UNLV vs. Boise State - 10/5/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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UNLV vs. Boise State

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 9:31 PM (Sam Boyd Stadium)

BSU -23 Total 55.5

TV: CBSSN

 

On Saturday, the Boise State Broncos visit the UNLV Rebels at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Broncos kept their perfect record intact at 4-0 following a 30-19 victory against the Air Force Falcons, in which Hank Bachmeier threw for 263 yards and two TDs. Boise State was off this week on a bye and used that time to tighten up its defense as top tackler Ezekiel Noa was lost for the season with a torn ACL.

Hank Bachmeier leads the Broncos with 1,190 yards passing, six touchdowns and three interceptions. The leading rusher for the Broncos is Robert Mahone with 288 yards and four touchdowns. CT Thomas is the leading receiver with 283 yards and three touchdowns. Sonateane Lui is the leading tackler for Boise State with 24.

UNLV is 1-3 after losing its third straight by falling to the Wyoming Cowboys 53-17 on Saturday. UNLV scored first on a 40-yard field goal by Daniel Gutierrez and then took a lead of 10-7 on a 54-yard pass from quarterback Armani Rogers to Giovanni Fauolo Jr. just prior to the end of the first quarter, but UNLV allowed 26 unanswered points during the  second quarter and trailed at the half 33-10.

Armani Rogers leads UNLV with 393 yards passing, two touchdowns and three interceptions and has rushed for 204 yards and two touchdowns. The leading ground gainer for the Rebels is Charles Williams with 472 yards and six touchdowns. The leading receiver for UNLV is Randal Grimes with 175 yards and one touchdown. Evan Austrie leads all tacklers for the Rebels with 33.

The Broncos are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 conference matchups

The UNDER has cashed in 4 of Boise State’s last 5 conference games

The Rebels are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 conference games

The OVER has cashed in 20 of UNLV’s last 28 at home

UNLV’s season continues to go downhill, while Boise State is just the opposite as the Broncos are undefeated. The Broncos have covered the number in 5 of the last 6 in conference play, 10 of the last 14 away from home, and each of the last 6 after allowing fewer than 20 points in the previous game. UNLV has problems on offense with quarterback Armani Rogers having a difference of opinion with his head coach. Final Score Prediction, Boise State Broncos win and cover ATS 36-7

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David’s Pick Boise State Broncos -23

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.