Saturday, October 29, 2016
War Memorial Stadium
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The Boise State Broncos take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at War Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 12.5 point favorites. This season the Broncos are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 5-2-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread.
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Brett Rypien finished with 442 yards through the air for Boise State last week. He completed 25 passes out of 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Jeremy McNichols, who finished with 140 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jeremy McNichols was the team leader in receiving with a total of 109 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Boise State got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 18 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 571 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 129 yards on 35 attempts.
Josh Allen finished with 135 yards passing for Wyoming last week. He went 8 for 12, resulting in a 67% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led on the ground by Brian Hill, who finished with 289 yards on 29 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. Tanner Gentry led the team in receiving with 109 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. Wyoming had 27 first downs total. 20 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 540 yards for the contest. The Cowboys ran for 401 yards on 56 carries as a team.
Boise State scores 34.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 38th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.4 passes on 32.4 attempts for a 63 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 320.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 15th in college football. The Broncos run for an average of 161 yards per game on 36.9 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 80th in the nation. They also run 69.3 plays per contest and average 7 yards per play for an average of 481.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 30th overall this season. The Broncos average 23.1 first downs per game which ranks them 36th in the country. They accumulate 50 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 90th in the nation.
Boise State allows 222.7 passing yards per game, ranking 60th in D-1, and they allow 20.4 points per contest on defense, which ranks 24th. They give up 24.1 completions on 39.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61. The Broncos allow 141.3 rushing yards per game on 36.4 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 42nd in the country. Boise State allows 364 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 40th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.1 penalties for 67 yards per game, ranking them 110th among D-1 teams.
Wyoming averages 34.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 37th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13.7 passes per game on 23.4 attempts for a 58.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 191.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 101st in Division 1. The Cowboys run for an average of 226.6 yards per game on 46.6 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 25th on the ground. They also run 70 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 418.4 yards per game, ranking them 58th in the country on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 21.7 first downs per game, which ranks 58th in the nation. They average 52.1 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 78th in college football.
Wyoming allows an average of 299.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 123rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 85th in the nation. They give up 20.1 completions on 35.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.2 per game. The Cowboys allow 139.4 rushing yards per contest on 36.7 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 39th in the country. Wyoming allows 438.9 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play, which ranks 95th in D-1. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 60.4 yards in each contest, ranking 89th in the nation.
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 2-5-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 5-2-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/16 S Skyler Seibold Knee out for season
09/27/16 S Evan Tyler Knee out for season
10/18/16 DE Carl Granderson ACL out for season
09/09/16 DE Trevor Meader Knee out for season
09/01/16 LB Adam Pilapil Ankle out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Kellen Overstreet Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Wyoming
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