Free College Football Picks For Today 10/4/2019
New Mexico vs. San Jose St Pick Prediction 10/4/2019
New Mexico vs. San Jose St—College football pick is New Mexico and San Jose St to play over the total of 67 points. San Jose St has shown the ability to move the football threw the air with 284 yards per game on an average of 40 throws per game. Spartans will be passing on a New Mexico defense that is surrendering 526 yards per game with 379 passing. Lobos defense has allowed 66 points at Notre Dame and 52 points at home to New Mexico St. Even FCS school Sam Houston St posted 31 points on the Lobos defense in New Mexico. Lobos offense is balanced as they move the football for 452 yards rushing for 206 for 4.8 yards per rush. Spartans run defense has not been good. Look for a high scoring game here. Play New Mexico and San Jose St over the total of 67 points.
Boise St vs. UNLV Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Boise St vs. UNLV—College football free pick is Boise St Broncos -22.5. Tough to make a case for a UNLV team that has looked very bad. In their last home game the Rebels were beaten 43-17 to Arkansas St. In their Mountain West opener last week the Rebels were pounded losing 53-17 at Wyoming. Rebels are surrendering 444 yards per game with 227 rushing for 5.1 yards per rush. Broncos defense has been good to start the year limiting opponents to 299 yards per game. Freshman quarterback Hank Bachmeier is completing 63.5% of his passes. His accuracy has improved with experience and had two touchdown throws with 73.1% completion rate at home to Air Force in their win last week. UNLV is not getting accuracy from quarterback Armani Rogers with 51.9% with two touchdowns and three picks. Play Boise St -22.5.
Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Eastern Michigan vs. Central Michigan—Free pick is Central Michigan Chippewas +6. Central Michigan has covered two straight against Eastern Michigan. Chippewas gave the Miami Hurricanes a scare two weeks ago behind a good defensive effort losing 17-12. At home the team has a win to FCS Albany then blew out Akron 45-24. Eastern Michigan struggled last week against FCS Central Connecticut winning 34-29. Issue with the Eagles is they are running for only 3.3 yards per carry which puts the team in down and distance in a road game. Central Michigan is doing a great job of stopping the run holding opponents to 3.2 yards per carry. Eastern Michigan defense is allowing 412 yards and 30.3 points per game. Play Central Michigan +6.
Marshall vs. Middle Tennessee St Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Marshall vs. Middle Tennessee St—College football pick is Marshall Thundering Herd -3.5. Thundering Herd has shown a good rushing attack that is generating 206 yards per game and 5.7 yards per rush. Middle Tennessee St is 1-3 with their only win coming against an FCS team Tennessee St. Blue Raiders defense has struggled giving up 506 yards per game with 254 rushing for 5.6 yards per rush. Thundering Herd’s strength is the Blue Raiders weakness here as Marshall will have success on the ground. Also troubling for Middle Tennessee St is the fact they are allowing 69% completion rate. Play Marshall -3.5.
Ball St vs. Northern Illinois Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Ball St vs. Northern Illinois—College football free pick is Northern Illinois -5. Huskies have covered seven straight against the Cardinals. Northern Illinois has played a tough schedule facing the likes of Utah, Nebraska and Vanderbilt in back to back games. They return home for the first time in over a month. They did cover two of those three on that trip. Northern Illinois has defended well. The only win for Ball St came against an FCS school in Fordham. All three losses have been by double digits including a 41-31 home defeat to FAU. Cardinals are allowing 274 yards per game and nearly a 64% completion rate with 34.5 points per game.
Western Michigan vs. Toledo Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Western Michigan vs. Toledo—Free pick is Toledo Rockets -1.5. Toledo has won and covered the past two against the Broncos. Rockies have won three straight win a road win at Colorado St and come from behind win last week at home to BYU. Toledo a strong offensive team averaging 470 yards per game running effectively for 262 yards for 6 yards per rush. Western Michigan has struggled defending the run giving p 190.8 yards for 4.9 yards per rush. Broncos have failed to cover four straight on the road. Western Michigan did allow a down program 52 points on the road. Play Toledo -1.5.
Arkansas St vs. Georgia St Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Arkansas St vs. Georgia St—College football pick is Arkansas St and Georgia St to play over the total of 69.5 points. Arkansas St quarterback Layne Hatcher was impressive last week hitting on 25 of 35 for 440 yards with four touchdowns and two picks. The Alabama transfer made his starting quarterback debut for the Red Wolves as the team posted 448 yards in the win. Red Wolves defense has not been good allowing 500 yards per game with 195 rushing for 4.9 yards per carry. Georgia St is a good offensive team that too struggles defending. They did go into Tennessee in their opening and came away with a 38-30 win. Panthers are moving the football for 419 yards a game. But their defense is surrendering 496 yards per game with 66.1% completion rate. Teams are running for 244 yards per game with 5.9 yards per rush on the Georgia St defense. Play Arkansas St and Georgia St to go over 69.5 points.
Ohio vs. Buffalo Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Ohio vs. Buffalo—College football free pick is Buffalo Bulls +3.5. The home team has won the past nine the past nine seasons. Bobcats enter play on a three game losing streak after dropping a 45-25 home decision to Louisiana. Buffalo’s two wins have come at home including a notable 38-22 win to Temple. Bulls running game is generating 240 yards per game with 4.7 per rush. Bulls defense has been good limiting opponents to 311 yards per contest. Bobcats have struggled in run defense this season allowing 208 yards per game with 5.5 yards per run. There has been breezy conditions and if they remain by game time this one could be decided by the ground attacks. Play Buffalo +3.5.
Troy vs. Missouri Pick Prediction 10/5/2019
Troy vs. Missouri—Free pick is Troy Trojans +24.5. Troy is a very good offensive team as they generate 513 yards per game. Senior quarterback Kaleb Barker is completing 65.1% of his passes with 13 touchdowns and two picks. Past three seasons Troy beat Nebraska last year, LSU two seasons ago and gave Clemson a scare in 2016 who had DeShaun Watson at quarterback. Trojans have defended the run well holding teams to 76 yards per game on 32 carries for 2.3 yards per attempt. Missouri did drop a game to Wyoming to start the season. Tigers wins came against a rebuilding West Virginia, FCS Southeast Missouri St and South Carolina with a backup quarterback. Trojans generate enough offense to cover this number. Play Troy +24.5.