Saturday, September 17, 2016
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The Buffalo Bulls take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Mackay Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 10.5 point favorites. This season the Bulls are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Wolf Pack have an over/under record of 0-2-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
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Tyree Jackson finished with 125 yards through the air for Buffalo last week. He completed 14 passes out of 25 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Bulls were led in rushing by Jordan Johnson, who finished with 114 yards on 23 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Mason Schreck was the team leader in receiving with a total of 58 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Buffalo got a total of 23 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 10 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 82 total plays for 403 yards for the game. The Bulls ran for 226 yards on 48 attempts.
Tyler Stewart finished with 113 yards through the air for Nevada last week. He completed 10 passes out of 23 attempts for a 43% completion percentage. The Wolf Pack were led in rushing by James Butler, who finished with 50 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Andrew Celis was the team leader in receiving with a total of 68 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 34 yards per reception. Nevada got a total of 16 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 5 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 56 total plays for 300 yards for the game. The Wolf Pack ran for 99 yards on 30 attempts.
Buffalo scores 16 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 117th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 34 attempts for a 50 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 177 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 100th in college football. The Bulls run for an average of 226 yards per game on 48 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 36th in the nation. They also run 82 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 403 yards per game, ranking their offense 72nd overall this season. The Bulls average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 51st in the country. They accumulate 83 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, which ranks 16th in the nation.
Buffalo allows 113 passing yards per game, ranking 13th in D-1, and they allow 22 points per contest on defense, which ranks 57th. They give up 14 completions on 21 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66.7. The Bulls allow 125 rushing yards per game on 33 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 50th in the country. Buffalo allows 238 total yards per game including 4.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 12th in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9 penalties for 79 yards per game, ranking them 115th among D-1 teams.
Nevada averages 20 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 110th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14.5 passes per game on 25 attempts for a 58 percent completion percentage. They throw for 195 yards through the air per game, ranking them 88th in Division 1. The Wolf Pack run for an average of 136.5 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 93rd on the ground. They also run 57 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 331.5 yards per game, ranking them 107th in the country on offense. The Wolf Pack get an average of 17 first downs per game, which ranks 108th in the nation. They average 64 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, ranking them 40th in college football.
Nevada allows an average of 133.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 21st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 33 points per contest, which has them ranked 99th in the nation. They give up 12 completions on 19.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5 per game. The Wolf Pack allow 311 rushing yards per contest on 58.5 carries for a 5.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 126th in the country. Nevada allows 444.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 103rd in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 9 penalties for 84.5 yards in each contest, ranking 121st in the nation.
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Nevada Betting Trends
Nevada is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Nevada has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
08/31/16 LB Colton Concellos Knee out for season
08/31/16 DE Kori Collins Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
08/31/16 DB Tyler Crandall Knee out for season
08/29/16 TE Evan Faunce Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Nevada
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