Saturday, September 24, 2016
Ross Ade Stadium
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The Nevada Wolf Pack take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Ross Ade Stadium. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 5 point favorites. This season the Wolf Pack are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Boilermakers have an over/under record of 2-0-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
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Tyler Stewart finished with 160 yards through the air for Nevada last week. He completed 16 passes out of 21 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. The Wolf Pack were led in rushing by James Butler, who finished with 174 yards on 28 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Jerico Richardson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 46 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nevada got a total of 32 first downs. Of those first downs, 18 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 89 total plays for 521 yards for the game. The Wolf Pack ran for 352 yards on 64 attempts.
David Blough finished with 401 yards through the air for Purdue last week. He completed 32 passes out of 57 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Boilermakers were led in rushing by Markell Jones, who finished with 47 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Domonique Young was the team leader in receiving with a total of 136 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Purdue got a total of 29 first downs in that game. 7 came from running the ball and 20 came from a pass. They ran 82 total plays for 504 yards for the game. The Boilermakers ran for 103 yards on 25 attempts.
Nevada scores 26 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 90th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.3 passes on 25 attempts for a 61.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 186.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 101st in college football. The Wolf Pack run for an average of 208.3 yards per game on 42.7 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 46th in the nation. They also run 67.7 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 394.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 79th overall this season. The Wolf Pack average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 64th in the country. They accumulate 54.3 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, which ranks 75th in the nation.
Nevada allows 132.3 passing yards per game, ranking 8th in D-1, and they allow 26.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 75th. They give up 10.3 completions on 20.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50. The Wolf Pack allow 284.3 rushing yards per game on 50.7 carries for an average of 5.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 124th in the country. Nevada allows 416.7 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 89th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 64.3 yards per game, ranking them 84th among D-1 teams.
Purdue averages 32.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 63rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 29 passes per game on 50.5 attempts for a 57.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 326 yards through the air per game, ranking them 16th in Division 1. The Boilermakers run for an average of 182 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 61st on the ground. They also run 82.5 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 508 yards per game, ranking them 22nd in the country on offense. The Boilermakers get an average of 27 first downs per game, which ranks 15th in the nation. They average 20.5 penalty yards per game via 2 penalties, ranking them 128th in college football.
Purdue allows an average of 236 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 75th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31 points per contest, which has them ranked 90th in the nation. They give up 19.5 completions on 34.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5 per game. The Boilermakers allow 219 rushing yards per contest on 46.5 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 104th in the country. Purdue allows 455 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 109th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 4.5 penalties for 42 yards in each contest, ranking 17th in the nation.
Nevada Betting Trends
Nevada is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Nevada has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Purdue Betting Trends
Purdue is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Purdue has an ATS record of 0-2-0 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
09/18/16 DE Austin Larkin Foot "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/18/16 CB DaWan Hunte Leg "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/18/16 LB Jimmy Herman Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/18/16 G Kirk Barron Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/18/16 RB Markell Jones Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
08/29/16 RB D.J. Knox ACL out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nevada
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