Boise State at Oklahoma State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys host the Boise State Broncos at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 2.5 point favorites. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 2-0-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread. The Broncos have an ATS record of 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 2-0-0.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 2-0-0 against the spread
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
09/09/18 CB Avery Williams Elbow is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/09/18 NT David Moa Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/09/18 LB Ezekiel Noa Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/09/18 WR Octavius Evans Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/09/18 LB Tyson Maeva Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
09/09/18 WR LC Greenwood Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Boise State
09/09/18 CB Tanner McCalister Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Boise State
09/09/18 P Zach Sinor Hernia is questionable Saturday vs Boise State
08/26/18 WR Patrick McKaufman ACL is out for season
08/07/18 LB Patrick Macon Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boise State Broncos have run for 515 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in college football. They've run 72 times, averaging 7.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 11 times for 98 yards so far this season, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. They are 5th in the nation in points scored with 118. They have run 133 plays this season for 1,238 yards, which ranks them 12th in Division 1 in total offense. The Broncos average 9.3 yards per play, which is 2nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 55 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. Brett Rypien averages 11.9 yards per pass attempt and 14.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 41 passes on 56 attempts for a completion percentage of 73.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 214.5. He has thrown for 667 yards this season.
The Broncos rush defense has allowed 69 attempts for 246 yards this year, putting them in 46th place in D-1 against the run. Boise State has committed 10 penalties for 69 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in college football. They are 26th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 27. They have surrendered a total of 572 yards on D, which is 27th in the country. The Broncos are ranked 34th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 35 passes on 55 attempts against the Boise State Broncos defense this season, placing them 63rd and 39th in Division 1. The Boise State pass defense has also given up a total of 326 yards through the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boise State Broncos have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 2, which is 53rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Boise State Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 147 yards on 5 punts, averaging 29 yards per punt. That places them 129th in Division 1 in punting average. Boise State is ranked 7th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 50 punt return yards and average 7.1 yards per return, which is 74th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 68 yards on special teams, ranking 82nd in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 23 yards per kick return and they are 12th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,356.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys are 8th in the country in points scored with 113. They have run 178 plays this year for 1,349 yards, which ranks them 7th in Division 1 in total offense. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 7.6 yards per play, which is 18th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 65 1st downs this season, ranking them 7th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma State has run for 600 yards as a unit, which ranks 11th in college football. They've run 99 times, averaging 6.1 yards per rush as a unit. Oklahoma State has been penalized on offense 16 times for 167 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the country in penalties. Taylor Cornelius has passed for 723 yards this year. He's completed 49 throws while attempting 74 passes for a completion percentage of 66.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 166.9. He averages 9.6 adjusted yards per throw and 9.8 yards per pass attempt.
Oklahoma State is 31st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 30. They have given up a total of 474 yards on D, which is 13th in D-1. The Cowboys are 9th in yards per play allowed with 3.5. Opponent offenses have completed 28 throws on 62 attempts against the Oklahoma State defense this season, ranking them 28th and 69th in the nation. The Oklahoma State Cowboys pass defense has also surrendered a total of 286 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 74 attempts for 188 yards this season, putting them in 31st place in the country against the run. The Cowboys have had 19 penalties for 154 yards on defense this year. That places them 108th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma State is 18th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 24 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 90th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 94 yards on special teams, which puts them 64th in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 24 yards per kick return and they are 4th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,467. Oklahoma State kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 276 yards on 6 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 15th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos +2.5
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