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SBR is the home to NCAA football predictions for each and every college football season, complete with free college picks. SBR’s enviable stable of expert handicappers is across the gridiron at the college level like nobody else, using their in-depth knowledge to deliver discerning commentaries and sound reasoning for every single prediction, all the while comparing NCAAF odds from best online sportsbooks like Caesars, FanDuel, and DraftKings.

Looking for comprehensive NCAA football picks ATS or straight up bets, you’ve come to the right place. Looking for insightful NCAAF previews and seasonal outlooks without any gimmicks or tricks? Our betting experts have you covered for the College Football season. Each preview is the work of diligent number crunching, football betting trends analysis, injury reports study, team/player form examination, trends review, and much, much more and, importantly, readily available to anyone that visits the site.

It’s a common misconception to assume NCAAF betting and NFL betting are one and the same, underscored by the game itself: American football, and that picking college football is the same as picking NFL games. Well, pigskins, helmets, pads, rules of the game, etc., – all that basic stuff aside, the college game is a whole different ball game, make no mistake.

College football boasts one of the most jam-packed schedules of any sport, which means that in any given season bettors are presented weekly with a robust slate of college football to bet on. To put it simply: we’ve got you covered with the best college football picks.

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In some parts of the country, college football is more popular than NFL (see NFL Picks). That might put a premium on college football expert picks elsewhere, but not here. Over the course of the entire regular season, through to bowl season and beyond, our well-researched bespoke serving is always freely accessible.

The actual college football season may be short in the broad spectrum of the annual calendar, covering less than six months of the year, but NCAAF betting is a year-round exercise. It begins with previews of preseason futures, props, player performance special markets and son on…and culminates with college bowl predictions.

In sports betting nothing is a guaranteed winner. Not even NCAAF consensus picks but fans have everything they need to start winning here.

Free College Football Picks Explained

NCAA football picks today are all-encompassing and feature a variety of betting types. From straight up (moneyline), point spread (against the spread (ATS)), totals, parlays, teasers, futures, props, etc. DraftKings offer a veritable buffet of options in NCAAF betting markets.

Just like the NFL, the most popular type of wager is the point spread. It follows that college football picks ATS predictions represent some of the most sought-after tips from our stable of expert cappers. That said college fans will find all sorts of college action on our site that runs the gamut of popular betting types.

Another extremely popular type of bet with the college game is totals betting. In general, college games are more wide-open than NFL games and thus yield high CFB scores that regularly crack the 50-point total. Betting the OVER and UNDER as such is a right thrill for those that enjoy offensive-minded, high-scoring football. You can find a betting site to place an over/under college football bet here on SBR.

Best NCAAF Picks Against the Spread

Free college football picks against the spread are in constant demand. The point spread is a type of wager that is very popular in American football betting. It’s a type of bet that equalizes the chance of winning a wager because its main focus isn’t about picking a winner of the game but the team that’ll cover the spread.

For instance, if you bet the Alabama Crimson Tide to cover the point spread at -6.5, the Crimson Tide have to win by 7 points or more for the bet to cash. If you bet the Michigan State Spartans at +6.5 to cover the point spread, the Spartans have to lose by 6 points or less or, even, win outright, for the bet to cash.

Free college football picks in point spread betting markets are especially attractive for bettors that are on the lookout for value underdogs. College football teams can vary greatly in depth, quality, skill and talent from team to team and conference to conference. The point spread is particularly attractive in such lopsided matchups because of its ability to level the playing field.

NCAAF picks ATS are also commonly grouped together in parlays in order to maximize payouts. Although the level of difficulty increases and, in turn, the probability of a payout decreases the greater the number of games combined within free NCAAF picks. When they do cash they are some of the most satisfying and rewarding betting exercises.

2021-22 College Football Regular Season, Playoffs & Bowl Predictions

Our expert handicappers are on tap year-round. Sorting through the weekly college football offering that’s on tap with SBR is a great way to stay in the loop, fine-tune betting strategy and sharpen skills. Moreover, there’s bound to be hidden value college football free picks you won’t want to miss either.

Although the global pandemic is far from over, the 2021-22 NCAAF season is scheduled to get underway on time. It is scheduled to begin on August 28, 2021, and end on December 11, 2021. The postseason is set to begin on December 18, 2021, and end on January 10, 2022. In total, 44 Bowl Games are scheduled.

Key NCAAF Dates in 2021

  • March 1, 2021: Deadline for eligible college football players to notify the NFL Player Personnel department of their intent to forgo the 2021 NFL Draft and return to college.
  • August 28, 2021: Week Zero kicks off the regular season with five games: the Aer Lingus College Football Classic (Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland) featuring Illinois vs. Nebraska. As well, Hawaii at UCLA, UConn at Fresno State, UTEP at New Mexico State, and Southern Utah at San Jose State.
  • September 1- 6, 2021: Week 1 will see the majority of FBS teams open the season on Labour Day weekend, with eight neutral-site “kick-off” games to be held between Wednesday, September 1 and, Monday, September 6. Some of the most prominent include: Duke’s Mayo Classic featuring Clemson vs. Georgia; Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game featuring Alabama vs. Miami (FL); Allstate Kickoff Classic featuring Kansas State vs. Stanford and Texas Kickoff Houston vs. Texas Tech.

Regular Season Free College Football Picks

College football games encompasses several hundreds of schools and thousands of players, some of which will go on to have a professional football career in the NFL. Some of the best college football exports along with the Top 25 teams in the country come from the power five conferences (as listed below).

Although the global pandemic is far from over, the 2021-22 NCAAF season is scheduled to get underway on time. It is scheduled to begin on August 28, 2021, and end on December 11, 2021. The postseason is set to begin on December 18, 2021, and end on January 10, 2022. In total, 44 Bowl Games are scheduled.

Big Ten

Based in the Midwest and Northwest regions, the Big Ten is one of the most prestigious and oldest NCAA Division I college football conferences. There are 14 members in this division, including the easily recognizable Penn State Nittany Lions, Michigan State Spartans and Ohio State Buckeyes, to name a few.

The Big Ten is also highly rated by many college football experts and insiders. Indeed, it’s not uncommon to see a Big Ten matchup featured among the game of the week college football predictions.

Big 12

The Big 12 is a Division I college football conference that oozes prestige and is represented by some of the most recognizable teams in the country and that feature regularly with SBR’s NCAAF picks. Today, the Big 12 boasts 10 full members from the South Atlantic, West North Central and West South Central Regions. Notable members include the Iowa State Cyclones, Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns.


The Pac-12 is another outstanding Division I college football conference that is regularly featured on NCAAF predictions. There are 12 Universities within this section, representing the west coast, of which the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers and Utah Utes are easily recognizable.

Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)

The ACC is another Division I conference that features 15 full members from the Eastern United States. The members include: Clemson Tigers and North Carolina Tar Heels

Southeastern Conference (SEC)

The SEC rounds out the power five conferences of the NCAA Division I. Covering the South and Midwest region of the country, the conference includes 14 members: the Alabama Crimson Tide, Auburn Tigers, Georgia Bulldogs, Louisiana State Tigers, Tennessee Volunteers and Texas A&M Aggies are practically household names.

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