Free College Football Betting Picks For Today 9/27/2023
Bowling Green vs. Georgia Tech College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
Bowling Green at Georgia Tech 3:30PM ET—Bowling Green fell to 1-3 with their 38-7 home defeat to Ohio Bobcats. The Falcons fell behind 31-0 at the half. The team rushed for 4.5 yards per carry. They held the Bobcats to just over three yards per run with 201 passing on 19 attempts. Bowling Green had a -3-turnover margin with two fumbles returned for Ohio touchdowns. Connor Bazelak hit on 17 of 32 for 104 yards with two interceptions. They averaged only 3.3 yards per attempt. Georgia Tech is 2-2 after their 30-16 road win at Wake Forest. The Yellow Jackets rushed for 158 yards. They surrendered 224 yards rushing to the Demon Deacons with 162 passing on 30 attempts. Haynes King completed 16 of 27 for 222 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He averaged 8.2 yards per attempt and had 53 rushing yards. Falcons sit 119th in total offense this year with struggles in both the run and passing game. The Yellow Jackets defense is 118th by allowing 425 yards a game. They allow 5.7 yards per rush and 7.6 yards per pass attempt. Georgia Tech 19th in total offense behind 480 yards a game average. Yellow Jackets offense should be able to generate offense against this MAC defense behind King. Georgia Tech leaky defense makes it difficult to lay over three touchdowns. Play Bowling Green and Georgia Tech over 52.5.
Kansas vs. Texas College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
Kansas at Texas 3:30PM ET— Kansas improved to 4-0 with their 38-27 home victory to BYU. The Jayhawks rushed for 221 yards. They held the Cougars to nine rushing yards but 357 passing on 51 attempts and had a +3-turnover margin. The Jayhawks turned three turnovers into 21 points. Jalon Daniels hit 14 of 19 passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns. He averaged 6.8 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 54 yards. Texas improved to 4-0 with their 38-6 road win at Baylor. The Longhorns rushed for 175 yards. They limited the Bears to two yards per rush with 305 yards passing on 53 attempts. Quinn Ewers hit on 18 of 23 for 293 yards with a touchdown. He averaged 12.7 yards per pass attempt and had a rushing touchdown. Kansas in their lone road game gave up 24 to a down Nevada team. Longhorns pounded the Jayhawks last year 55-14 on the road. Play Texas -17.
Ball St vs. Western Michigan College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
Ball St at Western Michigan 3:30PM ET—Ball St fell to 1-3 after their 40-3 home defeat to Georgia Southern. Cardinals rushed for only 37 yards on 28 carries. They surrendered six yards per rush to the Eagles with 363 passing yards on 50 attempts. Freshman Kadin Semonza hit 11 of 23 for 123 yards and two touchdowns. Western Michigan is 1-3 with their 49-31 road defeat at Toledo. The Broncos allowed 35 points in the second half. They rushed for 230 yards on 55 carries. Western Michigan allowed 269 yards running to the Rockets with 228 passing on 24 attempts. Treyson Bourget hit 12 of 22 for 160 yards and an interception. He averaged 7.3 yards per pass attempt. Each team committed four turnovers. Prefer the Bourget over the freshman Semonza here. Broncos averaging 46 rush attempts per game and gaining 4.3. Ball St is surrendering 4.5 yards a carry. Play Western Michigan -1.
USF vs. Navy College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
USF at Navy 3:30PM ET—USF is 2-2 with their 42-29 home victory to Rice Owls. Bulls rushed for 162 yards. They limited the Owls to one yard rushing by 491 passing yards on 50 attempts. Byrum Brown hit 22 of 29 for 435 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 15 yards per attempt and rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown. Navy is 1-2 following their 28-24 road defeat at Memphis. Midshipmen rushed for 299 yards on 50 carries. They surrendered 190 rushing yards to the Tigers with 218 passing on 35 attempts. Tai Lavatai hit 10 of 19 for 133 yards and a touchdown. He had fourteen rushes for 30 yards. USF is a good offensive team averaging 440 yards. Navy defense allows 4.9 yards per rush. USF is doing a good job in running defense this year. Play USF +4.
Baylor at UCF College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
Baylor at UCF 3:30PM ET—Baylor fell to 1-3 on the year after their 38-6 home defeat to Texas. Bears rushed for two yards a carry. They surrendered 175 rushing yards to the Longhorns with 328 passing on 25 attempts. Blake Shapen missed the game due to a knee injury and is day to day. Sawyer Robertson went 20 of 35 for 203 yards and an interception. He averaged 5.8 yards per attempt and has not been accurate. UCF moves to 3-1 with their 44-31 road defeat to Kansas St. Knights rushed for four yards a carry. They surrendered 281 yards rushing to the Wildcats with 255 passing on 42 attempts. John Rhys Plumlee has missed the past two games due to injury and is questionable here. Timmy McClain hit 14 of 24 for 264 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. He rushed for fifteen yards but allowed 11 yards per pass attempt. Baylor’s offense took a hit with Shapen injured. Knights rush defense the concern here. McClain doesn’t run like Plumlee did. Bears defense has performed well against the pass. Play Baylor +12.5.
Indiana vs. Maryland College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
Indiana at Maryland 3:30PM ET—Indiana is 2-2 after their 29-27 home overtime victory to Akron. Hoosiers rushed for under three yards a carry against a MAC school. They did allow 283 yards rushing to the Zips with 211 passing on 44 attempts. Tayven Jackson hit 11 of 26 for 190 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 7.3 yards per pass attempt. Maryland is 4-0 with their 31-9 road victory at Michigan St. The Terrapins rushed for 4.5 yards per rush. They allowed over three yards a carry to the Spartans with 274 passing yards on 45 attempts. Taulia Tagovailoa completed 21 of 36 for 223 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. He rushed for 37 yards and a touchdown. Tagovailoa averaged 6.2 yards per attempt. Hoosiers sit 104th in total offense. The 494 yards they allowed to Akron was a massive concern in this road game. Maryland is moving the football for 450 yards with 5.1 yards per rush to complete a good passing attack. Indiana is 104th in the nation in total offense. Play Maryland -14.
Illinois vs. Purdue College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
Illinois at Purdue 3:30PM ET—Illinois is 2-2 on the year after their 23-17 home victory to FAU. Fighting Illini overcame a 10-0 deficit after one quarter. They rushed for 207 yards. On defense they limited the Owls run game to four yards per attempt and allowed 256 yards passing on 49 attempts. Luke Altmyer hit 25 of 36 for 303 yards with a touchdown. He averaged 8.4 yards per attempt and had a rushing touchdown. Purdue fell to 1-3 after their 38-17 home defeat to Wisconsin. Boilermakers rushed for 194 yards. They surrendered 195 yards on the ground to the Badgers with 193 passing on 28 attempts. Hudson Card hit on 21 of 38 for 202 yards and two interceptions as well as a lost fumble. He averaged just 5.3 yards per attempt and had 54 yards rushing with a touchdown. Purdue has won six of seven against Illinois. Fighting Illini sits 116th in total defense by allowing 4.7 yards per rush. Boilermakers’ ability to move the ball on the Badgers is encouraging. Play Purdue at a pick.
Missouri vs. Vanderbilt College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
Missouri at Vanderbilt 4PM ET—Missouri moves to 4-0 after their 34-27 home victory to Memphis. Missouri rushed for 201 yards. They held Memphis to under three yards a carry but 316 passing yards on 47 attempts. Brady Cook went 18 of 25 for 341 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 13.6 yards per pass attempt. But Cook is questionable and will likely be a game time decision. Sam Horn is the backup and went 3 of 5 for 54 yards with a touchdown and pick in mop up duty against South Dakota. Vanderbilt fell to 2-3 with their 45-28 home defeat to Kentucky. Commodores were down 21-0 after one quarter. The team rushed for 3.5 yards a carry. They surrendered 160 rushing yards to the Wildcats with 205 passing on 29 attempts. AJ Swann was 16 of 40 for 189 yards and three interceptions. He averaged just 4.7 yards per pass attempt. Swann is questionable with an elbow injury. Some are reporting closer to doubtful. Senior Ken Seals is the backup and has seen work in 20 games in his college career at Vanderbilt. He has been plagued by interceptions throwing a total of 18 in 17 games in 2020 and 2021. He saw relief work last week, hitting 4 of 7 for 42 yards and a touchdown against Kentucky. Vanderbilt covered the past two in this series. This is the first true road game for Missouri. Commodores has shown the ability to move the football through the air averaging 277 passing yards per game and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. Opponents are completing 63.3% of their passes on the Tigers defense. Concern about Horn starting this game for Missouri in this road spot. At least Seal is experienced. Play Vanderbilt +13.5.
New Mexico vs. Wyoming College Football Betting Pick Prediction 9/30/2023
New Mexico at Wyoming 4PM ET—New Mexico is 2-2 after their 34-31 road overtime win at Massachusetts. Lobos rushed for 3.5 yards per attempt. They did allow 197 yards rushing to the Minutemen with 298 passing on 25 attempts. Dylan Hopkins completed 9 of 17 for 192 yards and a touchdown. He averaged 11.3 yards per pass attempt and had a rushing touchdown. Wyoming improved to 3-1 with their 22-19 home victory to Appalachian St. The Cowboys rushed for 177 yards with poor pass production. They surrendered 217 rushing yards to the Mountaineers with 200 yards passing on 40 attempts. Wyoming overcame a 19-7 deficit with two touchdowns in the final 3.5 minutes. The game winning came on a block field goal attempt for touchdown. Andrew Peasley, returning from injury hit on 5 of 15 for 31 yards and an interception. He averaged 2.1 yards per attempt. Lobos had been held to 17 or fewer points in eight straight games against FBS opponents until last week. Peasley’s health a concern based on his play from last week. Not confident with this Lobos offense to generate points. The under is 6-0 in their past six meetings. Play New Mexico and Wyoming under 42.