It’s time for the biggest conference game of the season. One final game for the Mountain West crown. On one side is a program who is no stranger to conference championships but had to battle every week to get here, Boise State. On the other side, UNLV was solid from start to finish but is in uncharted territory as they are enjoying their most successful season since 2000.
Here’s what you need to know:
Saturday, December 3rd
Boise State vs UNLV (1:00 PM MT) | Coverage: Fox
Boise State/UNLV: -2.5 Boise State, O/U: 58.5
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- Team Predictions
What to Watch For:
Boise State: The Broncos have had an inconsistent year but have turned things around as of late. Their offense relies heavily on the run game, but it gets the job done and ends up scoring points with little issue. The defense has come on the past few weeks, especially stopping the run and generating a pass rush, but their pass defense remains weak overall. Boise State is a team that has gotten better as the season has gone on, and a core group of players have played in at least one other conference championship.
UNLV: The Rebels have had a sensational run this year and have become more determined to finish the year strong as the season has gone on. The famed “Go-Go” offense has lived up to its reputation, as the team has put up tons of points thanks to a balanced attack. They feature a slew of players who can run and are one of the best wide receivers in the Mountain West, along with this year’s freshman of the year at quarterback. On the defensive side of the ball, they are tough and disciplined, although they can be scored upon, as opponents have shown at times. While not necessarily playing their best football of the season, UNLV has found ways to win the majority of their games, but most of the team is currently in uncharted territory.
Who Will Win:
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