Hawaii at Nevada College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Clarence Mackay Stadium
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The Hawaii Warriors travel to Clarence Mackay Stadium to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Hawaii as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 62.5. The Warriors have an ATS record of 1-3-1 while their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Wolf Pack have an over/under record of 1-4-0 and they are 1-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Hawaii Warriors are 1-3-1 against the spread
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-4-0 against the spread
Key Hawaii Warriors Injuries
10/02/17 OL Dejon Allen Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Nevada
10/02/17 OL Fred Ulu-Perry Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Nevada
10/02/17 TE Metuisela 'Unga Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Nevada
10/01/17 TE Dakota Torres Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nevada "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
10/01/17 TE Brandon Scott Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
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 Hawaii Warriors are 53rd in Division 1 in points scored with 144. They have run 373 plays this season for 2,433 yards, which ranks them 21st in the nation in total offense. The Warriors average 6.5 yards per play, which is 30th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 112 1st downs this year, placing them 26th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Hawaii has run for 1,012 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the country. They've run 185 times, averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Warriors have been penalized on offense 45 times for 409 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the nation in penalties. Dru Brown has thrown for 1,052 yards this season. He has completed 88 passes on 137 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.2. He averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw.
Hawaii is 121st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 188. They have surrendered a total of 2,279 yards on D, which is 116th in Division 1. The Warriors are ranked 123rd in yards per play allowed with 7. Opposing offenses have completed 96 passes on 145 attempts against the Hawaii Warriors defense this season, placing them 89th and 61st in the country. The Hawaii pass defense has also given up a total of 1,384 yards through the air, which is 116th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 181 attempts for 895 yards this year, putting them in 100th place in D-1 against the run. The Warriors have committed 30 penalties for 288 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 91st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Hawaii is ranked 121st in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 14 punt return yards and average 4.7 yards per return, which is 86th in college football. They have returned 24 kicks for 497 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Warriors average 21 yards per kick return and they are 7th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,944. The Hawaii Warriors have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 1, which is 124th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 25%. Hawaii Warriors kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 757 yards on 18 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 55th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wolf Pack have run for 576 yards as a team, which ranks 97th in the nation. They've run 153 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 31 times for 275 yards so far this year, which has them 49th in the country in penalties. They are 108th in Division 1 in points scored with 100. They have run 339 plays this year for 1,615 yards, which ranks them 67th in the nation in total offense. The Nevada Wolf Pack average 4.8 yards per play, which is 114th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this season, ranking them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. Ty Gangi has completed 35 throws while attempting 74 passes for a completion percentage of 47.3%. He has passed for 476 yards this year. He averages 6.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 113.8.
The Nevada Wolf Pack rush defense has given up 215 attempts for 711 yards this season, putting them in 72nd place in the country against the run. They have had 44 penalties for 396 yards on defense this year. That places them 125th in Division 1. Nevada is 120th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 184. They have given up a total of 2,381 yards on D, which is 118th in the nation. The Wolf Pack are 92nd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 129 throws on 186 attempts against the Nevada defense this season, ranking them 129th and 119th in the country. The Nevada Wolf Pack pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,670 yards in the air, which is 129th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nevada Wolf Pack have tried 4 field goals this year and made 3, which is 98th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Nevada kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 963 yards on 26 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 124th in the NCAA in punting average. Nevada is 101st in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 29 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 72nd in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 432 yards on special teams, which puts them 12th in kick return yardage. The Wolf Pack average 22 yards per kick return and they are 77th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,076.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Wolf Pack college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack +3.5
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