The Air Force Falcons (5-1, 2-1 MWC) fight to keep their three-game winning streak alive in matchup against the Boise State Broncos (3-3, 1-1 MWC). The Falcons (moneyline odds to win) hit the road on October 16, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET against the Broncos ( ). Bookmakers have listed the matchup’s over/under at .
Before you place a bet on this game, read this article for the best available odds and everything else you need to know about the matchup — from key metrics and player stats to betting trends and more.
The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 16, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Boise State Vs. Air Force Betting Odds
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Boise State Offense Vs. Air Force Defense
|Broncos Offense||Stats (Rank)||Falcons Defense|
|31.5 (48)||Points/Gm||16.2 (13)|
|367.8 (86)||Yards/Gm||274.5 (9)|
|282.0 (27)||Pass Yards/Gm||181.0 (26)|
|85.8 (123)||Rush Yards/Gm||93.5 (16)|
|7.9 (51)||Yards/Pass||6.3 (26)|
|2.4 (128)||Yards/Rush||3.4 (31)|
|44.6% (38)||3rd Down %||38.3% (74)|
|5 (28)||Turnovers||5 (84)|
|7 (53)||Sacks||9 (53)|
Air Force Offense Vs. Boise State Defense
|Air Force Offense||Stats (Rank)||Boise State Defense|
|32.7 (42)||Points/Gm||21.8 (39)|
|424.0 (50)||Yards/Gm||415.7 (96)|
|82.3 (128)||Pass Yards/Gm||235.5 (82)|
|341.7 (1)||Rush Yards/Gm||180.2 (99)|
|11.2 (2)||Yards/Pass||7.8 (85)|
|5.2 (24)||Yards/Rush||4.4 (86)|
|47.2% (21)||3rd Down %||45.6% (114)|
|2 (3)||Turnovers||11 (8)|
|3 (12)||Sacks||9 (53)|
When Boise State Has The Ball
- The matchups don’t favor the Broncos offense in this game as they have the No. 123 rushing attack in the FBS (85.8 yards per game), and will be facing the No. 16 defense in that category. The Falcons allow 93.5 yards per game on the ground.
- Boise State averages 2.4 yards per carry (128th in college football) compared to the 3.4 per rushing attempt Air Force gives up (31st in the FBS).
- The Broncos are 86th in college football, gaining 367.8 yards per game, while the Falcons rank ninth in yards allowed (274.5).
- Boise State’s offense is 28th-ranked in college football in terms of turnovers allowed (5), and is up against the 84th-ranked team in turnovers forced, Air Force (5).
When Air Force Has The Ball
- The Falcons’ running game ranks first in the FBS (341.7 yards per game), while the Broncos allow 180.2 per game (99th-ranked run defense).
- Boise State allows third-down conversions on 45.6% of its opponents’ attempts (114th in the FBS). Air Force has a 47.2% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 21st in college football.
- The Falcons average 11.2 yards per pass attempt (second in the FBS), and the Broncos give up 7.8 per pass (85th in college football).
- Air Force averages 5.2 yards per rushing attempt (24th in the FBS), while Boise State gives up 4.4 per carry (86th in college football).
Boise State Betting Trends And Insights
- Boise State has won four games against the spread this season, while failing to cover twice.
- The Broncos have been favored by 3.5 points or more four times this season, and covered the spread in two of those games.
- This season, games featuring Boise State have gone over the point total twice.
- In three of six games this season, Boise State and its opponents have combined to total more than 52 points.
- The Broncos have won two of the four games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (50%).
Air Force Betting Trends And Insights
- Air Force has covered four times in five matchups with a spread this year.
- Air Force’s games have gone over the point total twice this year.
- Air Force and its opponents have scored more than 52 combined points once this season.
- The Falcons will play as the underdog for the first time this season.
Boise State Players To Watch
- Hank Bachmeier leads his team with 1,692 passing yards (282.0 per game) and has a 64.8% completion percentage (138-of-213), throwing 11 touchdown passes and four interceptions.
- Cyrus Habibi-Likio has taken 54 attempts for a team-leading 181 rushing yards (30.2 yards per game) while scoring two touchdowns. He’s also caught 18 passes for 160 yards (26.7 receiving yards per game).
- So far this year Andrew Van Buren has run for 131 yards on 46 carries (21.8 ypg), with five rushing touchdowns.
- Khalil Shakir has 36 catches, leading his team with 584 yards (97.3 ypg) while scoring four touchdowns this season.
- Stefan Cobbs has also chipped in with 17 catches for 260 yards and three touchdowns this year. He averages 65.0 receiving yards per game.
- Octavius Evans has totaled 259 yards on 20 receptions with one touchdown, averaging 43.2 yards per game.
Air Force Players To Watch
- Haaziq Daniels leads the team with 312 passing yards (52.0 yards per game) and has a 51.6% completion percentage this year (16-of-31) while throwing one touchdown. He also has 340 rushing yards on 66 carries with seven touchdowns, averaging 56.7 yards per game.
- Brad Roberts has taken 129 attempts for a team-leading 567 rushing yards (94.5 yards per game) while scoring six touchdowns.
- Brandon Lewis has seven catches, leading his team with 156 yards (31.2 ypg) this season.
- Micah Davis has also tacked on six receptions for 111 yards and one touchdown.
- This season David Cormier has caught one pass for 23 yards, averaging 11.5 receiving yards per game.
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