Free College Football Picks For Today 12/29/2021
Maryland vs. Virginia Tech College Football Pick Prediction 12/29/2021
Maryland vs. Virginia Tech—Several Hokies playmakers have opted out of this bowl game including their top wide receivers. At least seven starters not playing including quarterback Braxton Burmeister. Head coach Justin Fuente was fired so an interim coach is in place for this game. Maryland offense trended well offensively down the stretch as in their past three games averaged 461 yards, 4.8 yards per rush along with 280 passing for 7.8 yards per pass attempt. Hokies pass defense in this period surrendering 306 passing yards with 8.4 yards per pass attempt. Terrapins quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa has passed for over 300 yards in four of his past five games. Play Maryland -3.5.
Clemson vs. Iowa St College Football Pick Prediction 12/29/2021
Clemson vs. Iowa St—Clemson had a few of their players hit the transfer portal. But there have been no opt outs despite the Tigers missing the playoff. On the Iowa St side they had ten opt out of this bowl and will be without running back Breece Hall who led the team with 1472 rushing yards and 5.8 yards per rush average. This is a five loss Iowa St team. They lost two of their final three including a loss at a Texas Tech team that fired their coach. Clemson still finished at 9-3. Their offense performed better than average in their final three games by averaging 461 yards with 242 rushing for 5.2 yards per attempt. Iowa St in this period defensively allowed 394 yards, 5.1 yards per rush attempt and 8.1 per pass attempt. Tigers defense in this span holding teams to 237 yards, 0.8 per rush and 5.5 per pass attempt. D.J. Uiagalelei had his struggles, but Clemson finished with five straight wins. Play Clemson -1.5.
Oregon vs. Oklahoma College Football Pick Prediction 12/29/2021
Oregon vs. Oklahoma—Both sides dealing with opt outs and transfers. Each program will be going through a coaching change for next season. Ducks defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux opted out for the NFL draft. So did the Sooners defensive end Isaiah Thomas plus an interior lineman Winfrey for NFL draft. Oklahoma missing a linebacker and members of their secondary. Sooners at full strength lost two of three to finish their regular season dropping game to Baylor and Oklahoma St. Oregon ground attack led by Travis Dye will keep the Ducks competitive in this game facing several second strings on the Sooners defense. Play Oregon +7.