Hawaii vs Boise State Predictions, Odds and Line
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Hank Bachmeier and the Boise State Broncos play the Hawaii Warriors at Albertsons Stadium on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Boise State opens this contest as 13-point favorites. The Warriors are 3-2-0 ATS and 2-3-0 when betting on the total. The Broncos are 2-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-1-1 against the spread.
Key Hawaii Warriors Injuries
09/14/19 RB Dayton Furuta Ankle is out indefinitely
08/20/19 WR Kumoku Noa Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
09/24/19 LB Ezekiel Noa ACL is out for season
In the last game they played, the Hawaii Warriors went up against the Nevada Wolf Pack and won 54-3. Fred Holly III paced the team in rushing during the game. He had a long run of 16 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 63 yards on 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.7 yards per tote. Jason-Matthew Sharsh was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 123 yards on 9 receptions. He earned an average of 13.7 yards per catch during the game. Running the show from under center for the Warriors was Cole McDonald who went 25/30 with 312 yards passing and tossed 4 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. The Warriors ended up running the ball 27 times and generated 139 yards which gave them an average of 5.1 yards per run. For the game, the Warriors racked up a total of 26 1st downs and they had 6 penalties for 70 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. On the day, they totaled 63 plays which gave them a total of 512 yards. In terms of defense, Hawaii allowed 18 completions on 31 attempts totaling 105 yards, and a completion percentage of 58.1%. On the ground, the Warriors allowed 98 yards on 36 carries allowing their opponent an average of 2.7 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they allowed 203 yards and earned 3 takeaways.
The Warriors come into this matchup with a record of 4-1 for this season. They are one of the most potent offenses in the country with an average of 37 points per game, putting them 25th in the nation. As a unit, they are averaging 124.6 rushing yards per game which is 11th in the MWC. For total yards, they rank 3rd in the conference and 31st in the nation with 2,407 yards. The Warriors have one of the middle tier defenses in Division 1, giving up 27.4 points per game putting them 7th in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Warriors have conceded 1,784 yards. Teams are completing 56.9% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.0 yards per attempt. In discussing rushing yards, Hawaii is giving up 175.4 yards per contest putting them 9th in the conference and 90th in college football. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.3 yards per carry putting them 11th in the Mountain West and 119th in Division 1 overall. In total, they have conceded 877 yards rushing through 5 contests.
In their last contest, the Boise State Broncos faced the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and won 38-13. George Holani paced the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 46 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 80 yards by way of 9 carries which meant he averaged 8.9 yards per run. Khalil Shakir was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 111 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 15.9 yards per catch for that game. Running the show from under center for the Broncos was Hank Bachmeier who went 19/30 with 299 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. The Broncos ran the ball 28 times and racked up a total of 182 yards which had them averaging 6.5 yards per attempt. In the game, they totaled 64 plays which added up to 507 yards. In the game, the Broncos racked up a total of 21 1st downs and they had 10 penalties for 130 yards which shows us that this team didn't have their heads in this game. In terms of defense, Boise State allowed 24 catches on 55 throws for a total of 262 yards, and a completion percentage of 43.6%. Overall, they allowed a total of 331 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Broncos allowed 69 yards on 31 runs which gave them an average of 2.2 yards per run allowed.
The Broncos come into this game with a record of 5-0. Boise State is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 159.2 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 71st in the nation. As a team, they have compiled a total of 796 yards rushing through 5 games, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The Broncos average 482.2 yards per contest overall ranking them 21st in the nation and 1st in the Mountain West. The Broncos are conceding 16 points per contest ranking them 2nd in the Mountain West and 17th in the country. In regard to points allowed, they have allowed 80 total points. In terms of yards on the ground, they are allowing 127.4 yards per game ranking them 45th in Division 1 and 5th in the Mountain West. For this season, they have given up a total of 637 yards rushing and 3 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the most dominate units in college football. They are conceding 178.2 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Broncos are ranked 1st in the Mountain West.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Warriors +13
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