Colorado State Rams (3-4) at Boise State Broncos (4-2)
|Date & Time||Friday October 19, 2018, 9:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Boise State Broncos -23.5 -- Over/Under:
Mountain West college football features the Colorado State Rams visiting the Boise State Broncos.
The Colorado State Rams have won back to back contests following a 20-18 victory against New Mexico which kept their Bowl hopes alive. Colorado State held a 427-294 yardage edge and had the ball for 36+ minutes but still needed a Wyatt Bryan 26 yard field goal with no time left.
Rams quarterback KJ Carta-Samuels completed 24-42 for 311 yards and a touchdown while adding another touchdown with a one yard run.
Izzy Mathews led Colorado State 92 rushing yards on 26 carries and caught a pass for ten yards while Preston Williams logged nine receptions for 93 yards and a five yard TD followed by a five catch, 81 yard effort by Olabisi Johnson.
The Boise State Broncos bounced back from a disappointing loss to San Diego State with a narrow 31-27 victory at Nevada as a two touchdown road favorite. Boise State racked up 506 yards and gave the ball away four times while Nevada totaled 386 yards with three turnovers.
Broncos quarterback Brett Rypien connected on 28-38 for 299 yards and a pair of touchdowns and three crucial interceptions while running seven times for another 24 yards.
Boise State saw John Hightower reel off an 88 yard scoring dash with Alexander Mattison logging 69 rushing yards on 24 totes. AJ Richardson topped the Broncos receivers with 79 yards on four catches and a TD while Tyler Horton recorded a 99 yard pick six.
Over is 4-0 in Colorado State Rams last 4 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game and under is 7-0 in Colorado State Rams last 7 Friday games and Colorado State Rams are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Friday games. Boise State Broncos are 4-0 ATS vs. a team with a losing record and under is 8-1 in Boise State Broncos last 9 games in October and under is 6-1 in Boise State Broncos last 7 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game. Road team is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings and favorite is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings and Colorado State Rams are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
This pick assumes that Boise State doesn’t turn over the ball and performs to their talent level...