Air Force vs. Boise State Odds
Boise State hosts Air Force in a key Mountain West Conference tonight as the two collide at 9:30PM ET on ESPN2.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Boise State is favored at home in this game, as the Broncos are getting odds of -11 points against Air Force. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 55 points. The home team has won all three meetings between these two since 2011, but Air Force is 3-0 against the spread in those games.
Air Force is 7-3 on the season, 5-1 in the Mountain West, 7-3 against the spread and 6-4 with the over. The Falcons are coming off a 35-28 win over Utah State for their fourth straight win. Air Force has a one-game lead on Boise and New Mexico with those two remaining on the schedule. Air Force averages 34.1 points and 454.9 yards per game on offense while the defense is giving up 19.8 points and 305.6 yards per game. Jacobi Owens has run for 673 yards and six touchdowns to lead the offense while Karson Roberts has thrown for 965 yards and four scores while running for 463 yards and eight touchdowns.
Boise State is 7-3, 4-2 in the Mountain West, 5-5 against the spread and 6-4 with the under. The Broncos are a game behind Air Force for the division lead, so a win tonight will put them back on top. Boise is coming off a 31-24 loss to New Mexico last week, snapping a two-game losing streak. Boise State comes into this game with the fourth-best rush defense in the country, allowing just 94.6 yards per game, which should come in handy against the third-best rush attack in Air Force. Offensively, Boise is putting up 38.3 points and 498.8 yards per game. Brett Rypien has thrown for 2,539 yards and 14 touchdowns to lead the offense this year while Jeremy McNichols has run for 901 yards and 15 touchdowns. Thomas Sperbeck has added 69 receptions for 1,210 yards and seven scores.