Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Colorado State Rams take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Albertsons Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 25.5 point favorites. This season the Rams are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
Collin Hill finished with 203 yards through the air for Colorado State last week. He completed 14 passes out of 25 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Rams were led in rushing by Dalyn Dawkins, who finished with 125 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Michael Gallup was the team leader in receiving with a total of 140 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Colorado State got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 79 total plays for 464 yards for the game. The Rams ran for 224 yards on 47 attempts.
Brett Rypien finished with 391 yards passing for Boise State last week. He went 21 for 28, resulting in a 75% completion percentage. The Broncos were led on the ground by Jeremy McNichols, who finished with 54 yards on 21 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Thomas Sperbeck led the team in receiving with 198 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. Boise State had 22 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 59 total plays for 456 yards for the contest. The Broncos ran for 65 yards on 29 carries as a team.
Colorado State scores 24.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 97th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.3 passes on 30.8 attempts for a 53 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 219.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 78th in college football. The Rams run for an average of 186.7 yards per game on 42.2 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 55th in the nation. They also run 73 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 406 yards per game, ranking their offense 72nd overall this season. The Rams average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 75th in the country. They accumulate 51 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 82nd in the nation.
Colorado State allows 236.8 passing yards per game, ranking 78th in D-1, and they allow 28.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 74th. They give up 18.2 completions on 28.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.5. The Rams allow 185.8 rushing yards per game on 42.8 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 87th in the country. Colorado State allows 422.7 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 86th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.2 penalties for 55.2 yards per game, ranking them 68th among D-1 teams.
Boise State averages 36.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 37th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.2 passes per game on 32.6 attempts for a 62 percent completion percentage. They throw for 316.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 18th in Division 1. The Broncos run for an average of 154.4 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 85th on the ground. They also run 67.6 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for a total of 471.2 yards per game, ranking them 33rd in the country on offense. The Broncos get an average of 23.4 first downs per game, which ranks 36th in the nation. They average 53.2 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, ranking them 75th in college football.
Boise State allows an average of 236.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 77th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 18.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 19th in the nation. They give up 26.2 completions on 40.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2 per game. The Broncos allow 134 rushing yards per contest on 36.2 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 36th in the country. Boise State allows 370.6 total yards per game for an average of 4.8 yards per play, which ranks 45th in D-1. They force 0.6 turnovers per contest and 10.2 penalties for 75.6 yards in each contest, ranking 120th in the nation.
Colorado State Betting Trends
Colorado State is 2-4-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado State has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 RB Rashaad Boddie Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
10/09/16 WR Xavier Williams Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
08/29/16 FB Adam Prentice Knee out for season
09/27/16 S Evan Tyler Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado State
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