Wyoming @ Boise State
Current Records: Wyoming 5-4; Boise State 5-4
What to Know
The Wyoming Cowboys are 1-5 against the Boise State Broncos since October of 2015, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Friday. Wyoming and Boise State will face off in a Mountain West battle at 9 p.m. ET at Albertsons Stadium. Both teams might be coming in a bit winded after having run the length of the field multiple times in their most recent games.
The Cowboys bagged a 31-17 victory over the Colorado State Rams this past Saturday. Wyoming’s QB Levi Williams was on fire, passing for two TDs and 92 yards on 16 attempts in addition to rushing for one TD and 116 yards. Williams’ longest run was for 52 yards in the second quarter.
Meanwhile, everything went Boise State’s way against the Fresno State Bulldogs this past Saturday as they made off with a 40-14 win. Boise State’s RB George Holani looked sharp as he picked up 117 yards on the ground on 21 carries. That nimble footwork stands out as the first time Holani has hit the 100-yard rushing mark this season.
Special teams collected 16 points for the Broncos. K Jonah Dalmas delivered a perfect 4-for-4 game.
The Cowboys have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 13.50 point spread they are up against. Those who got lucky with them against the spread this past Saturday might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
The wins brought both teams up to an identical 5-4. A couple offensive stats to keep an eye on: Wyoming is stumbling into the matchup with the 204th fewest passing yards per game in the nation, having accrued only 156 on average. The Broncos have experienced some…