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    The BYU Cougars (4-5) will visit the Boise State Broncos (6-2) on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET.

    The Broncos are solid favorites (-7.5) in their matchup versus the Cougars, with the over/under at 55.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Broncos are -288 and the Cougars are +228.)

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Boise State vs. BYU

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 2
    • Location: Boise, Idaho
    • Stadium: Albertsons Stadium
    Broncos vs Cougars Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Broncos -7.5 -108 -113 55.5 -111 -110 -288 +228

    Boise State Betting Insights

    • BYU is 2-6-0 against the spread this year.
    • Five of BYU’s eight games with a set total have hit the over (62.5%).

    Boise State Stats & Insights

    • Boise State sports the 95th-ranked offense this year (357.8 yards per game), and has been even better defensively, ranking second-best with just 231.9 yards allowed per game.
    • On defense, Boise State has been a top-25 unit, ranking 12th-best by allowing only 17.4 points per game. The offense ranks 68th (28.9 points per game).
    • Boise State has struggled in the passing game, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS (178.1 passing yards per game) this season. However, the defense ranks best on defense, surrendering only 133.6 passing yards per game.
    • On defense, Boise State has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 13th-best by surrendering just 98.3 per game. The Broncos rank 45th on offense (179.6 rushing yards per game).
    • Boise State ranks 53rd in third-down percentage this season (41.4%), but has been thriving on defense, ranking ninth-best in the FBS with a 27.8% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Boise State has forced nine total turnovers (96th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 11 times (61st in the FBS) for -2a turnover margin of -2, 100th-ranked in college football.

    Boise State’s Best Players

    • Taylen Green has compiled 842 yards (105.3 ypg) on 74-of-110 passing with four touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 258 rushing yards (32.3 ypg) on 38 carries while scoring five touchdowns on the ground.
    • George Holani has racked up 657 yards on 128 carries while finding the end zone six times as a runner. He’s also caught 18 passes for 136 yards (17.0 per game) and three touchdowns through the air.
    • Ashton Jeanty has collected 400 yards on 82 attempts, scoring five times. He’s caught nine passes for 121 yards (15.1 per game), as well.
    • Stefan Cobbs’ 256 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 43 times and has collected 22 receptions and two touchdowns.
    • Billy Bowens has caught 17 passes for 237 yards (29.6 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • LaTrell Caples has a total of 228 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 26 passes and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Ezekiel Noa has 4.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 3.0 TFL, 33 tackles, and one interception.
    • Boise State’s leading tackler, DJ Schramm, has 52 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
    • Tyreque Jones has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 24 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

    BYU Betting Insights

    • BYU is 2-6-0 against the spread this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in five of BYU’s eight games with a set total.

    BYU Stats & Insights

    • From an offensive angle, BYU is generating 402.4 total yards per contest (65th-ranked). It ranks 106th in the FBS defensively (422.4 total yards given up per game).
    • In terms of points scored BYU ranks 66th in the FBS (29.4 points per game), and it is 104th on defense (31.1 points allowed per game).
    • With 252.6 passing yards per game on offense, BYU ranks 55th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 49th, giving up 216.8 passing yards per contest.
    • BYU’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, allowing 205.7 rushing yards per game, which ranks 12th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 67th with 149.9 rushing yards per contest.
    • BYU’s defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, surrendering a 47.1% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks ninth-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 45th with a 47.1% third-down rate.
    • At +4, BYU owns the 33rd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with nine forced turnovers (96th in the FBS) and five turnovers committed (third in the FBS).

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Jaren Hall has compiled 2,245 yards on 65.6% passing while recording 21 touchdown passes with three interceptions this season. He’s also run for 184 yards .
    • Christopher Brown Jr. has run for 459 yards on 76 carries so far this year while scoring five times on the ground.
    • Lopini Katoa has racked up 62 carries and totaled 278 yards with two touchdowns.
    • Kody Epps paces his team with 459 receiving yards on 39 catches with six touchdowns.
    • Keanu Hill has put together a 410-yard season so far with four touchdowns. He’s caught 25 passes on 36 targets.
    • Puka Nacua has racked up 382 reciving yards (42.4 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
    • John Nelson leads the team with 2.0 sacks, and also has 4.0 TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Ben Bywater is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s racked up 48 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and two interceptions.
    • Max Tooley has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 38 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended to his name.
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