Free College Football Picks For Today 10/26/2020
Iowa St vs. Kansas Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Iowa St at Kansas—College football pick is Iowa St Cyclones +28. Tough to back the Jayhawks. Team is 0-5 straight up and to the spread. They have failed to cover 14 of their past 22 at home. This season worst in conference on third down and completion rate. This is a team that is getting outscored by a total of 30 points per game and at home against the Big 12 suffered a 47-7 loss to Oklahoma St. Cyclones head to Kansas after a competitive three point loss at Oklahoma St. They do have a win at TCU. Iowa St run game generates 5.5 yards per carry while Kansas surrenders 207 yards per game and 4.8 per rush. This should open the Cyclones to throw downfield for big plays on the Jayhawks defense. Play Iowa St -28.
Kansas St vs. West Virginia Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Kansas St at West Virginia—College football free pick is West Virginia Mountaineers -3. Mountaineers return home where they have spread covering wins in all three against Baylor, Kansas and FCS school Eastern Kentucky. This is an offense than can move the football for 460 yards per game. They have an experienced quarterback in Jarret Doege that is completing 64.1% of his throws with nine touchdowns and three picks as the team averages 291 yards passing per game. Kansas St is without their starting quarterback in Skylar Thompson to injury for the season. Now backup Will Howard has to battle a good defensive team in West Virginia on the road. Mountaineers defense holding teams to 261 yards 21.8 points per game. Concern for Kansas St is a pass defense allowing 269 yards and 65% completion rate. Play West Virginia -3.
Coastal Carolina vs. Georgia St Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Coastal Carolina vs. Georgia St—Free pick is Coastal Carolina Chanticleers -3. Georgia St Panthers 2-2 on the year. Defensively a tough team to back against a quality opponent. Georgia St against the Sun Belt this season is surrendering 525 yards per game. Coastal Carolina 5-0 team that has covered four of five. They had to utilize a backup quarterback last week and still came away with a 28-14 home win to Georgia Southern. Fred Payton had 252 passing yards and three touchdowns in the win. Grayson McCall is questionable for this game. Georgia St in a step up game at home dropped a 34-31 decision to Louisiana. Chanticleers in their Sun Belt games holding opponents to 338 yards and 21 points per game. Play Coastal Carolina -3.
Georgia vs. Kentucky Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Georgia at Kentucky—College football pick is Georgia Bulldogs -14. Georgia looking to rebound after a loss to Alabama. But they still control their destiny for an SEC championship berth as they return to East division action where they picked up a 44-21 win to Tennessee. Five of their final six games are against the East division. Those games become ultra-important to Georgia. Bulldogs face a Wildcats team that nowhere resembles the offense structure of Alabama. Wins came bay 27 at Arkansas, 21 to Auburn and 23 to Tennessee. Wildcats have lost three of five. They have been held to 13 points to Auburn and last week ten against Missouri. They are 91st in the nation in passing and now they battle a Bulldogs team that surrenders 2.2 yards per rush. Play Georgia -14.
Boston College vs. Clemson Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Boston College at Clemson—College football free pick is Clemson Tigers and Boston College Eagles to play over the total of 59.5 points. Clemson has gone over in two straight and three of four as their offense is now in mid-season form. In their past three games the Tigers are averaging 558 yards with 366 in the passing game with 65% completion rate. BC has found offense through the air from their Notre Dame transfer Phil Jurkovec. Eagles no longer relying on their run game and turn to their sophomore quarterback. In that span of three games BC is putting up 31 points with 282 passing yards. Boston College will contribute on the scoreboard to this total. Play Clemson and Boston College over 59.5 points.
Wake Forest vs. Syracuse Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Wake Forest at Syracuse—Free pick is Wake Forest Demon Deacons and Syracuse Orange to play over the total of 58 points. Two defenses getting gashed in conference play. Orange surrendering 471 yards and 31.6 points per game and Demon Deacons 469 yards and 30.3 points. Improvement has been shown by the Wake Forest offense as the team is posting 458 yards per game with 227 for 5.1 per attempt. Quarterback Sam Hartman had a recent 309 yard passing game against Virginia. Orange was able to generate 21 points on better defensive teams the past two games putting up 21 on Clemson and Liberty. Play Wake Forest and Syracuse over the total of 58 points.
Temple vs. Tulane Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Temple at Tulane—College football pick is Tulane -3. Green Wave have covered three of four. They have been through a gauntlet of a schedule against the AAC playing Houston, SMU and UCF in recent weeks. Facing Temple this season is a step down in class as the Owls are rebuilding on defense. Temple is usually strong defensively and that is what drives this team but only four starters were back from last season. As a result in conference games the Owls are surrendering 370 yards and 36.3 points per game. Tulane a strong rushing team posing 4.9 yards per rush on 44 carries per game. Play Tulane -3.
UTSA vs. FAU Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
UTSA at FAU—College football free pick is UTSA Roadrunners +6.5. Owls have been hit hard with COVID positives with 18 players and nine of the staff testing positives. This could impact the team’s roster and depth. Offensively on the season the Owls were held to 21 points against Charlotte and nine last week at Marshall. FAU is averaging only 274 yards per game. UTSA has shown ability to move the football with 400 yards per game average wit 4.7 per rush. Roadrunners have covered three of four and coming off a home win to Louisiana Tech. Owls have shown struggled with their pass defense allowing 282 yards passing per game. FAU did lose their starting quarterback heading into the season and returned only three starters to their defense. Owls have only played two games all season. Play UTSA +6.5.