Free College Football Picks For Today 10/11/2022
Penn St vs. Michigan College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
Penn St at Michigan—Penn St moved to 5-0 after their 17-7 home win to Northwestern. It was a season low offensively for the Nittany Lions as they gained 360 yards. They ran it 58 times for 220 yards. Penn St limited the Wildcats to only 241 yards with 31 rushing on 28 carries. Sean Clifford completed a season low 50% with 7 yards per attempted in the rain. The senior quarterback is completing 62% of his passes with 7.5 yards per attempt. Michigan is 6-0 following their 31-10 road win at Indiana. Good offensive performance for the Wolverines gaining 469 yards with 165 rushing on 40 carries. They limited the Hoosiers to only 222 yards with 19 rushing on 25 carries. JJ McCarthy completed 77.8% in the win, three touchdowns, a pick for 8.4 yards per attempt. It was a four point win for Michigan in their meeting last year on the road. Respect the Nittany Lions wins at Purdue and Auburn this season as Clifford looked poised in each win. Play Penn St +7.
Miami vs. Virginia Tech College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
Miami at Virginia Tech—Miami fell to 2-3 after their 27-24 home defeat to North Carolina. Hurricanes produced 538 yards in defeat, but the run game generated only 42 yards on 24 carries. Hurricanes defense struggled giving up 470 yards with 309 passing on just 28 attempts. Quarterback Tyler Van Dyke completed 73.7%, 496 yards for 8.7 yards per pass attempt. It was an improvement over the past two games where he combined for just over 50% and less than five yards per attempt. Virginia Tech 2-4 after their 45-29 road defeat at Pittsburgh. Hokies defense struggled surrendering 326 yards rushing to the Panthers on 43 carries. On offense they averaged just over four yards a carry. Grant Wells completed just 53.2% in the loss with 5.9 yards per attempt. On the season Wells 58.8% completion rate, six touchdowns, seven picks with 6.2 yards per pass attempt which is way down from his two seasons at Marshall. Hokies offense the major concern here. Play Miami -7.5.
Buffalo vs. Massachusetts College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
Buffalo at UMASS—Buffalo 3-3 after their 38-7 road win at Bowling Green. Bulls a strong offensive performance in the win with 466 yards. Strong rushing attack for the Bulls as they gained 280 yards on 52 carries. They limited the Falcons to 99 rushing yards on 29 carries and benefitted from a +3 turnover margin. Cole Snyer completed 63.2% with nine yards per attempt. On the season Snyder completing 60.5% with 6.9 per attempt. UMASS dropped to 1-5 after their 42-24 home defeat to Liberty. Another poor offensive performance for the Minutemen with 233 yards. The have been held to under 300 yards in all six games. Defensively UMASS did give up 259 passing yards on 23 attempts. Garrett Dzuro is questionable with a knee injury that was bent the wrong way against Liberty. Gino Campiotti in relief last week only 1 of 7 passing for five yards. On the season Campiotti 44.6% completions, a touchdown, six picks with 3.5 yards per attempt. Bulls offense has shined in their past two road games at Bowling Green and Eastern Michigan. Play Buffalo -16.5.
UCONN vs. Ball St College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
UCONN at Ball St—UCONN moved to 3-4 after their 33-12 road win at FIU. Huskies moved the football for 402 yards rushing for 295 yards on 46 carries. On defense Connecticut did allow 153 rushing yards on 23 carries. Quarterback Zion Turner completed 73.7% with only 5.4 yards per attempt. Ball St is 3-3 with their 17-16 road win at Central Michigan. A season low 250 yards offensively for the Cardinals. Defensively they held the Chippewas to 240 yards with 130 rushing on 49 carries. John Paddock completed season lows 55.6% with 4.5 yards per attempt. On the season Paddock completing 63.8% with 6.4 per attempt. Back to back road games for the Huskies who has some poor defensively numbers away from home. Cardinals good offensive showings at home to Northern Illinois and Western Michigan. Play Ball St -9.
California vs. Colorado College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
California at Colorado—California fell to 3-2 after their 28-9 road defeat at Washington St. Another poor offensive showing for the Golden Bears on the road finishing with 311 yards. They ran for only 31 yards on 24 carries. Defensively Cal gave up 343 yards passing on 40 attempts. Purdue transfer quarterback Jack Plummer completed 69.7% with 8.3 yards per attempt. Colorado 0-5 after their 43-20 road defeat at Arizona. Buffaloes defense torched again giving up 673 yards with 495 passing on 49 attempts. They ran for over five yards a game in defeat. Freshman quarterback Owen McCown completed just 46.7% in defeat with 6.2 yards per attempt. Colorado head coach was fired following the loss. Past three games Buffs defense giving up 562 yards, 6.3 yards per rush and 9.5 yards per pass attempt. In this period Cal running for 5.3 per attempt. Play California and Colorado over 48.
Vanderbilt vs. Georgia College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
Vanderbilt at Georgia—Vanderbilt fell to 3-3 after their 52-28 home defeat to Ole Miss. Commodores were competitive for a half. Defensively the Commodores allowed 591 yards with 448 passing on 32 carries. Vanderbilt offense did move the football for 403 yards. Quarterback AJ Swann completed 71.1% in defeat with 281 yards and 7.4 yards per attempt. Georgia 6-0 with their 42-10 home win to Auburn. Bulldogs rolled up 500 yards with 292 rushing on 39 carries. Defensively they limited the Tigers to 258 yards. Quarterback Stetson Bennett completed 68.8% in the win with a season low 6.5 yards per attempt. Run game generated 292 yards on 39 carries. Commodores held to a total of six points in their past two meetings with the Bulldogs. Play Georgia -38.
Arkansas vs. BYU College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
Arkansas at BYU—Arkansas fell to 3-3 after their 40-17 road defeat at Mississippi St. Razorbacks did move the football for 483 yards running for 241 on 44 carries. They did sit with a -2 turnover margin. Arkansas did surrender 395 yards passing on 48 carries. KJ Jefferson a season low 43.2% completions with 6.5 yards per attempt. On the season Jefferson 66.1% completions with 9.1 yards per attempt. BYU fell to 4-2 after their 28-20 neutral site loss to Notre Dame. Cougars a season low 276 yards of offense. They did surrender 296 yards to the Fighting Irish with over five yards a carry on the ground and 262 passing yards on 28 attempts. Jaren Hall a season low 52.9% completions with 7.1 yards per attempt. On they ear Hall 68.6% completion rate, 14 touchdowns, 2 picks and 8.3 yards per attempt. Back to back road games for Arkansas. Cougars do have a home win to major conference school Baylor at home in overtime. Razorbacks pass defense very weak. On the road the team allowing 568 yards with 395 passing with 8.2 yards per attempt. Play BYU +2.
Ohio vs. Western Michigan College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
Ohio at Western Michigan—Ohio is 3-3 after their 55-34 home win to Akron. The Bobcats a season high 561 yards against an FBS school this season. They limited the Zips on the ground but allowed 418 passing yards on 54 attempts. Kurtis Rourke 88.9% completions with 15.8% per attempt in the seasons. Rourke’s season wide number 70.9% completions, 14 touchdowns, 2 picks with 9.1 yards per attempt. Western Michigan 2-4 after their 45-23 home defeat to Eastern Michigan. Broncos gained only 299 yards in defeat running for 91 yards on 36 carries. They did surrender 413 yards to the Eagles with 293 passing on 30 attempts. Broncos did fall behind 35-7 at the half. Jack Salopek a poor 37.5% completion rate with a season low 5.2 yards per attempt. This season Salopek is completion 50% with 6.1 per attempt. Rourke in the better form. Play Ohio -1.
Alabama vs. Tennessee College Football Pick Prediction 10/15/2022
Alabama at Tennessee—Alabama improves to 6-0 after their 24-20 home win to Texas A&M. Crimson Tide was run heavy in the win compiling 288 yards on 51 carries. They limited the Aggies to 323 yards with 70 rushing on 25 carries. Bryce Young is doubtful for this game. His backup Jalen Milroe completed 63.2% in the win, three touchdowns, one pick but only 5.8 yards per attempt. On the season he completes 60.9% with 5.7 yards per attempt. Tennessee is 5-0 with their 40-13 road win at LSU. A monster offensive performance in a tough road spot gaining 502 yards running for 263 yards on 49 carries. They did limit the Tigers to 55 yards on 28 carries. Hendon Hooker completed 63% in the win with 8.9 yards per attempt. This season Hooker career highs 70% completions with 10.2 yards per attempt. Crimson Tide broke a mold of recent poor road form pounding Arkansas. But the Razorbacks had a glaring weakness in their secondary. Their dominant win at LSU too impressive. Play Tennessee +7.5.