Free College Football Picks For Today 10/24/2020
Cincinnati vs. SMU Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Cincinnati at SMU—College football pick is Cincinnati Bearcats +2.5. Going to back the better defensive team here. Bearcats a 3-0 team that is limiting opponents to only 306 yards per game and 3.6 per attempt. They expect to see their leading receiver from a season ago Alec Pierce return to action. Team has done a good job of getting the defense off the field on third down and red zone as well. Sonny Dykes team you always must worry about the defense. Against conference opponents the Mustangs are surrendering 486 yards per game. Memphis rushed for 205 yards and Tulane 195 yards on the SMU defense combining for 4.8 yards per rush. Bearcats make more stops. Play Cincinnati +2.5.
Texas St at BYU Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Texas St at BYU—College football free pick is BYU Cougars -28.5. Bobcats are playing their fifth straight road game. They have failed to cover two straight losing by double digits to Troy and South Alabama. BYU is a major step up in class here. Cougars defense holding teams to only 288 yards per game with 2.6 per rushing attempt. Quarterback Zach Wilson is completing 78.7% of his throws with 12 touchdowns and a pick. Wilson leads an offense that is generating 541 yards per game with 353 in the passing game. Texas St struggles defending the pass surrendering 285 yards per game with 70.6% completion rate. Late night start time also a factor at 10:15PM ET for visitor. Play BYU -28.5.
UNLV at San Diego St Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
UNLV at San Diego St—College football free pick is UNLV Rebels and San Diego St Aztecs to play under the total of 49 points. Marcus Arroyo takes over as head coach of the Rebels. UNLV strength was on the ground last season and they figure to utilize a lot of Charles Williams on the ground. Aztecs historically has been strong run defenders and good overall defense. Aztecs return eight starters on defense for first year head coach Brady Hoke who returns to the program. Defense last year held opponents to 13.8 points a game. Offense was lacking at 22.5. Like UNLV the Aztecs are strong on the ground and will go with a first year starter at quarterback in sophomore Carson Baker. He saw action in one game a season ago. Aztecs defense figures to be good again and they will control possession behind their run game under a defensive minded coach. Play San Diego St and UNLV under 49.
Air Force at San Diego St Pick Prediction 10/24/2020
Air Force at San Jose St—Free pick is Air Force Falcons -7. Air Force has a game played this season with a 40-7 victory at home to Navy. They rushed for 369 yards on the Midshipmen defense posting a 7 yards per carry average. Defense held Navy to 241 yards. Falcons beat the Spartans by 17 at home a season ago running for 382 yards. Three of their four leading running backs return on the season. Teams ran for five yards per carry last year on San Jose St. Must worry about the Spartans conditioning as the Falcons can put together first downs for long drives and keep San Jose St defenders on the field a long time. San Jose St has Arkansas transfer grad Nick Starkel at quarterback. He lost every game he played in last year finishing the year with a completion rate of 53.6% with seven touchdowns and ten picks. Spartans had to practice over 300 miles away at Humboldt State due to local gathering restrictions. They have covered 15 of their past 24 games. Play Air Force -7.