Free College Football Picks For Today 12/10/2020
FAU vs. Southern Miss Pick Prediction 12/10/2020
FAU at Southern Miss—College football pick is FAU and Southern Miss to play under the total of 43.5. In recent games Southern Miss has been held to seven points to Western Kentucky and six to Rice. Golden Eagles will be facing a good FAU defense that limits opponents to 299 yards per game with 3.6 per rush. FAU runs the football two-thirds of the time. Quarterback Nick Tronti is completing only 54% of his throws with 5.6 yards per rush. Owls lost their senior quarterback right before the start of the season and had to navigate with their backup. They have played under in six of their seven games. Play FAU and Southern Miss under 43.5.
Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech Pick Prediction 12/10/2020
Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech—College football free pick is Pittsburgh Panthers -6.5. Pittsburgh with senior quarterback Kenny Pickett under center is a different team. They come off the bye after their loss to Clemson. With Pickett under center the Panthers prior to their loss to the Tigers were able to pound Florida St 41-17 and Virginia Tech 47-14. Pittsburgh facing the non-elite have been great defensively. Yellow Jackets have been held to 13 or fewer points in three of their past six games struggling to score against the good defensive teams. Georgia Tech had some ugly defensive efforts giving up 48 to Boston College and 37 to Syracuse. Play Pittsburgh -6.5.
Louisiana Tech vs. TCU Pick Prediction 12/12/2020
Louisiana Tech at TCU—Free pick is Louisiana Tech +21.5. Bulldogs head coach Skip Holtz has been good in the role of an underdog. Louisiana Tech is a young team that has shown improvement late in the season putting up 42 points in a road win to North Texas and 37 points beating UAB at home. Question is how motivated the Horned Frogs will be for the regular season finale after completing Big 12 conference play. Horned Frogs run a high volume of run players as they rush more than pass which shortens games. TCU quarterback Max Dugan has failed to complete at least half of his passes in three of four. Play Louisiana Tech +21.5.
Auburn vs. Mississippi St Pick Prediction 12/12/2020
Auburn at Mississippi St—College football pick is Mississippi St Bulldogs +6.5. Mississippi St comes in off the bye week. This is a team that defends well holding opponents to 389 yards per game with only 3.3 yards per rush. They have covered two straight in competitive losses to Georgia and Ole Miss. Auburn is on a two game losing streak after back to back double digit defeats to Alabama and Texas A&M by double digits. Away from home Tigers sophomore quarterback Bo Mix completing only 58% of his throws with 5.9 yards per attempt with two touchdowns and six picks. Auburn defensively is surrendering 419 yards per game. Play Mississippi St +6.5.
USC vs. UCLA Pick Prediction 12/12/2020
USC at UCLA—College football free pick is USC Trojans -2.5. In the Bruins step up games this season they surrendered 48 points at Colorado and 38 at Oregon. Wins by the Bruins came to offensively challenged California, Arizona and Arizona St. Trojans have put together two solid performances with 14 point win at Utah and last week defeated Washington St 38-13. Quarterback Kedon Slovis is completing 72% of his throws with 7.6 yards per attempt. They are throwing for 313 yards per game. Trojans defense has held opponents to 6.3 yards per pass attempt. Play USC -2.5.
Virginia vs. Virginia Tech Pick Prediction 12/12/2020
Virginia at Virginia Tech—Free pick is Virginia Cavaliers +2.5. Cavaliers have played well down the stretch as they carry a four game win streak after their 43-32 win to Boston College behind 549 yards. Other notable wins in this time came against Louisville and North Carolina. Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong has been strong. The passing game over their past three games generating 298 yards per game with 71% completion rate and 11.3 yards per attempt. Armstrong in this time has six touchdowns and two picks. Hokies on a four game losing streak. They gave up 47 points to Pittsburgh and 38 to Liberty during this span. Defensively Virginia Tech surrendering 459 yards with 194 rushing for 5 yards per attempt. That opens play action for Armstrong to exploit this Hokies defense. Play Virginia +2.5.
Utah St vs. Colorado St Pick Prediction 12/12/2020
Utah St at Colorado St—College football pick is Utah St Aggies +13.5. these are both one win teams. Rams offense has been poor generating only 3.2 yards per rush shaky play at quarterback. Quarterback Patrick O’Briien is completing only 45% of his throws in his past two games. With quarterback Andrew Peasley the Aggies have a run threat at quarterback to gobble up rushing yards and can work play action in the passing game. They did put up 452 yards with Peasley under center in their win against New Mexico. Play Utah St +13.5.
San Diego St vs. BYU Pick Prediction 12/12/2020
San Diego St at BYU—College football free pick is San Diego St Aztecs +16.5. Aztecs did beat the Cougars last year 13-3. BYU had their dreams of a perfect season and New Year’s Day bowl game shattered in their loss at Coastal Carolina. That was a huge blow, and the Cougars could have a letdown in this spot. San Diego St a strong defensive team holding opponents to 269 yards per game with only three yards per rush. Aztecs run the football with 204 yards per game with 4.6 per rush attempt. San Diego St shortens game with ball possession, lots of running and strong defense. Play San Diego St +16.5.
California vs. Washington St Pick Prediction 12/12/2020
California at Washington St—Free pick is Washington St Cougars +2.5. Golden Bears have lost three of four this season. They have lost and failed to cover both of their road games with a mediocre offensive production of 307 yards per game with 2.7 per run attempt. Golden Bears defense has been poor in their two road games by allowing 400 yards with 5.3 per rush. Cougars did move the football for 456 yards in their win to Oregon St and 421 yards in defeat to Oregon. In his lone home start, Washington St quarterback Jayden De Laura passed for 321 yards and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. Will stay away from Cal on the road and a possible letdown following their home win to Oregon. Play Washington St +2.5.