Mountain West Football Picks, Spreads For Week 5

    Mountain West football picks and spreads for Week 5, including Hawaii at Boise State, San Jose State at Auburn, Colorado State at Utah State, and Wyoming at Appalachian State.

    October 1, 2015

    Mountain West football picks and spreads for Week 5 of the 2015 college football season. Eight games will involve MW teams this week, highlighted by the upset-minded San Jose State Spartans traveling to Auburn to take on the Tigers. Will the Spartans get their biggest win in program history? Scroll down for the Mountain West picks. 


    Week 5 Mountain West Football Picks And Spreads

    Wyoming at Appalachian State

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
     3:30 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     Kidd Brewer Stadium

    The Mountaineers have been moving the ball with a balanced offense between quarterback Taylor Lamb and running back Marcus Cox, while the defense has pitched two shutouts. Wyoming will depend on quarterback Cameron Coffman and running backs Brian Hill and Shaun Wick to keep up on the scoreboard, but the task will be too tall. 

    Pick: Appalachian State
    Spread: Appalachian State -25.5

    For final score prediction, check out our Wyoming vs. Appalachian State game preview.

    Air Force at Navy

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
     3:30 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

    A battle of service academies takes place in Annapolis. Midshipmen quarterback Keenan Reynolds looks to continue his good start to the season, rushing for nine touchdowns in just three games. Air Force brings in a defense that is capable of stopping the Navy ground game, giving up only three yards per carry. The Midshipmen win a close one. 

    Pick: Navy
    Spread: Navy -5.5

    For final score prediction, check out our Navy vs. Air Force game preview.

    San Jose State at Auburn

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
     4:00 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     Jordan-Hare Stadium

    Auburn will need to figure out things in a hurry if the Tigers hope to stop the losing streak. Sure, it’s San Jose State, but the Spartans can play some ball. It’s going to be a close one on the Plains.

    Pick: Auburn
    Spread: Auburn -20.5

    For final score prediction, check out our Auburn vs. San Jose State game preview.

    Colorado State at Utah State

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
     7:00 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     Romney Stadium

    Rams quarterback Nick Stevens has the advantage of throwing to All-American wide receiver Rashard Higgins, one of the best players in college football. They will face an Aggies defense that is stout, giving up only 4.7 yards per play. Utah State edges out Colorado State. 

    Pick: Utah State
    Spread: Utah State -4.5

    For final score prediction, check out our Colorado State vs. Utah State game preview.

    UNLV at Nevada

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
     7:00 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     Mackay Stadium

    A battle of top 40 rushing attacks takes place in Reno as the Rebels and Wolf Pack square off for the Fremont Cannon. Nevada’s running game will be just a little bit better this weekend. 

    Pick: Nevada
    Spread: Nevada -7

    For final score prediction, check out our UNLV vs. Nevada gam preview.

    New Mexico State at New Mexico

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
     8:00 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     University Stadium

    New Mexico State running back Larry Rose is the stud for the Aggies offense, but quarterback Tyler Rogers has the ability to stretch the field with receivers Teldrick Morgan and Tyrian Taylor. They won’t be enough to overcome New Mexico’s ability to strike on big plays. 

    Pick: New Mexico
    Spread: New Mexico -13

    For final score prediction, check out our New Mexico vs. New Mexico State game preview.

    Hawaii at Boise State

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
    10:15 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     Albertsons Stadium

    Boise State’s offense picked up after quarterback Brett Rypien took over against Idaho State. The offense along with the stout Broncos defense will cause problems for the Rainbow Warriors.

    Pick: Boise State
    Spread: Boise State -24.5

    For final score prediction, check out our Boise State vs. Hawaii game preview.

    Fresno State at San Diego State

    Date: Saturday, Oct. 3

    Kickoff:
    10:30 p.m. ET

    Venue:
     Qualcomm Stadium

    Bulldogs running back Marteze Waller is a stud, but the defense will have to pick it up after giving up an average of 45 points over the last three games. The Aztecs will look to take advantage of the Fresno defense, which they will. San Diego State by double digits. 

    Pick: San Diego State
    Spread: San Diego State -9

    For final score prediction, check out our Fresno State vs. San Diego State game preview.

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