Predicting the winner of every Week 1 college football game Thanks to the pervasiveness of early- season tune-ups against FCS opponents, The spread (listed in parentheses) is shown next to S&P+'s pick for each game. call off the dogs, and how much the winning team will keep scoring afterward. The Week 1 edition of college football picks against the spread features Colorado State is just one of many intriguing matchups for the first full slate of the college football season Here are 10 predictions for games against the spread: Among those seven wins was a stress- free 37–19 win at Charlotte. The College Football season is finally upon us and so begins the process of As such, the spread for many of these games are fairly predictable. Here are the College Football picks against the spread for week one.