Free College Football Betting Picks For Today 10/2/2023
Rutgers vs. Wisconsin College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
Rutgers at Wisconsin 12PM ET—Rutgers improved to 4-1 with their 52-3 home victory to FCS Wagner. Their loss came at Michigan 31-7 with notable home wins to Virginia Tech and Northwestern. Quarterback Gavin Wimsatt is completing 53.8% of his throws with 6.9 yards per attempt. He has five touchdowns and an interception with four rushing touchdowns. Wisconsin improved to 3-1 with their 38-17 road win at Purdue two weeks ago. Badgers rushed for 195 yards. They did surrender 194 yards to the Boilermakers with 202 rushing on 38 attempts. They had a +2-turnover margin. Tanner Mordecai completed 17 of 27 for 174 yards with an interception. He averaged 6.4 yards per attempt with two rushing touchdowns. Scarlet Knights lone road game resulted in a 31-7 loss at Michigan. Scarlet Knights have the 97th ranked offense and struggle in the passing game sitting near the bottom in the nation. Badgers getting good production from their ground game with 5.4 yards per rush. Mordacai is beginning to get comfortable under center for the Badgers. They last met two seasons ago with Wisconsin posting a 52-3 win on the road. Respect the Badgers road win at Big Ten Purdue. Play Wisconsin -13.
Oklahoma vs. Texas College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
Oklahoma vs. Texas 12PM ET—Oklahoma is 5-0 with their 50-20 home victory to Iowa St. Sooners rushed for 157 yards. They did allow the Cyclones 152 yards rushing for nearly six yards per run with 202 passing on 37 attempts. Dillon Gabriel completed 26 of 39 for 366 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. He averaged 9.4 yards per attempt and had two rushing touchdowns. Texas sits at 5-0 following their 40-14 home victory to Kansas. Longhorns rushed for 336 yards. They allowed five yards a carry to the Jayhawks with 136 passing on 21 attempts. Quinn Ewers hit 25 of 35 for 325 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 9.3 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 40 yards and two touchdowns. Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels missed the game due to a back injury. The Longhorns won last year’s meeting 49-0 behind 585 yards to the Sooners 195. Texas has ten starters back from last year’s team on offense. The Longhorns are 17th in the nation in total defense by allowing 291 yards a game as they are strong against the run and pass. Sooners sit 30th in total defense by allowing 319 yards a game. Texas have played the toughest schedule and double digit wins on the road to Alabama and Baylor with their 26-point home win to Kansas. Play Texas -5.
Toledo vs. Massachusetts College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
Toledo at UMASS 12PMET—Toledo improved to 4-1 after their 35-33 home victory to Northern Illinois. The Rockets rushed for 261 yards. They surrendered 186 yards to the Huskies with 258 passing on 31 attempts. Dequan Finn hit 16 of 20 for 281 yards with two touchdowns. He averaged 14.1 yards per attempt and had 61 rushing yards with a touchdown. Massachusetts fell to 1-5 with their 52-28 home defeat to Arkansas St. Minutemen rushed for 112 yards with 4.5 yards a carry. They allowed 173 yards rushing to the Red Wolves with 383 passing on 25 attempts. Taisun Phommachanh returned from injury to complete 29 of 38 for 269 yards. He had a touchdown and interception, averaging 7.1 yards per attempt. UMASS has the 124th ranked defense by allowing 442 yards a game. They allow 5.3 yards per rush. Minutemen are giving up big plays in the passing game by allowing 17.7 yards per completion and 10.5 per pass attempt. Rockets with an experience dual threat quarterback will exploit this poor defense. Rockets hold teams to 4 yards per rush and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. Play Toledo -19.
Boston College vs. Army College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
Boston College at Army 12PM ET—Boston College improved to 2-3 on the year with the 27-24 home victory to Virginia. The Eagles rushed for 203 yards in victory. They held the Cavaliers to only 59 yards on the ground with 247 passing on 34 attempts. BC survived a -3-turnover margin. Thomas Castellanos hit 16 of 26 for 183 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. He averaged 7 yards per rush with 78 passing yards. Army fell to 2-2 with their 29-16 road defeat two weeks ago to Syracuse. The Black Knights got outscored 26-6 in the second half. They rushed for 125 yards averaging nearly three yards a carry. On defense they allowed 158 rushing yards with 245 passing on 26 attempts. Bryson Daily hit 9 of 21 for 145 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. He averaged 6.9 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 47 yards. Second road game for BC and in their first fell 56-28 at Louisville giving up 194 yards rushing. Boston College is 98th in rush defense. They are also giving up huge plays in the passing game by allowing 14.7 yards per completion and 9.3 yards per pass attempt. Army is a high-volume rush team that has shown some spot passes for big plays. Black Knights sit 33rd in total defense with strength defending the pass. Play Army -4.
Western Michigan vs. Mississippi St College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
Western Michigan at Mississippi St 12PM ET—Western Michigan is 23 with their 42-24 home victory to Ball St. Broncos rushed for 133 yards. They limited the Cardinals to under two yards per carry with 316 passing yards on 37 attempts. Treyson Bourguet hit 24 of 39 for 328 yards with three touchdowns. He passed for 8.4 yards per attempt. Mississippi St drops to 2-3 following their 40-17 home defeat to Alabama. Bulldogs ran for 156 yards. They surrendered 193 rushing yards to the Crimson Tide with 164 passing on 13 attempts. A -3-turnover margin. Will Rogers completed 15 of 27 passes for 107 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions. He averaged just 4 yards per pass attempt. Broncos are an inexperienced team with two starters returning this year. Western Michigan is 104th in total defense by allowing 405 yards a game with 4.5 yards per run. They give up big plays in the passing game by allowing 14 yards per completion and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. Broncos have ugly losses on the road to Syracuse 48-7 and at Iowa 41-10. This is the first mid-major FCS team that the Bulldogs are playing as they have four games against Power 5 conferences. Play Mississippi St -21.5.
Maryland vs. Ohio St College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
Maryland at Ohio St 12PM ET—Maryland improved to 5-0 with their 44-17 home victory to Indiana. Terrapins rushed for 120 yards for five yards a carry. They allowed 116 yards on the ground to the Hoosiers with 205 passing on 41 attempts. Taulia Tagovailoa completed 24 of 34 for 352 yards with five touchdowns. He averaged 10.4 yards per attempt and had a rushing touchdown. Ohio St is 4-0 following their 17-14 road victory two weeks ago to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Buckeyes rushed for 126 yards. They allowed 176 yards on the ground to the Fighting Irish with 175 passing on 25 attempts. Kyle McCord hit 21 of 37 passes for 240 yards with 6.5 yards per attempt. Buckeyes win on a one-yard touchdown rush with a second remaining. Maryland is 30th in total offense rushing for 5.1 yards a carry and a strong passing attack. Buckeyes sixth in total defense as they are strong against the run and pass. Maryland has shown good defense this season. Last year Ohio St won but didn’t cover as the Terrapins put up 402 yards. Play Maryland +18.5.
LSU vs. Missouri College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
LSU at Missouri 12PM ET—LSU fell to 3-2 with their 55-49 road defeat to Ole Miss. Tigers rushed for 223 yards. Defensively they allowed 706 yards to the Rebels with 317 rushing and 389 passing. Jayden Daniels hit 27 of 36 for 414 yards and four touchdowns. He averaged 11.5 yards per attempt and ran for 99 yards and a touchdown. Missouri improved to 5-0 with their 38-21 road win at Vanderbilt. The Tigers rushed for 137 yards. They limited the Commodores to 41 yards with 259 passing on 31 attempts. Brady Cook completed 33 of 41 for 395 yards with four touchdowns. He averaged 9.6 yards per pass attempt. LSU appeared to have lost their edge and toughness ranking 117th in the nation in total defense. Teams rush for 5 yards a carry on them and allow big plays in the passing game by giving up 13.3 yards per completion with 8 yards per attempt. Missouri faces their biggest test in their second SEC game. They are making huge plays in the passing game with 73.5% completions, 14.1 yards per completion and 10.4 yards per pass attempt. Missouri allows 243 yards passing and 63.5% completions. LSU 5-0 to the over and Missouri 3-1 to the over against the FBS. Play LSU and Missouri over 62.5.
Marshall vs. NC State College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
Marshall at NC State 2PM ET—Marshall is 4-0 with their 41-35 home victory to the Old Dominion Monarchs. Thundering Herd rushed for 189 yards. They surrendered 339 yards on the ground to the Monarchs with 95 passing on 25 attempts. Cam Fancher completed 29 of 35 for 278 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He averaged 7.9 yards per attempt and ran for 102 yards. NC State is 3-2 following their 13-10 home defeat to Louisville. Wolfpack blew a 10-0 halftime lead. They rushed for 89 yards for under three yards a carry. The team held the Cardinals to 20 rushing yards with 286 passing on 35 attempts. Brennan Armstrong completed 13 of 25 for 112 yards and two interceptions. He averaged only 4.5 yards per attempt but rushed for 61 yards. NC State is defending well, sitting 35th in total defense holding teams to 322 yards a game. Teams are rushing for only 3.1 yards a carry on them. Marshall is defending the pass well but not the run. Opponents are rushing for 5.7 yards a carry on the Thundering Herd. Armstong is an experienced quarterback and his running ability the difference here. Play NC State -6.
UTSA vs. Temple College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/7/2023
UTSA at Temple 2PM ET—UTSA is 1-3 with their 45-14 road defeat two weeks ago in Tennessee. Roadrunners were down 31-0 at the half. They gained 88 rushing yards for 2.2 yards a carry. UTSA surrendered 303 rushing yards to the Volunteers with 209 passing on 33 attempts. The team had a -2-turnover margin. Frank Harris is expected to return after missing two weeks due to injury. Harris in his two games in 2023 is completing 60.3% of his throws with two touchdowns and three interceptions. He is averaging a down 5.8 yards per pass attempt. Temple fell to 2-3 with their 48-26 road defeat to Tulsa. Owls fell behind 21-3 at the half. They rushed for 44 yards with just over two yards per run. Temple allowed 289 yards rushing to the Golden Hurricane with 244 passing yards on 17 attempts. Owls had a -2-turnover margin. EJ Warner completed 27 of 49 for 269 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He averaged just 5.5 yards per pass attempt. Temple is 109th in total defense by allowing 409 yards a game. Teams run for five yards a carry on the Owls, and they allow 14 yards per completion and 8.6 per pass attempt. Owls struggling with their ground attack and with quarterback accuracy. A healthy Harris is the difference here. Play UTSA -13.