Free College Football Picks For Today 9/28/2019
BYU vs. Toledo Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
BYU at Toledo—College football pick is Toledo Rockets +2.5. Toledo has experience at the quarterback and running back position. As usual the offense is clicking for the Rockets as they average 477 yards per game with 269 on the ground for 6.7 yards per run. Quarterback Mitchell Guadagni is a dual threw quarterback who gathers up chunks of yardage on the ground. Tough spot for BYU as they have played a very difficult four games facing Utah, at Tennessee, USC then last week were blown out at home to Washington 45-19. Cougars are giving up 215 yards rushing for 4.8 yards per game and their defense is surrendering 73.6% completion rate. Play Toledo +2.5.
Central Michigan vs. Western Michigan Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Central Michigan at Western Michigan—College football free pick is Central Michigan and Western Michigan to play over the total of 60 points. Western Michigan Broncos are a very good offensive team that is generating 515 yards with 313 in the passing game. Senior quarterback Jon Wassink one of the best quarterbacks in the MAC is 63.3% of his passes for 1222 yards with nine touchdowns and three picks. Broncos averaging 39 points per game with defense surrendering 31 and 446 yards per game. Central Michigan showed the ability to get points as they got past Akron at home in their conference opener 45-24 as they rolled up 533 yards of offense. Chippewas quarterback David Moore went 20 of 31 for 316 yards with two touchdowns. Western Michigan has gone over in four straight against the MAC. Play Central Michigan and Western Michigan over the total of 60.
FAU at Charlotte Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
FAU at Charlotte—Free pick is Charlotte 49ers +1. The 49ers won their meeting last year. Charlotte is a very good offensive team averaging 446 yards per game with 260 rushing for 6.3 yards per attempt. FAU were blown out to start the season at Ohio St and home to UCF. Owls then picked up wins against weak competition in Ball St and FCS Wagner. FAU defense did surrender 31 points at a down MAC school in Ball St. Owls defense has not shown well this season. Back out the game to Clemson and Charlotte quarterback Chris Reynolds has been very accurate this season with seven touchdowns and two picks. Play Charlotte +1.
Akron at UMASS Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Akron at UMASS—College football pick is UMASS Minutemen +6.5. Minutemen has shown better offensive ability this season. Concern is about how poor the Zips offense has been for several seasons. Zips are running for only 1.6 yards per rush on an average of 28 carries. Akron is a team that has struggled scoring the past several seasons. Minutemen run better and their quarterback senior Randell West is completing 63% of his passes this year. Play UMASS +6.5.
Coastal Carolina vs. Appalachian St Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Coastal Carolina at Appalachian St—College football free pick is Coastal Carolina Chanticleers +16. Coastal Carolina is an improved team. They posted a road win at Kansas this season who has shown improvement as well under head coach Les Miles. Chanticleers are moving the football for 456 yards with 245 rushing for 5.3 yards per attempt. Coastal Carolina quarterback Fred Payton is completing 65.2% of his passes showing improvement in his past three games. Defensively Chanticleers holding opponents to only 254 yards per contest. Respect Appalachian St but they are under a new head coach this season. Defensively Mountaineers are giving up 429 yards per game with 260 passing for 64% completion rate. Chanticleers generate enough offense to cover this numbers. Play Coastal Carolina +16.
Cincinnati vs. Marshall Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Cincinnati at Marshall—Free pick is Cincinnati Bearcats -3. Both teams coming off a bye week. This Bearcats team is a very good defensive team who is experienced and an eleven win team from last season. Dating back to last season the Bearcats have won seven of their past nine games with their losses coming at Ohio St and UCF. Marshall struggled at home to MAC team Ohio last week winning 33-31 failing to cover as the Thundering Herd defense surrendered 511 yards with 305 rushing for 6.6 yards per rush. Bearcats strong on both offensive and defensive line play. Take Cincinnati Bearcats -3.
Arkansas St vs. Troy Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Arkansas St at Troy—College football pick is Troy Trojans -7. Troy returns home with a 2-1 record after their 35-7 road win at Akron last week. Trojans offense is generating 53 yards per game with 333 passing. Senior quarterback Kaleb Barker is completing 68% of his passes for nine touchdowns and a pick. Team is defending well limiting opponents to 337 yards with 67 rushing for 2.1 yards per run. Arkansas St took a bit hit as they lose starting quarterback Logan Bonner with a hand injury for the season. Bonner was the top quarterback in the Sun Belt. They will look to freshman transfer quarterback Layne Hatcher who has thrown only five passes in his career. Red Wolves offense surrendering 487 yards per game with 208 rushing for 5 yards per rush. Play Troy -7.
East Carolina vs. Old Dominion Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
East Carolina at Old Dominion—College football free pick is Old Dominion Monarchs -3. Tough to back an East Carolina team that has looked back in their FBS games losing 42-10 at Navy and 35-6 at a rebuilding NC State team Old Dominion has back to back losses but covers at Virginia and Virginia Tech and returns home for this spot. Despite this tough scheduling the Monarchs defense is holding opponents to 305 yards with 89 rushing for 2.7 yards per rush. East Carolina could only generate 19 points in a 12 point home win to FCS William and Mary. Pirates have played two FCS opponents this season. Play Old Dominion -3.
New Mexico vs. Liberty Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
New Mexico at Liberty—Free pick is Liberty Flames -7.. The teams met last season with Liberty posting the 52-43 road win gaining 568 yards with 472 passing. Liberty does play well at home. They have a notable 35-17 home victory to Buffalo as quarterback Stephen Calvert passed for four touchdowns. Flames are passing for 275 yards per game. New Mexico has been down the past couple of seasons. They failed to cover last week against rivals New Mexico St winning 55-52 as a four point favorite. Lobos defense is surrendering 546 yards per game with 404 passing with 14.8 yards per completions. Play Liberty -7.
Louisiana vs. Georgia Southern Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Louisiana at Georgia Southern—College football pick is Louisiana Rajin Cajuns -3. Louisiana has covered all four games this season after their impressive 45-25 to a good MAC program in Ohio. Rajin Cajuns battle Mississippi St on a neutral field to begin the season covering in a ten point loss. Louisiana a very good offensive team that averages 565 yards with 323 rushing for 7.5 yards per run. Rajin Cajuns quarterback Levi Lewis is completing 65.4% of his passes with seven touchdowns and two picks. Georgia Southern 1-2. Their only home game was a non-cover as they get past FCS school Maine 26-18. Eagles offense is generating only 251 yards with 54 passing yards. Georgia Southern is giving up 315 passing yards. Play Louisiana -3.
UCONN vs. UCF Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
UCONN at UCF—College football free pick is UCONN and UCF to play over the total of 65 ½ points. These teams have met six straight years with the over cashing five times including last year as the Knights win 56-17 on the road going over 70 points. UCF is a very good offensive team that is averaging 559 yards with 233 rushing for 5.2 yards per rush. They are 8th in scoring offense. Huskies pass defense has struggled by allowing 70% completion rate. UCF did allow a Pittsburgh offense 439 yards and 35 points this season. Play UCONN and UCF over the total of 65.5.
Louisiana Tech vs. Rice Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Louisiana Tech at Rice—Free pick is Louisiana Tech Bulldogs -10. Louisiana Tech has had success against Rice winning five straight with four covers. Bulldogs have won two straight with a ten point home win to FIU and on the road to Bowling Green 35-7. Rice has been a poor offensive team averaging only 268 yards per game with 3 yards per rush on 33 carries per game. Owls pass defense poor surrendering a 74.2% completion rate. Louisiana Tech has experience at quarterback as J’Mar Smith is completing 68% of his passes. Play Louisiana Tech -10.
UTEP vs. Southern Miss Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
UTEP at Southern Miss—College football pick is Southern Miss -27. Golden Eagles have dominated the Miners the past three seasons with wins and covers. UTEP has scored no greater than seven points in that span. Golden Eagles has a good passing game that generates 303 yards per game with a 70% completion rate. Junior quarterback Jack Abraham was accurate last season with a 73.1% completion rate. UTEP has been a down program for years. They have not defended the pass well allowing nearly a 70% completion rate. Southern Miss has more strength on the offensive and defensive line. Miners failed to cover as a fourteen point underdog last week in a 16 point home defeat to Nevada. Play Southern Miss -27.
UAB vs. Western Kentucky Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
UAB at Western Kentucky—College football free pick is UAB Blazers -3. Blazers has a road win at Akron then blew out South Alabama at home last week 35-3. Sophomore quarterback Tyler Johnston is completing 64% of his passes with eight touchdowns and two picks. UAB has defended well on the year holding opponents to 281 yards per game with only 3.1 yards per rush attempt. Dating back to last season UAB has won five straight. Western Kentucky has a home loss to FCS Central Arkansas and failed to cover two of three on the season. Against their FBS opponents the Hilltoppers have scored no greater than 21 points. Western Kentucky quarterback Steven Duncan has five touchdown throws and four picks. Play UAB -3.
South Alabama vs. UL Monroe Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
South Alabama at UL Monroe—Free pick is UL Monroe -16. War Hawks pounded the Jaguars in their meeting last year 38-10 piling up 551 yards with 376 passing. Jaguar moved the football for only 218 yards. South Alabama has performed poorly against FBS opponents losing 42-6 at home to Memphis and last week at UAB 35-3. South Alabama pass defense surrendering 65.3% completion rate. UL Monroe balanced offensively with 448 yards total with 240 rushing for 5.9 yards per attempt. War Hawks quarterback Caleb Evans a senior is completing 65.6% of is passes. South Alabama is not getting good quarterback play as sophomore quarterback Cephus Johnson completing only 53% of his passes. Play UL Monroe -16.
Fresno St vs. New Mexico St Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Fresno St at New Mexico St—College football pick is Fresno St -20. Tough to back New Mexico St a down program that has performed poorly on defense this season. Aggies are allowing 554 yards per game with 313 passing for 68% completions. Fresno St has shown the ability to throw the football as the team averages 285 yards passing per game. They can exploit this Aggies defense. New Mexico St has not been able to defend the run allowing 6.4 yards per rush on an average of 37 carries against. Aggies putting up 19 points per game and giving up 51. Play Fresno St -20.
Houston vs. North Texas Pick Prediction 9/28/2019
Houston at North Texas—College football free pick is Houston Cougars +7.5. Houston loses quarterback D’Eriq King to a red shirt. But he was not accurate this season with a 54.5% completion rate. In step up games North Texas took losses at Cal and SMU. Cougars are running for 255 yards per game for 6 yards per rush. Clayton Tune gets the start for Houston. The sophomore has seen mop up duty this season. He did start against Army in the bowl game, Tune went 21 of 32 for 230 yards with a touchdown. Play Houston +7.5.