Free College Football Picks Today: Frisco Bowl 2022

Free College Football Picks Today: Frisco Bowl 2022
Sat 17th December 2022

The University of North Texas Mean Green (7-6, 2-5 Away) travel to face the Boise State University Broncos (9-4, 5-2 Home) at Toyota Stadium on Saturday. The Broncos are 10.5-point favorites, and the total is 59.5. North Texas is coming off a one-sided 48-27 loss to No. 23 UTSA at Alamodome on December 2.

Austin Aune threw for 194 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Ikaika Ragsdale ran 17 times for 108 yards and a touchdown. Kaylon Horton caught three passes for 58 yards.

Boise State lost 28-16 to Fresno State at Albertsons Stadium on December 3. Taylen Green was 17 of 38 for 175 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions. George Holani carried 13 times for 74 yards. Davis Koetter scored once. He caught five receptions for 93 yards.


The Mean Green are averaging 33.9 points per game for the season, 31st in FBS, and they are facing a Broncos defense that has surrendered 18.5 PPG (12th). Meanwhile, Boise State has scored 29.1 points a game this season, 62nd in the country, and North Texas is allowing 31.5 PPG (111th).

The Mean Green rank 37th in the country in passing yards per game (262.2) and 25th in rushing (201.7). They will be facing a tough test through the air, as the Broncos are sixth in the nation in passing yards allowed per game (160.7).

Against the run, Boise State is 25th (120.9).Boise State has been one of the nation’s least productive passing teams, averaging 194.7 passing yards per game (110th), while ranking 41st in rushing yards (187.0).

North Texas’ defense has been most beatable through the air, as the Mean Green are 116th in the country in passing yards allowed per game (272.2). Against the run, the Mean Green are 108th (188.5).


Through 13 games, Austin Aune has thrown for 32 touchdowns (13 INT) and 254.5 yards per game to lead North Texas in passing. In seven games away from home this season, he has 16 TDs (7 INT) and an average of 273.1 yards passing.

Ayo Adeyi leads the team in rushing with an average of 67.3 yards a game over 11 games. He has four touchdowns on the ground and three through the air. Roderic Burns is the Mean Green’s leading receiver with 54.2 yards a game and one TD.

Taylen Green has 13 passing touchdowns (6 INT) with 190.5 yards per game through 10 games to lead Boise State. George Holani has been the team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 94.4 yards a game through 12 games.

He has 13 total touchdowns, 10 rushing and three receiving. Latrell Caples has been the primary target in the Broncos’ aerial attack. He has four touchdowns and a 35.5 yard per game average through 13 appearances.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Boise State -11.5 (-110)

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