Predicting college football's Week 9 games is no different than any other week—you make confident, reasonably assured selections based on a mountain of data.
Then you hold your breath and cross your fingers for luck.
This is an inexact science to be sure, as we saw last week with upsets of Top 5 teams Wisconsin and Oklahoma, not to mention losses by then-No. 15 West Virginia and then-No. 22 Georgia Tech.
This week offers yet another interesting set of games, and we'll help guide you through the maze of spreads with a few choices of our own.