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Boise State Broncos vs. Troy Trojans College Football Betting Picks

Posted by: Charlie Smith
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The end of July is upon us which means that we have but a couple of weeks to go before the college football betting season kicks off. Keeping in line with our tradition, we’re taking an early look at some of the first matchups of the season. On the menu for today is the Boise State Broncos vs. Troy Trojans matchup. Let’s take a look at the sports betting odds to see what kind of pairing we can expect.

Boise State Broncos vs. Troy Trojans – Saturday, September 1st            

When: 6:00 pm ET

Where: Veterans Memorial Stadium, Troy, Alabama

TV: ESPN

Stream: Watch ESPN

College Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boise State -10½ (-110) -390
Troy +10½ (-110) +320
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Boise State Broncos 

The Broncos are coming off an 11-3 season that saw the program excel in conference play. Specifically, Boise State posted a 7-1 record in Mountain West Conference play last season. This culminated in a 1st place ranking in the Mountain Division. Later on in the year, Boise State would go on to face Fresno State in the conference championship. There they toppled No. 25 Fresno State 17-14. Afterwards, the program would close out the year on a high note by picking up a Las Vegas Bowl win over Oregon 38-28. This season, Bryan Harsin will lead Boise State once again, marking his 5th season with the Broncos.

Players to Watch: Brett Rypien (2,877 passing yards, 16 TD, 6 INT), Alexander Mattison (1,086 passing yards, 12 TD, 5.1 AVG), and AJ Richardson (494 receiving yards, 2 TD, 33 REC).

Troy Trojans

The Trojans turned in an 11-2 record last season. On top of that, the program finished 1st in the Sun Belt standings thanks to the 7-1 record they posted in conference play. Although there wasn’t a conference championship last season, the Sun Belt conference will be introducing one this season. If the Trojans can play like they did last season, there’s no question they’ll be competing in that title matchup. Ultimately Troy finished up last year’s action with a dominant 50-30 win over North Texas at the New Orleans Bowl.

Players to Watch: Brandon Silvers (3,290 passing yards, 17 TD, 7 INT), Josh Anderson (444 rushing yards, 6 TD, 4.8 AVG), and Deondre Douglas (628 receiving yards, 4 TD, 48 REC).

Boise State Broncos vs. Troy Trojans Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Boise State posted a 4-2 SU record on the road last season
  • Boise State posted a 5-1 ATS record on the road last season
  • The TOTAL went UNDER in 8 of Boise State’s 14 games last season
  • Troy posted a 5-1 record SU at home last season
  • Troy posted a 1-5 ATS record at home last season
  • The TOTAL went OVER in 3 of Boise State’s 6 home games last season
Boise State Broncos vs. Troy Trojans Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet college football games online take in this Boise State Broncos vs. Troy Trojans matchup? All things considered, it’s probably better to stick with Boise State here. Both sides are coming off great seasons but the Broncos have more returning talent. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 35-21 Boise State.

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