Colorado State at Boise State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/19/2018
Friday, October 19, 2018
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The Colorado State Rams head to Albertsons Stadium to play the Boise State Broncos on Friday, October 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 24 point favorites. The Rams are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4-0. The Broncos are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-3-0.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
10/14/18 LB Max McDonald Personal is questionable Friday vs Boise State
10/14/18 DL Richard King Concussion is questionable Friday vs Boise State
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
10/09/18 NT David Moa Calf is out for season
10/09/18 S DeAndre Pierce Spleen is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado State Rams are 80th in the country in points scored with 172. They have run 538 plays this year for 2,888 yards, which ranks them 10th in Division 1 in total offense. The Rams average 5.4 yards per play, which is 88th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 162 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado State has run for 801 yards as a unit, which ranks 108th in college football. They've run 245 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 56 times for 447 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. K.J. Carta-Samuels has passed for 1,934 yards this year. He's completed 158 throws while attempting 259 passes for a completion percentage of 61%. His quarterback rating this season is 139.5. He averages 7.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt.
Colorado State is 114th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 246. They have given up a total of 3,108 yards on D, which is 118th in D-1. The Rams are 116th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 111 throws on 191 attempts against the Colorado State Rams defense this season, ranking them 54th and 59th in the nation. The Colorado State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,686 yards in the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 271 attempts for 1,422 yards this season, putting them in 114th place in the country against the run. The Rams have had 50 penalties for 415 yards on defense this year. That places them 96th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado State is 52nd in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 47 punt return yards and average 4.3 yards per return, which is 115th in D-1. They have returned 21 kicks for 475 yards on special teams, which puts them 15th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 23 yards per kick return and they are 28th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,410. The Colorado State Rams have tried 14 field goals this year and made 9, which is 25th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Colorado State Rams kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,062 yards on 42 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That ranks them 4th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Broncos have run for 964 yards as a team, which ranks 91st in college football. They've run 227 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Boise State Broncos have been penalized on offense 40 times for 369 yards so far this season, which has them 65th in the country in penalties. They are 40th in the nation in points scored with 217. They have run 469 plays this season for 2,889 yards, which ranks them 16th in Division 1 in total offense. Boise State averages 6.2 yards per play, which is 36th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 146 1st downs this year, placing them 38th overall as an offensive unit. Brett Rypien averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 8.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 157 passes on 233 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.9. He has thrown for 1,858 yards this season.
The Boise State Broncos rush defense has allowed 199 attempts for 739 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in D-1 against the run. Boise State has committed 32 penalties for 228 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 7th in college football. They are 34th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 131. They have surrendered a total of 1,942 yards on D, which is 22nd in the country. The Broncos are ranked 49th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 98 passes on 165 attempts against the Boise State defense this season, placing them 25th and 14th in Division 1. The Boise State Broncos pass defense has also given up a total of 1,203 yards through the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boise State Broncos have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 86th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Boise State kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 857 yards on 25 punts, averaging 34 yards per punt. That places them 129th in Division 1 in punting average. Boise State is ranked 11th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 78 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 114th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 218 yards on special teams, ranking 95th in kick return yardage. The Boise State Broncos average 22 yards per kick return and they are 52nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,185.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Broncos -24
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