Boise State at New Mexico Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/6/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
University Stadium in Albuquerque
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The Boise State Broncos (6-2) will take their solid passing attack on the road to face the New Mexico Lobos (3-5) on Saturday night. The Broncos were able to blow out the Lobos 45-17 at home last year.
Last Friday, Boise State had their best offensive performance of the season when they blew out BYU 55-30. They had a season-high 637 total yards in that win, which included 410 yards through the air.
Through eight games, the Broncos are in the top 15 in passing by throwing for 305.9 yards per game. Running back Jay Ajayi has been excellent this season for Boise State by rushed for 985 yards and a dozen touchdowns. Quarterback Grant Hedrick has thrown for 2,241 yards this year with 12 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.
Last Saturday, New Mexico scored a touchdown with just over a minute left in their game against UNLV to pull off a 31-28 comeback win. They only had five passing yards in that win, but their defense did well to force three turnovers.
The one thing that the Lobos do quite well is run the ball, averaging 304 rushing yards per game through their first eight games. Junior running back Jhurell Pressley has 718 yards with nine touchdowns on the year and he's averaged 8.2 yards per carry. Quarterback Lamar Jordan has four touchdown passes this season and he has rushed for 329 yards with two more scores.
Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
Boise State Broncos are 5-3-0 Against the Spread
Boise State Broncos are 5-3-0 against the Over/Under
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
New Mexico Lobos are 3-5-0 Against the Spread
New Mexico Lobos are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Boise State Broncos
11/02/14 CB Mercy Maston Shin out for season
10/12/14 WR Matt Miller Ankle out for season
09/16/14 CB Kevin Person Academics left the team
09/05/14 DT Tyler Horn Knee out for season
08/28/14 DL Justin Taimatuia Undisclosed out for season
08/28/14 DB Taylor Loffler Undisclosed out for season
New Mexico Lobos
11/03/14 QB Cole Gautsche Foot out indefinitely
11/02/14 DB Isaiah Brown Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
11/02/14 CB SaQwan Edwards Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
10/08/14 OT Johnny Vizcaino Concussion out indefinitely
10/07/14 RB Crusoe Gongbay Foot out for season
10/02/14 FS Brandon Branch Academics left the team
09/24/14 OL Aaron Jenkins Shoulder out for season
09/16/14 S Daniel Henry Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico
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