How to Watch Boise State Broncos vs. UNLV Rebels – December 2

Two of the nation’s best rushing attacks square off when the Boise State Broncos (7-5) take college football’s 11th-ranked rushing offense into a matchup with the UNLV Rebels (9-3), who have the No. 22 rushing offense, on Saturday, December 2, 2023. The Broncos are just 2.5-point favorites. The point total is set at 61.5.

This matchup will be airing on FOX.

Broncos vs. Rebels Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
  • Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • Channel: FOX
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Paradise, Nevada
  • Venue: Allegiant Stadium

Broncos Insights

  • The Broncos rank 27th in total offense (438.3 yards per game) and 67th in total defense (382.1 yards allowed per game) this year.
  • The Broncos rank 37th in scoring offense (32.0 points per game) and 60th in scoring defense (25.3 points allowed per game) this year.
  • With 254.8 passing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS, Boise State has been forced to rely on their 60th-ranked passing offense (229.6 passing yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
  • Offensively, the Broncos have been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 11th-best in the FBS by totaling 208.7 per game. They rank 32nd on defense (127.3 rushing yards allowed per game).
  • Boise State ranks 59th in third-down defense this season (37.9% third-down conversion rate allowed), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 19th-best in the FBS with a 46.2% third-down percentage.
  • The Broncos have the 65th-ranked turnover margin in college football at even, forcing 13 turnovers (57th in the FBS) while turning it over 13 times (72nd in the FBS).

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Rebels Insights

  • UNLV is compiling 426.0 total yards per contest on offense this season (39th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 392.3 total yards per game (85th-ranked).
  • UNLV’s defense ranks 63rd in the FBS with 25.6 points allowed per contest, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 19th-best by putting up 35.5 points per contest.
  • From an offensive angle, the Rebels are putting up 236.6 passing yards per contest (55th-ranked). They rank 90th in the FBS on defense (239.8 passing yards allowed per game).
  • UNLV’s run defense ranks 69th in the FBS with 152.6 rushing yards given up per contest, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks 22nd-best by generating 189.4 rushing yards per contest.
  • The Rebels’ third-down offense has been leading the way for the team, as they rank third-best in the FBS with a 50.8% third-down conversion rate. In terms of defense, they are giving up a 34.6% third-down rate, which ranks 28th.
  • UNLV has accumulated 17 forced turnovers this season and have turned it over nine times, resulting in a +8 turnover margin, which ranks 10th-best in the FBS.

Broncos Leaders

  • Ashton Jeanty has totaled 1,113 rushing yards with 13 touchdowns (111.3 yards per game over 10 games). His 6.1 yards per attempt rank 40th in college football.
  • He has hauled in 37 passes (on zero targets) for 537 receiving yards with five touchdowns. He’s averaging 53.7 receving yards and 3.7 catches per game.
  • Taylen Green has thrown for 1,526 yards, nine touchdowns and eight interceptions this year. He is averaging 127.2 yards per game and 7.7 per attempt, while completing 55.3%.
  • He has rushed for 344 yards (third on the Broncos) and added seven touchdowns on the ground, while averaging 28.7 rushing yards per game.
  • Eric McAlister has five touchdown catches this season, and has 47 receptions for 873 yards on zero targets, while averaging 5.2 catches and 97.0 yards per game.

Rebels Leaders

  • In 12 games played this year, Jayden Maiava has totaled 2,626 passing yards, while throwing 14 touchdowns against six interceptions and completing 64.1% of his attempts.
  • On the ground, Maiava has added three rushing touchdowns and 244 rushing yards (fourth on the Rebels).
  • Ricky White has put together a 2023 stat sheet that includes 76 catches for 1,298 yards (fifth in the FBS) and seven receiving touchdowns over 12 games played. He has been on the receiving end of zero targets and is averaging 6.3 receptions per game.
  • So far this season in 12 games, Jai’Den Thomas has racked up 501 rushing yards (second on the Rebels) and scored 12 rushing touchdowns. He averages 41.8 yards per game and 4.7 per attempt (182nd in the FBS).
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