College Football Picks Week 8: B/R's Expert Predictions for Top 5 Games

Eric BowmanFeatured ColumnistOctober 15, 2014

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Week 8 of the 2014 college football season features several great matchups, one of which has the potential to be the best game of the year.

Florida State will host Notre Dame on Saturday night, looking to prove it is still the No. 1 team in the country after dropping a spot to Mississippi State last week.

Will the Seminoles contain Everett Golson, or will the Fighting Irish shock the oddsmakers and upset the reigning national champions?

The second-biggest showdown of the week pits Texas A&M against Alabama. Both teams have struggled as of late, but the last few times these teams have met, it has been an epic clash.

What will the 2014 edition bring?

In the Big 12, TCU hopes to get back on track after a devastating loss to Baylor last week, and Kansas State has an opportunity to show it is a legit contender for the conference crown when it takes on Oklahoma.  

Last but not least: The final game of the night is out West, where Stanford faces a tough task of trying to shut down a talented Arizona State offense.

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Ben Kercheval continues to hold the top spot among our experts. Can anyone catch up to him this week?

Let us know your picks in the comments below!

Reminder: Our experts are picking the top five Saturday games against the spread.

Odds via opening lines at Odds Shark.

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