Free College Football Picks For Today 10/7/2020
UTSA vs. BYU Pick Prediction 10/10/2020
UTSA at BYU—College football pick is BYU -33.5 points. BYU is the number one offense in all of college football as the team is averaging 586 yards per game. Quarterback Zach Wilson is completing 84.5% of his throws with 13.4 yards per attempt. UTSA has been hard with injuries at the quarterback position with both Josh Adkins and Frank Harris dealing with injuries. Roadrunners very likely will go with a third string quarterback against the number one defense in college football. UTSA defense surrendering 300 yards per game through the air. Cougars average margin of victories in three games is 52, 41 and 31. With upsets in the Big 12 and SEC top tier plus the UCF upset the Cougars are in play for at least a New Year’s Day bowl if not playoff. BYU runs the score here. Play BYU -33.5.
Kansas St vs. TCU Pick Prediction 10/10/2020
Kansas St at TCU—College football free pick is Kansas St Wildcats +9. Wildcats have won back to back games with wins by three at Oklahoma and a ten point win at home to Texas Tech. With Skylar Thompson at quarterback doing down the team got good production from Will Howard who completed 7 of 12 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown. Offense making big plays with 10.7 yards per attempted pass. Kansas St has done a good job of protecting their quarterback. TCU has struggled in run defense allowing seven yards per attempt. They are only averaging one sack a game but offensively allowing 3.5 sacks a game. They are a highly penalized team. Horned Frogs have been involved in some close games beating Texas by two and Iowa St by three. Wildcats have covered four of their past five against TCU. Play Kansas St +9.
Middle Tennessee vs. FIU Pick Prediction 10/10/2020
Middle Tennessee St at FIU—Free pick is Middle Tennessee St Blue Raiders +4. Blue Raiders have shown improvement in their past two games with a two point road loss at UTSA and a home three point defeat to Western Kentucky last week covering both games. This is their fifth game of the season. FIU is an inexperienced offensive team with only four starters back on offense. Golden Panthers were held to only 304 offensive yards in their loss at Liberty to start the season. Golden Panthers defense allowed 527 yards offensively to the Flames. Blue Raiders are an experienced offensive team with nine starters back. They may be a little ahead of the Golden Panthers based on game experience. Play Middle Tennessee St +4.
FAU vs. Southern Miss Pick Prediction 10/10/2020
FAU at Southern Miss—College football pick is Southern Miss +2.5. Golden Eagles were able to notch their first win by outscoring North Texas on the road 41-31 behind 437 yards offensively. Southern Miss has experience on the offensive side of the football and have been able to move the football. They would be a 2-2 team if not for a closing second touchdown pass by Louisiana Tech on the final play of the game. Senior quarterback Jack Abraham is completing 64.7% of his throws with seven touchdowns and three picks. FAU just played their first game of the season beating Charlotte 21-17. This is an inexperienced team on both side of the field as they break in a first year starting quarterback. They threw for only 98 yards last week as quarterback. They struggled in the red zone last week. Golden Eagles does a good job of defending the run so it exposes a passing game for the Owls that was lacking last week against Charlotte’s defense. Also, factor the Golden Eagles have four games of experience under their belt to one for FAU. Play Southern Miss +2.5.
Pittsburgh vs. Boston College Pick Prediction 10/10/2020
Pittsburgh at Boston College—College football free pick is Boston College Eagles +6. BC has defended well on the year holding opponents to 17.7 points per game. They throw the football effectively as they are led by Notre Dame transfer Phil Jurkovec who is completing 68.4% of his throws. Pittsburgh after four home games plays their first game on the road. They were beaten last week at home to NC State 30-29 surrendering 336 passing yards and four touchdown throws. Run game in the loss generated only 2.5 yards per attempt. Overall, they rush for only 3.3 per attempt. Pittsburgh has piled up defensive statistics against Austin Peay and a down Syracuse team. Play Boston College +6.
Alabama vs. Ole Miss Pick Prediction 10/10/2020
Alabama at Ole Miss—Free pick is Ole Miss Rebels +24. This is the type of offense that can give Crimson Tide trouble. Up tempo, fast to the line of scrimmage and fast snaps. Rebels have a spread formation with many receivers and back running pass patterns. This is an offense that posted 35 on Florida and 42 on Kentucky. These are two teams with can defend. Rebels fifth ranked passing team in college football throwing for 381 yards per game with a particularly good 12.3 yards per pass attempt. Crimson Tide has lacked production on the ground with 3.4 yards per attempt and they average 32 runs per game. Rebels generate just enough offense to cover here. Play Ole Miss +24.