Following a sluggish opener but win over Missouri State, Oklahoma State faced doubts. The near College Football odds disaster dumbfounded gamblers and fans. However, a deeper look reveals that the Cowboys were shorthanded in that game. Most of their key players couldn’t answer the bell. On the whole, the Cowboys are one of the most talented teams in the Big 12 when healthy. On Saturday night, Oklahoma State will need a full lineup on the Blue Carpet of Boise State. Specifically, Albertsons Stadium is one of the toughest venues in the country. Also, Boise State brings a winning tradition.
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Boise State Broncos NCAAF Betting Information
|Date and Time:
|Saturday, September 18, 2021, 9 p.m. ET
|Albertson Stadium, Boise, Idaho
|Oklahoma State at Boise State TV Coverage:
Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boise State Broncos SBG Odds Overview
On this occasion, most sportsbook action will go to Boise State. Cause of their reputation for winning on their blue carpet.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Team Overview
Last Saturday, Oklahoma State escaped with a 28-23 win over Tulsa as 10.5-point home favorites. The game was a push on a total of 51. Okie State trailed 14-7 entering the fourth quarter. However, they took control with a Spencer Sanders touchdown throw and LD Brown’s 98-yard TD kickoff return.
Oklahoma State’s defense helped it avoid a rare loss to its Turnpike Classic rival. To illuminate, OSU limited the Golden Hurricane offense to four third-down conversions on 13 attempts and 17 points.
Boise State Cowboys Team Overview
Last Saturday, Boise State scored a 54-14 payout over Texas El-Paso as 25-point home favorites. Over the total of 56 saw the payout window too. Namely, Hank Bachmeier threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns. At the same time, Stefan Cobbs added a kicking team touchdown and a 61-yard scoring reception.
New head coach Andy Avalos got his first win. And it was the program’s 20th straight home-opening victory. The Broncos showed just how explosive their offense could be. To illustrate, they had 12 plays going for more than 15 yards. Boise State kept UTEP on its heels all night long.
Avalos is a former Bronco linebacker and assistant coach. Specifically, Avalos returned to his alma mater as head coach after Bryan Harsin departed for the Auburn job. Avalos takes over one of the most respected Group of Five programs in the country. In fact, Boise State was a pioneer in proving that G5 programs could compete against national powers.
Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boise State Broncos Against the Spread
- On the road, Oklahoma State is 63% against the spread
- In non-conference games, the Cowboys are 55% vs. the odds
- Oklahoma State is 63% under the total in away games
- In non-conference games, the Pokes are 57% to the under
- At Albertsons Stadium, Boise State is 70% against the spread
- Specifically, in non-conference action, the Broncos are 43% on the board
- Boise State is 50% over and under in home games
- While in non-conference games, the Broncos are 67% over the total.
- Previously, Oklahoma State won and covered their only game against Boise State. The Pokes and Broncos
- went under the total in their previous meeting
Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boise State Broncos SBG Free Picks
As mentioned earlier, Boise State is a strong home value with the College Football odds.
Oklahoma State at Boise State SBG Best Bet: Boise State Broncos.