The Colorado State Rams will be taking the road to meet the Boise State Broncos at the Albertsons Stadium, Boise, USA, for a Mountain West Conference faceoff on the 12th of November. The match will begin at 8:00 PM EST and will be broadcasted by FS1 TV Channel.
Colorado State VS Boise State Betting Odds (FanDuel)
Odds: Colorado State Rams +440 | Boise State -650
Spread: Colorado State Rams +14.5 | Boise State -14.5
Total Points: Over 62.5 +105 | Under 62.5 -115
Colorado Rams Crave Another Win
The Colorado State Rams will be walking into this game with their heads held high after their victory in the last match. The match was against the Wyoming Cowboys and ended with a 34-24 final score. In the game, Wyoming quarterback, Patrick O’Brien, passed for 255 yards scoring 2 touchdowns, hitting home 18 of his 26 pass attempts. Wide receiver, Dante Wright, secured 10 receptions for 146 yards, and A’Jon Vivens ran for 62 yards with 14 carries.
The Colorado State Rams were unsteady in their defense strategy, allowing the Wyoming Cowboys a total of 465 yards of offense. The Colorado defense was headed by the linebacker, Cam’ron Carter, who managed 11 tackles with 1 fumble recovery. While linebacker, Dequan Jackson, found his way into the Wyoming Cowboys backfield several times, he secured 3 TFLs and 1 sack, with defensive lineman, Manny Jones, racking up 2 sacks and 4 TFLs.
By the end of the 1st quarter, Colorado State Rams were in the lead with 14 points while the Cowboys were stunned with no point. In the 2nd quarter, the Rams gained 10 more points, while the Cowboys secured 14 points. The game ended with the Wyoming Cowboys down by 10 points.
The Colorado State Rams have 25.5 points per game record and a total of 357.0 yards per game, with 118.0 in rushing yards and 239.0 in passing yards per game. Colorado quarterback, Patrick O’Brien, has passed for a total of 337 yards, ranking 101st in passing yards, scored 3 touchdowns, and is currently tied at 92nd in touchdowns this season. Wide receiver, A’Jon Viven, has accumulated 88 yards rushing with 22 carries but no touchdowns this season. Tight end Trey McBride has 13 receives for 220 yards and scored 3 touchdowns this season. The Colorado Rams are ranked 7th in the Mountain West.
The Colorado defense has allowed a total of 31.0 points per game and an average of 448.5 yards in the offense, with 334.50 in passing yards and 114.0 in rushing yards.
The Colorado State Rams have 3 players unavailable for the game on Thursday due to injuries and health complications, including center back Keevan Bailey, wide receiver Warren Jackson, and tight end Cameron Butler. Keevan’s presence at the game is unsure. However, Warren and Cameron are definitely out.
The Boise State Broncos Looking to Bounce Back
The Boise State Broncos are coming into this matchup with a record 2-1, after losing to the BYU Cougars in their own territory. In that game, quarterback, Cade Fennegan, passed for 182 yards, scoring 2 touchdowns with 1 interception, after coming off the bench. Fennegan targeted most of his passes at wide receiver, Khalil Shakir, who caught 10 of Fennegan’s passes for 139 yards and scored 2 touchdowns. While running back, Andrew Van Buren rushed for 45 yards with 16 carries.
The Boise State defense had a hard time blocking the BYU Cougars as they managed to score 51 points and bagged a total of 573 yards in offense. The Boise State defense was headed by LB Riley Whimpey, who was able to secure 9 tackles with 2 TFLs.
The Boise State Broncos hold a 36.0 record in points per game, and a total of 406.3 yards per game, with 137.0 in rushing yards and 269.3 in passing yards per game. The Broncos quarterback, Jack Sears, has passed for a total of 332 yards, ranking 150th in passing yards, scored 3 touchdowns, and is currently tied at 8th in touchdowns this season. Running back Andrew Van Buren has accumulated 136 yards rushing with 35 carries and 3 touchdowns this season. Wide receiver, Khalil Shakir, has 23 receives for 352 yards and scored 4 touchdowns this season. The Wisconsin Badgers are ranked 3rd in the Mountain West.
The Boise State defense has allowed a total of 31.33 points per game and an average of 420.0 yards in the offense, with 173.67 in passing yards and 246.3 in rushing yards.
The Boise State Broncos have quite the number of players unavailable for Thursday’s game due to injuries and health complications, including QB Jack Sears, RB George Holani, QB Hank Bachmeier, CB Tyric LeBeauf, LB Demitri Washington, LB Brock Miller, K Joel Velazquez, and K Jonny Messina.
Boise State Broncos (-590)