Free College Football Picks For Today 10/20/2020
Georgia Southern vs. Coastal Carolina Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Georgia Southern at Coastal Carolina—College football pick is Georgia Southern Eagles +6.5. Georgia Southern is a running style team that can slow down opposing offenses with ball possession. They run it 48 times and pass it an average of 14 times a game. Eagles are running for 5.9 yards per carry. Coastal Carolina is weak against the run surrendering 164 yards per game and 4.8 per rush attempt. Quarterback Shai Werts is a dual threat quarterback than can make plays with his legs running for 6.8 yards per carry. Coastal Carolina a ranked team that can be exploited on the ground. Eagles won the past two meetings with strong rushing performances. Georgia Southern has been good on third down and red zone offensively. Eagles have covered five of their past six against ranked opponents. Play Georgia Southern +6.5.
Syracuse vs. Clemson Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Syracuse at Clemson—College football free pick is Syracuse and Clemson to play over the total of 59.5 points. Tigers have gotten their offense in gear past three games by piling up 41 points on Virginia, 42 on Miami and last week 72 on Georgia Tech. Syracuse defense is worse than those three teams. Last three games Orange defense allowing 539 yards per game with six yards per rush on the ground. Rex Culpepper did throw three touchdown passes last week and could be an improvement over injured DeVito for Syracuse. Very possible for Clemson to put this over on their own but Syracuse can generate enough points to push it over. Play Clemson and Syracuse over 59.5.
UTEP vs. Charlotte Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
UTEP at Charlotte—Free pick is UTEP Miners +15. Not comfortable laying over two touchdowns with a 49ers team that is surrendering 5.7 yards per carry on the ground. UTEP is a team that runs more than it passes and could exploit Charlotte in that area and maintain ball possession eating up clock. This will allow the Miners to lean on a defense that is holding opponents to 326 yards per game with only 3.4 per rush attempt. UTEP offense above average on third down and do a great job of getting off the field defensively holding teams to only 28.8% conversions on third down. Play UTEP +15.
Southern Miss vs. Liberty Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Southern Miss at Liberty—College football pick is Liberty -10. Flames a 5-0 team playing great on both sides of the field. Offensively they average 458 yards per game running for 268 yards and 5.8 yards per rush. Southern Miss a weak defensive team that is allowing 490 yards a game with 225 on the ground for 5.2 per attempt. Golden Eagles offensively have not run well at 3.6 per attempt on an average of 37 rushes per game. Flames defensively solid holding opponents to 269 yards per game and only 18.6 points. They have covered all five games this season. Junior quarterback Malik Williams a dual threat quarterback leads his team in rushing and completing 64% of his throws. A quarterback than can run and pass with accuracy is good in college. Play Liberty -10.
Tulane vs. UCF Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Tulane at UCF—College football free pick is Tulane Green Wave and UCF Knights to play over the total of 73 points. UCF a team that averages 636 yards offensively but surrenders 517 yards. They do run well enough with 197 yards and 4.6 per rush to support their passing game led by talented quarterback Dillon Gabriel. Tulane is weak against the pass surrendering 304 yards per game with a high 9.6 yards per pass attempt. Green Wave has a strong rushing attack that generates 233 yards per contest with 5.1 per attempt. Tulane has gone over four times and pushed once. UCF over in four of five. Knights putting up 44 points a game and Green Wave at 36 and there are ways each offense can exploit the opposing defenses. Play Tulane and UCF over 73 points.
FAU vs. Marshall Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
FAU at Marshall—Free pick is FAU and Marshall to play under the total of 50 points. Thundering Herd has played well on the defensive side of the football by holding the opposition to just 272 yards per game with a mere 2.4 yards per rush average and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. FAU an inexperienced team who broke in a first year starter at quarterback three weeks ago in Nick Tronti that completed only 50% of his passes for 98 yards and 4.5 yards per pass attempt. Owls ran the ball over 60% of the time in their win to Charlotte where they gained only 315 yards with poor execution in the red zone. FAU playing only their second game of the season as they have been disrupted by COVID and that takes a toll on offensive flow. Play FAU and Marshall under 50 points.
Baylor vs. Texas Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Baylor at Texas—College football pick is Baylor Bears +9. Tough to lay nearly double digits with a Texas team that is allowing 47 points and 455 yards per game in their three games against the Big 12 conference. Bears have covered the past two against the Longhorns. Bears defensively holding the opposition to 336 yards per game with only 3.7 on the ground and 4.9 yards per pass attempt. Team has been a good cover team in conference with success 19 of their past 30. Baylor has a senior at quarterback in Charlie Brewer with playmakers back as well. Play Baylor +9.
Iowa St vs. Oklahoma St Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Iowa St at Oklahoma St—College football free pick is Iowa St Cyclones +3.5. Because of COVID postponements the Cowboys take the field after three weeks as they last game was played on October 3rd. Worry about offensive flow an rhythm of the offense with so much time away. Quarterback Spencer Sanders could return for Oklahoma St after an ankle injury early in their opener September 19th against Tulsa. Iowa St has won all three games against the Big 12 after beating Texas Tech 31-15 and will come off the bye week. Cyclones are rushing for 180 yards per game with 5.2 per attempt. Defensively they play the run well holding opposition to 3 yards per carry. Iowa St offense has been excellent in the red zone and on third down. Defensively they get off the field well on third down. Cyclones have covered 18 of their past 29 against the Big 12 and covering 14 of 20 as an underdog. Play Iowa St +3.5.