Fresno State at Boise State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/13/2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
Albertsons Stadium in Boise
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The Fresno State Bulldogs (3-4) will try to get a bit more out of their defense on Friday night when they go up against the solid passing attack of the Boise State Broncos (4-2). Last season, the Bulldogs beat the Broncos at home by the score of 41-40.
Fresno State had its three-game winning streak snapped last Friday when they were beaten by UNLV 30-27 in overtime. The Bulldogs did have 487 total yards in that game, but they also turned the ball over three times.
Through seven games this year, the Bulldogs have struggled on defense by giving up 35.6 points per game. Running back Marteze Waller has averaged 6.2 yards per carry this year and has 661 yards and five rushing touchdowns. Wide receiver Josh Harper has 47 catches for 637 yards and three touchdowns this season.
Last week, Boise State put up 570 yards of offense against Nevada and ended up beating them 51-46. In that win, they had 224 rushing yards and their defense was able to force four turnovers.
The Broncos are 25th in the nation passing the ball by throwing for 301.5 yards per game. Quarterback Grant Hedrick has thrown for 1,641 yards and seven touchdowns this season, but he has also been picked off 10 times. Junior running back Jay Ajayi has 709 rushing yards and has already scored eight times.
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
Fresno State Bulldogs are 3-4-0 Against the Spread
Fresno State Bulldogs are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
Boise State Broncos are 4-2-0 Against the Spread
Boise State Broncos are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Fresno State Bulldogs
09/17/14 Backup RB Malique Micenheimer Shoulder out for season
09/14/14 Backup RB Dontel James Leg out indefinitely
08/21/14 RB Kurt Scoby Concussion out indefinitely
Boise State Broncos
10/12/14 LB Blake Renaud Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/12/14 CB Bryan Douglas Arm "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/12/14 DB Chanceller James Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/12/14 S Jeremy Ioane Illness "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/12/14 WR Troy Ware Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/12/14 WR Matt Miller Ankle out for season
10/12/14 CB Mercy Maston Shin "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/12/14 OL Rees Odhiambo Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
10/12/14 WR Tanner Shipley Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Fresno State
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
Josh's Pick: Take Boise State
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