Boise State at Fresno State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Get todays College Football Odds & Lines on this game
Bulldog Stadium is the venue for the game between the Boise State Broncos and the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 7 point favorites. The Bulldogs are 7-2-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-7-0. The Broncos are 7-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Free $60 in Member College Football Picks No Obligation Click Here
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 7-3-0 against the spread
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-2-1 against the spread
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
11/12/17 TE Chase Blakley Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
11/12/17 NT David Moa Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
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 Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
11/12/17 QB Marcus McMaryion Hand injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
09/14/17 DB Chris Coleman Foot out indefinitely
09/13/17 DB Kesomi Mafi Knee out for season
08/28/17 RB Dontel James Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boise State Broncos have run for 1,685 yards as a unit, which ranks 75th in the nation. They've run 414 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 63 times for 532 yards so far this year, which has them 72nd in the country in penalties. They are 27th in Division 1 in points scored with 383. They have run 752 plays this year for 4,444 yards, which ranks them 45th in the nation in total offense. The Broncos average 5.9 yards per play, which is 47th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 230 1st downs this season, ranking them 59th overall as an offensive unit. Brett Rypien has completed 157 throws while attempting 247 passes for a completion percentage of 63.6%. He has passed for 1,971 yards this year. He averages 8.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 146.1.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 402 attempts for 1,400 yards this season, putting them in 25th place in the country against the run. They have had 41 penalties for 393 yards on defense this year. That places them 8th in Division 1. Boise State is 43rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 250. They have given up a total of 3,637 yards on D, which is 28th in the nation. The Broncos are 12th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 215 throws on 364 attempts against the Boise State Broncos defense this season, ranking them 90th and 102nd in the country. The Boise State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,237 yards in the air, which is 45th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boise State Broncos have tried 17 field goals this year and made 15, which is 33rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Boise State Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 48 for 48 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,898 yards on 46 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 77th in the NCAA in punting average. Boise State is 10th in the country in punt returns with 25. They've totaled 272 punt return yards and average 10.9 yards per return, which is 28th in D-1. They have returned 30 kicks for 784 yards on special teams, which puts them 31st in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 26 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,500.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 68th in Division 1 in points scored with 305. They have run 726 plays this season for 4,302 yards, which ranks them 67th in the nation in total offense. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 5.9 yards per play, which is 48th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 207 1st downs this year, placing them 96th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Fresno State has run for 1,817 yards as a team, which ranks 62nd in the country. They've run 408 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 56 times for 461 yards so far this season, which has them 95th in the nation in penalties. Chason Virgil has thrown for 524 yards this season. He has completed 48 passes on 83 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 118. He averages 6.3 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw.
Fresno State is 14th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 190. They have surrendered a total of 3,383 yards on D, which is 15th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 210 passes on 350 attempts against the Fresno State defense this season, placing them 83rd and 84th in the country. The Fresno State Bulldogs pass defense has also given up a total of 2,082 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 364 attempts for 1,300 yards this year, putting them in 20th place in D-1 against the run. The Bulldogs have committed 51 penalties for 405 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 10th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Fresno State is ranked 72nd in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 102 punt return yards and average 7.3 yards per return, which is 65th in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 693 yards on special teams, ranking 51st in kick return yardage. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 22 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,097. The Bulldogs have attempted 23 field goals this season and made 19, which is 9th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Fresno State kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 34 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,212 yards on 52 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 46th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos -7
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% profit guaranteed Expert College Football Picks