Free College Football Betting Picks For Today 10/26/2023
Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/26/2023
Syracuse at Virginia Tech 7:30PM ET—Syracuse fell to 4-3 with their 41-3 road defeat at Florida St. The Orange rushed for 124 yards on 36 carries. They allowed 191 rushing yards to the Seminoles with 344 passing on 39 attempts. Garrett Shrader completed 9 of 21 passes for 99 yards. He averaged 4.7 yards per pass attempt. They had a -2-turnover margin. Virginia Tech improved to 3-4 with their 30-13 home victory to Wake Forest. The Hokies rushed for 141 yards on 36 carries. They limited the Demon Deacons to just over one yard per rush on 31 carries with 227 passing on 39 attempts. Starting quarterback Grant Wells missed the past four starts and is questionable. Kyrone Drones hit 20 of 29 for 321 yards with two touchdowns. He averaged 11.1 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 59 yards. Syracuse played a tough schedule dropping to top tier teams in conference. Virginia Tech has suffered bad losses and is giving up 4.8 yards per run. Syracuse holds teams to 3.4 yards per run and the Hokies struggle with running the football. Virginia Tech deals with quarterback accuracy issues. The Orange is efficient in pass defense. Play Syracuse -3.
Georgia St vs. Georgia Southern College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/26/2023
Georgia St at Georgia Southern 7:30PM ET—Georgia St improved to 6-1 with their 20-17 road victory at Louisiana. The Panthers built an early 20-0 lead. They rushed for 129 yards on 39 attempts. Georgia St allowed 185 yards rushing to the Ragin Cajuns with 124 passing on 29 attempts. Darren Grainger completed 17 of 22 for 211 yards and two touchdowns. Georgia Southern improved to 5-2 with their 38-28 home victory to UL Monroe. The Eagles rushed for 183 yards on 39 attempts. They allowed just 31 rushing yards to the Warhawks with 401 passing on 46 attempts. Both teams committed four turnovers. Davis Brin hit 20 of 36 passes for two touchdowns and two interceptions. Georgia Southern has been a good run stopper holding teams to 3.9 yards per run. The Eagles are 21st in total offense by averaging 449 yards a game. They are a high-volume running team plus rush for 4.4 yards a carry. Georgia St is 90th in total defense and is very poor in defending the pass. The Eagles have won all four home games. Play Georgia Southern -1.
Arkansas St vs. UL Monroe College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Arkansas St at UL Monroe 5PM ET—Arkansas St fell to 3-4 with their 27-17 home defeat to Coastal Carolina. The Red Wolves rushed for 116 yards on 24 carries. They surrendered 186 yards rushing to the Chanticleers with 250 passing on 30 attempts. Jaylen Raynor completed 19 of 35 for 306 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. He averaged 8.7 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 52 yards. UL Monroe fell to 2-5 with their 38-28 road defeat to Georgia Southern. The Warhawks rushed for only 31 yards on 28 carries. They allowed 183 yards rushing to the Eagles with 242 passing on 37 attempts. Quarterback Hunter Herring is doubtful with a collar bone injury. Jiya Wright hit 7 of 13 for 81 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 6.2 yards per pass attempt and had a lost fumble. Blake Murphy saw action and the QB3 was better, hitting 18 of 33 for 320 yards with a touchdown and interception. He also had a lost fumble. Each team committed four turnovers. UL Monroe is 124th in total defense by allowing 449 yards a game. Arkansas St does average 13.9 yards per completion and 7.8 yards per pass attempt and they could do damage against an inefficient UL Monroe pass defense. In Sun Belt play the War Hawks are allowing 500 yards and 39 points per game. Play Arkansas St +2.5.
Wyoming vs. Boise St College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Wyoming at Boise St 5:30PM ET—Wyoming drops to 5-2 with their 34-27 road defeat two weeks ago to Air Force. The Cowboys rushed for 109 yards on 35 carries. They surrendered 356 yards rushing to the Falcons with 58 passing. Wyoming had a +2-turnover margin. Andrew Peasley completed 15 of 25 passes for 212 yards and three touchdowns. He averaged 8.5 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 48 yards and a touchdown. Boise St dropped to 3-4 following their 31-30 road defeat at Colorado St. The Broncos blew 20-point lead in the final four minutes. They rushed for 244 yards. Boise St allowed only two yards per run to the Rams but 359 yards passing on 54 attempts. It was a -2-turnover margin for the Broncos. Taylen Green completed 5 of 8 passes for 28 yards and an interception. Green has been announced as the starter Saturday. Wyoming is an effective rushing team at 4.6 yards a carry behind Peasley. Boise St defense sits 129th in the nation in yards allowed per play at 6.6 as they have given up big plays in the passing game. Boise St has accuracy issues at the quarterback position. Wyoming is efficient in pass defense. Play Wyoming +5.
Marshall vs. Coastal Carolina College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Marshall at Coastal Carolina 6PM ET—Marshall drops to 4-3 with their 20-9 home defeat to James Madison. The Thundering Herd rushed for -4 yards on 32 carries. They allowed 131 yards rushing to James Madison with 274 passing on 33 attempts. Cam Fancher completed 17 of 30 for 173 yards and an interception. Their top running back Rasheen Ali missed the game. Ali is questionable for Saturday. Coastal Carolina improved to 4-3 with their 27-17 road win at Arkansas St. The Chanticleers rushed for 186 yards. They allowed 116 yards on the ground to the Red Wolves with 306 passing on 35 attempts. Grayson McCall is doubtful with a concussion. Jarrett Guest in relief went 1 of 1 for six yards with a rushing touchdown. Guest has seen spot action in four seasons as a backup. A career 55.7% completion rate with four touchdowns, four interceptions and 9.6 yards per pass attempt. Coastal Carolina quarterback situation the concern. Chanticleers are giving up 4.6 yards per rush and allow big plays in the passing game. Marshall defends the pass well. In Sun Belt games the Chanticleers are allowing 416 yards a game with 27.3 points. Play Marshall -4.
Troy vs. Texas St College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Troy at Texas St 7PM ET—Troy improved to 5-2 with their 19-0 road victory at Army. The Trojans rushed for 222 yards. They allowed 177 yards to the Black Knights with 78 passing on 18 attempts. Troy had a +3-turnover margin. Gunnar Watson completed 10 of 21 passes for 227 yards with a touchdown. He averaged 10.8 yards per pass attempt. Texas St improved to 5-2 after their 21-20 home victory two weeks ago to UL Monroe. The Bobcats rushed for 230 yards on 54 carries. They allowed just under four yards per rush to the Warhawks with 150 passing on 22 attempts. TJ Finley completed 24 of 46 for 222 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. He averaged a season low 4.8 yards per pass attempt. Troy has a good rushing attack averaging 5 yards per carry and makes big plays in the passing game. The Bobcats sit 109th in total defense by allowing 409 yards per game. Texas St is the ninth rated offense in college football with 5.3 yards per run and efficient in the passing game. Texas St in the Sun Belt putting up 33.7 points and 499 yards a game. Troy moves the football for 439 yards in conference. Play Troy and Texas St over 53.
Tennessee vs. Kentucky College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Tennessee at Kentucky 7PM ET—Tennessee fell to 5-2 with their 34-20 road defeat in Alabama. The Volunteers rushed for 133 yards on 38 carries. They allowed nearly 3.5 yards per rush to the Crimson Tide with 220 passing on 21 attempts. Joe Milton completed 28 of 41 for 271 yards with two touchdowns. He averaged 6.6 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 59 yards. Kentucky fell to 5-2 with their 38-21 home defeat two weeks ago to Missouri. The Wildcats blew an early fourteen-point lead two weeks ago. They rushed for 179 yards. Kentucky held the Tigers to three yards per run with 206 passing on 30 attempts. The Wildcats had a -2-turnover margin. Devin Leary completed 14 of 27 passes for 120 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. He averaged 4.4 yards per pass attempt and had a rushing touchdown. Tennessee has the 34th ranked offense as they average 438 yards a game. The Vols defend holding teams to 311 yards a game sitting 16th in the nation. Tennessee holds teams to 3 yards a carry and is efficient with their pass defense. Kentucky passing game the concern with accuracy and only 7 yards per pass attempt. Play Tennessee -3.5.
Air Force vs. Colorado St College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Air Force at Colorado St 7PM ET—Air Force improved to 7-0 with their 17-6 road win at Navy. The Falcons rushed for 137 yards on 48 attempts. They limited the Midshipmen to 22 rushing yards with 102 passing on 29 attempts. Zac Larrier completed 4 of 5 for 151 yards with a touchdown that was for 94 yards. He rushed for 24 yards on fifteen carries. Colorado St fell to 3-4 following their 25-23 road defeat at UNLV. The Rams rushed for 137 yards on 31 attempts. They allowed three yards per run to the Rebels but 353 yards passing on 36 attempts. Brayden Fowler Nicolosi hit 21 of 32 for 235 yards with a touchdown. He averaged 7.3 yards per pass attempt. Air Force is rushing for 5.3 yards a carry. Colorado St is 130th in the nation in total defense by allowing 466 yards a game. The Falcons sit second in total defense by giving up 223 yards a game with 2.4 yards per rush. They are efficient in pass defense. Air Force is averaging 42 points and 437 yards a game against the Mountain West. Colorado St defense is giving up 33 points and 504 points in conference. Play Air Force -13.
Washington vs. Stanford College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Washington at Stanford 7PM ET—Washington improved to 7-0 with their 15-7 home victory to Arizona St. The Huskies rushed for 13 yards on 13 carries. They allowed 145 yards rushing to the Sun Devils with 196 yards passing on 47 attempts. Washington had a -3-turnover margin. Michael Penix Jr. hit 27 of 42 for 275 yards and two interceptions. He averaged 6.5 yards per pass attempt and lost a fumble. Stanford drops to 2-5 with their 42-7 home defeat to UCLA Bruins. The Cardinal rushed for 24 yards on 17 carries. They gave up 221 yards rushing to the Bruins with 282 passing on 34 attempts. Stanford had a -2-turnover margin. Ashton Daniels hit 27 of 45 for 268 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 6 yards per pass attempt. Washington is fourth in total offense by averaging 507 yards a game. Stanford is defending poorly sitting 129th by allowing 466 yards a game. They give up 4.5 yards per run and are inefficient defending the pass. The Cardinal offense struggles on the ground and in quarterback accuracy. Washington does a great job in pass defensive efficiency. Get right spot for Penix in the Heisman race. Play Washington -26.5.
Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Vanderbilt at Ole Miss 7:30PM ET—Vanderbilt is 2-6 following their 37-20 home defeat to Georgia Bulldogs. The Commodores rushed for only 18 yards on fifteen carries. They surrendered 291 yards rushing to the Bulldogs with 261 passing on 39 attempts. Ken Seals completed 19 of 29 passes for 201 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He averaged 6.9 yards per pass attempt. Ole Miss improved to 6-1 with their 28-21 road win at Auburn. The Rebels rushed for 223 yards on 56 carries. They allowed four yards per run to the Tigers with 122 passing on 17 attempts. Each team threw two interceptions. Jaxon Dart hit 10 of 17 for 202 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 11.9 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 44 yards with two touchdowns. Commodores are struggling to run with 3.3 yards per rush and deal with quarterback accuracy. Ole Miss is 12th in total offense posting 480 yards per game. Vanderbilt is 119th in total defense by allowing 437 yards, 5 yards per run and allows 69% completion rate. Play Ole Miss -24.5.
Colorado vs. UCLA College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/28/2023
Colorado at UCLA 7:30PM ET—Colorado fell to 4-3 with their 46-43 double overtime defeat to Stanford two weeks ago. The Buffs blew a 29-0 halftime lead. They rushed for 132 yards. Colorado allowed 124 yards rushing to the Cardinal with 399 passing on 49 attempts. Shedeur Sanders completed 33 of 48 for 400 yards with five touchdowns and an interception. He averaged 8.3 yards per pass attempt and was sacked four times. UCLA improved to 5-2 with their 42-7 road win at Stanford Cardinal. The Bruins rushed for 221 yards. They held the Cardinal to 24 rushing yards with 268 passing on 45 attempts. UCLA had a +2-turnover margin. Ethan Garbers is now the starter. He hit 20 of 28 for 240 yards with two touchdowns. He averaged 8.6 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 51 yards. Colorado is 37th in total offense by averaging 432 yards per game with efficient passing game. UCLA is dealing with quarterback accuracy issues. The Bruins played a weak non-conference schedule and has no home wins against FBS teams by 17 or greater. Buffs have road wins at TCU and Arizona St. Play Colorado +17.