Free College Football Picks For Today 11/6/2019
Miami Ohio vs. Ohio Pick Prediction 11/6/2019
Miami Ohio at Ohio—College football pick is Miami Ohio Redhawks +7. Miami Ohio is on a two game win streak with a home win to Northern Illinois and a road victory at Kent. In three of their four games against the MAC the Redhawks have allowed an average of 24 points. Tough to back Ohio based on the play of their defense. In their four conference games the Bobcats are allowing 30 points and 428 yards a game. In their four home games the Bobcats have surrendered 462 yards with 188 rushing for 5.4 yards per carry. That has been against Rhode Island, Louisiana, Northern Illinois and Kent. Past three games Miami Ohio has moved the football for 397 yards with 160 rushing. Their running game can open things up for some big plays in the passing game against the Bobcats. Play Miami Ohio +7.
Texas Tech vs. West Virginia Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Texas Tech at West Virginia—College football free pick is Texas Tech Red Raiders +3. Tough to back West Virginia based on the play of their offense. Past three games the Mountaineers have been held to an average of 14 points and 217 yards per game. While defensively in that span giving up 36 points and 461 yards. Mountaineers quarterback Austin Kendall is completing only 50% of his passes with only 5.6 yards per attempt. Red Raiders quarterback Jett Duffey against the Big 12 is hitting on 68.2% of his throws with nine touchdowns and two picks. West Virginia has lost four straight. Play Texas Tech +3.
Purdue vs. Northwestern Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Purdue at Northwestern—Free pick is Purdue Boilermakers +2.5. Purdue will look to sophomore quarterback Aiden O’Connell as they have been hit with injuries at that position. He saw action against Nebraska and completed 6 of 7 passes for 62 yards. Overall in limited play O’Connell has hit on 68.2% of his passes. Their offenses has shown more of a pulse than Northwestern. Wildcats in their past three games are averaging only 200 yards and two points per game. They are 0-6 against the Big Ten posting only 6.8 points per game and giving up 29 points. The quarterback due of Hunter Johnson and Aiden Smith both completing 47% combing for two touchdowns and ten picks. Since losing their starting quarterback in the opener at Stanford the Wildcats have been atrocious offensively. Play Purdue +2.5.
East Carolina vs. SMU Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
East Carolina at SMU—College football pick is East Carolina Pirates +21. SMU has failed to cover three of their past four games. Their hopes for a New Years Six bowl berth were dashed in a 54-48 road loss at Memphis. Expect to see a letdown from the Mustangs after that emotional loss on ABC TV in prime time last week. SMU defense against the AAC is allowing 32 points and 427 yards per game. East Carolina has been competitive covering four of their past five games after a three point home loss to Cincinnati. Pirates offense is moving the football for 481 yards with 356 passing. Past three games East Carolina quarterback Holton Ahlers is passing for 356 yards with a completion rate of 62.7% and 14.5 yards per completion. Pirates have covered against Cincinnati, UCF and Temple. Play East Carolina +21.
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Georgia Tech at Virginia—College football free pick is Virginia Cavaliers -15. Tough to back Georgia Tech as the team is restructuring from a triple option to modern offense. They have failed to cover six of their seven games this season after a 20-10 home defeat to Pittsburgh. Virginia returns home after a good offensive performance in their 38-31 road win at North Carolina. They do have a recent 48-14 home win to Duke. At home Cavaliers are 4-0 averaging 40 points per game while holding opponents to 18 points. Senior quarterback Bryce Perkins coming off a nice performance at North Carolina with 30 of 39 passing for 378 yards. Against the ACC the Yellow Jackets averaging only 306 yards per game. Yellow Jackets quarterback freshman James Graham completing only 43.4% of his passes. Play Virginia -15.
Stanford vs. Colorado Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Stanford at Colorado—Free pick is Stanford Cardinals -3.5. Cardinal had their starting quarterback KJ Costello get healthy and returned to the lineup to lead Stanford to a 41-31 win at home to Arizona. Costello went 31 of 44 for 322 yards with three touchdowns and no picks. Colorado going through a bad stretch as the team has lost five straight failing to cover four of five after their 31-14 defeat at UCLA. Colorado defense has been atrocious against the PAC 12 as in their seven games has allowed 484 yards and 37 points per game. Past three games Buffaloes offense producing only 18.3 points per game. Play Stanford -3.5.
Illinois vs. Michigan St Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Illinois at Michigan St—College football pick is Illinois Fighting Illini +14.5. Fighting Illinois has won three straight and covered four straight. Illinois has been defending well as in their past three games holding opponents to 321 yards and 13 points per game. Illinois is experienced on defense has gotten healthy. Tough to back this Michigan St team based on their lack of offense. Past three games Spartans averaging 235 yards and 5.7 points per game. For the past several seasons this Michigan St program has not aided their quarterback on the ground. In that span team is running for only 2.4 yards per game. Spartans have failed to cover four straight. Quarterback Brian Lewerke completing only 51% of his passes in conference. Play Illinois +14.5.
Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Wake Forest at Virginia Tech—College football free pick is Wake Forest Demon Deacons -2. Wake Forest has their starting quarterback healthy. Jamie Newman is leading this Demon Deacons offense that is averaging 510 yards per game with 323 in the passing game. Newman on the season is completing 67.25 of his passes with 20 touchdowns and five interception. Wake Forest 4-1 straight up against the ACC moving the football for 477 yards per game. In their past three games the Hokies are surrendering 325 yards per game. Virginia Tech is not getting accurate quarterback play. Freshman quarterback Quincy Patterson completing only 35.3% of his passes. He was 9 of 28 at Notre Dame last week. Hokies will struggle keeping up with the scoring from the Demon Deacons. Play Wake Forest -2.
Washington St vs. California Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Washington St at California—Free pick is Washington St -7.5. Cougars return to action after a bye week. They have covered two straight after a competitive two point loss at Oregon on a field goal in the closing seconds. This is an offense against the PAC 12 that is averaging 494 yards and 37 points per game. California has struggled for offense since losing their starting quarterback Chase Garbers for the season. Devon Modster the backup returned to practice this season and is an option to start at quarterback. He is completing only 45.3% of his passes against the PAC 12. Past three games Golden Bears averaging only 8 points 207 yards per game. Defensive is starting to slip with lack of offense. Past three game Cal is giving up 386 yards per game with an average of 73 plays against their defense. Play Washington St -7.5.
Florida St vs. Boston College Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Florida St at Boston College—College football pick is Florida St Seminoles +2. Not going to kick Florida St here when they are down. Seminoles come off a loss to a very good defensive team in Miami. Now they face a Boston College defense that has allowed 496 yards and 36.7 points in their past three games. Seminoles have talent. Senior quarterback Alex Hornibrook is getting his chance at quarterback as he transferred in from Wisconsin. Things will be easier for Hornibrook against this BC pass defense that is allowing 323 yards their past three games. Eagles have lost starting quarterback Anthony Brown for the season. His replacement Dennis Grosel a sophomore is completing only 41.4% of his passes. Play Florida St +2.
UCONN vs. Cincinnati Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Connecticut at Cincinnati—College football free pick is Cincinnati Bearcats -35. Cincinnati at 7-1 has their only loss to Ohio St. With the new rankings coming out the Bearcats are in play for a New Year’s Six bowl. In their meeting last season it was the Bearcats with the 49-7 road win piling up 659 yards. UCONN coming off a beating by Navy losing 56-10. Huskies surrendered 408 rushing yards for 8 yards per rush. Bearcats in their past three games are running for 200 yards for 5.3 yards per carry on an average of 38 rushes. Against the AAC the Huskies are surrendering 520 yards per game. Cincinnati is looking for style points to position for a New Year’s Six bowl. Play Cincinnati -35.
Appalachian St vs. South Carolina Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Appalachian St at South Carolina—Free pick is Appalachian St Mountaineers +5. Appalachian St is off to a 7-1 start to the season. They are moving the football for 437 yards with 232 rushing for 5.6 yards per rush. Quarterback Zac Thomas is completing 63% of his passes with 14 touchdowns and 3 picks in his second season as the starter. It has been a disappointing season for South Carolina as the team sits at 4-5. Freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski has dealt with accuracy issues in losses at Florida and home to Tennessee. Past three games the Mountaineers are holding opponents to just 234 yards playing very well on defense. Appalachian St are strong on both the offensive and defensive lines. Play Appalachian St +5.
Liberty vs. BYU Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Liberty at BYU—College football pick is BYU Cougars -17. Cougars are on a two game win streak with a home win to Boise St then last week traveled to Utah St and came away with the 42-14 win. Past three games the Cougars are moving the football for 478 yards with 286 passing. Freshman Baylor Romney started in both of those wins the backup. Could see starting quarterback Zac Wilson back under center for the Cougars as he is close to returning from his thumb injury. Liberty has faced a weak schedule. They have notable road losses 35-14 at Louisiana and 44-34 at Rutgers. They surrendered 463 yards to Rutgers and prior to that 574 yards to FCS Maine in a 59-44 home win. Play BYU -17.
Wyoming vs. Boise St Pick Prediction 11/9/2019
Wyoming at Boise St—College football free pick is Boise St Broncos -13. Huge blow for the Cowboys as they lose starting quarterback Sean Chambers for the season due to injury. They will have to turn to backup sophomore Tyler Vander Waal who started in his freshman season and lost the job due to completing 48% of his passes last year He has completed 4 of 16 passes this season. Boise St with one loss on the season still in the discussion for a New Year’s Day Six Bowl. Boise St does defend the run holding opponents to 3.8 yards per run. Wyoming runs the ball 45 times and passes only 17. Starting quarterback Hank Bachmeier returned under center from injury for the Broncos and completed 13 of 17 for 213 yards on San Jose St. Cowboys just one dimensional will not work at Boise St. Play Boise St -13.