Boise State vs. Marshall: 4 Things To Know

Both teams are off to 1-0 starts and square off on Friday night

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Marshall at (No. 24) Boise State   

Friday, September 6, 9:00pm EST

BetQL Rating: ★★★★½  (1st Half Broncos -7)

Marshall and (No. 24) Boise State meet Friday night for just the second time in either school’s history at Albertsons Stadium. The Broncos won their lone meeting in 1994, a 28-24 victory. 

The Broncos won their first game 36-31, after a huge second-half comeback against Florida State in Week 1. Meanwhile, Marshall routed Virginia Military Institute at home, coming out on top 56-17.

Marshall head coach Doc Holliday is back for his 10th season at the program, and is coming off his second straight winning campaign. The Thundering Herd have also won back-to-back bowl games, including last season’s Gasparilla Bowl win over South Florida.

4 Things To Know

  • Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin is 15-4 over the first month of the season during his tenure. Harsin has also lost just once during the first two weeks of a season (2017: 47-44 against Washington State).

  • The Broncos are currently ranked No. 24 nationally following their Week 1 win over Florida State, where Boise State didn’t allow the Seminoles to score in the second half.

  • Over the last three seasons, the Broncos have gone 17-3 in home games played at Albertsons Stadium.

  • The Thundering Herd were 3-2 in true road games last season, including a narrow 28-25 win against C-USA opponent Florida International. However, none of them came against ranked opponents.

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