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Bowling Green nearly upset a ranked opponent earlier this season, but on Saturday at 7PM ET, the Falcons will look for their biggest win ever at Perry Stadium, when they host No. 8 Boise State.

Bet Boise State at Bowling Green

At 3-0 the Broncos are still fighting for an unbeaten season, a BCS berth, and possibly even a spot in the BCS National Championship. Boise State has improved on offense with each game, but the defense seemed to hit a speed bump last week in its 51-34 win over Fresno State. The Bulldogs racked up 507 yards on Boise State, but the Broncos forced two key turnovers to get the win. On offense, the Broncos have rushed for nearly 600 yards as a team, with D.J. Harper and Jeremy Avery each totaling over 275 yards in the three wins. Harper is out on Saturday with a leg injury, but it shouldn’t slow down the Broncos too much. The passing game for Boise State has also been efficient, as Kellen Moore has eight touchdown passes to one interception. Moore has thrown for 685 yards on 53-of-80 passing, with Austin Pitts and Titus Young each with over 14 receptions.

The Falcons opened the year with a 31-14 win over Troy but then lost a heart-breaker, 27-20 at No. 25 Missouri. Last week, the Falcons lost 17-10 at Marshall, but are hosting the highest-ranked opponent ever in Boise State on Saturday. Tyler Sheehan has thrown for 928 yards and four touchdowns in the three games while Freddie Barnes already has 42 receptions for 336 yards and two touchdowns. The 42 receptions for Barnes is seven more than any other player in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Last season, the Falcons dropped a 20-7 decision at Boise State.

Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com have made Boise State 16.5-point road favorites over Bowling Green on Saturday night. The over/under total for this game has been established at 50.5.

College Football Week 4 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

BOWLING GREEN is 1-1 against the spread versus BOISE ST since 1992

BOISE ST is 2-0 straight up against BOWLING GREEN since 1992

2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games over the last 3 seasons

BOWLING GREEN is 1-0 against the spread versus BOISE ST over the last 3 seasons 

BOISE ST is 1-0 straight up against BOWLING GREEN over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

BOISE ST: 6-0 ATS in road games

BOWLING GREEN: 6-0 ATS off SU loss as favorite

Boise State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games

Boise State is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games

Bowling Green is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Bowling Green's last 6 games

BOISE ST is 11-2 ATS (+8.8 Units) in all games over the last 2 seasons.

BOISE ST is 59-36 ATS (+19.4 Units) when playing on a Saturday since 1992.

BOISE ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) after playing a conference game over the last 2 seasons.

BOISE ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) off a win against a conference rival over the last 2 seasons.

BOISE ST is 9-1 ATS (+7.9 Units) after 2 or more consecutive straight up wins over the last 2 seasons.

BOISE ST is 33-18 ATS (+13.2 Units) when playing against a team with a losing record since 1992.

BOISE ST is 11-2 ATS (+8.8 Units) in all lined games over the last 2 seasons.

BOISE ST is 9-2 ATS (+6.8 Units) as a favorite over the last 2 seasons.

BOISE ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in road games over the last 2 seasons.

BOISE ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in road lined games over the last 2 seasons.
Week 4 College Football Injury Report
BOISE ST

Cory Yriarte C Out For Season (knee)

Andy Silsby RB Out For Season (ACL)

DJ Harper RB Out Week 4 (leg)

Greg Grimes DT Questionable Week 4 (leg)

BOWLING GREEN

Calvin Wiley WR Out Indefinitely (knee)

Boise State at Bowling Green Current Odds

Boise State Broncos -16.5 Over 50.5 (-1200)

Bowling Green Falcons +16.5 Under 50.5 (+710)

Bet Boise State at Bowling Green

Posted: 9/26/09 3:12PM ET

 

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