Free College Football Picks For Today 10/11/2021
Appalachian St vs. Louisiana Pick Prediction 10/12/2021
Appalachian St at Louisiana—College football pick is Appalachian St Mountaineers -3. Appalachian St balanced offensively. Team is running for 197 yards with 4.8 yards per rush. Quarterback Chase Brice completing 68% of his throws for a passing offense that averages 284 yards and 8.9 per pass attempt. Louisiana defensively surrendering 407 yards with 171 on the ground for 4.1 per attempt and 8.3 yards per pass attempt. Mountaineers defending against the run and pass better than the Ragin Cajuns. Louisiana not forcing turnovers on defense and struggling getting off the field on third down allowing 46% conversions. Play Appalachian St -3.
Navy vs. Memphis Pick Prediction 10/14/2021
Navy at Memphis—College football free pick is Navy Midshipmen +8.5. Navy has shown improvement since changing offensive coordinators. They have covered three straight after their seven point loss to SMU after beating UCF at home. During that three game stretch the Midshipmen is running for 242 yards with four yards per attempt. Navy improvement in this period has been on third down allowing only 28.1% conversions. Memphis is on a three game losing streak coming off losses by three to Temple and UTSA along with a six point loss at Tulsa last week. Play Navy +8.5.
Georgia Southern vs. South Alabama Pick Prediction 10/14/2021
Georgia Southern at South Alabama—Free pick is South Alabama Jaguars -3. South Alabama the better defensive team as they are holding opponents to 311 yards with 3.5 per rush. In their home games against FBS opponents they covered against Louisiana holding the Ragin Cajuns to 20 points and pounded Southern Miss 31-7. Transfer quarterback Jake Bentley completing 65% of his throws for a passing attack that averages 7.6 per attempt. Georgia Southern defensively surrendering 486 yards with 337 in the passing game for 9 yards per pass attempt. This is one dimensional offense as the Eagles run over two thirds of the time. Georgia Southern quarterback Justin Tomlin completing 49.4% of his passes for 5.9 yards per pass attempt. Prefer the defensive play of the Jaguars. Play South Alabama -3.
Clemson Tigers vs. Syracuse Orange Pick Prediction 10/15/2021
Clemson at Syracuse—College football pick is Syracuse Orange +13.5. Clemson has failed to cover a spread. They have two losses and comes off a six point home win to Boston College. Tigers moving the football for only 324 yards with 4.5 yards per rush. Quarterback D.J. Uiagalelel is completing 54.4% of his throws for 5.7 yards per pass attempt. Syracuse has shown improvement defensively holding opponents to 308 yards with 3.1 yards per rush. They are averaging nearly four sacks a game and doing a great job of getting off the field on third down. Orange has run the ball effectively with 244 yards a game with 5.5 per attempt. Quarterback Garrett Shrader is averaging 7.2 yards per pass attempt. Syracuse has covered four straight including their past two as a home underdog in a win to Liberty and three point loss to Wake Forest. They did pile up 514 yards on the Demon Deacon defense last week. Play Syracuse +13.5.
Marshall vs. North Texas Pick Prediction 10/15/2021
Marshall at North Texas—College football free pick is Marshall and North Texas to play over the total of 65. Marshall is moving the football for 515 yards per game with 4.6 per rush. Quarterback Grant Wells completing 64.6% of his passes for 8.2 yards per pass attempt. North Texas also moving the football as the team averages 416 yards. Mean Green defense has not been good allowing 210 yards rushing for 5 yards per rush along with 8 yards per pass attempt through the air. Thundering Herd also getting yards on the ground rushing for 4.6 yards per carry which will open up plays downfield for a Marshall team that throws for 358 yards. Mean Green was able to move the football for 497 yards on Missouri and 506 yards on SMU. Play Marshall and North Texas over 65.
California vs. Oregon Pick Prediction 10/15/2021
California at Oregon—Free pick is California Golden Bears +14. Ducks have not been a good cover team failing each team as a favorite. Defensively Ducks are allowing 409 yards with 275 in the passing game. California has shown better offense this season. Quarterback Chase Garbers completing 63% of his throws for a passing attack that averaged 249 yards and 7.3 yards per pass attempt. Golden Bears been competitive past two seasons against Oregon covering two straight and winning 21-17 last year. Cal has covered 11 of 12 as an underdog on the road. Play California +14.
San Diego St vs. San Jose St Pick Prediction 10/15/2021
San Diego St at San Jose St—College football pick is San Diego St Aztecs -8. Aztecs run game rolling as the team is rushing for 241 yards with 5.2 yards per carry. Aztecs strength is a defense that holds opponents to 270 yards and only 1.9 per rush with 5.2 yards per pass attempt. San Jose St offense has been a disappointment. Transfer quarterback Nick Starkel has been disappointment completing 50.4% of his throws. Nick Nash saw action in the 32-14 defeat at Colorado St and completed only 50% sacked three times. Spartans have been held to under 300 yards in three of their past four games. They have not covered a spread this year. Play San Diego St -8.