Saturday, November 12, 2016
Sam Boyd Stadium
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The Wyoming Cowboys take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Sam Boyd Stadium. The opening line for this game has Wyoming as 9 point favorites. This season the Cowboys are 6-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3-0. The Runnin' Rebels have an over/under record of 7-2-0 and they are 4-5-0 against the spread.
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Josh Allen finished with 261 yards through the air for Wyoming last week. He completed 16 passes out of 26 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Brian Hill, who finished with 142 yards on 25 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Tanner Gentry was the team leader in receiving with a total of 93 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wyoming got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 14 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 528 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 267 yards on 46 attempts.
Kurt Palandech finished with 161 yards passing for UNLV last week. He went 10 for 21, resulting in a 48% completion percentage. The Runnin' Rebels were led on the ground by Charles Williams, who finished with 141 yards on 22 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Devonte Boyd led the team in receiving with 136 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. UNLV had 20 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 402 yards for the contest. The Runnin' Rebels ran for 217 yards on 40 carries as a team.
Wyoming scores 35.9 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 30th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14.4 passes on 24.4 attempts for a 59.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 208.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 90th in college football. The Cowboys run for an average of 230 yards per game on 46.7 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the nation. They also run 71.1 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 438.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 46th overall this season. The Cowboys average 22.4 first downs per game which ranks them 43rd in the country. They accumulate 48.3 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 93rd in the nation.
Wyoming allows 303 passing yards per game, ranking 124th in D-1, and they allow 29.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 83rd. They give up 20.9 completions on 36.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.8. The Cowboys allow 138.4 rushing yards per game on 34.2 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 37th in the country. Wyoming allows 441.4 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 97th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.1 penalties for 56.1 yards per game, ranking them 79th among D-1 teams.
UNLV averages 30.6 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 57th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 11 passes per game on 24.3 attempts for a 45.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 163.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 114th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels run for an average of 236.2 yards per game on 42.1 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 19th on the ground. They also run 66.4 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 399.4 yards per game, ranking them 73rd in the country on offense. The Runnin' Rebels get an average of 19.3 first downs per game, which ranks 101st in the nation. They average 58 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties, ranking them 49th in college football.
UNLV allows an average of 253.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 92nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32 points per contest, which has them ranked 97th in the nation. They give up 19 completions on 35.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.9 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 167 rushing yards per contest on 39.6 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 63rd in the country. UNLV allows 420.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 79th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 46.8 yards in each contest, ranking 33rd in the nation.
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 6-3-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
UNLV Betting Trends
UNLV is 7-2-0 against the over/under this season
UNLV has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/26/16 OL Ryan Cummings Foot out indefinitely
10/18/16 DE Carl Granderson ACL out for season
09/09/16 DE Trevor Meader Knee out for season
09/01/16 LB Adam Pilapil Ankle out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Kellen Overstreet Undisclosed out indefinitely
11/06/16 DL Jason Fao Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
11/06/16 LB LaKeith Walls Groin "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/04/16 WR Brandon Presley Foot out for season
10/04/16 WR Darren Woods Jr Knee out for season
09/27/16 QB Johnny Stanton Knee out indefinitely
09/21/16 DB Evan Austrie Shoulder out indefinitely
08/28/16 WR Kendal Keys Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take UNLV +9
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