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Week 6 Mountain West football odds: Boise State, Air Force huge favorites

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Conference play is in full swing so lets look at the early odds.

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Conference is in full swing with all six games being within the conference, and there are some wild lines with three games listed as double-digit favorites, with one of those being on the road.

Wyoming Cowboys @ Air Force Falcons

10:15 PM Game Time Record Line Betting Trend
Teams Win-Loss Streak Open Current Spread Money O/U
Wyoming (0-5) (0-2 A) L-5 n/a n/a n/a
Air Force (2-2) (2-0 H) L-2 -23.5 -18.5 n/a n/a n/a

Wyoming is just awful this year. Sorry Cowboys fans but it is true. The defense is not very good and the offense turns the ball over too often. Running back Brian Hill can only do so much in helping Wyoming. Look for the Air Force rushing attack to have its way, and perhaps and interception or two from Weston Steelhammer. This line did start out at 23.5 for the Falcons but that has dipped some and is now a more appropriate 18.5, but still at this time take Air Force minus anything against Wyoming.

Boise State Broncos @ Colorado State Rams

7:00 PM Game Time Record Line Betting Trend
Teams Win-Loss Streak Open Current Spread Money O/U
Boise State (4-1) (1-1 A) W-3 -11.5 -15 n/a n/a n/a
Colorado State (2-3) (1-2 H) L-1 n/a n/a n/a

Colorado State has a solid team but they are a 15-point underdog, at home. The line already moved up over four points and part of that has to be the reaction of Boise State crushing Hawaii, 55-0, and that quarterback Brett Rypien is playing very well, as is the defense. The Broncos have won the past four games by a sore of 37-24, 42-30, 42-14 and 63-13, so seeing this at 15 points seems about right. Boise State is rolling so at 15 gotta go early in the week with the Broncos covering, but I am nervous about it.

New Mexico Lobos @ Nevada Wolf Pack

7:00 PM Game Time Record Line Betting Trend
Teams Win-Loss Streak Open Current Spread Money O/U
New Mexico (3-2) (1-1 A) W-2 n/a n/a n/a
Nevada (2-3) (1-2 H) L-1 -6 -7 n/a n/a n/a

New Mexico is coming off a big win over its rival while Nevada is on the losing end against UNLV. The Lobos are improved but their defense is still their weakness, and the Wolf Pack have just enough offense diversity to possibly make this game ugly against the Lobos. Go with Nevada at home and by more than a touchdown.

San Jose State Spartans @ UNLV Rebels

9:00 PM Game Time Record Line Betting Trend
Teams Win-Loss Streak Open Current Spread Money O/U
San Jose State (2-3) (0-3 A) L-1 PK PK n/a n/a n/a
UNLV (2-3) (1-1 H) W-2 n/a n/a n/a

This is a surprising line at a pick'em as either team can claim to be the favorite. UNLV is coming off a solid win over Nevada and San Jose State had a very good showing on the road at Auburn. In this game go with the team who has the best player and that is San Jose State's Tyler Ervin, so that is my pick as of Sunday night.

Utah State Aggies @ Fresno State Bulldogs

10:30 PM Game Time Record Line Betting Trend
Teams Win-Loss Streak Open Current Spread Money O/U
Utah State (2-2) (0-2 A) W-1 -10 -10.5 n/a n/a n/a
Fresno State (1-4) (1-1 H) L-4 n/a n/a n/a

Utah State and the points, and that is because Fresno State is just a complete mess. The Bulldogs had just a single yard rushing against San Diego State heading into the fourth quarter and the Utah State defense is much better than the Aztecs.

San Diego State Aztecs @ Hawaii Warriors

12:00 AM Game Time Record Line Betting Trend
Teams Win-Loss Streak Open Current Spread Money O/U
San Diego State (2-3) (0-2 A) W-1 -1 n/a n/a n/a
Hawaii (2-3) (2-0 H) L-2 -2.5 n/a n/a n/a

Hawaii finally catches a break back at home and they are not playing their third ranked team of the year. San Diego State won last week and that needs to count for something and add that the Warriors just looked beat up in their drubbing to Boise State. The Warriors are a slight favorite but gotta take San Diego State to win and cover.