Utah State at Boise State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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Albertsons Stadium is the venue for the game between the Utah State Aggies and the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 3 point favorites. The Broncos are 6-4-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-6-0. The Aggies are 9-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 9-2-0.
Valuable Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 9-2-0 against the over/under
The Utah State Aggies are 9-2-0 against the spread
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Boise State Broncos are 6-4-1 against the spread
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/17/18 WR Jordan Nathan Concussion is doubtful Saturday vs Colorado State
09/14/18 NT Gasetoto Schuster Undisclosed is out for season
09/03/18 P Aaron Dalton Back is out for season
08/24/18 LB Kevin Meitzenheimer MCL is out indefinitely
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
11/11/18 DT Chase Hatada Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs New Mexico
11/11/18 OL Eric Quevedo Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs New Mexico
11/11/18 TE Garrett Collingham Shoulder is questionable Friday vs New Mexico
11/11/18 WR John Hightower Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs New Mexico
11/11/18 WR Octavius Evans Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs New Mexico
11/11/18 NT Sonatane Lui Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs New Mexico
11/06/18 LB Riley Whimpey ACL is out for season
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 Utah State Aggies have run for 2,398 yards as a unit, which ranks 24th in the nation. They've run 420 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 86 times for 768 yards so far this year, which has them 17th in the country in penalties. They are 2nd in Division 1 in points scored with 542. They have run 795 plays this year for 5,501 yards, which ranks them 21st in the nation in total offense. The Aggies average 6.9 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 259 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Jordan Love has completed 217 throws while attempting 327 passes for a completion percentage of 66.4%. He has passed for 2,845 yards this year. He averages 9.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 162.2.
The Aggies rush defense has given up 444 attempts for 1,542 yards this season, putting them in 44th place in the country against the run. They have had 83 penalties for 714 yards on defense this year. That places them 108th in Division 1. Utah State is 36th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 243. They have given up a total of 4,113 yards on D, which is 57th in the nation. The Aggies are 23rd in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 204 throws on 389 attempts against the Utah State Aggies defense this season, ranking them 73rd and 114th in the country. The Utah State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,571 yards in the air, which is 76th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Utah State Aggies have tried 25 field goals this year and made 20, which is 6th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Utah State Aggies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 68 for 68 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,726 yards on 44 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 107th in the NCAA in punting average. Utah State is 18th in the country in punt returns with 23. They've totaled 216 punt return yards and average 9.4 yards per return, which is 58th in D-1. They have returned 26 kicks for 779 yards on special teams, which puts them 14th in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 30 yards per kick return and they are 5th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 6,496.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Broncos are 17th in Division 1 in points scored with 411. They have run 816 plays this season for 5,115 yards, which ranks them 13th in the nation in total offense. The Boise State Broncos average 6.3 yards per play, which is 25th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 272 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boise State has run for 1,755 yards as a team, which ranks 73rd in the country. They've run 419 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 62 times for 580 yards so far this season, which has them 79th in the nation in penalties. Brett Rypien has thrown for 3,270 yards this season. He has completed 263 passes on 384 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 160.4. He averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 9.2 adjusted yards per throw.
Boise State is 37th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 244. They have surrendered a total of 3,914 yards on D, which is 41st in Division 1. The Broncos are ranked 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 191 passes on 303 attempts against the Boise State defense this season, placing them 50th and 27th in the country. The Boise State Broncos pass defense has also given up a total of 2,496 yards through the air, which is 69th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 386 attempts for 1,418 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in D-1 against the run. The Broncos have committed 64 penalties for 473 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 20th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Boise State is ranked 8th in the nation in punt returns with 28. They've accumulated 260 punt return yards and average 9.6 yards per return, which is 55th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 504 yards on special teams, ranking 68th in kick return yardage. The Boise State Broncos average 22 yards per kick return and they are 19th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,878. The Broncos have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 9, which is 93rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Boise State kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 54 for 55 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,274 yards on 36 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That places them 128th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies +3
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