Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Nevada Wolf Pack take on the Hawaii Warriors on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Aloha Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 3 point favorites. This season the Wolf Pack are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Warriors have an over/under record of 3-0-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
Tyler Stewart finished with 173 yards through the air for Nevada last week. He completed 21 passes out of 27 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. The Wolf Pack were led in rushing by James Butler, who finished with 38 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. James Butler was the team leader in receiving with a total of 44 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nevada got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 253 yards for the game. The Wolf Pack ran for 68 yards on 33 attempts.
Dru Brown finished with 144 yards passing for Hawaii last week. He went 10 for 18, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The Warriors were led on the ground by Steven Lakalaka, who finished with 63 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. John Ursua led the team in receiving with 83 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Hawaii had 25 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 81 total plays for 429 yards for the contest. The Warriors ran for 168 yards on 38 carries as a team.
Nevada scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 105th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 26 attempts for a 65.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 184.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 103rd in college football. The Wolf Pack run for an average of 173.3 yards per game on 40.3 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 73rd in the nation. They also run 66.3 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 358 yards per game, ranking their offense 100th overall this season. The Wolf Pack average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 77th in the country. They accumulate 43.3 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 106th in the nation.
Nevada allows 174.3 passing yards per game, ranking 21st in D-1, and they allow 26 points per contest on defense, which ranks 63rd. They give up 13 completions on 23.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.9. The Wolf Pack allow 254.8 rushing yards per game on 49 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 121st in the country. Nevada allows 429 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 91st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 60.8 yards per game, ranking them 83rd among D-1 teams.
Hawaii averages 25.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 87th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 50 percent completion percentage. They throw for 212.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 84th in Division 1. The Warriors run for an average of 168 yards per game on 37.5 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 78th on the ground. They also run 67.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 380.3 yards per game, ranking them 91st in the country on offense. The Warriors get an average of 20.5 first downs per game, which ranks 84th in the nation. They average 64.8 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, ranking them 39th in college football.
Hawaii allows an average of 271.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 106th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 49.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 126th in the nation. They give up 20.8 completions on 30.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.6 per game. The Warriors allow 264 rushing yards per contest on 41.5 carries for a 6.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 124th in the country. Hawaii allows 535.5 total yards per game for an average of 7.5 yards per play, which ranks 126th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 7.3 penalties for 70.3 yards in each contest, ranking 113th in the nation.
Nevada Betting Trends
Nevada is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Nevada has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Hawaii Betting Trends
Hawaii is 3-0-0 against the over/under this season
Hawaii has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/13/16 LB Lucas Weber Knee out for season
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
09/25/16 WR Devan Stubblefield Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/25/16 TE Metuisela 'Unga Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/14/16 RB Melvin Davis Illness out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Nevada
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