Free College Football Picks For Today 10/28/2020
Notre Dame vs. Georgia Tech Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Notre Dame at Georgia Tech—College football pick is Notre Dame Fighting Irish -20. Fighting Irish has been strong by surrendering thirteen points or fewer in four of their past five games. They come off a 45-3 win at Pittsburgh. On the year Notre Dame holding opponents to 273 yards with 3.2 yards per run. Georgia Tech has lost four of five with each defeat coming by 17 or greater points. Defensively the Yellow Jackets surrendering 479 yards with 199 rushing for 4.6 per attempt. Play Notre Dame -20.
UAB vs. Louisiana Tech Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
UAB at Louisiana Tech—Free pick is Louisiana Tech +12.5. Blazers utilizing a backup quarterback in Bryson Lucero. His production has tailed off considerably completing 25 of 54 with one touchdown and three picks in his past two games. Accuracy well below 50%. Louisiana Tech is a young team but gathering experience with each passing game. Senior quarterback Luke Anthony provides accuracy at the position as he completes 63.5% of his throws with 12 touchdowns and 3 picks. Bulldogs defend the run well holding opponents to 3.7 yards per rush that will expose Lucero of UAB. Play Louisiana Tech +12.5.
Indiana vs. Rutgers Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Indiana at Rutgers—College football pick is Rutgers Scarlet Knights +12.5. Indiana pulled out a win against Penn St last week gaining only 211 yards for the game. They ran for only 1.6 yards per attempt with 4.7 yards per pass attempt. Hoosiers did give up a lot of yardage to Penn St with 488 and 250 rushing for 4.8 per attempt. Scarlet Knights come off an eleven point win at Michigan St as they limited the Spartans to 50 rushing yards and 1.3 per attempt plus getting off the field on third down. Hoosiers do come off an emotional win in overtime and Michigan is on deck after Rutgers. Scarlet Knights defense can keep them within this point spread. Play Rutgers +12.5.
Northwestern vs. Iowa Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Northwestern at Iowa—College football free pick is Iowa Hawkeyes -2.5. Expect a bounce back from this Hawkeyes team after dropping a four point decision at Purdue. Program prides itself on defense. Northwestern comes off a big win against Maryland, but Iowa is a better defensive team. Wildcats were a three win team from last season that lost all road games but one last season and that came to a bowl eligible Illinois team at the time. Hawkeyes shut out Northwestern last year but this year it is a different team. Iowa was able to move the football on the Boilermakers defense on the road for 460 yards with 195 on the ground for 5.4 yards per rush. Play Iowa -2.5.
Wisconsin vs. Nebraska Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Wisconsin at Nebraska—Free pick is Wisconsin Badgers and Nebraska Cornhuskers to play under the total of 50 points. Wisconsin dealing with COVID positive tests at the quarterback position. Team could be utilizing a fourth string at the position. Expect a conservative game plan approach by the Badgers here to lean on their offensive line and running backs to move the football. Don’t expect the ball in the air much for the Badgers ticking time off the clock. Cornhuskers were limited to only 17 points in their loss at Ohio St to begin the season. They ran the ball nearly double of what they passed last week against the Buckeyes. Badgers third down defense outstanding against the Fighting Illini. Play Wisconsin and Nebraska under 50 points.
TCU vs. Baylor Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
TCU at Baylor—College football pick is TCU Horned Frogs -2. Baylor has lost two of three to start the season as the team has struggled offensively posting only 308 yards per game. The Bears run game sputtered with 3 yards per carry average. They were held to only 16 points last week against a poor defensive team in Texas. TCU has had their struggles as well, but they have been able to move the football better through the air than the Bears. Horned Frogs quarterback Max Duggan is completing 69.6% of his passes against the Big 12. He is far more accurate a passer than his freshman year in 2019. Play TCU -2.
Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Ole Miss at Vanderbilt—College football free pick is Ole Miss and Vanderbilt to play under the total of 64 points. Mississippi has seen a reduction in scoring after their loss to Alabama. Commodores have inexperience on offensive side of the football and has struggled to move the football by averaging 256 yards 8.7 points per game. Vanderbilt could find success moving the chains with methodical drives without big plays. That will drain clock and keep the Ole Miss offense off the field. Vanderbilt’s limited offensive ability will force the team to play ball control game. That is tough on a fast snap team like Ole Miss. But that is the only way Vanderbilt can be competitive due to their lack of experience and effectiveness on offense. Rebels allow 5.9 yards per carry and that is an area where Vandy can exploit to retain possession of the football. Play Ole Miss and Vanderbilt under 64 points.
Texas vs. Oklahoma St Pick Prediction 10/31/2020
Texas at Oklahoma St—College football free pick is Texas Longhorns +3.5. Longhorns have been good to the spread in the underdog role covering 11 of their past 17. Cowboys face the strongest offensive opponent to date in Texas. Senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger is averaging eight yards per pass attempt and has 17 touchdown throws with five picks. Ehlinger is aided by a running game that produces 175 yards per game and 4.7 yards per carry. Back out the Kansas game and Oklahoma St are averaging 22 points per game. Play Texas +3.5.