Hawaii at Boise State - 10/3/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hawaii Warriors (2-2) at Boise State Broncos (3-1)
College Football: Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10:15 pm (Albertsons Stadium)
The Line: Boise State Broncos -24.5 -- Over/Under: 53.5 See the Latest Odds
The Hawaii Warriors and Boise State Broncos square off Saturday night at Albertsons Stadium.
The Hawaii Warriors look for a big road win to get a game above a .500 record. Max Wittek is completing 49.2 percent of his passes for 730 yards, five touchdowns and four interceptions. Wittek has zero touchdown passes in two of his last three games. Marcus Kemp and Quinton Pedroza have combined for 430 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Devan Stubblefield has seven receptions. The Hawaii Warriors ground game is averaging 97 yards per contest, and Paul Harris leads the way with 283 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Hawaii is allowing 28.3 points and 413.8 yards per game. Marrell Jackson leads the Warriors with 34 tackles, Kennedy Tulimasealii has 2.5 sacks and Julian Gener has an interception. Marcus Kemp, Keelan Ewaliko and Vasquez Haynes are questionable.
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The Boise State Broncos look for a big victory to improve to 4-1 on the year. Brett Rypien is completing 72.7 percent of his passes for 447 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions. Rypien is coming off a three-touchdown performance. Thomas Sperbeck and Shane Williams-Rhodes have combined for 462 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Holden Huff has eight receptions. The Boise State Broncos ground game is averaging 170.5 yards per contest, and Jeremy McNichols leads the way with 273 yards and eight touchdowns. Defensively, Boise State is allowing 15.5 points and 282.8 yards per game. Ben Weaver leads the Broncos with 24 tackles, Armand Nance has two sacks and Donte Deayon has three interceptions. Antoine Turner, D.J. Dean and Rick Smith are questionable.
The Rainbow Warriors are 1-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 2-10-1 ATS in their last 13 games in October. The Broncos are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a SU win of more than 20 points. The favorite is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
Boise State seems to be getting better and better each game, while Hawaii has shown nothing against above average comp. The Warriors have been shutout in both of their road games this season.
This game could get ugly, but there's certainly better options out there this weekend.