|Written by Michelle Allan|
Bet on NCAAFCollege football odds handicappers will have one of the best college football betting matchups of any kind to analyze Friday as Fresno State hosts Boise State. College football odds fans have come to respect both teams as elite college football betting commodities from the mid-major level that can win at any time.
Fresno State is best known by those who play the college football odds as a team that will hit the road to play “anyone, anytime, anywhere.” This time the Bulldogs have a rare college football betting opportunity to make a statement on their home field. Boise State is known throughout online betting as a team that is impossible to beat against the college football odds when they play at home on the famed “blue carpet.”
This will be one of their toughest tests ever against the college football odds as Fresno State will be a most hostile host. Boise State has opened the season with a record of 2-0 both straight up and against the college football odds. They defeated Oregon in a Thursday night season opener 19-8 as 3.5-point home favorites and then crushed Miami of Ohio 48-0 as 38.5-point home favorites last week.
While Boise State is known as an explosive offensive team their defense has been the key against the college football odds as it ranks 4th in the nation for points allowed. Quarterback Kellen Moore has gotten off to a solid start against the college football odds with a 64% completion ratio, 504 yards, and 5 touchdown passes.
DJ Harper has run for 177 yards, 2 touchdowns, and a 5.5 yards per carry average. Receivers Austin Pettis and Titus Young are off to fine starts as well. Pettis has an 18.3 yards per catch average and 2 touchdowns while Young has a 14.5 yards per catch average and 2 TD’s.
Fresno State is coming off a bitter 31-34 overtime loss at Wisconsin in which they beat the college football odds as 7.5-point dogs. The Bulldogs offense is their strength as it ranks 20th nationally in scoring. Quarterback Ryan Colburn has thrown 5 touchdown passes but 4 interceptions. Coach Pat Hill can make it right with a win in this one!