Boise State vs Air Force Betting Report
Boise State's Broncos, after bouncing back from an opening weekend loss with an easy victory over Tennessee-Martin, look to make it two in a row when they host Air Force (1-1) Friday night on the blue turf at Bronco Stadium (8 pm ET, ESPN).
As of early this week Boise State (1-1), which just scored 63 points over the weekend, was favored by 23 points over the Falcons, who just gave up 52 points in losing to Utah State.
Air Force has lost 12 straight SU as a double-digit underdog.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Broncos sit at No. 84 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Falcons are at No. 103 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Broncos will win this game 39-27.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boise State's No. 50-ranked offense (34.5 PPG) against a Falcons defense that ranks No. 91 at 32.5 PPG. The Broncos passing attack has averaged 213.5 yards per game, less than the Falcons give up through the air (251.5 YPG on average).
In their last action, Air Force was a 52-20 loser at home against Utah State. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (72) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Air Force didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Aggies as Utah State blasted them 52-20 in Week 2 action.
Last time out for Boise State, they were a 63-14 winner as they battled Tennessee-Martin at home. Boise State covered in the match as a 34.5-point favorite, while 77 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Tennessee-Martin didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Broncos as Boise State blasted them 63-14 in Week 2 action.
Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing in September are 10-0
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 9-1
A few Falcons at Broncos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Air Force's last 6 games
Air Force is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Air Force is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Air Force is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Boise State is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Boise State is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boise State's last 6 games
Boise State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Air Force home to Wyoming, Saturday, September 21
Boise State at Fresno State, Friday, September 20