Friday, November 25, 2016
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The Boise State Broncos take on the Air Force Falcons on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Falcon Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 9 point favorites. This season the Broncos are 3-8-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 7-4-0 and they are 4-7-0 against the spread.
Brett Rypien finished with 219 yards through the air for Boise State last week. He completed 16 passes out of 21 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jeremy McNichols, who finished with 158 yards on 28 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Cedrick Wilson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 102 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Boise State got a total of 30 first downs. Of those first downs, 15 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 75 total plays for 517 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 298 yards on 54 attempts.
Arion Worthman finished with 33 yards passing for Air Force last week. He went 3 for 6, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Falcons were led on the ground by Arion Worthman, who finished with 215 yards on 28 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Jalen Robinette led the team in receiving with 30 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Air Force had 27 first downs total. 25 came from running the ball and 1 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 491 yards for the contest. The Falcons ran for 458 yards on 63 carries as a team.
Boise State scores 37 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 23rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.3 passes on 29.8 attempts for a 64.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 296.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 19th in college football. The Broncos run for an average of 191 yards per game on 39.1 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 51st in the nation. They also run 68.9 plays per contest and average 7.1 yards per play for an average of 487.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 23rd overall this season. The Broncos average 23.9 first downs per game which ranks them 25th in the country. They accumulate 40.8 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, which ranks 117th in the nation.
Boise State allows 213.5 passing yards per game, ranking 49th in D-1, and they allow 22.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 31st. They give up 21.5 completions on 36.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.4. The Broncos allow 167.6 rushing yards per game on 37.5 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 63rd in the country. Boise State allows 381.2 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 46th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties for 58.7 yards per game, ranking them 89th among D-1 teams.
Air Force averages 35 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 35th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 5.3 passes per game on 12.2 attempts for a 43.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 136.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 121st in Division 1. The Falcons run for an average of 323.6 yards per game on 62.5 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 4th on the ground. They also run 74.6 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 460 yards per game, ranking them 33rd in the country on offense. The Falcons get an average of 23.2 first downs per game, which ranks 38th in the nation. They average 55.5 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 63rd in college football.
Air Force allows an average of 246.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 84th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 27.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 61st in the nation. They give up 16.5 completions on 30.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 55 per game. The Falcons allow 121.1 rushing yards per contest on 35.5 carries for a 3.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 18th in the country. Air Force allows 367.7 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 33rd in D-1. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 39.3 yards in each contest, ranking 7th in the nation.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 3-8-0 this season
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 7-4-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 4-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 LB Joe Martarano Undisclosed doubtful Friday vs. Air Force
11/19/16 LB Tanner Vallejo Undisclosed doubtful
10/26/16 UT Gabe Perez Shoulder out for season
10/18/16 S Skyler Seibold Knee out for season
09/27/16 S Evan Tyler Knee out for season
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Air Force +9
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