Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The Washington State Cougars take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Albertsons Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 69. This season the Cougars are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Luke Falk finished with 418 yards through the air for Washington State last week. He completed 41 passes out of 51 attempts for a 80% completion percentage. The Cougars were led in rushing by Gerard Wicks, who finished with 52 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Gabe Marks was the team leader in receiving with a total of 108 yards and 10 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Washington State got a total of 32 first downs by way of 5 rushing, 23 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 77 total plays for 515 yards for the game. The Cougars ran for 97 yards on 25 attempts.
Brett Rypien finished with 347 yards through the air for Boise State last week. He completed 22 passes out of 33 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Alexander Mattison, who finished with 61 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Thomas Sperbeck was the team leader in receiving with a total of 130 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. Boise State got a total of 28 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 18 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 584 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 158 yards on 38 attempts.
Washington State scores 42 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 45th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 41 passes on 52 attempts for a 78.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 418 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 11th in college football. The Cougars run for an average of 97 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 103rd in the nation. They also run 77 plays per contest and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 515 yards per game, ranking their offense 35th overall this season. The Cougars average 32 first downs per game which ranks them 9th in the country. They accumulate 101 penalty yards per game via 12 penalties, which ranks 10th in the nation.
Washington State allows 496 passing yards per game, ranking 126th in D-1, and they allow 45 points per contest on defense, which ranks 117th. They give up 35 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 85.4. The Cougars allow 110 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 58th in the country. Washington State allows 606 total yards per game including 9.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 123rd in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 12 penalties for 118 yards per game, ranking them 124th among D-1 teams.
Boise State averages 45 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 35th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 68.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 426 yards through the air per game, ranking them 8th in Division 1. The Broncos run for an average of 158 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 70th on the ground. They also run 73 plays per game and average 8 yards per play for a total of 584 yards per game, ranking them 14th in the country on offense. The Broncos get an average of 28 first downs per game, which ranks 18th in the nation. They average 60 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 45th in college football.
Boise State allows an average of 186 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 59th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 10 points per contest, which has them ranked 24th in the nation. They give up 21 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.6 per game. The Broncos allow 81 rushing yards per contest on 40 carries for a 2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 29th in the country. Boise State allows 267 total yards per game for an average of 3.7 yards per play, which ranks 37th in D-1. They force 0 turnovers per contest and 10 penalties for 71 yards in each contest, ranking 103rd in the nation.
Washington State Betting Trends
Washington State is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Washington State has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/06/16 S Robert Taylor Suspension expected to miss 1st half Saturday vs. Boise State
09/06/16 S Shalom Luani Suspension Served missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Boise State
09/04/16 UT Gabe Perez Arm injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/04/16 TE Jake Roh Leg "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
08/30/16 S Dylan Sumner-Gardner Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
Guy's Pick: Take Boise State
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