Free College Football Betting Picks For Today 10/31/2023
Northern Illinois vs. Central Michigan College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/31/2023
Northern Illinois at Central Michigan 7PM ET—Northern Illinois is 4-4 with their 20-13 home victory to Eastern Michigan. The Huskies rushed for 116 yards on 31 attempts. They limited the Eagles to 3.1 yards per run with 151 passing on 26 attempts. NIU had a +2-turnover margin. Rocky Lombardi completed 21 of 33 for 173 yards with 5.2 yards per pass attempt and a rushing touchdown. Central Michigan fell to 4-4 with their 24-17 road defeat at Ball St. The Chippewas rushed for 99 yards on 35 carries. They surrendered 243 yards rushing to the Cardinals with 101 passing on 16 attempts. Jase Bauer hit 19 of 31 for 161 yards with a touchdown. He averaged 5.2 yards per pass attempt. Northern Illinois is 101st in the nation in total offense by averaging 343 yards per game. This is an inefficient passing offense and there is struggle with quarterback accuracy. Central Michigan in conference play allowed 308 yards per game. Central Michigan has won both home games in the MAC behind good defense. Play Central Michigan +5.5.
Buffalo vs. Toledo College Football Betting Pick Prediction 10/31/2023
Buffalo at Toledo 7:30PM ET—Buffalo improved to 3-5 after their 24-6 road win at Kent. The Bulls rushed for 136 yards on 34 carries. They held the Golden Flashes to 2.5 yards per run with 78 yards passing on 26 attempts. Cole Snyder completed 18 of 33 for 195 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 5.9 yards per pass attempt. Toledo improved to 5-1 following their 21-17 road win at Miami Ohio. The Rockets rushed for 158 yards on 46 carries. They held the Red Hawks to 3.5 yards per run with 202 passing on 36 attempts. Toledo had a +2-turnover margin. Dequan Finn completed 16 of 28 for 160 yards with two touchdowns. He averaged 5.7 yards per pass attempt and had a rushing touchdown. The Bulls have won three of four all in conference play. The Bulls defense in MAC play allows 269 yards and 13.3 points per game. Toledo has not covered three straight at home. At home in conference the Rockets are allowing 32 points per game. Play Buffalo +16.
Navy vs. Temple College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Navy at Temple 2PM ET—Navy fell to 3-4 with their 17-6 home defeat to Air Force. The Midshipmen rushed for 22 yards on 35 carries. They allowed 137 yards rushing to the Falcons with 151 passing on 5 attempts. Tai Lavatai completed 13 of 23 for 96 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. He rushed only three times for eight yards. Temple fell to 2-6 after their 55-0 home defeat to SMU. The Owls rushed for 24 yards on 25 carries. They allowed 205 yards rushing to the Mustangs with 358 passing on 43 attempts. EJ Warner is expected to return from his concussion as he practiced on Monday. Warner on the year is completing 56.3% of his passes with 6.4 yards per pass attempt. He has 12 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Temple is 116th in the nation in offensive yards per play at 4.9. They struggle with their running game and are an inefficient passing team. Navy is a high-volume running team so expect a high volume of rushing from the Midshipmen. They have played to under in three straight and has shown defensive improvement in their past ten games. Play Navy and Temple under 42.5.
Army vs. Air Force College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Army vs. Air Force 2:30PM ET—Game played in Denver. Army fell to 2-6 with their 21-14 home defeat to Massachusetts. The Black Knights rush for 204 yards on 42 attempts. They surrendered 231 yards on the ground to the Minutemen with 121 passing on 23 attempts. Army had a -3-turnover margin. Bryson Daily completed 3 of 13 passes for 28 yards and two interceptions. He averaged 2.2 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 58 yards and a touchdown. Air Force is a perfect 8-0 following their 30-13 road win at Colorado St. The Falcons rushed for 267 yards on 54 carries. They limited the Rams to 2.1 yards per run with 297 passing on 45 attempts. Zac Larrier hit 4 of 7 passes for 32 yards and a touchdown. He averaged 4.6 yards per run and had a rushing touchdown. These teams run familiar offenses and know each other well. Both teams run a high volume of rushing attempts so their will be fewer ball possessions on both sides. Army is running for 4.1 yards per rush and with their limited pass attempts have made big plays downfield. Play Army +19.
FAU vs. UAB College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
FAU at UAB 3PM ET—FAU improved to 4-4 with their 38-16 road win at Charlotte Hornets. The Owls rushed for 131 yards on 26 carries. They allowed 161 yards passing to the 49ers with 164 passing on 35 attempts. Daniel Richardson completed 19 of 26 for 218 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. He averaged 8.4 yards per pass attempt. UAB sits at fell to 2-6 following their 45-21 home defeat two weeks ago to the Memphis Tigers. The Blazers rushed for 208 yards on 39 carries. They surrendered 193 rushing yards to the Tigers with 159 passing on 28 attempts. UAB had a -4-turnover margin. Jacob Zeno missed the game due to injury and is questionable. He is completing 74.4% of his passes with 7.5 yards per pass attempt. Landry Lyddy started and hit 6 of 9 passes for 68 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. He averaged 7.6 yards per pass attempt. The Blazers rotated three quarterbacks. UAB is 113th in the nation in total defense as they allow 419 yards per game with 5.4 yads per rush. FAU offense in conference is putting up 31 points and 370 yards per game. UAB is allowing 309 yards and 39 points per game against conference foes. The Blazers quarterback situation a concern and they have lost six of seven against FBS teams. Play FAU -2.5.
UTSA vs. North Texas College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
UTSA at North Texas 3PM ET—UTSA is 5-3 with their 41-27 home victory to East Carolina. The Roadrunners rushed for 120 yards on 32 carries. They surrendered 141 rushing yards to the Pirates with 225 passing on 43 attempts. Frank Harris completed 20 of 32 for 395 yards with four touchdowns and an interception. He averaged 12.3 yards per pass attempt. North Texas drops to 3-5 with their 45-42 home defeat to Memphis Tigers. The Mean Green rushed for 180 yards on 24 carries. They surrendered 270 yards rushing to the Tigers with 330 passing on 28 attempts. Chandler Rogers hit 32 of 49 for 411 yards and five touchdowns. He averaged 8.4 yards per pass attempt. The Roadrunners on the road have gone under in three of four. In conference they hold opponents to 22.8 points per game. North Texas has gone under in three of four. UTSA holds teams to 3.6 yards per run and does a great job in pass defense. Play UTSA and North Texas under 70.5.
USF vs. Memphis College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
USF at Memphis—USF improved to 4-4 with their 24-21 road win two weeks ago at Connecticut. The Bulls rushed for 260 yards on 49 carries. They surrendered 193 yards on the ground to the Huskies with 175 passing on 34 attempts. South Florida had a +3-turnover margin. Byrum Brown completed 27 of 39 for 203 yards with an interception. He averaged 5.2 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 61 yards and a touchdown. Memphis improved to 6-2 following their 45-42 road win at North Texas. The Tigers rushed for 270 yards on 41 carries. They surrendered 180 yards on the ground to the Mean Green with 411 passing on 50 attempts. Seth Henigan hit 22 of 28 for 330 yards and a touchdown. USF offensive production a concern as they put up only 14 at home to FAU and 24 at UCONN. South Florida is not an efficient passing team. Play USF and Memphis under 68.5.
Louisiana vs. Arkansas St College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Louisiana at Arkansas St 3PM ET—Louisiana is 5-3 with their 33-20 road win at South Alabama. The Ragin Cajuns rushed for 203 yards. They allowed 117 yards rushing to the Jaguars with 381 passing on 49 attempts. Louisiana had a +3-turnover margin. Zeon Chris completed 13 of 17 passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 8.5 yards per pass attempt. Arkansas St improved to 4-4 with their 34-24 road win at UL Monroe. The Red Wolves rushed for 159 yards on 36 carries. They allowed 4.2 yards per run to the Warhawks with 300 passing on 45 attempts. Jaylen Raynor hit 15 of 30 passes for 298 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 9.9 yards per pass attempt and had a rushing touchdown. Louisiana struggles with pass defense by allowing 64.6% completions, 11.9 yards per completion and 7.7 yards per pass attempt. South Alabama makes big plays in the passing game with 14.6 yards per completion and 8 yards per pass attempt. Arkansas St at home moves the football for 390 yards a game. Louisiana against the Sun Belt is allowing 441 yards per game. Play Arkansas St +9.5.
Iowa vs. Northwestern College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Iowa vs. Northwestern 3:30PM ET—Game played at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Iowa fell to 6-2 after their 12-10 home defeat to Minnesota. The Hawkeyes rushed for 11 yards on 28 carries. They held the Golden Gophers to 2.5 yards per run with 126 passing on 25 attempts. Iowa had a -3 turnover margin. Deacon Hill completed 10 of 28 passes for 116 yards and an interception. He averaged 4.1 yards per pass attempt and rushed for a touchdown. Northwestern improved to 4-4 after their 33-27 home victory to Maryland. The Wildcats rushed for 99 yards on 40 carries. They allowed over four yards per rush to the Terrapins with 274 passing on 47 attempts. Northwestern had a +2-turnover margin. Ben Bryant has an upper body injury and is doubtful. Brendan Sullivan in relief completed 16 of 23 for 265 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 11.5 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 56 yards. Iowa has the 133rd ranked offense in college football by averaging 232 yards per game. They rush for 3.5 yards a game and last in quarterback rating. Northwestern defends well but sits 121st in total offense. The Wildcats rush for 2.9 yards a carry. The Hawkeyes are a stout defense team as they stop the run and are near the top of college football in pass defense. Play Iowa and Northwestern under 31.
Missouri vs. Georgia College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Missouri at Georgia 3:30PM ET—Missouri moves to 7-1 with their 34-12 home victory two weeks ago to South Carolina. The Tigers rushed for 220 yards on 41 carries. They limited the Gamecocks to 2.3 yards per rush with 217 passing on 40 attempts. Brady Cook completed 14 of 24 for 198 yards with a touchdown. He averaged 8.3 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 64 yards and a touchdown. Georgia improved to 8-0 with their 43-20 neutral site win to Florida. The Bulldogs rushed for 171 yards on 38 carries. They allowed 4.2 yards per run to the Gators with 230 passing on 34 attempts. Carson Beck hit 19 of 28 for 315 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 11.3 yards per pass attempt. Georgia is playing at a higher level. They sit 8th in total defense exceptionally stopping both the run and pass. They have the fourth ranked offense by averaging 506 yards per game. They run for 5.0 yards per carry and have an efficient passing game. Blowing out Kentucky 51-13 was impressive. Missouri gave up 49 to LSU at home and Georgia is a much better defensive team. Play Georgia -15.5.
Florida St vs. Pittsburgh College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Florida St at Pittsburgh 3:30PM ET—Florida St is 8-0 after their 41-16 road victory at Wake Forest. The Seminoles rushed for 126 yards on 30 carries. They held the Demon Deacons to 2.7 yards per rush with 82 passing yards on 16 carries. Jordan Travis hit 22 of 35 for 359 yards and three touchdowns. He averaged 10.3 yards per pass attempt and had a rushing touchdown. Pittsburgh fell to 2-6 with their 58-7 road defeat at Notre Dame. The Panthers rushed for 53 yards on 19 carries. They surrendered 155 rushing yards to the Fighting Irish with 380 passing on 32 attempts. Notre Dame had two turnovers and forced five away from the Panthers. Christian Veilleux hit 14 of 29 for 127 yards and four interceptions. He averaged 4.4 yards per pass attempt. Florida St is 22nd in total offense by averaging 453 yards per game. They are efficient in the passing game. Pittsburgh struggles in pass defense and gives up big plays. The Panthers offense at home puts up 32 points and 341 yards a game. Play Florida St and Pittsburgh over 51.
Virginia Tech vs. Louisville College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Virginia Tech at Louisville 3:30PM ET—Virginia Tech is 4-4 with their 38-10 home victory to the Syracuse Orange. The Hokies rushed for 318 yards on 53 carries. They allowed no rushing yards to the Orange on 25 carries with 137 passing on 18 attempts. Grant Wells missed the game against Syracuse with an ankle injury. He is questionable for Saturday. Kyron Drones completed 15 of 24 for 194 yards with a touchdown. He averaged 8.1 yards per pass attempt and rushed for 56 yards. Louisville improved to 7-1 with their 23-0 home victory to Duke. The Cardinals rushed for 234 yards on 48 carries. They limited the Blue Devils to 2.5 yards per rush with 151 passing on 28 attempts. Jack Plummer hit 11 of 16 for 117 yards. He averaged 7.3 yards per pass attempt. Louisville defense is 15th in the nation by allowing 303 yads per game and only 3 yards per run. Virginia Tech has issues with quarterback accuracy. Virginia Tech has been outstanding in pass defense. In conference the Hokies are allowing 281 yards per game. Play Virginia Tech and Louisville under 48.5.
Houston vs Baylor College Football Betting Pick Prediction 11/4/2023
Houston at Baylor 3:30PM ET—Houston fell to 3-5 with their 41-0 road defeat to Kansas St. The Cougars rushed for 113 yards on 26 carries. They allowed 179 yards rushing to the Wildcats with 215 passing. Donovan Smith completed 13 of 28 passes for 88 yards and an interception. He averaged 3.1 yards per pass attempt. Baylor fell to 3-5 with their 30-18 home defeat to Iowa St. The Bears rushed for 67 yards on 25 carries. They allowed 162 yards rushing to the Cyclones with 238 passing on 31 attempts. Blake Shapen hit 24 of 41 for 239 yards with a touchdown and interception. He averaged 5.8 yards per pass attempt. Baylor defense is giving up 5.1 yards per rush and poor in pass defense. They are 116th in the nation by allowing 6.2 yards per play. Baylor offensively rushes for 3.3 yards per carry and struggles with quarterback accuracy. The Bears are 0-5 straight up at home where they average 16.4 points per game and give up 34. Play Houston +4.