Idaho State at Boise State - 9/18/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Idaho State Bengals (1-1) at Boise State Broncos (1-1)
College Football: Friday, September 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Albertsons Stadium)
The Line: Boise State Broncos -29 -- Over/Under: 67 See the Latest Odds
The Idaho State Bengals and Boise State Broncos play late Friday night at Albertsons Stadium.
The Idaho State Bengals would love nothing more than an upset win to get above a .500 record. Michael Sanders is completing 61.4 percent of his passes for 455 yards, seven touchdowns and two interceptions. Sanders and Tanner Gueller have combined for eight touchdowns. Madison Mangum and KW Williams have combined for 180 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Hagen Graves has six receptions. The Idaho State Bengals ground game is averaging 196.5 yards per contest, and Jakori Ford leads the way with 228 yards on 31 carries. Defensively, Idaho State is allowing 17 points and 248.5 yards per game. Jake Pettit leads the Bengals with 16 tackles, Hayden Stout has four tackles for loss and CJ Langlow has three pass deflections.
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The Boise State Broncos look to bounce back after a crushing loss to the BYU Cougars. Ryan Finley is completing 64.1 percent of his passes for 426 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions. Finley has moved the chains on 21 of his 41 completions. Shane Williams-Rhodes and Jeremy McNichols have combined for more than 190 receiving yards and one touchdown while Chaz Anderson has four receptions. The Boise State Broncos ground game is averaging 124.5 yards per contest, and McNichols leads the way with 135 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Boise State is allowing 24 points and 280 yards per game. Tanner Vallejo leads the Broncos with 12 tackles, Kamalei Correa has four tackles for loss and Donte Deayon has two interceptions. Antoine Turner, D.J. Dean, Gabe Perez and Rick Smith are questionable.
Idaho State just got beat up by Portland State last week and hasn't exactly had any success when playing these paycheck style games. We're talking about the Bengals losing 56-0 to Washington, 59-13 to BYU and 56-14 to Utah.
Expect an ugly football game where the Boise State Broncos roll.