Boise State Broncos vs Colorado State Rams Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boise State Broncos vs Colorado State Rams
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Rams (+3)
The Colorado State Rams (3-4) will take on the Boise State Broncos (3-4) at Canvas Stadium on Saturday. Boise State opens as 3-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under is 50.5.
The Boise State Broncos come into this matchup with a record of 3-4 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Broncos faced the Air Force Falcons and went home with a loss by a final score of 24-17. Hank Bachmeier finished 23/36 with 259 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 127.9 and finished the game with 1 interception. Andrew Van Buren was the leader on the ground for the Broncos with 15 carries for 58 yards (3.9 yards per attempt). The Boise State Broncos ended up rushing 25 times and accrued 78 yds, which is an average of 3.1 yards per carry. In all, they tallied 61 plays which totaled 337 yds. Boise State relinquished 1 completions on 5 tries for 59 yds, and a completion rate of 20.0%. When it came to stopping the run, the Broncos gave up 307 yds on 63 attempts, which is 4.9 yards per rush surrendered.
When it comes to scoring points, the Boise State Broncos hold an average of 29.4 points per contest. As a team they're holding an average of 90.0 yards via the ground game which ranks them 125th in the nation. The Broncos have racked up 2,581 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Boise State has earned 12 touchdowns through the air and 9 rushing touchdowns. Boise State has 148 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 37 penalties for 362 yards. They have turned the football over 10 different times.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Broncos are allowing 1,464 yards which ranks them 49th in college football. They have conceded 209.1 yards per game through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 57.9%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 407.4 yards/contest which ranks them 101st in college football. They have granted 7 touchdowns by air as well as 11 touchdowns running the ball. The opposition is running for an average of 4.5 yards per running attempt and 198.3 yards on the ground per game on the year. In total, they have allowed 1,388 yards via the running game in 7 games. The Broncos sit in 55th in D-1 concerning team defense, giving up 22.1 points per game.
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The Rams come into this game with a record of 3-4 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Rams took a loss by a final score of 26-24 when they faced the Utah State Aggies. Todd Centeio (1 touchdown) ended the game with 282 yards on 18/29 through the air while his quarterback rate was 148.2. He had 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 9.7. David Bailey carried the ball 30 times for 159 yards, ending the contest with 5.3 yds per attempt for Colorado State. Colorado State rushed the ball for 4.4 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 190 yards on 43 carries. The Rams finished the contest with a total of 472 yards while they ran 73 plays (6.5 yds per play). The Rams pass defense conceded a completion rate of 54.8%, relinquishing 233 yards on 17 out of 31 through the air. Colorado State gave up 48 run attempts for 111 yds (2.3 yards per carry).
When it comes to how much they score, the Rams are 93rd in college football by tallying 24.6 PPG. During the season so far, the Rams have a total of 1,644 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 234.9 passing yards per game, putting them at 66th in D-1. The Colorado State Rams average 407.3 yards per game, which is good for 64th in the nation. The Colorado State offense has totaled 480 yds of penalties on 51 violations, ranking them 38th in college football in terms of hurting your team.
The Rams are conceding 20.4 points per game, which has them 45th in the nation. Colorado State has given up a total of 708 yards via the ground game (101.1 yards/game) in addition to 6 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 143 points in total. They have allowed the opposition 10 touchdowns through the air and 194.1 yards/outing, which puts them in 38th in D-1. The Rams defense has taken part in 455 plays, which has them ranked 41st in college football.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Rams college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rams +3
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