BYU at UNLV College Football Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Sam Boyd Stadium
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The BYU Cougars travel to Sam Boyd Stadium to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Friday, November 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 5 point favorites. The Cougars have an ATS record of 2-8-0 while their over/under record is 3-7-0. The Runnin' Rebels have an over/under record of 3-6-0 and they are 6-3-0 against the spread.
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Valuable BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The BYU Cougars are 2-8-0 against the spread
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 6-3-0 against the spread
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
11/05/17 QB Beau Hoge Ankle is "?"
11/05/17 TE Matt Bushman Undisclosed is "?"
11/05/17 QB Tanner Mangum Ankle injured last game, is out for season
11/05/17 RB Trey Dye Undisclosed is "?"
11/02/17 RB Kavika Fonua Knee is out indefinitely
11/02/17 RB Ula Tolutau Suspension is out indefinitely
10/30/17 WR Grant Jones Rest is out for season
10/29/17 RB KJ Hall Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
10/23/17 DB Troy Warner Foot is out indefinitely
10/15/17 DB Matt Hadley Leg out for season
10/09/17 TE Moroni Laulu-Pututau Foot out indefinitely
10/03/17 DL Tevita Mo'Unga Undisclosed out for season
08/26/17 DB Austin McChesney Knee out for season
08/25/17 LB Francis Bernard Redshirt out for season
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
11/04/17 LB Bailey Laolagi Shoulder is "?"
11/04/17 OL Jaron Caldwell Toe is out for season
11/04/17 OL Zach Singer Ankle is "?"
09/10/17 RB Charles Williams Ankle out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The BYU Cougars are 122nd in Division 1 in points scored with 151. They have run 608 plays this season for 3,052 yards, which ranks them 79th in the nation in total offense. The Cougars average 5 yards per play, which is 112th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 148 1st downs this year, placing them 118th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground BYU has run for 1,105 yards as a team, which ranks 107th in the country. They've run 281 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cougars have been penalized on offense 51 times for 448 yards so far this season, which has them 84th in the nation in penalties. Beau Hoge has thrown for 257 yards this season. He has completed 19 passes on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 105.6. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 4.2 adjusted yards per throw.
BYU is 83rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 264. They have surrendered a total of 3,815 yards on D, which is 92nd in Division 1. The Cougars are ranked 44th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 185 passes on 280 attempts against the BYU Cougars defense this season, placing them 98th and 65th in the country. The BYU pass defense has also given up a total of 2,115 yards through the air, which is 84th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 438 attempts for 1,700 yards this year, putting them in 91st place in D-1 against the run. The Cougars have committed 54 penalties for 477 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 64th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
BYU is ranked 57th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 21 punt return yards and average 1.5 yards per return, which is 127th in college football. They have returned 31 kicks for 544 yards on special teams, ranking 52nd in kick return yardage. The Cougars average 18 yards per kick return and they are 112th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,617. The BYU Cougars have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 49th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. BYU Cougars kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,076 yards on 49 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 52nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels have run for 2,274 yards as a team, which ranks 15th in the nation. They've run 397 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Runnin' Rebels have been penalized on offense 48 times for 394 yards so far this year, which has them 93rd in the country in penalties. They are 54th in Division 1 in points scored with 271. They have run 615 plays this year for 3,821 yards, which ranks them 104th in the nation in total offense. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 6.2 yards per play, which is 39th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 187 1st downs this season, ranking them 65th overall as an offensive unit. Armani Rogers has completed 74 throws while attempting 141 passes for a completion percentage of 52.5%. He has passed for 1,100 yards this year. He averages 6.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 122.6.
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels rush defense has given up 403 attempts for 2,008 yards this season, putting them in 117th place in the country against the run. They have had 55 penalties for 516 yards on defense this year. That places them 74th in Division 1. UNLV is 102nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 292. They have given up a total of 4,186 yards on D, which is 116th in the nation. The Runnin' Rebels are 101st in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 176 throws on 288 attempts against the UNLV defense this season, ranking them 86th and 78th in the country. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,178 yards in the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have tried 21 field goals this year and made 16, which is 11th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 76%. UNLV kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 31 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,372 yards on 38 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That ranks them 129th in the NCAA in punting average. UNLV is 117th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 59 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 57th in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 503 yards on special teams, which puts them 61st in kick return yardage. The Runnin' Rebels average 17 yards per kick return and they are 50th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,384.
Who will win tonight's Cougars/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cougars +5
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