Air Force at Nevada College Football Picks & Predictions 10/20/2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
Clarence Mackay Stadium
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The Air Force Falcons head to Clarence Mackay Stadium to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Friday, October 20, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Air Force as 6.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 64.5. The Falcons are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Wolf Pack are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-5-0.
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Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
10/15/17 LB Matt Evans Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Nevada
10/05/17 DB Garrett Kauppila Undisclosed out for season
09/26/17 DL Cody Moorhead Knee out for season
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
10/15/17 OL Anthony Palomares Concussion "?" Friday vs. Air Force
10/15/17 DB Jaden Sawyer Ankle "?" Friday vs. Air Force
10/15/17 RB Jaxson Kincaide Knee "?" Friday vs. Air Force
09/28/17 WR Kaleb Fossum Knee out for season
09/27/17 QB David Cornwell Personal has left team
09/17/17 DT Jarius McDade Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Air Force Falcons are 38th in the country in points scored with 216. They have run 444 plays this year for 2,622 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Falcons average 5.9 yards per play, which is 51st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Air Force has run for 1,824 yards as a unit, which ranks 8th in college football. They've run 372 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 23 times for 230 yards so far this year, which has them 124th in the country in penalties. Arion Worthman has passed for 725 yards this year. He's completed 32 throws while attempting 65 passes for a completion percentage of 49.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 180.5. He averages 12.9 adjusted yards per throw and 11.2 yards per pass attempt.
Air Force is 88th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 191. They have given up a total of 2,298 yards on D, which is 58th in D-1. The Falcons are 114th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opponent offenses have completed 54 throws on 106 attempts against the Air Force Falcons defense this season, ranking them 1st and 1st in the nation. The Air Force pass defense has also surrendered a total of 766 yards in the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 248 attempts for 1,532 yards this season, putting them in 118th place in the country against the run. The Falcons have had 22 penalties for 212 yards on defense this year. That places them 8th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Air Force is 94th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 38 punt return yards and average 5.4 yards per return, which is 81st in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 276 yards on special teams, which puts them 96th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 18 yards per kick return and they are 73rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,936. The Air Force Falcons have tried 7 field goals this year and made 5, which is 93rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Air Force Falcons kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 939 yards on 22 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 48th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wolf Pack have run for 900 yards as a team, which ranks 86th in college football. They've run 222 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Nevada Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 40 times for 344 yards so far this season, which has them 61st in the country in penalties. They are 64th in the nation in points scored with 177. They have run 484 plays this season for 2,745 yards, which ranks them 19th in Division 1 in total offense. Nevada averages 5.7 yards per play, which is 66th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 144 1st downs this year, placing them 37th overall as an offensive unit. Ty Gangi averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 114 passes on 194 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 138.5. He has thrown for 1,435 yards this season.
The Nevada Wolf Pack rush defense has allowed 284 attempts for 1,187 yards this year, putting them in 92nd place in D-1 against the run. Nevada has committed 66 penalties for 608 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 129th in college football. They are 121st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 249. They have surrendered a total of 3,470 yards on D, which is 125th in the country. The Wolf Pack are ranked 116th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 173 passes on 250 attempts against the Nevada defense this season, placing them 127th and 121st in Division 1. The Nevada Wolf Pack pass defense has also given up a total of 2,283 yards through the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nevada Wolf Pack have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 3, which is 121st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Nevada kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,278 yards on 34 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 121st in Division 1 in punting average. Nevada is ranked 90th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 32 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 102nd in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 580 yards on special teams, ranking 9th in kick return yardage. The Nevada Wolf Pack average 21 yards per kick return and they are 31st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,357.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Wolf Pack college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack +6.5
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