Weekend Picks Panel: Week 4 Top 25 Games Against The Spread

Notre Dame is a 6 1/2-point favorite over Michigan after knocking off Michigan State in Week 3. (US Presswire)

Each week, I will be joined by a group of writers, bloggers, experts and nonexperts alike, to make predictions for every game in the Top 25. Each panelist will give a prediction for the game's outcome, and also the result against the spread.

Week 4's Weekend Picks Panel features the two leaders in the CBSSports.com Expert Picks, with Dennis Dodd - the 2011 ATS champ - leading us off. Week 4 features more trap spreads for Top 25 teams with favorites potentially laying a duck as they look ahead to conference play. Dennis handles most of our headliners in the first segment, Tom predicts the spread (and over/under) of the track meet between Oregon Ducks and Arizona Wildcats , and Jerry tackles the increasingly volatile Oregon State Beavers - UCLA Bruins line.

As always - thanks to the panelists. Be sure to follow them on Twitter and let them know what you think of the picks. Check the contents below for specific game breakdowns.

Panelist I - Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs)
0:00 - Dodd Intro
1:30 - Michigan Wolverines at Notre Dame Fighting Irish (-6.5)
3:00 - Vanderbilt Commodores at Georgia Bulldogs (-13.5)
4:50 - Kentucky Wildcats at Florida Gators (-25.5)
7:00 - UAB Blazers at Ohio State Buckeyes (-37.5)
8:00 - Kansas State Wildcats at  Oklahoma Sooners (-14.5)
9:15 - Clemson Tigers at Florida State Seminoles (-13.5)

Panelist II - Tom Fornelli (@TomFornelli)
10:30 - Fornelli Intro
11:30 - Oregon Ducks at Arizona Wildcats (+24.5)
13:45 - California Golden Bears at Southern California Trojans (-16.5)
15:40 - Idaho State at Nebraska Cornhuskers (-45.5)
18:00 - Eastern Michigan Eagles at Michigan State Spartans (-32.5)
20:00 - Virginia Cavaliers at TCU Horned Frogs (-17.5)
22:45 - Maryland Terrapins at West Virginia Mountaineers (-28.5)
24:30 - Tom's Upset Pick

Panelist III - Jerry Hinnen (@JerryHinnen)
27:00 - Hinnen Intro
29:45 - Florida Atlantic Owls at Alabama Crimson Tide (-51.5)
32:25 - LSU Tigers at Auburn Tigers (+17.5)
35:30 - South Alabama Jaguars at Mississippi State Bulldogs (-34.5)
37:30 - Louisville Cardinals at Florida International Golden Panthers (+13.5)
41:00 - Oregon State Beavers at UCLA Bruins (-11.5)

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