Free College Football Picks For Today 11/1/2021
Ball St vs. Akron Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Ball St vs. Akron Pick—Ball St not performing at the level of last year’s MAC champion team despite returning many starters from last year. They are moving the football for only 335 yards with 3.5 yards per rush. Akron has improved from last year. They are moving the football at home for 376 yards with 4.5 yards per pass attempt. Quarterback DJ Irons at home is completing 66.7% of his throws for 8.6 yards per pass attempt. Play Akron +20.
Miami Ohio vs. Ohio Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Miami Ohio vs. Ohio—Bobcats dealt with losing their head coach to health concerns about a month before the start of the season. They often get off to a slow start and get better late in the season. They have fallen short in the win total but have been competitive losing close games but finding success covering three of four. Ohio is moving the football against the MAC for 407 yards. Quarterback Kurtis Rourke is completing 74.5% of his passes against the MAC for 7.1 yards per pass attempt. Miami Ohio has failed to cover four of six. Past three road performances for the Redhawks saw the team score 24 at Ball St, 12 at Eastern Michigan and 10 at Army. Play Ohio +7.
Eastern Michigan vs. Toledo Pick Prediction 11/2/2021
Eastern Michigan at Toledo—The Rockets offense not producing the yardage of points as expected. Against the MAC this year, Toledo putting up 24.8 points and 378 yards a game. They have failed to cover all four conference games this season. Eastern Michigan has moved this program from doormat to a competitive bowl team the past few seasons. Quarterback Ben Bryant is completing 71% of his throws in conference with 8 yards per pass attempt. Eagles have won four of six. Pass defense trending good past three games by allowing 6.5 yards per pass attempt. Play Eastern Michigan +9.
Northern Illinois vs. Kent Pick Prediction 11/3/2021
Northern Illinois at Kent—Northern Illinois is an improved team They have won five straight including notable wins in the MAC against Eastern Michigan with road wins at Toledo and Central Michigan. They are 4-0 in the MAC scoring 30.5 points and gaining 406 yards per game. Kent St a good offense but a defense with issues. In their four MAC games the Golden Flashes are allowing 493 yards per game. Trending the past three games the Golden Flashes not pressuring the quarterback, struggling to get off the field on third down and giving up 43 points per game. Play Northern Illinois +5.
Central Michigan vs. Western Michigan Pick Prediction 11/3/2021
Central Michigan at Western Michigan Pick—Western Michigan has lost two of three with losses by 21 at Toledo and 25 home to Ball St. Broncos have scored 24 points or fewer in four of their past five games. Central Michigan is moving the football for 430 yards a game. Chippewas freshman quarterback Daniel Richardson is averaging 8 yards per pass attempt on the year with fourteen touchdowns and two picks. Broncos quarterback Kaleb Eleby is completing 59.8% of his throws in the MAC. Play Central Michigan +10.
Georgia St vs. Louisiana Pick Prediction 11/4/2021
Georgia St at Louisiana—The Ragin Cajuns home form has been outstanding with the team putting up 45 on Texas St, 41 on Appalachian St and 49 to Ohio in their FBS games. All covers as wins by 28 or greater points. Louisiana defense has been strong on their home turf holding opponents to 298 yards and 6 yards per pass attempt. Panthers defense allowing 253 yards passing with 8.3 yards per pass attempt. Louisiana quarterback Levi Lewis completing 64.7% of his throws for 8 yards per pass attempt. Fifth year senior has seen significant action in all five seasons. Play Louisiana -11.
Virginia Tech vs. Boston College Pick Prediction 11/5/2021
Virginia Tech at Boston College—BC has struggled since losing starting quarterback Phil Jurkovec. Dennis Grosel is completing 54.7% of his throws for 5.8 yards per pass attempt against the ACC. In conference the Eagles has lost all four games averaging 10 points and 291 yards per game. Past three ACC games BC is converting only 27.1% on third down and giving up 3.7 sacks per game. Virginia Tech comes off a 26-17 win at Georgia Tech behind 495 yards. Hokies trending better offensively in their past three ACC games averaging 385 yards with 4.8 yards per rush. Quarterback Brandon Burmeister averaged 8.9 yards per attempt against Syracuse then 10.2 per attempt against Georgia Tech. Play Virginia Tech -3.5.
Utah vs. Stanford Pick Prediction 11/5/2021
Utah at Stanford—With Arizona St losing the Utah Utes now control their destiny for a PAC 12 South title. There is pressure on this program to make a Rose Bowl as they have never been outright PAC 12 champions. They steamrolled UCLA at home last week by 20 behind 469 yards and 290 on the ground. The running game has strengthened for the Utes as in their past three PAC 12 games rushed for an average of 459 yards with 228 rushing for 5.7 yards per rush. The switch to quarterback Cameron Rising was a good on as he is averaging 64.6% completion rate for 7.7 yards per pass attempt. Another disappointing year for Stanford as the team has lost three straight and four of five all against the PAC 12. Past three PAC 12 games Cardinal averaging 328 yards with 2 yards per rush giving up four sacks a game and 2.3 turnovers. Play Utah -7.