Free College Football Picks For Today 9/14/2019
North Texas vs. California Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
North Texas vs. California—College football pick is North Texas Mean Green +14. Mean Green has a quality quarterback in Mason Fine. They are moving the football for 485 yards passing for 285 yards and a 66% completion rate. Cal gets by with their defense. In their opener they scored only 27 points to UC Davis and last week 20 at Washington. Could be a bit of a letdown following that win to the Huskies facing a Conference USA team in this spot prior to hitting the road against the SEC in Ole Miss. Golden Bears passing attack completing only 58.7% of their passes. Play North Texas +14.
Louisiana Tech vs. Bowling Green Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Louisiana Tech vs. Bowling Green—College football free pick Louisiana Tech Bulldogs -11.5. Bulldogs have experience seniors at quarterback and running back. The team is moving the football with senior quarterback J’Mar Smith in the passing game for 280 yards with a 65.8% completion rate. Bowling Green was a bad defensive team last year giving up 40 points per game. They come off the 52-0 defeat at Kansas St last week getting outgained by 381 yards. Play Louisiana Tech -11.5.
Southern Miss vs. Troy Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Southern Miss at Troy—Free pick is Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles +3. Southern Miss a bowl team was very good on defense last year. They are experienced returning ten starters to their offense including their quarterback and all five to the offensive line. Troy is under a first year head coach and has not been tested facing Campbell at home in their opener. Trojans were a defensive minded team who lose a lot of starters on defense this season. Play Southern Mississippi +3.
Buffalo at Liberty Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Buffalo at Liberty—College football pick is Liberty Flames +6. Liberty is an experienced team returning eight on offense and seven to the defense. They did manage six wins last season and was competitive in their opener to Syracuse. Buffalo is a rebuilding team that had a bad second half in their 45-13 defeat at Penn St. Only five starters return on offense and three to the defense for the Bulls. This is a back to back road trip for Buffalo. Play Liberty +6.
UMASS vs. Charlotte Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
UMASS at Charlotte—College football free pick is Charlotte 49ers -20. Charlotte is a good offensive team that is generating 517 yards per game with 276 rushing for 6.4 yards per run. UMASS struggled to start the season with losses 48-21 at Rutgers the last week lose 45-20 at home to Southern Illinois. Minutemen defense is surrendering 528 yards per game with 306 passing with 71% completion rate. Last year UMASS surrendered 43 points and 485 yards per game. They are inexperienced with five starters back on offense and only three to the defense. Behind the senior quarterback and running back for the 49ers they are the side here. Play Charlotte -20.
Ohio vs. Marshall Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Ohio at Marshall—Free pick is Marshall Thundering Herd -4.5. Must respect the Thunder Herd’s defensive performance in their 14-7 defeat at Boise St. This is an experienced offense that returns eight starters on offense including quarterback Isaiah Green. The defense has been good for three seasons now. Green has four returning offensive linemen. Ohio dropped a 20-10 decision at Pittsburgh last week as they get outgained by 269 yards. Marshall has covered four of five at home to Ohio. Bobcats offense is generating only 339 yards per game. Bobcats have struggled defending the pass giving up 306 yards per game. Play Marshall -4.5.
Georgia St vs. Western Michigan Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Georgia St at Western Michigan—College football pick is Georgia St Panthers +8.5. Georgia St is an experienced team returning seven on each side of the football. They pulled off the upset of Tennessee winning 38-30. The offense responded the following week with a 48-42 home win to FCS Furman. Western Michigan was a seven win team from the MAC last year. They come off the 51-17 road loss at Michigan St. On the year the Broncos are giving up 452 yards with 189 rushing for 5.2 yards per rush. Georgia St is posting 459 yards per game with 250 passing and a 65.6% completion rate behind senior quarterback Dan Ellington. Play Georgia St +8.5.
Duke vs. Middle Tennessee St Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Duke at Middle Tennessee St—College football free pick is Duke Blue Devils -6.5. Duke has experience on the defensive side of the football. They are holding teams to only 4 yards per carry on the ground. Middle Tennessee St is an inexperienced team with only five starters returning on offense and six to the defense. The team has a 40-21 road defeat at Michigan then gave up 26 points to FCS Tennessee St last week at home in a win. But the Blue Raiders defense is giving up 459 yards per game with 5.1 yards per rush average. Blue Devils quarterback Quentin Harris coming off a five touchdown passing game last week. Play Duke -6.5.
Hawaii vs. Washington Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Hawaii at Washington—Free pick is Hawaii Rainbow Warriors +21.5. Hawaii is off to a 2-0 start posting wins at home to Oregon St and Arizona. The offense has looked good with 541 yards per game with 428 passing with a 64% completion rate behind quarterback Cole McDonald. Huskies did not give a strong offensive showing in their 20-19 home loss to California last week. Hawaii generates just enough scoring to cover this big number. Play Hawaii +21.5.
San Diego St vs. New Mexico St Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
San Diego St at New Mexico St—College football pick is San Diego St Aztecs -16. New Mexico St looks weak defensively by allowing 610 yards and 60 points per game. Washington St was able to pile up 58 points on the Aggies in their opener. Aztecs put on a good defensive performance in wins to Weber St at home then last week traveled to UCLA and earned the 23-14 victory. Aztecs are holding teams to just 207 yards and 7 points per game. San Diego St generates enough offense here to cover. Play San Diego St -16.
Northern Illinois vs. Nebraska Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Northern Illinois at Nebraska—College football free pick is Northern Illinois +14. Huskies showed toughness covering in their loss at Utah last week. Their defense is holding opponents to just 322 yards. The passing game for Northern Illinois is posting 267 yards per game with a 64.1% completion rate. Nebraska has failed to cover twice this season. They were unable to get huge distance on South Alabama in their opener and last week blew a fourth quarter lead in a road defeat at Colorado in overtime. Cornhuskers struggling defending the pass giving up 303 yards per game. Huskies generate enough offense to cover this big number. Play Northern Illinois +14.
Texas vs. Rice Pick Prediction 9/14/2019
Texas at Rice—Free pick is Texas Longhorns -32. Texas was impressive in their loss to a very good LSU team Must respect the Longhorns ability to produce 38 points on the LSU defense that returned ten starters. Longhorns offense is generating 492 yards per game with 355 in the passing game with a 69.2% completion rate. Rice is not an experienced team coming off a 20 point home defeat to Wake Forest allowing 513 yards. Owls averaged only 1.8 yards per rush on the Demon Deacons defense on 37 carries. Play Texas -32.