Fresno State at Boise State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/9/2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
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The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Albertsons Stadium to take on the Boise State Broncos on Friday, November 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 2 point favorites. The Bulldogs have an ATS record of 8-1-0 while their over/under record is 4-5-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 4-4-1 against the spread.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 8-1-0 against the spread
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 4-4-1 against the spread
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
11/04/18 LB Jeffrey Allison Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Boise State
11/04/18 OL Logan Hughes Leg is questionable Friday vs Boise State
11/04/18 OL Syrus Tuitele Ankle is questionable Friday vs Boise State
09/13/18 OL Netane Muti Achilles is out for season
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
11/04/18 DT Chase Hatada Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Fresno State
11/04/18 OL Eric Quevedo Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Fresno State
11/04/18 TE Garrett Collingham Shoulder is questionable Friday vs Fresno State
11/04/18 WR John Hightower Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Fresno State
11/04/18 WR Octavius Evans Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Fresno State
11/04/18 LB Riley Whimpey Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Fresno State
11/04/18 NT Sonatane Lui Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Fresno State
10/30/18 CB Jalen Walker Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/17/18 QB Chase Cord ACL is out for season
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 Fresno State Bulldogs are 12th in Division 1 in points scored with 364. They have run 611 plays this season for 3,890 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the nation in total offense. The Bulldogs average 6.4 yards per play, which is 24th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 196 1st downs this year, placing them 54th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Fresno State has run for 1,363 yards as a team, which ranks 85th in the country. They've run 320 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 46 times for 384 yards so far this season, which has them 102nd in the nation in penalties. Marcus McMaryion has thrown for 2,416 yards this season. He has completed 197 passes on 278 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 165.4. He averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Fresno State is 2nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 111. They have surrendered a total of 2,763 yards on D, which is 15th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are ranked 8th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 140 passes on 291 attempts against the Fresno State Bulldogs defense this season, placing them 19th and 78th in the country. The Fresno State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,604 yards through the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 321 attempts for 1,159 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in D-1 against the run. The Bulldogs have committed 46 penalties for 379 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 17th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Fresno State is ranked 79th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 101 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 72nd in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 258 yards on special teams, ranking 108th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 18 yards per kick return and they are 61st in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,249. The Fresno State Bulldogs have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 8, which is 83rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Fresno State Bulldogs kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 44 for 47 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,667 yards on 39 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 46th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Broncos have run for 1,348 yards as a team, which ranks 87th in the nation. They've run 334 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 53 times for 505 yards so far this year, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. They are 21st in Division 1 in points scored with 342. They have run 674 plays this year for 4,218 yards, which ranks them 10th in the nation in total offense. The Boise State Broncos average 6.3 yards per play, which is 30th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 220 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. Brett Rypien has completed 222 throws while attempting 328 passes for a completion percentage of 67.7%. He has passed for 2,779 yards this year. He averages 9.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 159.3.
The Boise State Broncos rush defense has given up 313 attempts for 1,152 yards this season, putting them in 28th place in the country against the run. They have had 51 penalties for 371 yards on defense this year. That places them 15th in Division 1. Boise State is 42nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 213. They have given up a total of 3,262 yards on D, which is 44th in the nation. The Broncos are 76th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 159 throws on 254 attempts against the Boise State defense this season, ranking them 47th and 32nd in the country. The Boise State Broncos pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,110 yards in the air, which is 74th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boise State Broncos have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 95th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Boise State kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 45 for 46 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,085 yards on 31 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That ranks them 128th in the NCAA in punting average. Boise State is 8th in the country in punt returns with 23. They've totaled 255 punt return yards and average 11.1 yards per return, which is 42nd in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 430 yards on special teams, which puts them 59th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 22 yards per kick return and they are 21st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,903.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -2
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