|2012 College Football Week 14 Odds & Spread: Boise State vs. Nevada|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 29 November 2012 06:30|
Boise State vs. Nevada Odds
Boise State is 9-2 on the year, 6-1 in the Mountain West and 4-1 on the road. Nevada is 7-4 overall, 4-3 in the MWC and 2-3 at home. Boise State is 6-5 against the spread this season while Nevada is 2-9 ATS. Nevada has covered in three straight in this series.
Trends show that Boise State is just 1-4 against the spread in its last five games against Nevada, but 4-1 ATS in its last 5 trips to Reno. The road team has actually covered the spread in 5 of the last 6 in this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Boise State is the favorite on the road in this game, as the Broncos have odds of -10 points against Boise State. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 60 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Boise State favored by 8.5 points. The spread never got lower than that, and is at its current peak with Boise State favored by 10 points.
Boise State is coming off a 42-14 win over Colorado State last week. The Broncos have won two straight since losing, 21-19, to San Diego State. The Broncos are averaging just 30.7 points per game this season on offense, which is well down from previous seasons. Defensively, Boise State is holding opponents to just 14.4 points per game, which ranks fifth in the nation. The Broncos are being led by running back D.J. Harper, who has rushed for 935 yards and 14 touchdowns this season.
Nevada picked up a 31-24 win over New Mexico two weeks ago, which snapped a three-game losing streak for the Wolf Pack. Nevada is averaging 38.5 points per game this season on offense, while the defense is giving up 33 points per game. Nevada is being led by running back Stefphon Jefferson, who has rushed for 1,564 yards and 20 touchdowns on the year.
In terms of Injuries, Boise State safety Hazen Moss is questionable for this game due to an undisclosed injury while offensive lineman Jake Broyles is questionable with a leg injury. Nevada has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Boise State. The Broncos are getting 79% of the wagers with odds of -10 points at Nevada on Saturday.