Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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The Boise State Broncos take on the Northern Illinois Huskies on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 in the Poinsettia Bowl. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 8 point favorites and the over/under was set at 59.
Brett Rypien finished his last game with 197 yards through the air for Boise State. He completed 25 passes out of 33 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. Jeremy McNichols led the Broncos in rushing with 192 yards. He averaged 10 yards per carry on his 20 rushing attempts for the game. Thomas Sperbeck was the team leader in receiving with a total of 45 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. As a team in that game Boise State got a total of 26 first downs by way of 13 rushing, 11 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 69 total plays for 497 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 300 yards on 35 attempts.
Ryan Graham finished his last game with 142 yards through the air for Northern Illinois. He completed 11 passes out of 17 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. Joel Bouagnon led the Huskies in rushing with 37 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. Juwan Brescacin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 114 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Northern Illinois got a total of 17 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 9 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 72 total plays for 328 yards for the game. The Huskies ran for 73 yards on 38 attempts.
Boise State is averaging 37.8 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25.3 passes per game on 40.3 attempts for a 62.8 percent completion percentage and average 304.3 yards in the passing department per game. The Broncos are running for an average of 184.3 yards per game on 41.4 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They also run 81.8 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 488.6 yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 25.8 first downs per game and they accumulate 52.6 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties.
Boise State gives up an average of 224.4 passing yards and 21.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 17.8 completions per game on 32.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.6. The Broncos give up 117.7 rushing yards per contest on 34.2 carries for a 3.4 average per carry. Boise State gives up 342.1 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties per game that total 65.8 yards as a unit.
Northern Illinois is putting 33 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 17.9 passes per game on 29.5 attempts for a 60.8 percent completion percentage and average 221.5 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Huskies run for an average of 205.2 yards per game on 47.2 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 76.6 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 426.7 yards per game. The Huskies get an average of 21.3 first downs per game and they average 53.7 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties.
Northern Illinois gives up 233.4 passing yards per outing and 25.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20.8 completions on 36.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.5. The Huskies give up 166.8 rushing yards per game on 42.8 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. Northern Illinois gives up 400.2 total yards per game including an average of 5 per play. They create an average of 2.1 turnovers per game and 5.5 penalties for 49.5 yards each game.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 6-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 6-6-0 this season
Northern Illinois Betting Trends
Northern Illinois is 6-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northern Illinois has an ATS record of 7-4-2 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/07/15 WR Shane Williams-Rhodes Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. No Illinois
12/06/15 DB Donte Deayon Knee "?" Wednesday vs. No Illinois
11/18/15 TE David Lucero Suspension out indefinitely
11/16/15 WR Akilian Butler Collarbone out indefinitely
10/27/15 OL Rees Odhiambo Ankle out for season
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 out indefinitely
09/20/15 QB Ryan Finley Ankle out indefinitely
11/20/15 DL Corey Thomas Knee out for season
11/08/15 QB Drew Hare Leg out for season
09/09/15 RB Keith Harris Jr. Knee out indefinitely
07/29/15 LB Rasheen Lemon Legal problems out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boise State
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