Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Boise State Broncos take on the Hawaii Warriors on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Aloha Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 16.5 point favorites. This season the Broncos are 2-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Warriors have an over/under record of 6-3-0 and they are 5-4-0 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.
Dru Brown finished with 135 yards passing for Hawaii last week. He went 22 for 35, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Warriors were led on the ground by Steven Lakalaka, who finished with 40 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. John Ursua led the team in receiving with 41 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. Hawaii had 15 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 215 yards for the contest. The Warriors ran for 48 yards on 27 carries as a team.
Boise State scores 34.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 36th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.2 passes on 31.6 attempts for a 64.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 310.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 18th in college football. The Broncos run for an average of 176 yards per game on 37.7 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 62nd in the nation. They also run 69.2 plays per contest and average 7 yards per play for an average of 486.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 26th overall this season. The Broncos average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 28th in the country. They accumulate 42.7 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties, which ranks 115th in the nation.
Boise State allows 234.6 passing yards per game, ranking 73rd in D-1, and they allow 22.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 30th. They give up 23.3 completions on 38.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61. The Broncos allow 157.9 rushing yards per game on 37.4 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 57th in the country. Boise State allows 392.4 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 53rd in terms of yards per game. They force 0.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties for 57 yards per game, ranking them 86th among D-1 teams.
Hawaii averages 26.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 78th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.8 passes per game on 31.3 attempts for a 56.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 222.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 75th in Division 1. The Warriors run for an average of 163.7 yards per game on 34.7 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 79th on the ground. They also run 66 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 386.4 yards per game, ranking them 85th in the country on offense. The Warriors get an average of 19.6 first downs per game, which ranks 94th in the nation. They average 62 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, ranking them 35th in college football.
Hawaii allows an average of 194.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 23rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 38.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 119th in the nation. They give up 15.9 completions on 25.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.9 per game. The Warriors allow 269.2 rushing yards per contest on 46.8 carries for a 5.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 125th in the country. Hawaii allows 463.6 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play, which ranks 111th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 6.5 penalties for 62.1 yards in each contest, ranking 102nd in the nation.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 3-6-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 2-7-0 this season
Hawaii Betting Trends
Hawaii is 6-3-0 against the over/under this season
Hawaii has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
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
11/06/16 LB Jeremiah Pritchard Neck "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
11/06/16 DL Kory Rasmussen Head "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
09/14/16 RB Melvin Davis Illness out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Hawaii +16.5
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