Boise State at Washington State College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Clarence D. Martin Stadium
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The Washington State Cougars host the Boise State Broncos at Clarence D. Martin Stadium on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 59. The Cougars have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Broncos have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0.
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Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Washington State Cougars are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
09/03/17 DE Austin Silsby Undisclosed missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/03/17 CB Michael Young Undisclosed missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Washington State
08/28/17 LB Blake Whitlock Shoulder out for season
08/24/17 S Evan Tyler ACL out for season
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
09/03/17 WR Robert Lewis Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
09/03/17 OL Robert Valencia Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Boise State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boise State Broncos have run for 147 yards as a team, which ranks 75th in college football. They've run 44 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 7 times for 47 yards so far this season, which has them 46th in the country in penalties. They are 87th in the nation in points scored with 24. They have run 76 plays this season for 210 yards, which ranks them 77th in Division 1 in total offense. The Broncos average 4.7 yards per play, which is 93rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this year, placing them 77th overall as an offensive unit. Brett Rypien averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 13 passes on 23 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 106.3. He has thrown for 160 yards this season.
The Broncos rush defense has allowed 29 attempts for 76 yards this year, putting them in 36th place in D-1 against the run. Boise State has committed 8 penalties for 60 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 73rd in college football. They are 35th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 13. They have surrendered a total of 215 yards on D, which is 23rd in the country. The Broncos are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 3.4. Opposing offenses have completed 17 passes on 34 attempts against the Boise State Broncos defense this season, placing them 52nd and 72nd in Division 1. The Boise State pass defense has also given up a total of 139 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Boise State Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this year. Their punters have totaled 143 yards on 4 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That places them 109th in Division 1 in punting average. Boise State is ranked 2nd in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 124 punt return yards and average 24.8 yards per return, which is 9th in college football. They have returned 2 kicks for 103 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 52 yards per kick return and they are 43rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 584.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cougars are 68th in the country in points scored with 31. They have run 73 plays this year for 361 yards, which ranks them 25th in Division 1 in total offense. The Washington State Cougars average 7 yards per play, which is 28th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 27 1st downs this season, ranking them 33rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington State has run for 150 yards as a unit, which ranks 73rd in college football. They've run 25 times, averaging 6 yards per rush as a unit. Washington State has been penalized on offense 4 times for 32 yards so far this year, which has them 106th in the country in penalties. Luke Falk has passed for 311 yards this year. He's completed 33 throws while attempting 39 passes for a completion percentage of 84.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 177. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt.
Washington State is 1st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 0. They have given up a total of 143 yards on D, which is 13th in D-1. The Cougars are 20th in yards per play allowed with 3.3. Opponent offenses have completed 5 throws on 12 attempts against the Washington State defense this season, ranking them 11th and 10th in the nation. The Washington State Cougars pass defense has also surrendered a total of 28 yards in the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 32 attempts for 115 yards this season, putting them in 61st place in the country against the run. The Cougars have had 4 penalties for 23 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Washington State is 33rd in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 22 punt return yards and average 7.3 yards per return, which is 47th in D-1. They have returned 1 kick for 23 yards on special teams, which puts them 96th in kick return yardage. The Washington State Cougars average 23 yards per kick return and they are 56th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 556. Washington State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 137 yards on 3 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos +7
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