Saturday, September 10, 2016
Notre Dame Stadium
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The Nevada Wolf Pack take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Notre Dame Stadium. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 26 point favorites and the over/under was set at 60.5. This season the Wolf Pack are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Fighting Irish have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Tyler Stewart finished with 189 yards through the air for Nevada last week. He completed 17 passes out of 23 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Wolf Pack were led in rushing by James Butler, who finished with 123 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Andrew Celis was the team leader in receiving with a total of 47 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nevada got a total of 18 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 9 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 58 total plays for 363 yards for the game. The Wolf Pack ran for 174 yards on 34 attempts.
DeShone Kizer finished with 215 yards through the air for Notre Dame last week. He completed 15 passes out of 24 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Fighting Irish were led in rushing by Tarean Folston, who finished with 88 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Equanimeous St. Brown was the team leader in receiving with a total of 75 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Notre Dame got a total of 22 first downs by way of 10 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 76 total plays for 444 yards for the game. The Fighting Irish ran for 206 yards on 46 attempts.
Nevada scores 30 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 68th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 24 attempts for a 70.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 189 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 89th in college football. The Wolf Pack run for an average of 174 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 59th in the nation. They also run 58 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 363 yards per game, ranking their offense 81st overall this season. The Wolf Pack average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 91st in the country. They accumulate 40 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, which ranks 86th in the nation.
Nevada allows 62 passing yards per game, ranking 6th in D-1, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 89th. They give up 5 completions on 12 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 41.7. The Wolf Pack allow 383 rushing yards per game on 71 carries for an average of 5.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 127th in the country. Nevada allows 445 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 97th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9 penalties for 75 yards per game, ranking them 107th among D-1 teams.
Notre Dame averages 47 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 33rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 56.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 238 yards through the air per game, ranking them 58th in Division 1. The Fighting Irish run for an average of 206 yards per game on 46 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 48th on the ground. They also run 76 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 444 yards per game, ranking them 60th in the country on offense. The Fighting Irish get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 60th in the nation. They average 64 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, ranking them 42nd in college football.
Notre Dame allows an average of 280 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 97th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 50 points per contest, which has them ranked 121st in the nation. They give up 16 completions on 27 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.3 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 237 rushing yards per contest on 59 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 106th in the country. Notre Dame allows 517 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play, which ranks 111th in D-1. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 11 penalties for 104 yards in each contest, ranking 121st in the nation.
Nevada Betting Trends
Nevada is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Nevada has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Notre Dame Betting Trends
Notre Dame is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Notre Dame has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
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
09/06/16 S Avery Sebastian Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/05/16 WR Torii Hunter Jr. Concussion injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/02/16 RB Justin Brent Foot out indefinitely
08/22/16 DB Max Redfield Dismissed has been dismissed
08/22/16 DB Devin Butler Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Nevada
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