Free College Football Picks For Today 10/15/2021
Kentucky vs. Georgia Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Kentucky at Georgia—College football pick is Kentucky Wildcats +22. Kentucky moved to 6-0 after a 21 point home win to LSU. Prior to that the Wildcats got past Florida 20-13. Wildcats are moving the football for 411 yards with 214 rushing for 5.6 per attempt. Quarterback Will Levis is completing 64.4% of his throws for 8.4 yards per attempt. Kentucky defense is holding opponents to 305 yards, 3.4 yards per rush along with 5.8 per pass attempt. Respect Georgia who is also 6-0 but may be a tad too many points to lay here. Play Kentucky +22.
Florida vs. LSU Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Florida at LSU—College football free pick is LSU Tigers +11.5. Florida has failed to cover both of their road games not separating enough against South Florida winning 42-20 and dropping a 20-13 decision at Kentucky. LSU quarterback Max Johnson completing 61.6% of his passes averaging over 300 yards passing the past four games. Tigers have won two straight against the Gators. Florida has failed to cover five straight as a favorite on the road. Underdog has covered past five meetings. Play LSU +11.5.
Ole Miss vs. Tennessee Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Ole Miss at Tennessee—Free pick is Ole Miss and Tennessee under the total of 83 points. Volunteers are a good running team as they are putting up 252 yards per game on the ground for 5.2 yards per rush. They are a very good team on third down converting 49.4% of the time. Only the second true road game for the Rebels. Ole Miss was held to 291 yards and 21 points to Alabama in their road game running a total of 13 fewer offensive plays. Tennessee holding teams to 344 yards 3.3 yards per rush and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. Volunteers play ball control and shorten the game. Play Ole Miss and Tennessee under 83.
Troy vs. Texas St Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Troy at Texas St—College football pick is Troy Trojans -7.5. Troy a strong defensive team holding opponents to 272 yards a game with 2.6 yards per pass attempt. They do a great job of pressuring opposing quarterbacks with an average of 4.5 sacks and force 2.2 turnovers per game. Quarterback Gunnar Watson is completing 70.7% of his throws and average 7.5 yards per pass attempt in the win against Georgia Southern. Texas St does allow 414 yards on defense. They do surrender 245 yards passing and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. Trojans pounded Texas St the past two seasons with a 20 point win last year and 63-27 two seasons ago. Bobcats offense generates only 346 yards and 3.8 per attempt. Quarterback Brady McBride completing only 58.8% of his throws for a passing attack that averages 5.9 per attempt. Play Troy -7.5.
Iowa St vs. Kansas St Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Iowa St at Kansas St—College football free pick is Kansas St Wildcats +6.5. Underdog has covered six of seven in this series. Wildcats defend well holding opponents to 342 yards with 86 rushing for 2.7 yards per rush. On offense they run the football for 167 yards and 4.7 per attempt. Kansas St coming off the bye week after a six point home loss and cover to Oklahoma behind 420 yards. Quarterback Skylar Thompson is completing 69.5% of his passes coming off a 320 yard passing performance against the Sooners with three touchdowns. Thompson is averaging 9.5 yards per pass attempt coming off an injury in the Sooners game. Play Kansas St +6.5.
Auburn vs. Arkansas Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Auburn at Arkansas—Free pick is Auburn Tigers +4.5. Auburn had more success moving the football on Georgia than Arkansas did. Razorbacks after allowing 37 points to Georgia surrendered 52 to Ole Miss last week as their defense was on the field for 70 plays giving up 611 yards for 8.7 yards per play. Bo Mix threw for 255 yards on LSU and 217 on Georgia. Tigers are holding opponents to 3 yards per carry on the ground. Play Auburn +4.5.
Rice vs. UTSA Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Rice at UTSA—College football pick is UTSA Roadrunners -17. UTSA is 6-0 on the year. Team is moving the football for 453 yards. Quarterback Frank Harris is completing 69.8% of his throws for a passing attack that averages 287 yards and 8.3 yards per pass attempt. Rice defense has struggled on the year allowing 445 yards with 185 rushing for 5.4 yards per rush with 8.3 yards per pass attempt. Owls have failed to cover four of five. Rice a poor red zone team that puts up only 19.2 points per game. Roadrunners have won and covered two straight against the Owls. Play UTSA -17.
Utah St vs. UNLV Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Utah St at UNLV—College football free pick is Utah St Aggies -7. Utah St moves the football for 493 yards with 175 on the ground. Quarterback Logan Bonner is completing 58% of his passes for a passing attack that averages 318 yards and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. UNLV has lost all five of their games. Rebels gain only 282 yards of offense per game running for 3 yards per carry. Quarterback Doug Brumfield has a knee injury and may miss more time for UNLV. Backup Cameron Friel has thrown three interceptions in three games. Rebels defense surrendering 454 yards per game with 302 passing, 74.1% completion rate and 8.9 yards per pass attempt. They don’t put pressure on the quarterback and have been poor getting off the field on third down. Aggies offensively good third down team and Rebels convert only 29.4% of the time. Play Utah St -7.
Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Louisiana Tech at UTEP—Free pick is UTEP Miners +6.5. UTEP has won five of six and one win away from bowl eligibility. Team puts up 388 yards a game with 175 rushing for 4.2 per attempt. Quarterback Gavin Hardison is completing 56% of his passes for a passing attack that averages 9.4 yards per attempt. Defense has played well for the Miners as the team surrenders 301 yards with 2.9 yards per rush. Louisiana Tech has lost three of five. They failed to separate enough as a ten point favorite to North Texas in a ten point home win. In their Conference USA opener the Bulldogs were held to only 286 yards of offense. Louisiana Tech is surrendering 471 yards a game on defense with 4.6 yards per rush. Opponents pass for 320 yards a game with 68.7% completion rate and 7.1 per attempt. Play UTEP +6.5.
Stanford vs. Washington St Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Stanford at Washington St—College football pick is Washington St Cougars +1.5. Since Jayden de Laura returned from injury the Cougars have straight wins by 15 at Cal and by seven home to Oregon St. In their win against the Beavers last week the Cougars piled up 491 yards. De Laura passed for 399 yards and had three touchdown passes. He threw for three touchdowns in the win against the Golden Bears. Stanford has lost two of three after an 18 point road defeat to Arizona St. Cardinal surrendered 440 yards in defeat. On the season Stanford moves the football for only 352 yards with 3.8 yards per rush. On defense the Cardinals is surrendering 411 yards with 5.3 yards per rush. Play Washington St +1.5.
Hawaii vs. Nevada Pick Prediction 10/16/2021
Hawaii at Nevada—College football free pick is Nevada Wolf Pack -14. Nevada is moving the football for 443 yards per game with 357 in the passing game. Quarterback Carson Strong is completing 69.3% of his throws for 8.3 yards per pass attempt. Wolf Pack secure the football and do a good job converting third downs. Hawaii quarterback Chevan Cordeiro expected to return from a shoulder injury but completing only 54.6% of his throws for 7.6 per attempt. He has throws six interceptions in five games. Hawaii defensively is allowing 292 passing yards for 7.1 per attempt. In their road games UCLA and Oregon St were able to run on the Warriors as they are giving up 207 yards and 4.9 yards per rush away from home. Pass protection also took a hit on the road for Hawaii as they allowed three sacks per game. Play Nevada -14.