2014 Nevada Wolf Pack Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/22/2014
2013 Record: 4-8
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 6.0
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Over'
Odds courtesy of 5Dimes.
Cody Fajardo will try to brush off the injury bug and stay healthy for his senior season. Fajardo is the key for this Wolf Pack team as it looks to bounce back from its first losing season in five years and its first non-bowl season in eight years.
Fajardo is one of seven offensive starters back for the Pack. The drop-off from legendary head coach Chris Ault to last year's rookie head coach Brian Polian was notable. And the Pistol offense slipped to No. 75 in scoring and No. 51 in rushing. But there is a nice crop of skill guys back and Nevada should be improved on that side of the ball.
Nevada has to improve on defense, though. They do have 10 returning starters this season and several three-year starters. But they were No. 122 against the rush and No. 117 overall last year and they need to allow a lot less than 34.4 points per game.
Nevada's schedule is daunting early. They host Washington State in Week 2 and have to play Arizona and Boise State in their first five games. That's three potential losses. But besides that, every game on the Wolfpack's schedule is a potential win.
I think Nevada can be a surprise team in the Mountain West this year. They host Boise State and Fresno State and they have extra weeks to prepare for winnable road games at San Jose and at Air Force. If Fajardo stays healthy this team is always a threat for an upset and I see this team sailing over its win total.
2014 Nevada Wolf Pack Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET) Location Result
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 Southern Utah 03:00 PM Chris Ault Field at Mackay
Fri, Sep 5th, 2014 Washington St 10:30 PM Chris Ault Field at Mackay
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 at Arizona 11:00 PM Arizona Stadium
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014 at San Jose St 10:30 PM Spartan Stadium
Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 Boise State 10:30 PM Chris Ault Field at Mackay
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 Colorado State 10:30 PM Chris Ault Field at Mackay
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 at BYU TBA LaVell Edwards Stadium
Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 at Hawaii 11:59 PM Hawaiian Airlines Field
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 San Diego St 10:30 PM Chris Ault Field at Mackay
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 at Air Force 02:00 PM Falcon Stadium
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 Fresno State TBA Chris Ault Field at Mackay
Sat, Nov 29th, 2014 at UNLV TBA Sam Boyd Stadium
All Times EST
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