Boise State Broncos vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 9/3/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boise State Broncos vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2022
Location: Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Beavers (-4)
The Boise State Broncos (7-5 last season) are traveling to Reser Stadium on Saturday where they will meet the Oregon State Beavers (7-6 last year). Oregon State opens this game as 4-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total comes in at 60.5.
The Boise State Broncos ended the year with a 7-5 record. In their last matchup, the Broncos went up against the San Diego State Aztecs and took a loss by a final of 27-16. George Holani was the rushing leader for the Broncos with 20 totes for 70 yards (3.5 yards per carry). Hank Bachmeier went 21/40 with 222 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 105.6 and finished the game with 2 picks. Against the rush, the Broncos conceded 119 yards on 37 attempts, which is an average of 3.2 yards per run allowed. Boise State surrendered 20 completions on 35 tries for a total of 290 yards, and a completion percentage of 57.1%. At the end of the game, they had 76 plays which totaled 320 yards. The Boise State Broncos ran the rock 34 times and totaled 92 yds, which had them averaging 2.7 yards per tote.
The Broncos tallied 4,614 total yards for the prior season. Boise State earned 20 touchdowns via the pass and 16 rushing touchdowns. They surrendered the football 16 times. Boise State had 264 1st downs as an offense, and they committed 59 penalties for 596 yds. As a team they maintained an average of 123.8 yards on the ground, giving them a rank of 101st in the nation. Concerning putting points on the board, the Boise State Broncos had an average of 29.2 points per game.
Regarding yards via the pass, the Broncos allowed 2,483 yards which ranked them 21st in Division 1. In their 12 games, they gave up 206.9 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 58.1%. They surrendered 365.6 yards per outing putting them at 45th in Division 1. They relinquished 12 throwing touchdowns in addition to 14 rushing touchdowns. They gave up 4.0 yards per tote and 158.7 yards on the ground per contest over the course of last season. Over the course of last season, they allowed 1,904 running yards through 12 contests. The Broncos ranked 12th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 19.0 points per contest.
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The Beavers ended the season with a 7-6 record. When they last stepped on the field, the Beavers went home defeated by a final of 24-13 against the Utah State Aggies. B.J. Baylor carried the rock 18 times for 78 yards, ending the contest with 4.3 yards per carry for Oregon State. Chance Nolan walked away from the contest with 263 yds on 21/30 passing while his QB rate was 137. He threw 1 pick and his Y/A was 8.8. Oregon State allowed 44 attempts on the ground for 110 yds (2.5 yds per carry). The Beavers pass defense gave up a completion rate of 58.1%, surrendering 273 yards on 18 for 31 passing. The Beavers ended up finishing with 415 yards while they ran 66 plays (6.3 yards per play). Oregon State ran the ball for 4.2 yards per attempt, totaling 152 yards on 36 carries.
The Oregon State Beavers averaged 431.2 yards/game, which was good for 40th in Division 1. The Oregon State offense racked up 820 yds of penalties on 88 violations, which ranked them 31st in college football in terms of helping out the other team. For the previous season, the Beavers compiled 2,820 passing yards along with averaging 216.9 throwing yards per outing, which was ranked 81st in D-1. When it comes to how much they scored, the Beavers ranked 45th in college football with 31.2 PPG.
Oregon State surrendered a total of 1,873 yards rushing (144.1 yards per game) as well as 20 touchdowns by way of the ground game last year. They surrendered 22 touchdowns through the air in addition to 243.5 yards/contest, which put them in 91st in college football. The Beavers defense was on the field for 881 plays, which was 84th in D-1. The Beavers conceded 25.8 points per game, which had them in 61st in the country. Overall, they conceded 335 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Beavers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Broncos +4
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