Free College Football Picks For Today 10/19/2020
Kansas vs. Kansas St Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Kansas vs. Kansas St—College football pick is Kansas St Wildcats -18. Wildcats have won three straight all in Big 12 play after their 21-14 win at TCU last week. They held the Horned Frogs to 342 yards for the game. Quarterback Will Howard for the Wildcats has shown ability to throw downfield when called up with a 9.8 yards per pass attempt. This is more a pick against a bad Kansas Jayhawks team sitting at 0-4 following their 38-17 loss at West Virginia. Against the Big 12 the Jayhawks average only 226 yards of offense with 2.9 yards per rush putting up 12.7 points a game. Kansas has defended poorly as well by surrendering 496 yards with 241 rushing for 5.1 per attempt. Wildcats a balanced team that put heavy emphasis on the run. Jayhawks failed to cover eight of their past twelve in conference. Play Kansas St -18.
Oklahoma vs. TCU Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Oklahoma vs. TCU—College football free pick TCU Horned Frogs +6.5. Oklahoma has not been good in this role as the road favorite failing to cover 9 of their past 12. In Big 12 play this season the Sooners are allowing 415 yards per game with 301 yards passing for 8.8 yards per pass attempt. In their games against the Big 12 the Horned Frogs have been able to move the football for 437 yards with 261 through the air. They do have a win at Texas and lost to Iowa St by three. Turnovers have haunted the Sooners as they post nearly three a game and have been a highly penalized team. Play TCU +6.5.
NC State vs. North Carolina Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
NC State vs. North Carolina—Free pick is NC State Wolfpack +14.5. Concern is for a North Carolina defense that in their past three games allowing 426 yards per game with 180 rushing for 5.3 per rush attempted. Past two games the Tar Heels surrendered 31 points in a loss to Florida St and 45 in their win to Virginia Tech. NC State has won four of five in the ACC coming off an 11 point win to Duke. They do have notable wins on the road to Virginia and Pittsburgh. Defensively they hold opponents to 2.8 yards per rush and doing a great job of getting off the field on third down. Wolfpack has covered three straight. Play NC State +14.5.
Temple vs. Memphis Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Temple vs. Memphis—College football pick is Temple Owls and Memphis Tigers to play over the total of 69.5 points. Temple is rebuilding on defense inexperienced entering the season. This season they have allowed 31 points in a two point loss at Navy and 37 in a win to South Florida. They are showing ability to move the football with 411 yards per game with 255 in the passing game with 71.2% completion rate. Memphis an all offense no defense type of team posting 571 yards per game while allowing 590 yards. Tigers are an experienced team on offense, so it makes sense to keep the emphasis for this team to score and try and outscore everyone. Tigers have gone over in 16 of their past 24 at home. Owls have gone over 11 of 18 of the time as a dog. Play Temple and Memphis over 69.5.
Auburn vs. Ole Miss Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Auburn at Ole Miss—College football free pick is Ole Miss +3.5. Rebels return home where they covered as an underdog to Alabama posting 647 yards of offense. Auburn has dropped both road games this year losing by 21 at Georgia and last week a 30-22 defeat at South Carolina. Tigers are surrendering 390 yards per game. Quarterback Bo Nix completing only 54.9% of his throws with 6.1 yards per pass attempt. At home Ole Miss was able to post up 630 yards of offense passing for 411 yards as Matt Corral completed 74.2% of his passes with 13.3 yards per attempt against the Crimson Tide defense. Play Ole Miss +3.5.
Nebraska vs. Ohio St Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Nebraska vs. Ohio St—Free pick is Nebraska Cornhuskers +26.5. Buckeyes return an inexperience team in 2020 with only six returning on offense and four to the defense. They do have quarterback Justin Fields back but heavy turnover on the offensive line and receiver position. Defensively back for the Bucks are only four starters. Nebraska has the luxury of returning ten players back on offense including all their offensive line. Cornhuskers did show the ability of moving the football in the second half of the season in 2019. May be too much to ask a young team to cover almost four touchdowns starting a new season in conference play. Take Nebraska +26.5.
Rutgers vs. Michigan St Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Rutgers at Michigan St—College football pick is Rutgers and Michigan St to play under the total of 47.5 points. Past two seasons the teams combined for 27 and 24 points. Spartans are rebuilding as they return seven to the offense. Rocky Lombardi is the leading contender at quarterback. Lombardi has struggled in his college career completing 42.9% of his passes 4.6 yards per attempt. Past two seasons run game has generated only 3.5 yards per attempt. There is talent on defense which will keep the Rutgers score total low. Past two years the Scarlet Knights have averaged 13.3 points per game. They are experienced on defense. Two poorly performing offenses the past few seasons here. Scarlet Knights have scored 17 points total in the past four seasons against the Spartans. Both teams have played under the most during the past three seasons against the Big Ten. Play Rutgers and Michigan St under 47.5.
Florida St vs. Louisville Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Florida St vs. Louisville—College football pick is Florida St Seminoles +5. Florida St has won two straight against the Cardinals because they have been able to throw the football. Last year Louisville posted 382 yards passing and two seasons ago it was 294 yards. They were able to gain over 400 yards in back to back games resulting in a win and cover to North Carolina plus covering at Notre Dame. Louisville is a 1-4 football team returning home after three straight losses on the road. At Pittsburgh, the Cardinals gained only 223 yards and last week at Notre Dame it was only 219 yards of offense. Quarterback Malik Cunningham past three games completing only 59.2% of his throws with 6.2 yards per pass attempt. In that span the team has averaged 18 points per game and struggling on third down. Seminoles an experienced team showing better form of late. Play Florida St +5.