Saturday, October 31, 2015
Sam Boyd Stadium
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The Boise State Broncos take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 21 point favorites and the over/under was set at 55.5.
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Boise State was led in passing last game by Brett Rypien, who finished with 211 yards through the air. He went 22 for 28 on the game, good for a 79% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jeremy McNichols, who finished with 166 yards on 33 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Thomas Sperbeck was the team leader in receiving with a total of 84 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Boise State got a total of 24 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 75 total plays for 418 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 207 yards on 47 attempts.
UNLV was led in passing last game by Kurt Palandech, who finished with 111 yards through the air. He went 12 for 24 on the game, good for a 50% completion percentage. The Runnin' Rebels were led in rushing by Keith Whitely, who finished with 98 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Devonte Boyd was the team leader in receiving with a total of 43 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. UNLV got a total of 20 first downs by way of 10 rushing, 8 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 72 total plays for 299 yards for the game. The Runnin' Rebels ran for 188 yards on 48 attempts.
Boise State is scoring 38 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 22.5 passes on 34.4 attempts for a 65.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 280.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Broncos are running for an average of 175.4 yards per game on 44.1 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. They also run 78.5 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 455.6 yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 23.6 first downs per game and they accumulate 55.8 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
Boise State allows 184.1 passing yards per game and 17.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 17.1 completions on 33.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50.9. The Broncos allow 81.4 rushing yards per game on 32.4 carries for a 2.5 average per play. Boise State allows 265.5 total yards per game including 4 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 62.6 yards per game.
UNLV averages 28.3 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 13.1 passes per game on 25.3 attempts for a 52 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 157 yards through the air per game thus far. The Runnin' Rebels run for an average of 213.6 yards per game on 45.7 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season. They also run 71 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 370.6 yards per game. The Runnin' Rebels get an average of 20 first downs per game and they average 50.3 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties.
UNLV allows an average of 237.3 passing yards and 27.4 points per contest. They give up 21.1 completions on 38.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.6 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 182.3 rushing yards per contest on 36.4 carries for a 5 average per rush. UNLV allows 419.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 43.7 yards in each contest.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 3-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
UNLV Betting Trends
UNLV is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
UNLV has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/20/15 DB Donte Deayon Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/14/15 S Dylan Sumner-Gardner Ankle out indefinitely
09/21/15 DE Gabe Perez Shoulder out for season
09/21/15 DE Rondell McNair Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/20/15 QB Ryan Finley Ankle out indefinitely
10/25/15 CB Fred Wilson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
10/25/15 FB Marc Philippi Foot "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
10/25/15 LB Matt Lea Knee "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
10/25/15 QB Kurt Palandech None "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
Josh's Pick: Take UNLV
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