Free College Football Picks For Today 12/1/2020
Kent St vs. Miami Ohio Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Kent St at Miami Ohio—College football pick is Miami Ohio Redhawks +3.5. Kent St was able to inflate their offensive numbers piling on points and yardage on Akron and Bowling Green. But their defense did surrender 35 points to Akron and 24 at Bowling Green two of college football’s worst offensive teams. Redhawks have a good win at home against a solid MAC opponent in Ball St. Starting quarterback Brett Gabbert was able to return under center in their win against Akron last week. Miami Ohio only allowed seven points and 145 yards to the Zips offense. Miami Ohio is holding opponents to 3.4 yards per carry on the ground. Kent defense has been poor allowing 424 yards with 262 rushing for 6.2 yards per rush. Play Miami Ohio +3.5.
Oklahoma St vs. TCU Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Oklahoma St at TCU—College football free pick is TCU Horned Frogs +2.5. TCU is the team in better defensive form. Past three games the team has held opponents to 323 yards per game with 2.8 per attempt. Oklahoma St defense has struggled in that span surrendering 500 yards with 224 rushing for 5.3 yards per rush. Horned Frogs have been a good running team averaging 199 yards and 4.9 yards per carry. All they did was run last week against Kansas and blew out the Jayhawks but quarterback Max Duggan did throw for three touchdowns. Play TCU +2.5.
Nebraska vs. Purdue Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Nebraska at Purdue—Free pick is Purdue Boilermakers -2. Nebraska has last four of their five games this season losing all three on the road. Offensive production has been an issue away from home for the Cornhuskers as they are putting up only 16.7 points a game on the highway. Purdue has stayed competitive in all their games. Boilermakers quarterback Jack Plummer is completing 71,4% of his throws with 7.8 yards per pass attempt. Nebraska offense has struggled to convert third downs with a weak passing attack that generates only 6.4 yards per attempt. They have shuffled between Adrian Martinez and freshman Luke McCaffrey with no success at quarterback. Prefer the Boilermakers offense here. Play Purdue -2.
Liberty vs. Coastal Carolina Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Liberty at Coastal Carolina—College football pick is Liberty Flames +7. Liberty has a balanced offense. Their run game generates 252 yards per game with 5.7 per rush. Junior quarterback Malik Williams is completing 64% of his throws with 8.6 yards per pass attempt. They did put up 38 points on Virginia Tech on had a good defensive performance in a loss to NC State by one holding the Wolf Pack to 15 points. The biggest challenge for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers came in a three point win at Louisiana. Ragin Cajuns offense has seen their point production down early in the season. Chanticleers are surrendering 141 yards rushing per game with 4.1 per rush attempt. Coastal Carolina faces the best run game they have seen this year. Play Liberty +7.
Bowling Green vs. Akron Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Bowling Green at Akron—College football free pick is Bowling Green Falcons +2.5. Bowling Green has an edge with their running game with 190 yards per game and five yards per rush attempt. Akron getting only 3.9 yards per attempt on the ground. Falcons have won and covered nine of their past ten against the Zips. Can’t lay points with Akron. Play Bowling Green +2.5.
Eastern Michigan vs. Western Michigan Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Eastern Michigan at Western Michigan—Free pick is Eastern Michigan Eagles +13.5. Eastern Michigan has been a good underdog and has covered both on the road. Eagles junior quarterback Preston Hutchinson is passing for 275 yards per game with 7.9 yards per attempt. Broncos failed to cover last week in a three point home win to Northern Illinois gaining only 325 yards. Only one win by Western Michigan by over eight points and that came against lowly Akron. Eagles generate enough offense to cover here. Play Eastern Michigan +13.5.
Troy vs. South Alabama Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Troy at South Alabama—College football pick is South Alabama Jaguars +5. Tough to back Troy. Team has lost three straight with a bad home defeat in this span to Middle Tennessee St 20-17. Past three games Trojans averaging only 286 yards per game while surrendering 453 yards with 262 rushing for 5.2 per attempt. Jaguars have run the football effectively on the campaign with 181 yards for 4.8 per rush. Quarterback Desmond Trotter is completing 67.6% of his throws against the Sun Belt with nine touchdowns and a pick. Play South Alabama +5.
Syracuse vs. Notre Dame Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Syracuse at Notre Dame—College football free pick is Notre Dame Fighting Irish -33.5. Huge win by Notre Dame going into North Carolina last week and coming away with a 14 point win. They shut down the Tar Heels after North Carolina started quickly. This is strong balanced offensive attack by the Fighting Irish. Team runs for 230 yards with 5.2 per attempt. Quarterback Ian Book playing well as in his past three games throwing for 291 yards with 8.7 yards per pass attempt. This came against North Carolina, Boston College and Clemson. Syracuse has lost nine of ten this year. They have an anemic offense that has put up no greater than 257 yards their past four games. Two weeks ago the Orange had only 137 yards on the Louisville defense. They lost their starting quarterback Tommy Devito to injury early in the season and have had trouble getting accurate passing. Against the ACC quarterback Rex Culpepper is completing only 47.1% of his throws with 5.2 yards per attempt. Play Notre Dame -33.5.
UL Monroe vs. Arkansas St Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
UL Monroe at Arkansas St—Free pick is UL Monroe and Arkansas St to play over the total of 68.5. Both these defenses have been gashed. Past three games Arkansas St has allowed 477 yards and 37.3 points. UL Monroe 498 yards with 51 points. Offensive production has picked up for the Red Wolves as they moved the football for 494 yards with 31 points on South Alabama and 654 yards along with 45 points on Texas St. Red Wolves quarterback Logan Bonner is averaging 9.5 yards per pass attempt past two games with six touchdowns and no picks. Play UL Monroe and Arkansas St over 68.5.