Boise State Broncos vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels Prediction, 12/4/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boise State Broncos vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Friday, December 4, 2020
Location: Allegiant Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Boise State (-26)
Hank Bachmeier and the Boise State Broncos (4-1) go to Allegiant Stadium on Friday where they'll take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (0-5). UNLV opens this contest as 26-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 61.5.
In the last game they played, the Boise State Broncos played the Hawaii Warriors and took home the victory by a score of 40-32. Hank Bachmeier went 21/31 with 278 yards by way of passing and added 1 TD. He tossed 1 pick for the contest. Andrew Van Buren paced the team on the ground in this contest. He had a long run of 13 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns in this game. He ran for 113 yards by way of 27 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Khalil Shakir was the receiving yardage leader by earning 130 yards on 11 receptions. He earned an average of 11.8 yards per reception in this contest.
The Broncos have racked up 1,918 total yards for this campaign. As a team they have an average of 125.4 yards in the run game giving them a rank of 103rd in D-1. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Boise State has compiled 11 passing touchdowns and 11 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning putting points on the board, the Boise State Broncos are averaging 40.0 points per contest. The Broncos rank 79th in D-1 regarding the opposition scoring, giving up 29.4 PPG. They are allowing 4.6 yards per rush and 204.0 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have conceded 1,020 yards via the ground game in 5 games. In terms of passing yards, the Broncos are allowing 950 yds which has them sitting in 40th in Division 1. In their 5 games played this year, they are allowing 190.0 yards per outing through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 54.7%. During the season, they are granting 394.0 yards/outing which has them ranked 70th in the country.
For his career, Bachmeier has passed for a total of 2,627 yds with 14 TD's and 7 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the football 55 different times for a total of 50 yds. He has a QB rating of 146.0 with a touchdown percentage of 4.6% and an interception percentage of 2.3%. He is passing for 238.8 yards per game. Hank Bachmeier has connected on 194 of his career 306 tosses for a completion percentage of 63.4%.
The last time they took the field, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels faced the Wyoming Cowboys and took the loss by a score of 45-14. Max Gilliam paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 23 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this game. He rushed for a total of 63 yards by way of 12 carries which meant he was running for 5.3 yards per carry. Kyle Williams led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 71 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 17.8 yards per catch for that game. Doug Brumfield went 4/8 with 93 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
During this campaign so far, the Runnin' Rebels have racked up 870 yards through the air in addition to an average of 174.0 passing yards per outing, which ranks 108th in the nation. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are averaging 304.0 yards/game which is good for 118th in the country. They hold an average of 130.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 650 yards for the year. In relation to their ability to score points, the Runnin' Rebels currently rank 121st in the nation holding an average of 16.6 PPG. The Runnin' Rebels are giving up 38.0 PPG, ranking them 125th in college football. In total, they have conceded 190 pts. UNLV has conceded a total of 1,252 yards via the ground game (250.4 yards per contest) in addition to 17 touchdowns via the rush this season. They have allowed 6 touchdowns through the air in addition to 222.2 yards per outing, ranking them 60th in the country.
Gilliam has thrown for 18 TD's while tossing 11 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 5.2% and his interception rate is 3.2%. He has run for 191 yds on 103 tries. He averages 142.4 yards per game through the air with a 116.1 QB rating. In 14 contests in his collegiate career, Max Gilliam has completed 198 of 347 attempts for 1,993 yards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +26 and over 61.5 total points
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