Friday, October 7, 2016
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The Boise State Broncos take on the New Mexico Lobos on Friday, October 7, 2016 at University Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 16.5 point favorites. This season the Broncos are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Lobos have an over/under record of 4-0-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
Brett Rypien finished with 163 yards through the air for Boise State last week. He completed 15 passes out of 24 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jeremy McNichols, who finished with 132 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jeremy McNichols was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Boise State got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 384 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 154 yards on 40 attempts.
Lamar Jordan finished with 45 yards passing for New Mexico last week. He went 4 for 8, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Lobos were led on the ground by Teriyon Gipson, who finished with 156 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 14 yards per rush. Tyrone Owens led the team in receiving with 27 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. New Mexico had 22 first downs total. 19 came from running the ball and 2 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 491 yards for the contest. The Lobos ran for 446 yards on 64 carries as a team.
Boise State scores 33.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 52nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 33.3 attempts for a 60.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 298.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 26th in college football. The Broncos run for an average of 176.8 yards per game on 36.5 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 62nd in the nation. They also run 69.8 plays per contest and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 475 yards per game, ranking their offense 35th overall this season. The Broncos average 23.8 first downs per game which ranks them 40th in the country. They accumulate 62.8 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 42nd in the nation.
Boise State allows 286 passing yards per game, ranking 110th in D-1, and they allow 18 points per contest on defense, which ranks 19th. They give up 31.8 completions on 47 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 67.6. The Broncos allow 72 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 2.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the country. Boise State allows 358 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 39th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.8 penalties for 72.5 yards per game, ranking them 117th among D-1 teams.
New Mexico averages 38.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 34th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 10.5 passes per game on 18.5 attempts for a 56.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 129 yards through the air per game, ranking them 125th in Division 1. The Lobos run for an average of 347.5 yards per game on 53.3 attempts for an average of 6.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 2nd on the ground. They also run 71.8 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for a total of 476.5 yards per game, ranking them 34th in the country on offense. The Lobos get an average of 22.5 first downs per game, which ranks 50th in the nation. They average 55 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 64th in college football.
New Mexico allows an average of 208 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 44th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 99th in the nation. They give up 15.8 completions on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.3 per game. The Lobos allow 147.8 rushing yards per contest on 34 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 55th in the country. New Mexico allows 355.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 35th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 4 penalties for 38 yards in each contest, ranking 7th in the nation.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
New Mexico Betting Trends
New Mexico is 4-0-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 S Evan Tyler Knee out for season
08/30/16 S Dylan Sumner-Gardner Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
10/02/16 RB Diquon Woodhouse Hip "?" Friday vs. Boise State
10/02/16 CB Jadon Boatright Toe "?" Friday vs. Boise State
10/02/16 WR Matt Quarells Foot "?" Friday vs. Boise State
10/02/16 RB Romell Jordan Personal "?" Friday vs. Boise State
09/19/16 QB Austin Apodaca Collarbone out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico
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