Free College Football Picks For Today 10/24/2019
SMU vs. Houston Pick Prediction 10/24/2019
SMU at Houston—College football free pick is SMU Mustangers -14. SMU improved to 7-0 after their 45-21 home win to Temple. This is a Mustangs team that is generating 521 yards per game. Texas transfer Shane Buechelle is completing 64.8% of his passes with 18 touchdowns and 6 picks. He is coming off a 457 yards passing performance against Temple throwing for six touchdowns and an interception. Senior running back Xavier Jones is rushing for 5.3 yards a carry and has 751 yards on the ground. Houston quarterback Clayton Tune looks to return to action after a hamstring injury. Against the AAC conference Tune is completing only 33.3% of his passes with two touchdowns and three picks. Offensive performance has dropped off this year as the team saw quarterback D’Eriq King redshirt sitting out the season. Cougars defense is giving up 474 yards per game. SMU can score at home and on the road. Play SMU -14.
Virginia vs. Louisville Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Virginia at Louisville—College football pick is Louisville Cardinals +3.5. Louisville an improved team has won four of their past six games. Offense is moving the football for 458 yards running for 218 for 4.9 yards per rush. At home the rushing numbers better at 5.7 per rush. Jawon Pass out for the season at quarterback for the Cardinals but he was not an accurate quarterback completing 52%. Sophomore Micale Cunningham has shown more accuracy hitting on 62.3% of his passes with seven touchdowns and two picks. In a recent home game against Boston College Cunningham was 18 of 28 for 288 yards. Virginia has dropped their past two road games including a 17-9 loss at Miami. Cavaliers quarterback Bryce Perkins is dealing with accuracy issues with eight touchdowns and seven picks. Virginia running for only 3.3 per attempt. Play Louisville +3.5.
Duke vs. North Carolina Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Duke at North Carolina—College football free pick is Duke Blue Devils +4. North Carolina is struggling as the team has dropped four of their past five games after a 43-41 overtime defeat to Virginia Tech on the road. Like to fade teams losing heartbreak fashion in overtime. Duke the better defensive team holding opponents to 340 yards per game and only 3.8 yards per rush. Blue Devils have won three straight against the Tar Heels. Blue Devils have responded well after losses this season. Play Duke +4.
South Carolina vs. Tennessee Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
South Carolina at Tennessee—Free pick is South Carolina -4. Tennessee is dealing with issues at quarterback as Brian Mauer will likely miss this game due to concussion. Both Jarrett Guarantano and freshman J.T. Shrout are getting equal reps at quarterback. Guarantano has lost the starting job on more than one occasion. Shrout has only thrown ten passes this season. Guarantano against the SEC has completed only 53.3% of his passes with a touchdown and two picks. Gamecocks have covered four of six. Ryan Hilinski put up good numbers against Georgia and Alabama. Past three games Volunteers offense only 311 yards with 3.4 yards per rush and 52.1% completion rate. Tough to back the Tennessee offense that struggles to score points. Play South Carolina -4.
Memphis vs. Tulsa Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Memphis at Tulsa—College football pick is Memphis Tigers +10. Tulsa has the look of a snake bit team after blowing that home game to SMU. Their offense has struggled at home averaging just 20 points and allowing 35 points with 428 yards per game. Memphis had pounded Tulsa the past two seasons by 26 at home last years and two years ago at home 41-14. Tigers have shown the ability to score anywhere. On the road the team averages nearly 41 points and 519 yards per game. They crushed a good Tulane team at home last week 47-17. Junior quarterback Brady White is completing 70.3% of his passes with 18 touchdowns and 4 picks. White has a very good 10.2 yards per attempted pass. Golden Hurricane quarterback Zach Smith has battled accuracy issues with only 50.8% completions against AAC with five touchdowns and five picks. Play Memphis -10.
Texas Tech vs. Kansas Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Texas Tech at Kansas—College football free pick is Kansas +4. Jayhawks moving to a faster paced offense and the team showed improvement covering in a 50-48 loss at Texas. Up tempo style the Jayhawks were able to gain 569 yards on the Longhorns defense and it was balanced with 259 rushing for 6.6 yards per run. Carter Stanley went 27 of 47 for 310 yards and four touchdowns. Texas Tech has lost two straight and four of their past five games after a home loss to Iowa St last week by ten. Red Raiders lost starting quarterback Alan Bowman to injury and are using backup Jett Duffey. He has been sacked seven times with two interceptions past two games. Red Raiders defense has struggled in their past three games allowing 532 yards with 340 passing with 64.5% completion rate. Play Kansas +4.
Arizona St vs. UCLA Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Arizona St at UCLA—-Free pick is Arizona St -3.5. Arizona St traveled to Utah last week and that was a difficult defense for this young offense. UCLA defense is a step down in class. Bruins caught a break last week facing Stanford on the road last week with a walk on third string quarterback due to injuries. Sun Devils on the year holding opponents to 18.1 points per game. On the road they allow only 239 yards. Bruins past two home games have allowed 48 to Oregon St, 48 to Oklahoma. They are 0-3 at home with a nine point loss to San Diego St. Freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels is showing improvement for the Sun Devils in games against Washington St, Cal and Colorado. Play Arizona St -3.5.
Missouri vs. Kentucky Pick Prediction 10/26/2019
Missouri at Kentucky—College football pick is Kentucky Wildcats +10.5. Tough to back Missouri on the road as the team is 0-2 with losses at Wyoming and last week 21-14 at Vanderbilt. Tigers run game has struggled away from home with 3.3 yards per rush average while the defense surrenders 223 yards rushing and 5.3 yards per run. Kentucky has ran the ball effectively this season for 188 yards per game with 5 yards per attempt. With the injury to starting quarterback Terry Wilson the Wildcats are utilizing transfer Sawyer Smith and running style QB of Lynn Bowden. Wildcats have won four straight against the Tigers and their defense is playing better. Play Kentucky +10.5.