Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Nevada Wolf Pack take on the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at University Stadium. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 11 point favorites. This season the Wolf Pack are 1-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Lobos have an over/under record of 7-1-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
Ty Gangi finished with 300 yards through the air for Nevada last week. He completed 27 passes out of 43 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Wolf Pack were led in rushing by James Butler, who finished with 73 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Wyatt Demps was the team leader in receiving with a total of 97 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nevada got a total of 32 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 19 came through the air. They ran 81 total plays for 479 yards for the game. The Wolf Pack ran for 132 yards on 32 attempts.
Lamar Jordan finished with 107 yards passing for New Mexico last week. He went 5 for 9, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The Lobos were led on the ground by Tyrone Owens, who finished with 171 yards on 9 carries. He ended the game with an average of 19 yards per rush. Patrick Reed led the team in receiving with 45 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. New Mexico had 23 first downs total. 18 came from running the ball and 3 came from a pass. They ran 62 total plays for 622 yards for the contest. The Lobos ran for 476 yards on 51 carries as a team.
Nevada scores 22.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 110th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.8 passes on 29.3 attempts for a 60.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 200.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 95th in college football. The Wolf Pack run for an average of 169.8 yards per game on 39.8 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 69th in the nation. They also run 69 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 369.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 102nd overall this season. The Wolf Pack average 21.9 first downs per game which ranks them 56th in the country. They accumulate 51.6 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, which ranks 79th in the nation.
Nevada allows 174.6 passing yards per game, ranking 12th in D-1, and they allow 27.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 65th. They give up 12.9 completions on 21.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.9. The Wolf Pack allow 269.8 rushing yards per game on 49.1 carries for an average of 5.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 125th in the country. Nevada allows 444.4 total yards per game including 6.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 100th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 62.5 yards per game, ranking them 101st among D-1 teams.
New Mexico averages 38.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 20th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 8.4 passes per game on 15.4 attempts for a 54.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 106.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 127th in Division 1. The Lobos run for an average of 357 yards per game on 52.6 attempts for an average of 6.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 1st on the ground. They also run 68 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for a total of 463.9 yards per game, ranking them 36th in the country on offense. The Lobos get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 69th in the nation. They average 60.3 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, ranking them 44th in college football.
New Mexico allows an average of 224.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 62nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 97th in the nation. They give up 15.5 completions on 27.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.4 per game. The Lobos allow 143.4 rushing yards per contest on 36.9 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 42nd in the country. New Mexico allows 367.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 36th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 3.6 penalties for 33.8 yards in each contest, ranking 3rd in the nation.
Nevada Betting Trends
Nevada is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Nevada has an ATS record of 1-7-0 this season
New Mexico Betting Trends
New Mexico is 7-1-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 DB Riley Brand Concussion "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/30/16 LB Travis Wilson Foot "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/30/16 QB Ty Gangi None expected to start Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/30/16 QB Tyler Stewart Shoulder out for season
10/18/16 RB Akeel Lynch Concussion out for season
09/29/16 WR Brayden Sanchez Foot out for season
09/29/16 WR Victor Gonzalez Shoulder out for season
09/29/16 DL Salesa Faraimo Pectoral out indefinitely
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
10/30/16 LB Kimmie Carson Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
10/20/16 OL Garrett Adcock Concussion out for season
10/15/16 S John Russo Knee out indefinitely
10/02/16 Backup RB Romell Jordan Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico
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