Fresno State Bulldogs vs Boise State Broncos Odds
The visiting Bulldogs hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Bronco Stadium against the Broncos.
The Broncos sport records of 4-1 and 3-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Bulldogs sit at 4-2 and 6-0 ATS on the season. The over under records are 2-3 for the Broncos and 2-3 for the Bulldogs.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Bulldogs in this one found them as 9-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Broncos rated this week at No. 35 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 7. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 42-37 result in favor of the Bulldogs this week.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boise State's No. 77-ranked offense, averaging 26.2 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 48 this week at 23.3 PPG. The Broncos aerial game is averaging 226 yards per game, more than the Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 188 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Bulldogs own the league's No. 75-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 182.3 yards per game when on the road. Boise State, on the other hand, rates No. 41 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
In their last action, Fresno State was a 28-7 winner on the road against Colorado State. They covered the 17-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (35) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Robbie Rouse tore up the turf for 124 rushing yards in the latest Bulldogs game, a 28-7 win over the Rams at Hughes Stadium.
Boise State was a 40-14 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Southern Miss. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score (54) made winners of OVER bettors. Southern Miss didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Broncos as Boise State blasted them 40-14 in Week 6 action.
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 6-4
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing in October are 10-0
When playing on turf are 9-1
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 8-2
A few Bulldogs at Broncos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Fresno State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Fresno State's last 16 games on the road
Fresno State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Fresno State's last 6 games when playing Boise State
Boise State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boise State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Fresno State
Boise State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Fresno State
Boise State is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
Fresno State home to Wyoming, Saturday, October 20
Boise State home to UNLV, Saturday, October 20