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CFB Expert Releases Score Predictions For Week 3’s Biggest Games

A General view of Auburn's stadium.

AUBURN, AL - SEPTEMBER 20: A general view from high in the stadium as the LSU Tigers take on the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 20, 2008 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Week 3 of the college football season is on tap for this weekend. There are several games with potentially major conference and College Football Playoff implications.

LSU travels to Auburn while Ohio State takes on TCU in Arlington. Both games feature matchups between two top-15 teams. There is also Texas-USC, Alabama-Ole Miss and more to look forward to.

As he does each week, Ralph Russo of the Associated Press released his picks for Week 3. He picked more than 20 contests

Here are his predictions for the big games:

  • Alabama 42, Ole Miss 24
  • Ohio State 35, TCU 17
  • Oklahoma 38, Iowa State 14
  • Washington 24, Utah 16
  • Wisconsin 38, BYU 14
  • Auburn 15, LSU 9
  • Notre Dame 28, Vanderbilt 23
  • Boise State 28, Oklahoma State 21
  • Michigan 51, SMU 14
  • Miami 34, Toledo 21
  • Texas 24, USC 23

Russo also took Purdue over Missouri as his "Upset Special" for the week. He is 2-0 picking those on the year.

You can see Russo's full breakdown of his picks here.