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BYU vs Boise State Week 9 Betting Pick

The BYU Cougars will attempt to snap a three-game losing streak in a very tough environment when they visit the Boise State Broncos on Friday.

The Cougars have dropped three in a row since losing quarterback Taysom Hill for the season with a broken leg, and they have also failed to cover the spread in their past five since winning 41-7 at Texas in their second game of the season. [ Best BYU line at Bovada?]

The Broncos have won their last 10 home games, but they are just 5-5 against the spread during that stretch after failing to cover as 18-point favorites in a 37-27 victory over Fresno State last Friday. BYU is 10-2 ATS in its past 12 games as a road underdog.

BYU Cougars vs Boise State Broncos Opening Odds and Betting Line

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -6.5 for the Boise State Broncos. The total was 57.5 over at GTbets.eu midweek.

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Computer Prediction: BYU Cougars vs Boise State Broncos Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 33-31 result in favor of the Broncos. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

BYU Cougars vs Boise State Broncos Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Boise State Broncos are 5-2 overall and 4-3 ATS against the spread, while the Cougars are 4-3 and 2-5 ATS. As for the totals, Boise State is 4-3 on the OU, and BYU is 4-2-1 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boise State vs BYU injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Boise State Broncos and the No. 48-ranked BYU Cougars, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

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How BYU Cougars vs Boise State Broncos Stats Matchup

The game also pits Boise State's No. 54-ranked offense, averaging 32 PPG, against a BYU defense that ranks No. 65 this week at 26.14 PPG. The Boise State aerial game is averaging 291 yards per game, more than the BYU Cougars secondary allows through the air, 290.57 YPG per game.

Defensively, the BYU Cougars feature the league's No. 6-rated road run defense, allowing 72 yards per game. Boise State, meanwhile, ranks No. 27 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Christian Stewart led the way last time out for the Cougars, connecting for 408 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 42-35 loss to the Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

 

Jay Ajayi went over the 100-yard mark (158) in his team's latest effort as Boise State defeated Fresno State by a score of 37-27 on Friday.

BYU Cougars vs Boise State Broncos Betting Odds Trends

BYU is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of BYU's last 5 games
BYU is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of BYU's last 10 games on the road
Boise State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Boise State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boise State's last 6 games
Boise State is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

BYU at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, November 1st
Boise State at New Mexico, Saturday, November 8th

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