Free College Football Picks For Today 10/11/2019
Virginia vs. Miami Pick Prediction 10/11/2019
Virginia vs. Miami—College football pick is Miami Hurricanes -2. Miami looks for a strong bounce back after their turnover fest in their defeat to Virginia Tech. But sophomore quarterback N’Kosi Perry relieved and looked good hitting on 28 of 45 passes for 422 yards with four touchdowns and a pick. Miami defense did hold the Hokies to 3317 yards and only 3.6 yards per rush on 43 carries. Hurricanes have won three of four against the Cavaliers. Hurricanes defense holding teams to only 283 yards per game and 53.4% completion rate. Virginia not running effectively with 3.4 yards per rush. Cavs quarterback Bryce Perkins has thrown six interceptions on the season. He has taken fifteen sacks this season and faces a good defense here. Play Miami -2.
Colorado St vs. New Mexico Pick Prediction 10/11/2019
Colorado St vs. New Mexico—College football free pick is New Mexico Lobos +3.5. Lobos have won both of their home games with one coming against rival New Mexico St. Their offense is moving the football for 441 yards with 212 rushing for five yards per rush. Rams do a poor job in defending the run giving up 215 yards with 5.2 yards per attempt. Rams lost starting quarterback Collin Hill with an ACL tear. Backup Patrick O’Brien completed only 48% in his road start at Utah St. Lobos have done a good job in run defense allowing only 3.7 yards a carry. Play New Mexico -3.5.
Northern Illinois vs. Ohio Pick Prediction 10/12/2019
Northern Illinois vs. Ohio—College football pick is under the total of 51 points. Head to head these teams have played to under in four straight. Northern Illinois is not the same team of previous seasons as this program has taken some few steps backwards. They are 1-4 after dropping a 27-20 home game to Ball St. This team does not run effectively with 97 yards average on 30 carries for 3.2 yards per rush. Huskies average just 19.8 points per game. The defense does not do a good job in run defense allowing 181 yards per game with 5 yards per attempt. Ohio starts to rev up their defense once MAC conference season begins. They held Buffalo to only 14 points in four quarters last week. Neither team is getting accurate quarterback play. Take Northern Illinois and Ohio under 51.
Kent vs. Akron Pick Prediction 10/12/2019
Kent vs. Akron—College football free pick is Kent and Akron under the total of 57 points. Head to head these teams have played to under in seven of their past nine meetings. Golden Flashes have not shown much offense on the road this season. Akron in their two home games put up 7 to Troy and 20 to UAB. Zips are gaining only 51 rushing yards per game on 28 average carries for 1.8 yards per run. Kent only rushing for 4.3 yards per attempt. Zips dealing with injury to quarterback Kato Nelson with a shoulder injury. Zips have been held to under ten points in their past five games. Play Kent and Akron under 57 points.
San Jose St vs. Nevada Pick Prediction 10/12/2019
San Jose St vs. Nevada—Free pick is San Jose St Spartans +2.5. Spartans have covered two of three against the Wolf Pack. They moved to 3-2 after an eleven point home win to New Mexico. They did cover in a road loss at Air Force and has an outright win at Arkansas. Spartans do a better job of moving the football with 416 yards with 310 in the passing game. Spartans quarterback Josh Love threw for 405 yards and two touchdowns in the win last week. Nevada coming off a bad 54-3 loss at home to Hawaii. They could only beat FCS Weber St at home 19-13. They were crushed at Oregon 77-6. Nevada is bad in pass defense allowing 275 yards per game with 67.3% completion rate. Pass offense a strength for the Spartans and they can exploit Nevada in that aspect of the game. Play San Jose St +2.5.
UNLV vs. Vanderbilt Pick Prediction 10/12/2019
UNLV vs. Vanderbilt—College football pick Vanderbilt Commodores -14.5. Vanderbilt size and strength on the offensive and defensive lines will be the key to them covering this number against a bad UNLV team. Rebels are poor in run defense surrendering 218 yards rushing per game for 5.3 yards per rush against. UNLV have had poor results on the road losing 30-14 at an offensively challenged Northwestern team and 53-17 at Wyoming. Rebels have scored 17 points or fewer in four straight games. Commodores have experience at quarterback in Riley Neal who has completed 71% of his passes when facing non-conference opponents. Commodores faced Georgia and LSU in two of their first three games of the season and takes a massive step down in class here. UNLV freshman quarterback Kenyon Oblad is completing only 50% of his passes with three touchdowns and three picks. Play Vanderbilt -14.5.
Middle Tennessee St vs. FAU Pick Prediction 10/12/2019
Middle Tennessee St vs. FAU—College football free pick is Middle Tennessee St +10.5. Blue Raiders have covered eight of their past ten meetings with FAU. They have faced a tough schedule playing at Iowa and Michigan plus a home game to Duke. They do come off a good win at home to Marshall last week limiting the Thundering Herd to 13 points. FAU wins have come to weak teams in Ball St, Wagner and Charlotte. Blue Raiders quarterback Asher O’Hara is completing 67.2% of his passes with nine touchdowns and two interceptions. Middle Tennessee St generates enough offense to cover this number. Play Middle Tennessee St +10.5.
Georgia St vs. Coastal Carolina Pick Prediction 10/12/2019
Georgia St vs. Coastal Carolina—Free pick is Georgia St and Coastal Carolina to play over the total of 64 points. The Georgia St Panthers have played to over the total in four of their past five games this season. Their offense is generating 479 yards per game and run for 4.8 yards per attempt on 48 carries. Senior quarterback Dan Ellington is completing 64.6% of his passes with 12 touchdowns and two picks. Georgia St is also a poor defensive team allowing 481 yards per game with 5.8 yards per rush. Opposing quarterbacks complete 65.8% of their passes. Coastal Carolina also a good offense with 443 yards per contest. They are running for 5.2 yards per rush. Their quarterback Fred Payton completes 65% of his passes. Against this level of competition each offense thrives here. Play Georgia St and Coastal Carolina over 64.
UAB vs. UTSA Pick Prediction 10/12/2019
UAB vs. UTSA—College football pick is UAB Blazers -12. UAB has defended well this season holding opponents to 274 yards and only 2.9 yards per rush. Truth is the Blazers have played a very weak schedule but UTSA is a bad team. In four games against FBS opponents the Roadrunners have averaged 14 points per game. With the Blazers success in stopping the run the Roadrunners will face down and distance but the team is averaging only 4.5 yards per attempted pass. Blazers have won four of their past five after their 35-20 home win to Rice. UAB quarterback Tyler Johnston has thrown for 282 yards or greater in three of his past four games. Play UAB -12.