11 9-10 10-9 8-11
Against the spread (overall) -- 51-42 44-49 42-51 43-50 43-50 41-52
Straight up (last week) -- 16-3 15-4 16-3 18-1 16-3 15-4
Straight up (overall) -- 68-25 65-28 71-22 72-21 69-24 66-27
Upset special (overall) -- 0-5 3-2 2-3 2-3 0-5 1-4
Lock of the week (overall) -- 3-2 2-3 3-2 5-0 3-2 2-3
Miami (-3.5) at FSU 3:30/Sat Miami 28-24 Miami 31-24 FSU 27-20 (U) Miami 21-20 FSU 24-21 Miami 24-20
LSU at Florida (-3.5) 3:30/Sat Florida 23-21 Florida 28-10 Florida 23-27 Florida 24-21 Florida 23-20 LSU 24-21 (U)
UCF (-17.5) at Cincinnati 8/Sat UCF 31-17 UCF 42-21 (L) UCF 41-21 UCF 42-20 UCF 41-24 UCF 34-17
Louisville (-3.5) at N.C. State 8/Thu N.C. St 30-28 (U) Louisville 34-27 Louisville 31-17 Louisville 31-28 N.C. St. 31-27 Louisville 42-31
Ole Miss at Auburn (-1.5) 12/Sat Auburn 27-20 Auburn 38-24 Auburn 30-20 Auburn 31-20 (L) Auburn 35-28 Auburn 41-20 (L)
Wake Forest at Clemson (-21.5) 12/Sat Clemson 49-14 Clemson 48-17 Clemson 44-14 Clemson 35-17 Clemson 42-21 Clemson 40-10
Iowa St. at OU (-28.5) 12/Sat OU 45-10 OU 56-21 OU 33-10 OU 48-17 OU 52-17 OU 33-10
Cal at Wash (-27.5) 12/Sat Wash 38-14 Wash 42-13 Wash 44-14 Wash 45-14 Wash 48-14 Wash 42-20
Georgia (-17.5) at Vanderbilt 12/Sat Georgia 30-10 Georgia 42-14 Georgia 31-14 Georgia 35-10 Georgia 42-17 Georgia 38-17
Illinois at Iowa (-18.5) 12/Sat Iowa 28-10 Iowa 35-12 Iowa 44-12 (L) Iowa 35-10 Iowa 38-18 Iowa 35-10
Penn St (-14.5) at Northwestern 12/Sat Penn St 24-20 Penn St 52-34 Penn St 40-20 Penn St 35-17 Penn St 28-14 Penn St 42-28
Notre Dame (-17.5) at UNC 3:30/Sat Notre Dame 27-24 Notre Dame 49-28 Notre Dame 27-20 Notre Dame 42-27 Notre Dame 31-14 Notre Dame 45-31
Minnesota at Purdue (-4.5) 3:30/Sat Purdue 28-23 Purdue 34-28 Minnesota 24-21 Minnesota 28-24 Minnesota 27-24 Purdue 34-24
Air Force at Navy (-7.5) 3:30/Sat Navy 20-17 Navy 31-21 Navy 28-21 Navy 28-20 Navy 35-20 Navy 31-28
Arkansas (-2.5) at S. Carolina 4/Sat S. Carolina 23-16 Arkansas 34-28 S. Carolina 30-21 S. Carolina 27-24 Arkansas 20-17 Arkansas 28-24
Maryland at Ohio St. (-32.5) 4/Sat Ohio St 49-10 Ohio St 48-21 Ohio St 49-14 Ohio St 42-20 Ohio St 51-14 Ohio St 41-14
K-State at Texas (-3.5) 7/Sat Texas 24-20 KState 28-27 (U) Texas 27-20 KState 24-20 (U) K-State 23-21 Texas 24-17
Alabama (-25.5) at Texas A&M 7:15/Sat Alabama 38-17 (L) Alabama 38-7 Alabama 47-19 Alabama 41-14 Bama 52-20 Alabama 38-10
Va Tech (-16.5) at Boston College 7:15/Sat Va. Tech 38-21 Va Tech 34-17 Va Tech 33-14 Va Tech 35-14 Va Tech 35-17 Va Tech 31-14
Mich. St. at Michigan (-13.5) 7:30/Sat Michigan 52-21 Michigan 29-28 Michigan 27-14 Michigan 28-24 Michigan 31-20 Michigan 27-21

College football week 6: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions 10/05/17 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 10:24am]
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