Boise State vs Utah State 11/25/22 College Football Picks, Predictions, Odds

Chris RuffoloNovember 22, 2022
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The Utah State Aggies and the Boise State Broncos meet in college football action from Albertsons Stadium on Friday.

The Utah State Aggies will look to finish strong after a 3rd straight win following their 35-31 win over San Jose State last time out. Cooper Legas has thrown for 1,159 yards, 10 touchdowns and 7 picks on 62.1% passing. Calvin Tyler Jr. has a team-high 978 rushing yards and 6 TDs while Robert Briggs has 353 rushing yards. Brian Cobbs has a team-high 53 grabs for 769 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns while Terrell Vaughn has 442 receiving yards with 4 scores and Justin McGriff has 374 receiving yards as well this season. On defense, AJ Vongphachanh has a team-high 85 total tackles. Utah State’s defense as a whole has combined for 22 sacks and 11 interceptions this season, led by Daniel Grzesiak’s 6.5 sacks.

The Boise State Broncos will be out to build on their 20-17 win over Wyoming in their last game to improve to 7-0 in conference play. Taylen Green’s thrown for 1,511 yards, 8 touchdowns and 4 picks on 64.6% passing while also rushing for 341 yards and 7 scores this season to lead the Broncos on the ground. George Holani has a team-high 977 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns while Ashton Jeanty has 581 rushing yards and 6 scores as well. Three different Broncos have 300+ receiving yards, led by Stefan Cobbs who has 29 grabs for a team-high 396 yards this season. On defense, DJ Schramm leads the Broncos with 78 total tackles including 36 solo tackles while Ezekiel Noa and Demitri Washington each have a team-high 4.5 sacks and George Tarias has 4 sacks.

Utah State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 22-8-1 ATS in their last 31 Friday games while the over is 5-2 in their last 7 games following an ATS win. Boise State is 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 conference games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 home games.

I get the case to be made on either side in this game, but I like the over here. These are two teams that have been finding their offense more often than not lately, especially Utah State, and for Boise, they’ve played to four straight overs at home and I think given the matchup, we make it five straight here. Give me the over.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick:Over 53
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