Check out our free Broncos vs Miners pick and preview for NCAAF week 4 game in El Paso. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Broncos vs Miners Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 4 Betting Odds

The Boise State Broncos travel to take on the UTEP Miners, at Sun Bowl in El Paso, TX. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 9:00 PM ET and will be televised on CBSS. In a non-conference matchup, the Broncos are -16.0 point favorites on the road. The over-under point total is currently set at 46.5.

Broncos vs Miners Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Boise State Broncos at UTEP Miners
  • Where: El Paso at Sun Bowl
  • Date: Friday, September 23rd
  • Betting Odds:
  • BOISE -16.0, BOISE -823 | UTEP +540 O/U 46.5

Broncos Preview:

The Broncos take on the UTEP Miners with a Mountain West record of 1-0 while going 2-1 overall.

In their previous game, Boise State knocked off UT Martin by a score of 30-7. However, grabbing the home win, Broncos did not cover the spread, as they were 24.5 point favorites. With their 37 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 53.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 152 yards, with 26 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 36th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Boise State is ranked 52nd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 126 yards through the air.

The Broncos head into the game with the 108th ranked scoring offense at 26.0 points per game. Currently, they have scored a majority of their touchdowns through the air, with 5 receiving touchdowns compared to 3 rushing scores. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 117th in yards per game at 132.33. On average, they hand the ball off 37.67 times per contest. Heading into the game, the Broncos will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 186.33 yards places them 138th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 123rd ranked team in attempts per contest (29.33).

Miners Preview:

As the Miners travel to take on the Boise State Broncos, they have an overall record of 1-3. This includes going 0-1 in Conference USA action.

In their last matchup, UTEP fell by a score of 27-10 to New Mexico. Heading into the game, the Miners were 1.5 point underdogs on the spread, leading to a loss vs the spread. With their 37 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 38.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 299 yards, with 188 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 138th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, UTEP is ranked 31st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 111 yards through the air.

On offense, the Miners are averaging 14.0 points per game, good for 159th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 3, while throwing for 2. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 178th in yards per game at 74.25. On average, they hand the ball off 28.25 times per contest. Heading into the game, the Miners will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 258.25 yards places them 63rd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 14th ranked team in attempts per contest (43.0).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Broncos have an ATS record of 0-2-1. Their current over-under record sits at 1-2-0. Through their last 5 road contests, the Broncos offense has averaged 26.4 points per game while allowing an average of 21.6. Boise State posted an overall record of 3-2-0 while going 2-2-1 ATS.

In terms of betting, the Miners have an ATS record of 0-4-0. Their current over-under record sits at 0-3-1. Across their 5 previous home games, UTEP has an ATS mark of 2-3-0. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2-0 while averaging 22.6 points per game.

Broncos vs Miners Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Boise State Broncos -16.0

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