Free College Football Picks For Today 10/23/2019
USC vs. Colorado Pick Prediction 10/25/2019
USC at Colorado—College football pick is USC and Colorado over the total of 62 points. The teams have played to over the total in their past meeting in Colorado. Buffaloes defense has gotten worse and worse into PAC 12 play. Past three games they give up 35 at home to Arizona, 45 at Oregon then last week 41 at Washington St. In those defeats the Buffaloes have allowed an average of 503 yards with 154 rushing for 5.6 yards per rush. Opponents completing 65.9% in that span on Colorado with 349 yards passing. USC has a balanced offensive attack that can exploit this bad Colorado defense. Their air raid offense will be effective here with their talented receivers gaining separation and make big plays after the catch. Trojans have not defended well on the road giving up 29.3 points with 211 rushing for 5.2 yards per rush. Senior quarterback Steven Montez has had success at home with a 65.1 completion rate. They were able to get 30 at home to Arizona and 34 at Arizona St on the road. Play USC and Colorado over 62.
Iowa vs. Northwestern Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Iowa at Northwestern—College football free pick is Iowa Hawkeyes -10. Northwestern has lost four straight. They have been held to 15 points or fewer in that span. Wildcats last their starting quarterback in the opening week and the play under center has been very poor. Wildcats average only 124 yards passing per game with 47% completion rate. Hawkeyes a very good defensive team holding opponents to 275 yards and only 3.3 yards per rush. Iowa generates enough offense to cover against this bad Northwestern offense. Play Iowa -10.
Mississippi St vs. Texas A&M Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Mississippi St at Texas A&M—Free pick is Texas A&M Aggies -10.5. Mississippi St lost a lot of talent from their defense last season. Bulldogs have lost three straight and for of five. Notables losses came by ten at a down Tennessee team and by 7 at home to an offensively challenged Kansas St team. During this losing streak team is averaging only 15.3 points per game. Aggies return home after a seven point win at an improving Ole Miss team. Facing a difficult schedule quarterback Kellen Mond is completing 62.5% of his passes with 13 touchdowns and six picks. Freshman quarterback Garrett Shrader on the road completing only 51.5% of his passes for Mississippi St. Play Texas A&M -10.5.
Arizona vs. Stanford Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Arizona at Stanford—College football pick is Arizona and Stanford to play under the total of 53. Both teams are dealing with injuries to their offensive line. Khalil Tate took a beating as his offensive line could not protect him in a loss at USC as they scored only 14 points. Stanford looks to be utilizing their third string quarterback Jack West as KJ Costello and David Mills questionable with injuries. With West at quarterback the Cardinal could score only 16 points at home to a bad UCLA team. Play Arizona and Stanford under 53.
Indiana vs. Nebraska Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Indiana at Nebraska—College football free pick is Nebraska +1. Indiana dealing with an arm injury to their quarterback Michael Pennix suffered in his game last week. He is completing 69% of his passes with ten touchdowns and four picks. Peyton Ramsey is the backup. Last year Ramsey struggled with turnovers with 13 interceptions last season. Nebraska returns home where they have had better success. It is back to back road games for Indiana after they win and don’t cover at Maryland last week. In their other road game the Hoosiers lose giving up 40 points to a struggling Michigan St offense. Play Nebraska +1.
Maryland vs. Minnesota Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Maryland at Minnesota—Free pick is Minnesota Golden Gophers -17. Minnesota enters play at 7-0 after their 47-7 win at Rutgers after a 34-7 home win to Nebraska. In their four games against the Big Ten the Golden Gophers are averaging 467 yards with 4.6 yards per rush. In conference quarterback Tanner Morgan is completing 66.4% of his passes with 16 touchdowns and three picks. Maryland a one dimensional run team that is getting inaccurate quarterback play. Tyrell Pigrome completing only 60% of his throws on the road with no touchdowns and two picks. Terrapins have a recent 40-14 road defeat at a Purdue team who played with their backup quarterback. Golden Gophers have covered four straight. Play Minnesota -17.
Tulane vs. Navy Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Tulane at Navy—College football pick is Navy Midshipmen -3.5. Tough spot for Tulane on back to back road games. They come off the 47-17 road defeat at Memphis. What makes this tough is the Green Wave prepared for the spread offense of Memphis then have to face the triple option from Navy. Midshipmen has won three straight after their 35-3 home win to USF. Past three games Midshipmen averaging 38 points with 418 yards per game while holding opponents to 15 points. Navy quarterback senior Malcolm Perry is completing 60% of his passes and leads the Midshipmen in rushing with 792 yards with fourteen touchdowns. On the road Green Wave averaging only 21 points per game and failed to cover two of three. Play Navy -3.5.