The Boise St Broncos will travel in Mountain West conference play as they face the Nevada Wolf Pack in an NCAA college football game on Saturday afternoon. Kick off time from Nevada is scheduled for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ABC.
The point spread opened up in this college football game with the road team Boise St Broncos favored by -10 points with an over under line of 60 points. Early money has landed on the side of the home underdog Wolf Pack as Boise St is now favored by -9 ½ points. The total has dipped down a ½ point to a current line of 59 ½ points.
In their head to head meeting last season it was Boise St with the 30-10 home win against Nevada as a -27 ½ point betting favorite. The total landed under 59 ½ points. CFB Trend: Nevada Wolf Pack is 0-7 ATS in their past seven games.
The Broncos have won two straight. They improve to 9-2 on the season following a 42-14 home win last week against the Colorado St Rams as a -29 ½ point favorite. The game went over 49 ½ points. Boise St put up the 35-0 lead at the half in the win. Their offense put up 503 yards with 269 rushing for 6 ½ yards per rush. They had two turnovers and took three from the Rams. Joe Southwick hit on 17 of 20 passes for 216 yards and two touchdowns. The first year starter has 15 touchdowns and 7 picks on the season. Boise St allowed Colorado St to post up 229 offensive yards with 157 coming from their run game for 4 ½ yards per run. Boise St’s defense has been strong allowing 293 yards a game and eighth in all of college football as well as 14 points a game good for fifth in the nation. Offense has been a struggle for Boise St replacing Kellen Moore and running back Doug Martin. They are 81st in total offense with 386 yards a game. They pass for 216 yards per contest ranking 83rd in the country. With a win Boise St will finish in a three way tie in the Mountain West conference with Fresno St and San Diego St.
Nevada broke a three game losing streak last week to improve to 7-4 on the season following a 31-24 road win against the New Mexico Lobos as a -10 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at under 63 ½ points. The Wolf Pack posted 491 yards offensively with 358 running the football for over 7 yards per carry. Each team committed one turnover each. Cody Fajardo hit on 18 of 27 passes for 133 yards with three touchdowns and one pick. On the year the sophomore QB has 17 touchdowns and 7 picks on the year. The Wolf Pack allowed New Mexico 352 yards of offense with 352 coming from their ground game for 7 yards per run. As usual the Wolf Pack struggles come on defense. They rank 113th against the run allowing 212 yards a game. They sit at 4-3 in the Mountain West conference.