Free College Football Picks For Today 11/18/2021
Virginia vs. Pittsburgh Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Virginia at Pittsburgh—Cavaliers hit the road where their performance on defense has been horrid as they surrender 46.5 points and 577 yards per game. Starting quarterback Brennan Armstrong missed last week due to an undisclosed injury. With the backup in the Cavaliers scored only three points against Notre Dame. Panthers offense has generated 36 points and 536 yards against the ACC. Quarterback Cody Pickett is completing 64% of his passes for 8.6 yards per attempt against the conference. Past three games Panthers putting up 555 offensive yards. Pickett has thrown for over 300 yards in seven of his past eight games. Play Pittsburgh -14.5.
UAB vs. UTSA Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
UAB at UTSA—The UTSA Roadrunners moved to 10-0 after their 27-17 home win to Southern Miss. This previous four games UTSA had scored 44 or greater points. UAB defense in recent games allowed 38 points to down Louisiana Tech team and 30 to Rice. UTSA is trending well defensively in their past three games holding opponents t 321 yards with 2.9 yards per rush. Run game is generating 6 yards per attempt. Roadrunners quarterback Frank Harris is completing 64.2% of his throws for 8.1 yards per attempt. UAB quarterback Dylan Hopkins is completing 63.3% of his throws for 11.4 yards per attempt in Conference USA. He took over for an ineffective Tyler Johnston. Play UAB +4.5.
BYU vs. Georgia Southern Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
BYU at Georgia Southern—The Eagles broke a three game losing streak with a win at Texas St. Prior to that win the Eagles had been held to 14 or fewer points in defeats to Coastal Carolina, Georgia St and South Alabama. Georgia Southern defense has struggled by surrendering 449 yards with 293 passing for 8.3 yards per pass attempt. BYU offense in their past three games putting up 559 yards with six yards per rush. Quarterback Jaren Hall in this period completing 65.6% of his throws fro 294 yards and 9.2 yards per pass attempt. Play BYU -20.
Louisiana vs. Liberty Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Louisiana at Liberty—Ragin Cajuns have not been the same team on the road as they average 387 yards and 25.8 points a game. Defense has been lacking with Louisiana allowing 415 yards with 266 passing for 8.1 yards per pass attempt on the highway. Liberty has rolled at home with a 4-0 mark behind 503 yards and 5.3 yards per rush. Flames quarterback Malik Willis in his past three games throwing for 298 yards and 9.9 yards per attempt. Play Liberty -4.5.
Temple vs. Tulsa Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Temple at Tulsa—Temple has struggled as they carry a five game losing streak in the AAC losing by 20 or greater points in each game. Against the AAC the Owls are surrendering 41 points and 475 yards per game. Offense has been depressing as well with 11 points and 271 yards a game. Tulsa trending well defensively in their past three AAC games holding teams to 333 yards and 20.3 points a game. In this period Golden Hurricane running for 206 yards and 4.6 per rush. Tulsa quarterback Davis Brin at home is averaging 8.5 yards per pass attempt. Play Tulsa -22.
UCONN vs. UCF Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
UCONN at UCF—UCONN has lost all nine games against FBS competition on the season. UCONN defense on the road is surrendering 473 yards with 265 passing for 8.2 yards per attempt. Knights are utilizing Mikey Keene under center for the injured Dillon Gabriel. They had their three game win streak snapped in a 55-28 defeat at SMU. But at home the UCF defense has performed well limiting the opposition to 299 yards, 2.8 yards per rush and 5.6 yards per pass attempt. In recent games Keene averaged 10.9 per attempt on Temple and 9.2 on Tulane. Play UCF -30.5.
Florida vs. Missouri Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Florida at Missouri—The Tigers have played to over in seven of their past nine games. Missouri defense has performed poorly against the SEC by allowing 461 yards and 38 points per game. Gators have lost and failed to cover four of their past five against the SEC. They have allowed 34 points or greater in four straight. FCS Samford put up 52 points and 530 yards on the Gators defense. Both offenses trending well in their past three games with over five yards per rush on the ground and over 400 yards total offense. Gator quarterback Emory Jones averaging 67.3% completion rate with 8.3 yards per pass attempt. Tigers quarterback Connor Bazelak averaged 7.8 yards per pass attempt in their past two games. Play Florida and Missouri over 69.5.
Syracuse Orange vs. NC State Wolfpack Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Syracuse at NC State—Back to back road game for Syracuse. Orange had their worst offensive showing in a 41-3 defeat at Louisville. Quarterback Garrett Shrader is completing only 51.6% of his passes. He was held to 45 yards and 2.6 per attempt at Louisville and two weeks ago 65 yards with 4.6 per attempt against Boston College. NC State has a strong defense. They are trending well past three games holding teams to 3.3 yards per rush, 44.5% completion rate for 6.2 yards per carry. Wolfpack quarterback Devin Leary against the ACC completing 65.4% of his throws for 7.8 yards per rush. Play NC State -11.5.
UCLA vs. USC Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
UCLA at USC—The Trojans will start Jaxson Dart as Kedon Slovis has a leg injury. Jaxson is a true freshman that has saw significant action at Washington St where he completed 30 of 46 for 391 yards with four touchdowns and two picks. Trojans have lost three of four giving up 31 or greater points in each game. Against the PAC 12 USC defense is surrendering 401 yards per game. Both run defenses trending poorly in their PAC 12 games surrendering 5.3 yards per rush. This should open up the passing games for each team with plays downfield. Over has come in three straight seasons in this matchup. Play USC and UCLA over 65.5.
Kansas vs. TCU Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Kansas at TCU—Horned Frogs have lost four of five. After an upset home win to Baylor they were blown out at Oklahoma St. TCU quarterback Chandler Morris had a monster game against Baylor with 461 yards passing. He coms off a poor game against Oklahoma St. Kansas earned their first win against an FBS school with their 57-56 road win at Texas in overtime. Both defenses trending poorly in their past three Big 12 games with Kansas surrendering 537 yards and TCU 487 yards. Teams passing for 10.5 yards per attempt on the Horned Frogs and 8.5 on the Jayhawks. Play Kansas and TCU over 64.5.
Baylor vs. Kansas St Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Baylor at Kansas St—Baylor bounced back nicely off a road defeat at TCU with a thirteen point win at Oklahoma. Bears defense came up big holding the Sooners to 260 yards. Kansas St has piled up four wins. Kansas St defense trending better as in their past three against the Big 12 allowing 319 yards, 3.3 yards per rush and 6.3 per attempt. Baylor pass defense has been exploited in this period surrendering 310 yards with 8.9 yards per attempt. Wildcats quarterback Skylar Thompson completing 70.7% of is passes against ranked opponents with 7.8 per attempt. Play Kansas St -1.
California vs. Stanford Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
California at Stanford—Stanford took their seventh loss and ineligible for a bowl game. Team has lost six of seven against the PAC 12. Cardinal offense inept past three conference games by putting up 219 yards with 3.3 yards per rush and 4.8 yards per pass attempt. Golden Bears in the better offensive and defensive form. In that period Golden Bears limiting opponents to 3.8 yards per rush and 6 yards per pass attempt. Play California -1.5.
Auburn vs. South Carolina Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Auburn at South Carolina—Two game losing streak for Auburn with losses to Mississippi St and Texas A&M. They have their rival Alabama at home next week in the Iron Bowl. Bo Nix broke his ankle so it is T.J. Finley under center. Finley with LSU last season threw five touchdowns with five picks completing only 57.1%. South Carolina at 5-5 is one win away from bowl eligibility. Up next is Clemson. Team is 2-5 in the SEC averaging only 20 points and 317 yards. Tigers have put up wins on the road in conference at Arkansas by 15 and LSU by five. But that was with Nix at quarterback. Auburn quarterback change. Play South Carolina +7.5.