Boise State at Nevada College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
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The Boise State Broncos head to Mackay Stadium to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 7.5 point favorites. The Broncos are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Wolf Pack are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-3-0.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
09/30/18 NT David Moa Calf is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
09/30/18 UT Jabril Frazier Head is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
09/30/18 S Jordan Happle Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
09/30/18 CB Tyler Horton Leg is questionable Saturday vs San Diego State
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
10/04/18 QB Ty Gangi Leg is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Fresno State
09/27/18 DB EJ Muhammad Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boise State Broncos are 47th in the country in points scored with 186. They have run 391 plays this year for 2,383 yards, which ranks them 20th in Division 1 in total offense. The Broncos average 6.1 yards per play, which is 48th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 122 1st downs this season, ranking them 50th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boise State has run for 757 yards as a unit, which ranks 97th in college football. They've run 187 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 31 times for 261 yards so far this year, which has them 85th in the country in penalties. Brett Rypien has passed for 1,559 yards this year. He's completed 129 throws while attempting 195 passes for a completion percentage of 66.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 151.6. He averages 8.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt.
Boise State is 27th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 104. They have given up a total of 1,556 yards on D, which is 11th in D-1. The Broncos are 45th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 74 throws on 123 attempts against the Boise State Broncos defense this season, ranking them 10th and 5th in the nation. The Boise State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 899 yards in the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 175 attempts for 657 yards this season, putting them in 32nd place in the country against the run. The Broncos have had 28 penalties for 208 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Boise State is 3rd in the country in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 78 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 112th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 170 yards on special teams, which puts them 97th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 21 yards per kick return and they are 63rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,631. The Boise State Broncos have tried 7 field goals this year and made 4, which is 93rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 57%. Boise State Broncos kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 790 yards on 23 punts, averaging 34 yards per punt. That ranks them 129th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wolf Pack have run for 977 yards as a team, which ranks 65th in college football. They've run 202 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Nevada Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 44 times for 411 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the country in penalties. They are 40th in the nation in points scored with 194. They have run 432 plays this season for 2,588 yards, which ranks them 23rd in Division 1 in total offense. Nevada averages 6 yards per play, which is 56th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 123 1st downs this year, placing them 47th overall as an offensive unit. Cristian Solano averages 4.5 yards per pass attempt and 1.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 23 passes on 44 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 76.8. He has thrown for 200 yards this season.
The Nevada Wolf Pack rush defense has allowed 243 attempts for 800 yards this year, putting them in 56th place in D-1 against the run. Nevada has committed 36 penalties for 294 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 54th in college football. They are 110th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 204. They have surrendered a total of 2,337 yards on D, which is 89th in the country. The Wolf Pack are ranked 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 117 passes on 196 attempts against the Nevada defense this season, placing them 92nd and 98th in Division 1. The Nevada Wolf Pack pass defense has also given up a total of 1,537 yards through the air, which is 110th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nevada Wolf Pack have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 76th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Nevada kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 23 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,334 yards on 33 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 88th in Division 1 in punting average. Nevada is ranked 51st in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 176 punt return yards and average 17.6 yards per return, which is 17th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 143 yards on special teams, ranking 108th in kick return yardage. The Nevada Wolf Pack average 18 yards per kick return and they are 39th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,906.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Wolf Pack college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Broncos -7.5
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