Free College Football Picks For Today 12/2/2020
Tulsa vs. Navy Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Tulsa at Navy—College football pick is Navy Midshipmen +12. Tulsa is dealing with an injury to starting quarterback Zach Smith who took a shot to the ribs and had to leave the overtime win against Tulane. Navy missed nearly a month and returned with a good defensive effort in a three point loss to Memphis holding the Tigers to 280 yards. Navy a triple option team is difficult to get ready for as many teams in the AAC are passing teams. Midshipmen has won five straight covering four of those games the past five years facing the Golden Hurricane. Tulsa has had difficulty defending the Midshipmen run game in those meetings. Play Navy +12.
Florida vs. Tennessee Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Florida at Tennessee—College football free pick is Florida Gators -17. Gators continue to stream roll through opponents after their 34-10 win to Kentucky. They do have a notable win at Georgia by 16 points behind 593 yards. Against the SEC Gators quarterback Kyle Trask is averaging 10.3 yards per pass attempt with 34 touchdowns and 3 picks. Tennessee has lost and failed to cover five straight. In that span the Volunteers have faced physical SEC teams in Georgia, Kentucky, Alabama, Arkansas, and Auburn. Their offense has been held to just an average of 15 points per game against those five opponents. Volunteers pass defense surrendering 67.5% completion rate with 8.8 yards per pass attempt. They have shuffled quarterbacks due to ineffectiveness. Play Florida -17.
West Virginia vs. Iowa St Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
West Virginia at Iowa St—Free pick is West Virginia Mountaineers +7. West Virginia has good defensive performance of late. They have allowed 17 points or fewer in three straight and four of their past five games. In their four point defeat at Texas the Mountaineers held the Longhorns to only 17 points. On the season West Virginia holding opponents to 274 yards per game with 3.3 per rush. Mountaineers can move the football through the air as they average 286 yards passing per game. Junior quarterback Jarrett Doege has thirteen touchdowns and only three picks. He has thrown for over 300 yards in four of their past five games. Hawkeyes in their three point win at Texas did allow 303 yards passing. Mountaineers defense keeps them in reach here. Play West Virginia +7.
Buffalo vs. Ohio Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Buffalo at Ohio—College football pick is Buffalo Bulls -11. Ohio defense isn’t sharp. Team is allowing 389 yards per game with 194 rushing for 4.8 yards per rush. Their offense posts 362 yards per game which is not impressive since they faced Bowling Green and Akron in two of their three games this season. Bobcats other opponent was Central Michigan and that resulted in a 30-27 road defeat surrendering 427 yards. Buffalo a strong offensive team that posts 511 yards per game with 323 rushing for 7.2 per rush. Bulls junior quarterback Kyle Vantrease is averaging 9.7 yards per pass attempt. With their run game working it will open big plays for Vantrease in the passing game. Play Buffalo -11.
Boston College vs. Virginia Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Boston College at Virginia—College football free pick is Boston College Eagles +6.5. BC has been competitive in games behind Notre Dame transfer quarterback Phil Jurkovec who averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt with sixteen touchdowns and four picks against conference opponents. Their run game has been starting to show improvement. Virginia defense past three games allowing 451 yards with 294 passing for 9.4 yards per pass attempt and a 68.1% completion rate. Eagles offense keeps them within this number. Play Boston College +6.5.
Maryland vs. Michigan Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Maryland at Michigan—Free pick is Maryland Terrapins +5. Tough to back Michigan as the team has lost four of five failing to cover all those games. Maryland has shown the ability to move the football. Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa is averaging 8.3 yards per pass attempt as the team throws for 265 yards per game. They do run for 4.7 per rush. Offensively Wolverines have been held to 24 points or fewer in four of their past five. Past three games Michigan defense allowing 39 points, 457 yards with 233 rushing per game for 5 yards per run. Play Maryland +5.
Indiana vs. Wisconsin Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Indiana at Wisconsin—College football pick is Wisconsin Badgers -14. Huge blow to the Hoosiers as they lose starting quarterback Michael Pennix to an ACL tear. They will look to Utah transfer Jack Tuttle who has thrown sixteen passes. Hoosiers are a poor running team with only 3.2 yards per rush. Wisconsin a strong defensive team limiting opponents to 233 yards. Indiana defense is not at a level where they can shut down the Badgers offense. Wisconsin posting nearly 34 points per game with a run game that posts 220 yards and 4.5 yards per rush. Play Wisconsin -14.
Iowa at Illinois Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Iowa at Illinois—College football free pick is Iowa Hawkeyes -13.5. Illinois is a rebuilding defense. They have struggled surrendering 448 yards per game with 194 rushing for 4.7 yards per attempt. Pass defense poor by surrendering 253 yards, 71.4% completion rate and 8.6 yards per attempt. Illinois can not lean on their run game as the Hawkeyes are holding opponents to 2.8 yards per rush. Fighting Illini has struggled to get accuracy at the quarterback posting with 51.3% completion rate as they have shuffled players. Play Iowa -13.5.
Vanderbilt vs. Georgia Pick Prediction 12/5/2020
Vanderbilt at Georgia—Free pick is Georgia Bulldogs -36. This is an inexperienced offensive team for the Commodores. They were shutout at Missouri last week losing 41-0. Commodores then fired their head coach. Commodores could gain only 196 yards on the Tigers. Now Vanderbilt faces the defense from Georgia. They held an anemic Kentucky offense to three points and Auburn to six. Bulldogs have shown the ability to score posting 45 on South Carolina and 44 to Tennessee. Commodores defense allowing 481 yards per game with 189 rushing for 5.7 yards per attempt. Bulldogs can gobble up rushing yardage to set up big plays from the passing game. Play Georgia -36.