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Pick with (or against) the college football experts for this week’s bowl games

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson stiff-arms Clemson safety Van Smith on Oct. 1.
(Rainier Ehrhardt / AP)

During the bowl season, the Los Angeles Times’ college football experts — it’s how they refer to themselves — will make choices on the upcoming week of games. Warning: If they could accurately predict results, they wouldn’t be reporters or editors. Their picks for Week 3:

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Ben Bolch

Louisville vs. Louisiana State (Citrus): Louisville, 35-17

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Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky (TaxSlayer): Georgia Tech, 30-24

Alabama vs. Washington (Peach): Alabama, 42-24

Clemson vs. Ohio State (Fiesta): Ohio State, 35-28

Iowa vs. Florida (Outback): Florida, 35-20

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Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan (Cotton): Wisconsin, 28-17

USC vs. Penn State (Rose): USC, 28-27

Oklahoma vs. Auburn (Sugar): Oklahoma, 35-28

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Zach Helfand

Louisville vs. Louisiana State (Citrus): Louisville, 31-28

Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky (TaxSlayer): Kentucky, 35-34

Alabama vs. Washington (Peach): Alabama, 38-13

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Clemson vs. Ohio State (Fiesta): Ohio State, 31-28

Iowa vs. Florida (Outback): Florida, 17-14

Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan (Cotton): Western Michigan, 27-24

USC vs. Penn State (Rose): USC, 31-21

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Oklahoma vs. Auburn (Sugar): Oklahoma, 34-28

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Mike Hiserman

Louisville vs. Louisiana State (Citrus): Louisiana State, 23-20

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Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky (TaxSlayer):  Georgia Tech, 35-34

Alabama vs. Washington (Peach): Alabama, 35-17

Clemson vs. Ohio State (Fiesta): Clemson, 43-38

Iowa vs. Florida (Outback): Iowa, 21-16

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Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan (Cotton): Wisconsin, 31-21

USC vs. Penn State (Rose): USC, 27-23

Oklahoma vs. Auburn (Sugar): Auburn, 34-31

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Lindsey Thiry

Louisville vs. Louisiana State (Citrus): Louisiana State, 32-38

Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky (TaxSlayer): Georgia Tech, 34-17

Alabama vs. Washington (Peach): Alabama, 28-17

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Clemson vs. Ohio State (Fiesta): Clemson, 36-35

Iowa vs. Florida (Outback): Florida, 24-22

Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan (Cotton): Wisconsin, 17-10

USC vs. Penn State (Rose): USC, 38-31

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Oklahoma vs. Auburn (Sugar): Oklahoma, 37-32

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David Wharton

Louisville vs. Louisiana State (Citrus): Louisiana State, 27-24

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Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky (TaxSlayer): Georgia Tech, 30-23

Alabama vs. Washington (Peach):  Alabama, 35-17

Clemson vs. Ohio State (Fiesta): Clemson, 24-21

Iowa vs. Florida (Outback):  Iowa, 21-17

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Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan (Cotton): Wisconsin, 28-21

USC vs. Penn State (Rose): USC, 31-21

Oklahoma vs. Auburn (Sugar): Oklahoma, 27-24

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Prognosticating records

(Through Thursday’s games)

Name; previous picks; full season

Bolch; 9-6; 102-65

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Helfand; 8-7; 107-60

Hiserman; 6-9; 104-63

Thiry; 5-10; 105-62

Wharton; 7-8; 110-57

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mike.hiserman@latimes.com

Twitter: @MikeHiserman

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