Friday, October 16, 2015
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The Boise State Broncos matchup against the Utah State Aggies on Friday at Romney Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 8 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.
Brett Rypien finished his last game with 339 yards through the air for Boise State. He completed 22 passes out of 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. Jeremy McNichols led the Broncos in rushing with 104 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 17 rushing attempts for the game. Thomas Sperbeck led the team in receiving. He had a total of 178 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 36 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Boise State got a total of 27 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 17 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 81 total plays for 597 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 201 yards on 44 attempts.
Kent Myers finished his last game with 260 yards through the air for Utah State. He completed 18 passes out of 25 attempts for a 72% completion percentage. Devante Mays led the Aggies in rushing with 92 yards. He averaged 10 yards per carry on his 9 rushing attempts for the game. Hunter Sharp led the team in receiving. He had a total of 99 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 17 yards per catch in the game. Utah State got a total of 21 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 70 total plays for 482 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 201 yards on 43 attempts.
Boise State is scoring 40.7 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 22.2 passes on 32.8 attempts for a 67.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 288.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Broncos are averaging 193.7 rushing yards per game on 46 attempts per contest for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They run 78.8 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 482.3 total yards each outing. The Broncos get 24.2 first downs per game and they average 57 penalty yards via 6.8 penalties each contest.
Boise State allows 198.8 passing yards per game and 12 points per contest on defense. They give up 18 completions on 37.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 48.2. The Broncos allow an average of 60.7 rushing yards per game on 30.5 carries for a 2 average. Boise State gives up 259.5 total yards per game including 3.8 yards per play. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties per game that total 60.3 yards as a unit.
Utah State averages 26.4 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 17.2 passes per game on 29.8 attempts for a 57.7 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 191 yards through the air per game thus far. The Aggies rush for an average of 167.8 yards per contest on 37 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry for the season. They run 66.8 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 358.8 total yards per game. The Aggies are averaging 18.2 first downs per outing and accumulate 78.6 penalty yards via 8.2 penalties each game.
Utah State allows an average of 195 passing yards and 19.2 points per contest. They give up 17.4 completions on 30.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.9 per game. The Aggies allow an average of 102.4 rushing yards per game on 36.4 carries for an average of 2.8 yards per carry. Utah State gives up 297.4 total yards per game including an average of 4.4 per play. They create an average of 1.8 turnovers per game and 7.4 penalties for 61.2 yards each game.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 2-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Utah State Betting Trends
Utah State is 3-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Utah State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/12/15 DB Donte Deayon Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Utah State
10/12/15 OL Rees Odhiambo Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Utah State
10/11/15 RB Jeremy McNichols Head injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Utah State
09/30/15 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
09/27/15 QB Chuckie Keeton Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/14/15 WR Brandon Swindall Undisclosed out for season
09/11/15 NG Travis Seefeldt Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Boise State
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