BYU Vs Boise State Odds & Pick

BYU Vs Boise State Odds & Pick

BYU Vs Boise State Odds & Pick

The Boise State Broncos look to stay unbeaten as they host BYU Cougars. The NCAAF week 8 betting odds favor the Broncos by 7.5-points. Kick-off is scheduled for this Thursday, October 20 at 10:15 PM ET on ESPN from the Albertsons Stadium, in Boise, Idaho.

BYU Cougars Vs Boise State Broncos Odds & Pick

What: BYU Cougars (4-3) at No.14 Boise State Broncos (6-0)
When: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Start Time: 10:15 PM ET 
Where: Boise, ID
Stadium: Albertsons Stadium
Spread: Boise State -7.5
Moneyline: BYU +240 at Boise State -280
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Why Bet On The BYU Cougars To Beat Boise State

The Cougars have won three straight coming into this game. Their 28-21 win over Mississippi State pushed them to 4-3 SU and 5-2 ATS this season. They average 28.1 points per game (74th) and allow 25.1 points per game (52nd).

Senior QB Taysom Hill (1420 yards, 9 TDs & 7 INTs) completed 16 of 28 passes for 165 yards against the Bulldogs last week. He threw for three touchdowns and one interception. Hill also added a rushing touchdown. BYU averages 204.1 passing yards per game (93rd).

WR Nick Kurtz (28 rec, 294 yards, 1 TDs) and Jonah Trinnaman (19 rec, 225 yards, 1 TD) are average targets for Hill.

BYU averages 200.9 rushing yards per game (39th). Senior RB Jamaal Williams (165 car, 942 yards, 10 TDs) is the second rushing leader in the nation. He averages 5.7 yards per carry.

BYU has the 93rd-ranked total defense in College Football. The Cougars allow 270.7 passing yards per game (115th) and 131.1 rushing yards (49th). They have 13.0 sacks this season.

Why Bet On The Boise Stage Broncos To Beat BYU

The Boise State Broncos are 6-0 SU and 33-3 ATS after beating Colorado State 28-23 last week. They average 35.3 points per game (36th) and allow 19.3 points per game (23rd).

Sophomore QB Brett Rypien (1622 yards, 12 TDs & 3 INTs) has thrown eight touchdowns without interceptions in the last three seasons. The Broncos average 300.3 passing yards per game (23rd).

WR Thomas Sperbeck (38 rec, 701 yards, 6 TDs) has caught four touchdowns in the last three games.

Boise State averages 166.3 rushing yards per game (76th). RB Jeremy McNichols (150 car, 775 yards, 11 TDs) is coming off his best game of the season. He ran for 217 yards and two touchdowns on 40 carries.

Boise State has the 37th-ranked total defense in the nation. They give up 228.7 passing yards per game (52nd) and 142.3 rushing yards per game (40th). The Broncos have 21.0 sacks per game.

Betting Trends Related To This Matchup:

  • Brigham Young is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Brigham Young is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • Brigham Young is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boise State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Boise State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Boise State is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • Boise State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Brigham Young
  • Boise State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Brigham Young

Expert Pick

The Cougars are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Broncos are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games vs. a team with a winning road record however, just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.  

My final score prediction is BYU 24, Boise State 31.