Boise State Vs. UTEP: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – September 10, 2021

Written By Staff on September 10, 2021

The Boise State Broncos (0-1) hit the field against the UTEP Miners (2-0) in college football play at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos (-25) start the action on September 10, 2021 at 9:30 PM ET on FS1 against the Miners (+1500 on the moneyline to win). A point total of 56.5 points has been set for the matchup.

Check out this article before you make a bet on this game for the best available odds and everything else you need to know about the contest — from team and player stats to key metrics, betting insights and more.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 10, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Boise State Vs. UTEP Betting Odds

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Boise State Offense Vs. UTEP Defense

Broncos Offense Stats (Rank) Miners Defense
31.0 (58) Points/Gm 15.5 (46)
283.0 (110) Yards/Gm 261.5 (27)
263.0 (48) Pass Yards/Gm 152.0 (33)
20.0 (127) Rush Yards/Gm 109.5 (58)
6.7 (82) Yards/Pass 5.5 (37)
0.8 (127) Yards/Rush 3.7 (64)
28.6% (100) 3rd Down % 21.7% (19)
1 (33) Turnovers 3 (15)
0 (1) Sacks 5 (10)

UTEP Offense Vs. Boise State Defense

UTEP Offense Stats (Rank) Boise State Defense
34.0 (52) Points/Gm 36.0 (104)
461.0 (40) Yards/Gm 573.0 (126)
216.0 (66) Pass Yards/Gm 318.0 (116)
245.0 (27) Rush Yards/Gm 255.0 (116)
10.0 (26) Yards/Pass 8.6 (105)
5.3 (35) Yards/Rush 5.3 (106)
30.4% (95) 3rd Down % 58.8% (118)
3 (101) Turnovers 2 (34)
2 (53) Sacks 3 (37)

When Boise State Has The Ball

  • The Broncos are 110th in college football, gaining 283.0 yards per game, while the Miners rank 27th in yards conceded (261.5).
  • Boise State converts 28.6% of its third-down plays (100th in college football). UTEP’s defense gives up third-down conversions at a 21.7% clip (19th).
  • The Broncos have the 127th-ranked rushing offense in the FBS (20.0 yards per game). They face the Miners’ 58th-ranked rushing defense, which gives up 109.5 on the ground per game.
  • Boise State averages 0.8 yards per carry (127th in college football) compared to the 3.7 per rushing attempt UTEP allows (64th in the FBS).

When UTEP Has The Ball

  • The Miners’ rushing game ranks 27th in the FBS (245.0 yards per game). The Broncos give up 255.0 rushing yards per game (116th).
  • Boise State’s defense ranks 126th in yards allowed per game (573.0), while UTEP’s offense is 40th in college football at 461.0 yards per game.
  • The Miners rank 26th in the FBS at 10.0 yards per pass attempt. The Broncos allow 8.6 yards per passing play (105th in college football).
  • UTEP ranks 35th with 5.3 yards per carry, compared to the 5.3 per rush Boise State gives up (106th in the FBS).

Boise State Betting Trends And Insights

  • The Broncos have not played as the moneyline favorite so far this season.

UTEP Betting Trends And Insights

  • This is the first time the Miners will play as underdogs this season.

Boise State Players To Watch

  • This year, Hank Bachmeier has recorded 263 passing yards (263.0 yards per game) while going 25-for-39 (64.1% completion percentage) and throwing two touchdowns and one interception.
  • Andrew Van Buren has rushed for a team-leading 26 yards on 10 carries (26.0 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown.
  • So far this year Cyrus Habibi-Likio has run for 23 yards on 12 carries (23.0 ypg).
  • Khalil Shakir has five catches and paces his team with 91 receiving yards (91.0 ypg) while scoring two touchdowns.
  • Stefan Cobbs has hauled in four catches for 63 yards (63.0 yards per game).
  • Octavius Evans has 32 receiving yards on four receptions, averaging 32.0 yards per game.

UTEP Players To Watch

  • Gavin Hardison leads the team with 432 passing yards (216.0 yards per game) and has a 64.1% completion percentage this year (25-of-39) while throwing four touchdowns with one interception.
  • Ronald Awatt has churned out a team-best 200 rushing yards (100.0 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Willie Eldridge has run for 122 yards on 18 carries (61.0 yards per game) this year.
  • This season Jacob Cowing has seven receptions for a team-high 181 receiving yards (90.5 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Justin Garrett’s stat line this year shows nine catches for 119 yards and one touchdown. He puts up 59.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Tyrin Smith is averaging 76.0 yards per game, racking up four receptions for 76 yards.

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