The Times' college football experts make their picks: Everyone likes Bruins over Bears

Each week, the Los Angeles Times’ college football experts — it’s how they refer to themselves — will make choices on a variety of games. Warning: If they could accurately predict results, they wouldn’t be reporters or editors.

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Ben Bolch

South Florida at Central Florida: Central Florida, 35-17

California at UCLA: UCLA, 35-24

Alabama at Auburn: Alabama, 38-28

Louisville at Kentucky: Louisville, 42-27

Florida State at Florida: Florida, 28-27

Iowa State at Kansas State: Iowa State, 30-14

Notre Dame at Stanford: Notre Dame, 35-28

Washington State at Washington: Washington, 28-24

Ohio State at Michigan: Ohio State, 35-24

Boise State at Fresno State: Fresno State, 30-20

Zach Helfand

South Florida at Central Florida: Central Florida, 35-24

California at UCLA: UCLA, 42-31

Alabama at Auburn: Alabama, 31-21

Louisville at Kentucky: Louisville, 41-30

Florida State at Florida: Florida State, 24-21

Iowa State at Kansas State: Iowa State, 27-26

Notre Dame at Stanford: Notre Dame, 35-28

Washington State at Washington: Washington, 24-21

Ohio State at Michigan: Ohio State, 24-14

Boise State at Fresno State: Boise State, 28-21

Mike Hiserman

South Florida at Central Florida: Central Florida, 35-24

California at UCLA: UCLA, 35-31

Alabama at Auburn: Alabama, 31-22

Louisville at Kentucky: Kentucky, 31-30

Florida State at Florida: Florida State, 24-20

Iowa State at Kansas State: Iowa State, 31-28

Notre Dame at Stanford: Notre Dame, 31-21

Washington State at Washington: Washington, 34-30

Ohio State at Michigan: Ohio State, 38-21

Boise State at Fresno State: Boise State, 34-28

Angel Rodriguez

South Florida at Central Florida: Central Florida, 31-14

California at UCLA: UCLA, 28-24

Alabama at Auburn: Auburn, 21-17

Louisville at Kentucky: Louisville, 42-28

Florida State at Florida: Florida State, 21-17

Iowa State at Kansas State: Kansas State, 24-21

Notre Dame at Stanford: Notre Dame, 28-10

Washington State at Washington: Washington, 38-21

Ohio State at Michigan: Ohio State, 17-14

Boise State at Fresno State: Fresno State, 28-24

David Wharton

South Florida at Central Florida: Central Florida, 38-30

California at UCLA: UCLA, 42-35

Alabama at Auburn: Alabama, 24-20

Louisville at Kentucky: Louisville, 35-28

Florida State at Florida: Florida State, 24-17

Iowa State at Kansas State: Kansas State, 21-17

Notre Dame at Stanford: Notre Dame, 27-14

Washington State at Washington: Washington, 35-34

Ohio State at Michigan: Ohio State, 30-21

Boise State at Fresno State: Boise State, 28-24

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Expert: last week; season

Bolch: 7-3; 75-45

Helfand: 5-5; 67-53

Hiserman: 8-2; 73-47

Rodriguez: 4-6; 71-49

Wharton: 7-3; 82-38

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