Free College Football Picks For Today 11/9/2020
TCU vs. West Virginia Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
TCU at West Virginia—College football pick is West Virginia Mountaineers -3. West Virginia returns home where they have played their best. Mountaineers are 4-0 at home gaining 499 yards per game and holding their opponents to 211. Notable wins at home came to Kansas St by 27 and to Baylor by 6. Junio quarterback Jarret Doege has passed for over 300 yards in four straight games. Horned Frogs quarterback Max Duggan has not been a consistent passer and for that reason tough to back TCU in this road game against the best defensive team in the Big 12. Mountaineers holding opponents to 3.3 yards per rush this season. Play West Virginia -3.
Coastal Carolina vs. Troy Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Coastal Carolina at Troy—College football free pick is Coastal Carolina Chanticleers -8. Coastal Carolina moved to 7-0 behind a good defensive performance in their 23-6 win to South Alabama. Over their past three games Chanticleers holding opponents to 220 yards and 6.7 points per game. Team is balanced with 203 rushing on offense for 4.8 per attempt. Quarterback Grayson McCall is completing 71.3% of his passes against the Sun Belt with 9.8 yards per attempt. Troy has dropped two of three after a seven point defeat at Georgia Southern behind only 235 yards of offense and 13 points. Trojans don’t run effectively with 3.4 per attempt on an average of 30 rushes per game. When the Trojans faced another ranked team they were blown out at BYU 48-7 surrendering 666 yards. Play Coastal Carolina -8.
Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Vanderbilt at Kentucky—Free pick is Vanderbilt Commodores +17.5. Vanderbilt a young offensive team has shown improvement moving the football with 421 yards of offense two weeks against Ole Miss and last week gaining 478 yards in a seven point defeat by cover at Mississippi St. They are experienced on defense and hungry for a win. Kentucky has lost two straight held to ten points at Missouri and three home to Georgia. Wildcats offense is generating only 294 yards per game. Quarterback Terry Wilson completing only 61.4% of his passes with six yards per pass attempt. Commodores generate enough offense to cover this big number. Play Vanderbilt +17.5.
Georgia vs. Missouri Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Georgia at Missouri—College football pick is Georgia Bulldogs -13. Georgia’s losses have come to Alabama and Florida. They did respond with a loss at Alabama with an 11 point win at Kentucky holding the Wildcats to three points. Missouri is a three loss team with defeats by an average of 26 points per game. Bulldogs do a good job in run defense holding opponents to 2.6 per attempt. Tough spot for freshman Missouri quarterback Connor Bazelak who averaged about 5 yards per pass attempt in losses to Alabama and Florida. Bazelak has had no touchdown passes thrown in four of five games. It is hard to run on the Bulldogs. Play Georgia -13.
Indiana vs. Michigan St Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Indiana at Michigan St—College football free pick is Michigan St Spartans +9.5. Indiana is coming off an emotional win at home to Michigan and Michigan St is blown out at Iowa. Spartans did show the ability to bounce back from defeat as they got past Michigan 27-24 being 449 yards. Spartans in their lone home game did hold Rutgers to 276 yards but their eight turnovers cost them the game. In their fourth game the players are now used to contact. Rather take points after Spartans showing against Michigan off their first loss. Play Michigan St +9.5.
Wake Forest vs. North Carolina Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Wake Forest at North Carolina—Free pick is Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Wake Forest has shown improvement as the team carries a four game win streak and has covered five of six. Recent notable wins came to Virginia and Virginia Tech. Their offense has averaged 412 yards per game in their past three games against the ACC. Sophomore quarterback Sam Hartman has no interceptions on the season and averaging 8.4 yards per attempt. North Carolina a good offensive team and rightly favored. But in that span of three games their defense is allowing 407 yards with 264 passing and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. Demon Deacons offense has been good in the red zone. They have the offense to get within this number. Play Wake Forest -13.
Penn St vs. Nebraska Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Penn St at Nebraska—College football pick is Penn St Nittany Lions -3. This is a desperate Nittany Lions team winless in three games. They have shown the ability to move the football on Indiana and Maryland. Penn St needs to clean up their mistakes to salvage a winning season. Nittany Lions are good run stoppers holding opponents to 3.5 per rush. Cornhuskers struggling to get points on the scoreboard. Held to 17 at Ohio St they come off the bye and score only 13 points in defeat. Quarterback Adrian Martinez completed just 44% last week against Northwestern and for the season averaging only 5.5 yards per attempt. Nittany Lions quarterback Sean Clifford has struggled but has put up the better career and season numbers than Martinez. Nebraska defense has struggled the past three seasons. Play Penn St -3.
Illinois at Rutgers Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Illinois at Rutgers—College football free pick is Rutgers Scarlet Knights -6. Illinois rebuilding on defense and they have performed poorly. Fighting Illini is surrendering 475 yards and 39 points per game in their three Big Ten games this season. They are getting crushed against the pass by allowing 278 yards and 10.1 yards per attempt. Rutgers have covered two of three and have an eleven point win at Michigan St. Scarlet Knights did show fight putting up 27 on the first and second string defense of Ohio St covering that huge line. Rutgers is holding opponents to 3.5 yards per attempt. Play Rutgers -6.
Miami vs. Virginia Tech Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Miami at Virginia Tech—Free pick is Miami Hurricanes +2.5. Miami has won three straight and six of seven games. Only loss came to Clemson. They piled up 620 yards on NC State in a three point win last week. D’Eriq King after a slow start is starting to show great form as in his past two games completed 73% for 752 yards with six touchdowns and no picks. Virginia Tech has lost three games this season. They surrendered 466 yards to a good Liberty team at home in a loss last week. Tough to back Virginia Tech as their defense is allowing 455 yards per game with 5.2 yards per rush. King can gather up yards for Miami running the football and is difficult to defend. Hokies quarterback Hendon Hooker not to King’s level. Play Miami +2.5.
Army vs. Tulane Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Army at Tulane—College football pick is Tulane Green Wave -5.5. Tulane has been through the tougher schedule in the AAC. They do carry a two game win streak. Green Wave is running the ball effectively as they average 231 yards per game with 5.3 per attempt. They can defend the run holding opponents to 3.1 per attempt. Not much passing from the Black Knights at 7.6 attempts per game for 56 yards. Their wins have come against Mercer, UTSA, Citadel, Abilene Christian, UL Monroe, and Middle Tennessee St. Huge step up in class here. Play Tulane -5.5.
Middle Tennessee St vs. Marshall Pick Prediction 11/14/2020
Middle Tennessee St at Marshall—College football free pick is Middle Tennessee St Blue Raiders +23.5. Middle Tennessee St has shown improvement on the offensive side of the football after a slow start. Past three games Blue Raiders averaging 429 yards and 35.3 points per game. Junior quarterback Asher O’Hara is completing 65.2% of his throws off his 333 yards passing performance against Rice. Marshall a 6-0 team with a notable ten point win to Appalachian St early in the season. Conference USA is down this season and the Thundering Herd have not put up the scoring numbers in conference to give confidence laying this size number. Play Middle Tennessee St +23.5.