Boise State at Fresno State: 11/6/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Fresno State Bulldogs (7-2) vs Boise State Broncos (4-4)
Game Info: Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Bulldog Stadium)
Betting Odds: Fresno State Bulldogs -5 -- Over/Under: 59 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Boise State Broncos and Fresno State Bulldogs face off on Saturday in a Mountain West college football showdown at Bulldog Stadium. When these two last faced off in 2018, Boise State came away with the 24-17 victory.
The Boise State Broncos come into this game with a 4-4 record overall and they have won two of their last three games. In the last game against Colorado State, the defense was strong giving up only 19 points, and that led to the victory. Boise State is averaging 29.3 points while the defense is giving up 21.2 points per game. Under center for Boise State is Hank Bachmeier and he has been throwing for 2,204 yards, 15 touchdowns, and five interceptions. The running game for Boise State hasn’t been all that great this year, and a balanced offense needs to be better going forward.
On the other side of this matchup is Fresno State who sits with a 7-2 record overall and they are coming off an impressive victory against San Diego State. The offense in that game scored 30 points against a very good defense. Fresno State is averaging 35 points while the defense is giving up 20.8 points per game. The Bulldogs are averaging 337.1 yards per game through the air which is 7th in all of college football. Under center for Fresno State is Jake Haener who has thrown for 2,888 yards, 23 touchdowns, and six interceptions. Ronnie Rivers and Jordan Mims have also been quite the 1-2 punch on the ground and both guys have rushed for over 500 yards.
Boise State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games.The over is 4-0 in Fresno State’s last four games following an against the spread win. The under is 4-0 in Boise State’s last four games as a road favorite.
This is a down year for Boise State and they are going to struggle again in this game. Fresno State just has too good of an offense, and that will be the difference in this game. Look for Boise State to struggle to score in this game, and Fresno State will blow out this game. Back Fresno State against the spread.