Saturday, November 26, 2016
Sam Boyd Stadium
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The Nevada Wolf Pack take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Sam Boyd Stadium. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 7 point favorites. This season the Wolf Pack are 3-8-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6-0. The Runnin' Rebels have an over/under record of 9-2-0 and they are 6-5-0 against the spread.
Ty Gangi finished with 127 yards through the air for Nevada last week. He completed 13 passes out of 26 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Wolf Pack were led in rushing by James Butler, who finished with 119 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. James Butler was the team leader in receiving with a total of 52 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nevada got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 16 came on the ground while 5 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 341 yards for the game. The Wolf Pack ran for 214 yards on 50 attempts.
Kurt Palandech finished with 113 yards passing for UNLV last week. He went 10 for 20, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Runnin' Rebels were led on the ground by Xzaviar Campbell, who finished with 60 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Andrew Price led the team in receiving with 65 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. UNLV had 17 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 302 yards for the contest. The Runnin' Rebels ran for 189 yards on 44 carries as a team.
Nevada scores 23.6 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 107th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.7 passes on 30.1 attempts for a 58.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 209.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 90th in college football. The Wolf Pack run for an average of 160.9 yards per game on 38.6 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 82nd in the nation. They also run 68.7 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 370.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 101st overall this season. The Wolf Pack average 21.4 first downs per game which ranks them 64th in the country. They accumulate 42.5 penalty yards per game via 4.6 penalties, which ranks 114th in the nation.
Nevada allows 160.9 passing yards per game, ranking 5th in D-1, and they allow 30.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 81st. They give up 12 completions on 19.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.1. The Wolf Pack allow 309.2 rushing yards per game on 50.1 carries for an average of 6.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 128th in the country. Nevada allows 470.1 total yards per game including 6.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 113th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 60.4 yards per game, ranking them 98th among D-1 teams.
UNLV averages 33.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 43rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 11.7 passes per game on 24.8 attempts for a 47.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 166.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 112th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels run for an average of 246.9 yards per game on 44.2 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 15th on the ground. They also run 69 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 413.6 yards per game, ranking them 65th in the country on offense. The Runnin' Rebels get an average of 20.2 first downs per game, which ranks 88th in the nation. They average 55.5 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 64th in college football.
UNLV allows an average of 247.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 85th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 36 points per contest, which has them ranked 112th in the nation. They give up 17.7 completions on 33.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.6 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 175 rushing yards per contest on 39.5 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 70th in the country. UNLV allows 422.7 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 75th in D-1. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 4.6 penalties for 40.3 yards in each contest, ranking 10th in the nation.
Nevada Betting Trends
Nevada is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Nevada has an ATS record of 3-8-0 this season
UNLV Betting Trends
UNLV is 9-2-0 against the over/under this season
UNLV has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 LB Travis Wilson Foot "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
11/10/16 TE Evan Faunce Knee out for season
11/10/16 LB Jake Lacaden Concussion out for season
11/05/16 DB Riley Brand Concussion out for season
11/03/16 DB Randy Uzoma Shoulder out for season
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 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
11/20/16 RB Lexington Thomas Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
11/14/16 WR Devonte Boyd Arm out for season
10/04/16 WR Brandon Presley Foot out for season
10/04/16 WR Darren Woods Jr Knee out for season
09/21/16 DB Evan Austrie Shoulder out indefinitely
08/28/16 WR Kendal Keys Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take UNLV -7
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