Boise State at Colorado State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium
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The Boise State Broncos travel to Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium to take on the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 5 point favorites. The Broncos have an ATS record of 6-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 5-5-0 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 6-3-0 against the spread
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
11/04/17 TE Chase Blakley Leg is "?"
11/04/17 NT David Moa Leg is "?"
10/20/17 S Jace Richter Dismissed is out for season
10/03/17 CB Michael Young Suspension out indefinitely
09/12/17 WR Akilian Butler ACL out for season
08/28/17 LB Blake Whitlock Shoulder out for season
08/24/17 S Evan Tyler ACL out for season
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
11/04/17 RB Izzy Matthews Undisclosed injured last game, is "?"
11/04/17 DL Toby McBride Back is "?"
10/23/17 S Jamal Hicks Arm is out indefinitely
08/23/17 WR E.J. Scott ACL out for season
08/21/17 LB Deonte Clyburn Blood Clot out indefinitely
08/08/17 DB Braylin Scott Legal problems out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boise State Broncos are 50th in Division 1 in points scored with 280. They have run 613 plays this season for 3,375 yards, which ranks them 62nd in the nation in total offense. The Broncos average 5.5 yards per play, which is 78th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this year, placing them 82nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boise State has run for 1,285 yards as a team, which ranks 90th in the country. They've run 346 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 51 times for 425 yards so far this season, which has them 81st in the nation in penalties. Brett Rypien has thrown for 1,340 yards this season. He has completed 118 passes on 182 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 136.1. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Boise State is 26th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 179. They have surrendered a total of 2,771 yards on D, which is 14th in Division 1. The Broncos are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 179 passes on 308 attempts against the Boise State Broncos defense this season, placing them 92nd and 102nd in the country. The Boise State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,813 yards through the air, which is 44th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 299 attempts for 958 yards this year, putting them in 9th place in D-1 against the run. The Broncos have committed 33 penalties for 311 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 5th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Boise State is ranked 5th in the nation in punt returns with 23. They've accumulated 271 punt return yards and average 11.8 yards per return, which is 26th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 622 yards on special teams, ranking 36th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 27 yards per kick return and they are 62nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,268. The Boise State Broncos have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 11, which is 50th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92%. Boise State Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,730 yards on 42 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 81st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rams have run for 1,976 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the nation. They've run 390 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 70 times for 653 yards so far this year, which has them 17th in the country in penalties. They are 30th in Division 1 in points scored with 312. They have run 722 plays this year for 4,846 yards, which ranks them 12th in the nation in total offense. The Colorado State Rams average 6.7 yards per play, which is 16th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 247 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Nick Stevens has completed 204 throws while attempting 332 passes for a completion percentage of 61.4%. He has passed for 2,870 yards this year. He averages 8.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 150.5.
The Colorado State Rams rush defense has given up 366 attempts for 1,771 yards this season, putting them in 102nd place in the country against the run. They have had 54 penalties for 462 yards on defense this year. That places them 61st in Division 1. Colorado State is 76th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 257. They have given up a total of 4,154 yards on D, which is 114th in the nation. The Rams are 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 180 throws on 308 attempts against the Colorado State defense this season, ranking them 93rd and 104th in the country. The Colorado State Rams pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,383 yards in the air, which is 109th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams have tried 16 field goals this year and made 14, which is 28th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Colorado State kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 36 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,547 yards on 33 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 4th in the NCAA in punting average. Colorado State is 86th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 84 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 60th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 402 yards on special teams, which puts them 105th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 20 yards per kick return and they are 9th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,332.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Rams college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams +5
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