Free College Football Picks For Today 10/2/2020
Louisiana Tech vs. BYU Pick Prediction 10/2/2020
Louisiana Tech at BYU—College football pick is Louisiana Tech +24. Bulldogs after scoring a one point road win at Southern Miss blew out FCS school Houston Baptist. Louisiana Tech getting good production from transfer quarterback Luke Anthony has tossed eight touchdowns with one pick averaging 9.1 yards per attempt. Defensively team is holding opponents to 3.9 yards per run. Under head coach Skip Holtz, Louisiana Tech has covered 17 of 23 as a road underdog. Stability in this program as Holtz enters his eighth season at the school. This will be the first big test for BYU. Numbers have been good but now it’s a step up in class facing Louisiana Tech. Cougars covered only four of thirteen last year. Number too big. Bulldogs generate enough offense to cover this huge number. Play Louisiana Tech +24.
Tulsa vs. UCF Pick Prediction 10/3/2020
Tulsa at UCF—College football free pick is Tulsa Golden Hurricane +21.5. Tulsa flexed a good defense as their front seven was strong in a defeat at Oklahoma St where they allowed only 16 points and 2.8 yards per run. Last year Tulsa posted the upset 34-31 win behind six quarterback sacks. Offensively Golden Hurricane return nine on offense including quarterback Zach Smith and his playmakers. Tulsa should show offensive improvement in their second game. UCF got the win last week against East Carolina, but the defense allowed 28 points failing to cover. Defensively Knights allowing 465 yards per game with nearly five yards per rush. Cannot lay three touchdowns with this defense. Play Tulsa +21.5.
Southern Miss vs. North Texas Pick Prediction 10/3/2020
Southern Miss at North Texas—Free pick is North Texas Mean Green -1.5. North Texas offensively has show good ability to move the football with 619 yards per game. Run game produced 286 yards a contest for 5.4 per attempt. They did drop a game to SMU but facing Southern Miss is a drop in class. Southern Miss is 0-3 with double digit losses to South Alabama and Tulane all on their home field. Golden Eagles head coach resigned after week one and replacement Scotty Walden coaching in his first road game. Golden Eagles offense generating only 2.9 yards per carry on the ground with 34 attempts per game. Mean Green are rushing the football 52 times a game and that will wear on the Golden Eagles. Play North Texas -1.5.
LSU vs. Vanderbilt Pick Prediction 10/3/2020
LSU at Vanderbilt—College football pick is Vanderbilt Commodores +21. This is an experienced Commodores defense returning 10 starters back from last year. They covered last week holding an experience offensive team with a senior quarterback in Texas A&M to 17 points. Heavy turnover for LSU returning three starters on offense and five to the defense. They also lost defensive coordinator moving to the head coaching ranks with Baylor. First year starting quarterback Myles Brennan threw two picks last week and sacked seven times. Defensively the Tigers did surrender 632 yards in their ten point loss at Mississippi St at home. New Commodores offensive coordinator Todd Fitch came over from a good offense he ran at Louisiana Tech. Quarterback Ken Seals looked comfortable in this up tempo system. Play Vanderbilt +21.