Free College Football Picks For Today 11/19/2021
Virginia Tech vs. Miami Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Virginia Tech at Miami—Virginia Tech fired their head coach and the Miami head coach could be in trouble after 5-5 mark in ten games this year. Hurricanes just let go of their Athletic Director. Hurricanes pass defense trending poorly as in their past three ACC games allowing 329 yards passing, 73% completion rate and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. Hokies quarterback Brandon Burmeister coming off good performances with 14.3 yards per attempt against Duke, 10.2 versus Georgia Tech and 8.9 against Syracuse. On the defensive side the Hokies defense well in this period allowing 351 yards, 4.6 per rush and 6.6 per attempt. Play Virginia Tech +8.
North Texas vs. FIU Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
North Texas at FIU—Golden Panthers head coach Butch Davis has been relieved of his duties. This has been a bad FIU team that has lost all nine games against FBS competition. Golden Panthers defense against Conference USA is surrendering 507 yards and 45.3 points a game. Offensively the team trending poorly past three games with 292 yards, 3 yards per rush and 6.5 per pass attempt. In this period, they are allowing four sacks, committing 2.6 turnovers and converting only 31.6% on third down. FIU was held to just 155 yards in their 50-10 loss at Middle Tennessee St. North Texas better form on both ends of the field. They are trending well on the ground as in their past three Conference USA games running for 232 yards and 4.7 yards per rush. Mean Green quarterback Austin Aune passed for 240 yards on UTEP for 7.3 per attempt. Prior game Aune averaged 7.2 attempt on Southern Miss. Play North Texas -10.
South Alabama vs. Tennessee Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
South Alabama at Tennessee—Jaguars have lost five of seven against the Sun Belt. Their offense production has been lacking on the road as the team averaged 2.9 yards per rush and 6.3 yards per pass attempt with only 31.6% on third down. This is South Alabama’s third straight road game and coming off the 31-7 road loss at Appalachian St. Tennessee one win away from bowl eligibility. Defense has been beat up past three games allowing 41 points or greater against Georgia, Kentucky and Alabama. They have lost three of four overall surrendering 31 or greater in each defeat. Jaguars have failed to cover all five on the road. Play Tennessee -28.
Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Vanderbilt at Ole Miss—Vanderbilt has lost all six against the SEC by surrendering 40 points and 480 yards a game. They did generate enough offense in their past two games to put up 17 on Kentucky and 28 on Missouri. Ole Miss defense is giving up 31 points and 463 yards against the SEC. At home the Rebels offense has shined by averaging 564 yards with 5.9 yards per rush with 9.3 yards per pass attempt. Vanderbilt on the road surrendering 5.1 yards a carry and 8.4 per pass attempt. Rebels will put up lots of points on the Commodores defense with Vanderbilt showing enough ability to score enough to push this over. Play Ole Miss and Vanderbilt over 64.5.
Oklahoma St vs. Texas Tech Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Oklahoma St at Texas Tech—This is the week before the Oklahoma St Cowboys meet Oklahoma in their rivalry game. They are 9-1 with their only loss coming at Iowa St. But Red Raiders defense has been poor this season against the Big 12 by allowing 38.7 points and 456 yards. Cowboys have pounded their past three opponents with wins by 52 to Kansas, 21 at West Virginia and 46 to TCU. Oklahoma St quarterback Spencer Sanders against the Big 12 completing 63.3% with 8 yards per pass attempt. Cowboys defense trending well in their past three Big 12 games by allowing 183 yards. Play Oklahoma St -10.
Oregon vs. Utah Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Oregon at Utah—The Utes switch to quarterback Cameron Rising has changed the fortunes for this team. The winner of this game clinches a berth into the PAC 12 Championship game. Against the PAC 12 Rising is completing 63.8% of his throws for 7.9 yards per pass attempt. At home Utes defense holding opponents to 346 yards with 3.1 yards per rush and 6.6 per pass attempt. In recent road games Oregon was held to 26 points at Washington in a win and 24 at Stanford in defeat. Team have been able to pass on the Ducks on the road for 266 yards. Play Utah -3.
UL Monroe vs. LSU Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
UL Monroe at LSU—The Tigers must win here and next week at home to Texas A&M to become bowl eligible. LSU has lost five of six. Past three games LSU has put up 309 yards with 2.5 yards per rush and 6.2 per pass attempt. Pass protection an issue with 4.3 sacks per game allowed in this period along with 14.7 points per game. UL Monroe showed the ability to score 31 on Liberty and 28 on Appalachian St. Their offense has shown improvement this year. Play UL Monroe +29.
Wyoming vs. Utah St Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Wyoming at Utah St—Aggies win out they move into the Mountain West Championship Game as they have New Mexico next week. It is a five game win streak for Utah St. They have covered four of those give. Aggies trending well in their past three Mountain West games gaining 477 yards with 342 passing. While on defense Aggies holding these opponents to 285 yards with a yard per rush attempt. Wyoming has had issues at quarterback. Starter Sean Chambers was benched. Backup Levi Williams is now the starter. He is completing only 51.4% of his passes for 6.6 yards per pass attempt. It was a poor offensive performance at Boise St as they produced only 13 points and 288 yards. They average just 13.7 points per game against the Mountain West. Play Utah St -5.
Arizona St vs. Oregon St Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Arizona St at Oregon St—If Utah beats Oregon than Utes win the PAC 12 South denying the Sun Devils a berth into the PAC 12 title game. ASU has won two straight after rallying late in the cold weather for a comeback win at Washington. Oregon St has been a good home team this year. They own a 42-34 win over Utah with Rising under center for the Utes. At home the Beavers produce 445 yards with 244 rushing for 5.5 yards per carry. Defensively they hold teams to 329 yards with only 6 yards per pass attempt. Back to back road games for the Sun Devils. Past two road games they surrendered 30 at Washington and 35 at Utah. Play Oregon St +3.
New Mexico vs. Boise St Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
New Mexico at Boise St—If Boise St wins out an eight win regular season is somewhat respectable. 7-5 isn’t competing in the Mountain West. Broncos have won three straight by holding teams to 341 yards a game and 3.5 per rush. New Mexico quarterback situation has been bad. Starting Terry Wilson is out. Backup Isaiah Chavez will play banged up and has been ineffective. Third string CJ Montest horrific. They have been running the football about 85% of the time past three games. Boise St knows that and will defend it. In that three game window Lobos converting only 25% on third down. Play Boise St -27.
Colorado St vs. Hawaii Pick Prediction 11/20/2021
Colorado St at Hawaii—Both teams with seven losses so neither bowl eligible. Warriors have lost three straight. Past two games they were held to 13 points at UNLV and 10 home to San Diego St. Rams offense in the Mountain West has averaged 28 points and 403 yards. They are trending on both side sof the football better than the Warriors. Past three Mountain West games Hawaii has averaged 286 yards while surrendering 472 yards, 5.5 yards per rush and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. They have struggled to move the chains with 29.5% conversions on third down in this period. Play Colorado St -2.5.