Utah State Aggies vs Boise State Broncos Prediction, 11/25/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Utah State Aggies vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Location: Albertsons Stadium in Boise, ID
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-15)
The Utah State Aggies (6-5) are headed to Albertsons Stadium on Friday where they will take on the Boise State Broncos (8-3). Boise State opens this game as 15-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.
The Utah State Aggies head into this matchup 6-5 this season. In their last contest, the Aggies took the field against the San Jose State Spartans and went home with a win by a final score of 35-31. Cooper Legas connected on 23/35 with 244 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 122.3 and ended the contest with 2 interceptions. Calvin Tyler Jr. led the offense in rushing for the Aggies with 30 attempts for 125 yds (4.2 yards per carry). For the game, they tallied 85 plays which gave them 430 yards. The Utah State Aggies ended up rushing 50 times and totaled 186 yards, which had them averaging 3.7 yards per tote. On the ground, the Aggies conceded 84 yards on 28 attempts, which is 3.0 yards per run allowed. Utah State surrendered 20 pass completions on 30 attempts for a total of 257 yds, and a completion percentage of 66.7%.
When talking about putting points on the board, the Utah State Aggies have an average of 23.3 PPG. Offensively they average 161.9 yards via the ground game ranking this team at 59th in Division 1. The Aggies have earned 3,878 yards in total this season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Utah State has amassed 17 passing touchdowns and 12 touchdowns via the ground. Utah State has accrued 219 first downs as a unit, and they have been flagged for 95 infractions for 893 yds. They have turned the ball over 22 different times.
The Aggies sit in 99th in D-1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 29.5 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.9 yards per rushing attempt and 197.3 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 2,170 rushing yards through 11 games. When talking about passing yards, the Aggies have given up 2,162 yds which puts them in 31st in Division 1. They have conceded 196.5 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 53.3%. For the season, they have given up 393.7 yards per game putting them at 83rd in Division 1. They have yielded 20 touchdowns by air as well as 17 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Broncos come into this game with a record of 8-3 this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Broncos walked away with a victory by a final of 20-17 when they played the Wyoming Cowboys. Taylen Green (1 TD) ended the game with 211 yds on 20/34 passing while his QB rating was 120.7. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 6.2. George Holani carried the football 20 times for 132 yds, finishing the game with 6.6 yards per carry for Boise State. Boise State ran the football for 6.3 yards per carry, finishing the contest with 269 yds on 43 carries. The Broncos finished the contest with a total of 480 yds and they ran 77 plays (6.2 yards per play). The Broncos passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 18.8%, relinquishing 30 yds on 3 out of 16 through the air. Boise State gave up 32 rushing attempts for 278 yards (8.7 yds per rush).
The Boise State Broncos have an average of 383.0 yards per outing, ranking them 73rd in the country. The Boise State offense has compiled 485 yds of penalties on 57 violations, which ranks 100th in the nation in terms of helping out the opposition. For the season so far, the Broncos have compiled 2,136 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 194.2 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 108th in the country. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Broncos are sitting 62nd in college football holding an average of 29.1 points per game.
The Broncos are surrendering 17.3 points per game, which puts them 12th in Division 1. Boise State has given up a total of 1,348 yards rushing (122.5 yards per outing) and 10 touchdowns via the rush this year. Overall, they have allowed 190 points. They have allowed the opposition 9 touchdowns via the pass and 145.4 yards/outing, ranking them 1st in the nation. The Broncos defense has been on the field for 638 plays, which has them ranked 7th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Broncos -15
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