Colorado State Rams vs Boise State Broncos Prediction, 11/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Location: Albertsons Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado State (+13.5)
Albertsons Stadium is the venue where Hank Bachmeier and the Boise State Broncos (2-1) will play the Colorado State Rams (1-1) on Thursday. Colorado State opens this matchup as 13.5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 61.5.
In the last game they played, the Colorado State Rams faced the Wyoming Cowboys and went home with the win by a score of 34-24. A'Jon Vivens led the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 30 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 62 yards by way of 14 carries which meant he was running for 4.4 yards per tote. Dante Wright was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 146 yards on 10 receptions. He had an average of 14.6 yards per catch for that game. Patrick O'Brien went 18/26 with 255 yards by way of passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the Colorado State Rams have an average of 25.5 PPG. As a team they are averaging 118.0 yards rushing giving them a rank of 102nd in the country. The Rams have earned 714 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Colorado State has earned 3 touchdowns through the air and 2 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards through the air, the Rams have given up 669 yds which ranks them 49th in college football. Overall, they are surrendering 448.5 yards per outing which puts them 101st in the nation. The Rams are sitting in 85th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 31.0 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 2.5 yards per rush and 114.0 rushing yards per game this season. During their 2 games played, they have conceded 334.5 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 64.7%. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 228 rushing yards through 2 games.
Todd Centeio has completed 58 of his career 94 throws for a completion percentage of 61.7%. He is averaging 31.4 yards per contest. For his career, Centeio has passed for a total of 754 yards with 7 TD's and 1 interception. His QB rating is 151.5 with a TD rate of 7.4% and an interception percentage of 1.1%. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the football 84 times for a total of 315 rushing yds.
In their last contest, the Boise State Broncos faced the BYU Cougars and ended up taking the loss by a score of 51-17. Andrew Van Buren led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 10 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 45 yards via 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.8 yards per carry. Khalil Shakir led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 139 yards on 10 receptions. He earned an average of 13.9 yards per catch for the game. Cade Fennegan went 15/26 with 182 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He walked away with 1 interception for the contest.
During this campaign so far, the Broncos have compiled 808 yards through the air not to mention an average of 269.3 passing yards per game, ranking them 35th in Division 1. The Boise State Broncos average 406.3 yards per outing which has them sitting 61st in Division 1. They average 137.0 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 411 yards for this year. In relation to how much they score, the Broncos are sitting 32nd in D-1 maintaining an average of 36.0 points per game. The Broncos are relinquishing 31.3 points per game, which has them 88th in the nation. This year, they have given up 94 total points. Boise State has given up a total of 740 yards rushing (246.7 yards per game) as well as 11 touchdowns via the rush on the campaign. They have yielded 2 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 173.3 yards/game, which has them sitting 22nd in D-1.
Bachmeier has thrown for 12 touchdowns compared to 6 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 4.9% and his interception rate is 2.4%. He has taken off and run for 69 yds on 47 attempts. He averages 238.6 yards per contest through the air with a 147.8 QB rating. In the 9 games in his career, Hank Bachmeier has connected on 157 of his 247 attempts for a total of 2,147 yds.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams +13.5
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