MWC foes will do battle when the Air Force Falcons (5-2) meet the Boise State Broncos (4-2) at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Air Force vs. Boise State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Air Force as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Air Force has -135 odds to pick up the win, while Boise State is listed at +110 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 46.5 points.
How to Watch Air Force vs. Boise State Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
- Stadium: Falcon Stadium
Air Force ranks 38th in total offense this season (440.3 yards per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 10th-best in the FBS with 440.3 yards allowed per game. Air Force has the 42nd-ranked offense this season (33.3 points per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 12th-best with just 16.4 points allowed per game. While Air Force ranks second-worst in the FBS in passing offense with 80.4 passing yards per game, it’s been a different situation with the defense, which ranks fourth-best (155.9 passing yards per game allowed). Air Force ranks 45th in run defense this year (128.0 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking best in the FBS with 359.9 rushing yards per game. Air Force owns the 41st-ranked defense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (34.3% third-down percentage allowed), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 21st-best with a 48.8% third-down conversion rate. Air Force has the 43rd-ranked turnover margin in college football at +2, forcing 11 turnovers (43rd in the FBS) while turning it over nine times (56th in the FBS).
Boise State ranks 25th-worst in total yards per game on offense (337.7), but at least it has been dominating on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in total yards allowed per game (235.7). Boise State’s defensive unit has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 23rd-best in the FBS with 19.2 points surrendered per contest. In terms of offense, it is posting 27.2 points per game, which ranks 79th. Boise State ranks 11th-worst in passing yards per game on offense (152.2), but at least it has been dominating on the other side of the ball, ranking best in passing yards surrendered per contest (134.3). Boise State has been excelling on run defense, giving up only 101.3 rushing yards per contest (19th-best). Offensively, it ranks 39th in the FBS by accumulating 185.5 rushing yards per game. Boise State’s defense has been thriving on third down, surrendering a 28.0% third-down conversion rate (eighth-best). On offense, it ranks 60th in the FBS with a 40.9% third-down rate. With seven forced turnovers (98th in the FBS) and nine turnovers committed (56th in the FBS) this season, Boise State ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -2.
Air Force vs. Boise State Betting Analysis
Air Force Betting Insights
Air Force has covered the spread four times over seven games with a set spread. Air Force has an ATS record of 4-3 when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites. Air Force games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under four times this season. The Falcons have gone 5-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 71.4% of those games). In games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -135 or shorter, the Falcons have a 2-2 record (winning 71.4% of their games).
Broncos Betting Insights
Boise State has covered the spread two times this season (2-3-1). This season, three Boise State games have gone over the point total. The Broncos lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season. The Broncos have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +110 moneyline set for this game.
Air Force vs. Boise State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||47.5||45.4||50.3|
|Implied Total AVG||31.4||31.3||31.7|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||5-2||4-0||1-2|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||46.9||45.8||48.0|
|Implied Total AVG||29.8||29.7||30.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||4-1||3-0||1-1|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-1||0-0||0-1|
Players to Watch
- The Falcons’ defensive unit has been aided by TD Blackmon, who has suited up for seven games and recorded 28 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and three sacks.
- The Falcons’ defensive unit has been helped by the play of Camby Goff, who has suited up for seven games and recorded 24 tackles and two interceptions.
- With 27 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one interception in seven games, Trey Taylor has been a significant part of the Falcons’ defensive unit in 2022.
- Jayden Goodwin, as part of the Falcons’ defensive unit, has compiled 18 tackles and one interception in seven games.
- Ezekiel Noa has been providing a big boost on defense, registering one interception to go with 22 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one pass defended for the Broncos.
- The Broncos’ DJ Schramm has totaled 3.0 TFL and 44 tackles in six games.
- George Tarlas has been providing a big boost on defense, delivering 3.0 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL and 21 tackles for the Broncos.
- Demitri Washington has posted 22 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks In six games for the Broncos.
Air Force vs. Boise State Predictions and Pick
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Our prediction to win this game is Air Force, and we project that Air Force will cover the spread (Air Force -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 46.5 points.