Connecticut at Boise State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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Albertsons Stadium is the venue for the game between the Connecticut Huskies and the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 33 point favorites. The Broncos are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Huskies are 0-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Connecticut Huskies are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 1-0-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Connecticut Huskies have run for 220 yards as a unit, which ranks 44th in the nation. They've run 46 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 7 times for 93 yards so far this year, which has them 41st in the country in penalties. They are 102nd in Division 1 in points scored with 17. They have run 87 plays this year for 486 yards, which ranks them 56th in the nation in total offense. The Huskies average 5.6 yards per play, which is 70th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 27 1st downs this season, ranking them 29th overall as an offensive unit. David Pindell has completed 27 throws while attempting 41 passes for a completion percentage of 65.9%. He has passed for 266 yards this year. He averages 5.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 123.5.
The Huskies rush defense has given up 36 attempts for 296 yards this season, putting them in 120th place in the country against the run. They have had 3 penalties for 27 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in Division 1. Connecticut is 120th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 56. They have given up a total of 652 yards on D, which is 124th in the nation. The Huskies are 127th in yards per play allowed with 9.3. Opponent offenses have completed 26 throws on 34 attempts against the Connecticut Huskies defense this season, ranking them 103rd and 74th in the country. The Connecticut pass defense has also surrendered a total of 356 yards in the air, which is 115th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Connecticut Huskies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this season. Their punters have accumulated 79 yards on 2 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 76th in the NCAA in punting average. They have returned 6 kicks for 151 yards on special teams, which puts them 4th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 25 yards per kick return and they are 33rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 637.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Broncos are 15th in Division 1 in points scored with 56. They have run 57 plays this season for 416 yards, which ranks them 37th in the nation in total offense. The Boise State Broncos average 7.3 yards per play, which is 30th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 16 1st downs this year, placing them 108th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boise State has run for 111 yards as a team, which ranks 103rd in the country. They've run 29 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 4 times for 27 yards so far this season, which has them 93rd in the nation in penalties. Brett Rypien has thrown for 305 yards this season. He has completed 20 passes on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 210.1. He averages 10.9 yards per pass attempt and 13.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Boise State is 58th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 20. They have surrendered a total of 379 yards on D, which is 71st in Division 1. The Broncos are ranked 62nd in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 24 passes on 34 attempts against the Boise State defense this season, placing them 92nd and 72nd in the country. The Boise State Broncos pass defense has also given up a total of 255 yards through the air, which is 85th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 44 attempts for 124 yards this year, putting them in 53rd place in D-1 against the run. The Broncos have committed 3 penalties for 25 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Boise State is ranked 23rd in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 6 punt return yards and average 2 yards per return, which is 72nd in college football. The Boise State Broncos average 23 yards per kick return and they are 83rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 445. Boise State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 112 yards on 4 punts, averaging 28 yards per punt. That places them 120th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Broncos -33
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