Free College Football Picks For Today 11/20/2020
Syracuse vs. Louisville Pick Prediction 11/20/2020
Syracuse at Louisville—College football pick is Syracuse and Louisville to play under the total of 56.5. Expect Louisville to keep the ball on the ground in this spot. Their strength is running the football as they average 5.5 yards per attempt. Syracuse defensively surrendering 4.8 per rush. Cardinals quarterback Malik Cunningham has been sacked seven times the past two games with four interceptions. Even more reasons to keep Cunningham’s passing attempts to a minimum. Syracuse offense is anemic. They run for 2.9 yards a carry. They lose their starting quarterback Tommy DeVito to injury. Freshman Rex Culpepper is completing only 46.4% of his throws for 5.4 per attempt. Play Syracuse and Louisville under 56.5.
Purdue vs. Minnesota Pick Prediction 11/20/2020
Purdue at Minnesota—College football free pick is Purdue and Minnesota to play over the total of 61.5. Could be Jack Plummer at quarterback for the Boilermakers is Aiden O’Connell can not go. Plummer saw plenty of action as a starter last season. He had 420 yards passing against Maryland, 327 against Iowa and 242 against Nebraska. He throws against a poor Golden Gophers defense. Minnesota an experienced offensive team. It is a step down in class facing the Purdue defense instead of Iowa last week. They put up 41 at Illinois and 44 at Maryland. There will be lots of passing in this game. Play Purdue and Minnesota over 61.5.
Massachusetts vs. FAU Pick Prediction 11/20/2020
UMASS at FAU—Free pick is UMASS Minutemen +32. Not comfortable laying these many points with FAU. Owls run a high percentage of running plays and that is their strength this season. Against FIU the Owls threw if 16 times for 80 yards and ran the football 52 times. UMASS in their second game of the season were able to generate ten points on Marshall. Minutemen just get under this huge number. Play UMASS +32.
New Mexico vs. Air Force Pick Prediction 11/21/2020
New Mexico at Air Force—College football pick is Air Force Falcons -7. Lobos dealing with concerns at quarterback as Tevaka Tuioti has concussion symptoms. Backup Trae Hall is completing only 50% of his throws with no touchdowns and two picks. This a poor New Mexico defense allowing 491 yards per game. A tough spot for the Lobos on a short week getting ready for the triple option attack from a rested Air Force team. This was a Falcons offense that did generate 30 points and 484 yards on Boise St with 415 on the ground. Now they take a huge step down in class facing the New Mexico defense. Falcons are rushing for 5.9 yards per carry. Play Air Force -7.
Mississippi St vs. Georgia Pick Prediction 11/22/2020
Mississippi St at Georgia—College football free pick is Georgia Bulldogs -25. Mississippi St has failed to cover five of six. In a recent game the team was shut out by Alabama 41-0 behind only 200 yards of offense. Against a strong defensive team in Kentucky they were held to only two points. Georgia has shown ability to move the football plus score against the likes of Tennessee and Arkansas. Mississippi St offense has been shut down this season to the disappointment to Mike Leach who has publicly called out his team. Georgia will generate enough offense to cover this. Play Georgia -25.
Michigan vs. Rutgers Pick Prediction 11/22/2020
Michigan at Rutgers—Free pick is Rutgers Scarlet Knights +10.5. Scarlet Knights showed some offensive ability moving the football for 422 yards to Illinois and 370 yards to Ohio St. Coaching change to Greg Schiano has been positive as the team has appeared tougher and competitive. Wolverines off to a poor start as they have lost three straight including losses by 17 at Indiana and last week a 38 point home defeat to Wisconsin. Michigan defense is not shutting down teams like in seasons past by allowing 426 yards per game with 4.3 yards per rush. Past two games Michigan quarterback Joe Milton completing only 51% of his throws with three touchdowns and four picks. Play Rutgers +10.5.
Liberty vs. NC State Pick Prediction 11/22/2020
Liberty at NC State—College football pick is Liberty Flames +3.5. Liberty enters with a perfect 8-0 record. They have a notable road win at Virginia Tech. Flames offense has been outstanding with 491 yards per game with 254 rushing for 5.7 per attempt. Junior quarterback Malik Willis has completed 68% of his throws with 15 touchdowns and one pick. Average pass attempt is 9.1 yards. Flames are defending and not just outscoring opponents. They hold opponents to 308 yards and 22.1 points per game. Wolfpack defense surrendering 456 yards a game with 278 passing and 7.5 per attempt. NC State has lost all their step up games to Miami, North Carolina by 27 and Virginia Tech by 21. Play Liberty +3.5.
Arizona vs. Washington Pick Prediction 11/22/2020
Arizona at Washington—College football free pick is Arizona Wildcats +11. Arizona was able to stay close to USC last week dropping a four point decision behind 444 offensive yards. Wildcats quarterback Grant Gunnell performed well in limited time last year. Against the Trojans, the sophomore completed 66.7% of his throws with three touchdowns and a pick. Washington Huskies saw head coach Chris Peterson resign after last season, so Jimmy Lake is a first year coach. Huskies failed to cover in a six point win to Oregon St last week. This is an inexperienced Huskies offense that has returned only four starters from last year. Freshman quarterback Dylan Morris averaged only 5.9 yards per pass attempt. Play Arizona +11.
Washington St vs. Stanford Pick Prediction 11/22/2020
Washington St at Stanford—Free pick is Washington St Cougars +2. Washington St has won and covered four straight against the Cardinal. Their offense moved the football for 456 yards in a win at Oregon St and 421 yards in defeat to Oregon. Cougars were more competitive against the Ducks than the Cardinal were. Stanford dropped a 35-7 decision to the Ducks. Stanford could not beat a rebuilding Colorado team last week surrendering 35 points and 432 yards. Freshman Cougars quarterback Jayden De Laura threw for 321 yards with 64% completion rate against Oregon. Play Washington St +2.