Boise State vs Florida State NCAA Football Picks & Predictions 8/31/2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019
TIAA Bank Field
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TIAA Bank Field is the venue for the game between the Boise State Broncos and the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 4 point favorites. The Seminoles were 4-8-0 against the spread last year and their over/under mark was 8-4-0. The Broncos were 7-5-1 ATS and their over/under record was 5-8-0.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos were 5-8-0 against the over/under last season
The Boise State Broncos were 7-5-1 against the spread last year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles were 8-4-0 against the over/under last season
The Florida State Seminoles were 4-8-0 against the spread last year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
08/13/19 DT Marvin Wilson Knee is questionable Saturday vs Boise State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boise State Broncos ran for 2,178 yards as a team last year, which ranked 66th in the nation. They ran 519 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos were penalized on offense 75 times for 699 yards last year, which had them 71st in the country in penalties. They were 21st in Division 1 in points scored with 460. They ran 979 plays last year for 5,974 yards, which ranked them 16th in the nation in total offense. The Broncos averaged 6.1 yards per play, which was 35th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 315 1st downs last season, ranking them 19th overall as an offensive unit.
The Broncos rush defense gave up 438 attempts for 1,598 yards last season, putting them in 18th place in the country against the run. They had 78 penalties for 595 yards on defense last year. That placed them 28th in Division 1. Boise State was 30th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 287. They gave up a total of 4,627 yards on D, which was 43rd in the nation. The Broncos were 55th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses completed 241 throws on 382 attempts against the Boise State Broncos defense last season, ranking them 79th and 52nd in the country. The Boise State pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,029 yards in the air, which was 84th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boise State Broncos tried 20 field goals last year and made 12, which was 83rd in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 60%. Boise State Broncos kickers made 97% of their extra points, going 59 for 60 last season. Their punters accumulated 1,802 yards on 49 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranked them 127th in the NCAA in punting average. Boise State was 9th in the country in punt returns with 31 last season. They totaled 260 punt return yards and averaged 8.4 yards per return, which was 71st in D-1. They returned 29 kicks for 621 yards on special teams, which put them 64th in kick return yardage. The Broncos averaged 22 yards per kick return and they were 19th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 6,855.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seminoles were 116th in Division 1 in points scored with 263 last year. They ran 846 plays last season for 4,320 yards, which ranked them 41st in the nation in total offense. The Florida State Seminoles averaged 5.1 yards per play, which was 109th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 205 1st downs last year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida State ran for 1,091 yards as a team, which ranked 127th in the country. They ran 391 times, averaging 2.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seminoles were penalized on offense 110 times for 851 yards last season, which had them 2nd in the nation in penalties.
Florida State was 85th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 378 last season. They surrendered a total of 5,008 yards on D, which was 64th in Division 1. The Seminoles were ranked 38th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses completed 247 passes on 454 attempts against the Florida State defense last season, placing them 92nd and 109th in the country. The Florida State Seminoles pass defense also gave up a total of 3,212 yards through the air, which was 103rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 502 attempts for 1,795 yards last year, putting them in 32nd place in D-1 against the run. The Seminoles committed 70 penalties for 607 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 32nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Florida State was ranked 43rd in the nation in punt returns with 22 last year. They accumulated 251 punt return yards and averaged 12 yards per return, which was 29th in college football. They returned 34 kicks for 648 yards on special teams, ranking 56th in kick return yardage. The Florida State Seminoles averaged 20 yards per kick return and they were 104th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,219. The Seminoles attempted 17 field goals last season and made 11, which was 94th in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 65%. Florida State kickers made 97% of their extra points, going 30 for 31 last year. Their punters totaled 3,545 yards on 82 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That placed them 27th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Broncos +4
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