Nevada at Washington State College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Clarence D. Martin Stadium
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The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Clarence D. Martin Stadium to take on the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 26.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 60.5. The Wolf Pack have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 0-3-0. The Cougars have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Washington State Cougars are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
09/17/17 DT Jarius McDade Knee missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/17/17 RB Jaxson Kincaide Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/04/17 WR Kaleb Fossum Knee out indefinitely
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
09/17/17 LB Peyton Pelluer Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/17/17 OL Robert Valencia Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 91st in Division 1 in points scored with 72. They have run 213 plays this season for 1,150 yards, which ranks them 61st in the nation in total offense. The Wolf Pack average 5.4 yards per play, which is 93rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 66 1st downs this year, placing them 44th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Nevada has run for 469 yards as a team, which ranks 77th in the country. They've run 106 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 22 times for 202 yards so far this season, which has them 32nd in the nation in penalties. Ty Gangi has thrown for 476 yards this season. He has completed 35 passes on 74 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 113.8. He averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Nevada is 102nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 98. They have surrendered a total of 1,317 yards on D, which is 103rd in Division 1. The Wolf Pack are ranked 62nd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 66 passes on 103 attempts against the Nevada Wolf Pack defense this season, placing them 100th and 86th in the country. The Nevada pass defense has also given up a total of 853 yards through the air, which is 105th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 145 attempts for 464 yards this year, putting them in 85th place in D-1 against the run. The Wolf Pack have committed 31 penalties for 280 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 127th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Nevada is ranked 82nd in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 28 punt return yards and average 7 yards per return, which is 60th in college football. They have returned 12 kicks for 289 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Wolf Pack average 24 yards per kick return and they are 59th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,467. The Nevada Wolf Pack have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 57th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Nevada Wolf Pack kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 448 yards on 13 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That places them 126th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cougars have run for 232 yards as a team, which ranks 120th in the nation. They've run 68 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Cougars have been penalized on offense 16 times for 139 yards so far this year, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. They are 16th in Division 1 in points scored with 130. They have run 241 plays this year for 1,457 yards, which ranks them 6th in the nation in total offense. The Washington State Cougars average 6 yards per play, which is 60th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 79 1st downs this season, ranking them 14th overall as an offensive unit. Luke Falk has completed 94 throws while attempting 122 passes for a completion percentage of 77%. He has passed for 900 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 161.7.
The Washington State Cougars rush defense has given up 107 attempts for 438 yards this season, putting them in 78th place in the country against the run. They have had 17 penalties for 140 yards on defense this year. That places them 54th in Division 1. Washington State is 65th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 67. They have given up a total of 902 yards on D, which is 42nd in the nation. The Cougars are 45th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 48 throws on 77 attempts against the Washington State defense this season, ranking them 47th and 37th in the country. The Washington State Cougars pass defense has also surrendered a total of 464 yards in the air, which is 35th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington State Cougars have tried 5 field goals this year and made 4, which is 44th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Washington State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 531 yards on 12 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 36th in the NCAA in punting average. Washington State is 47th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 28 punt return yards and average 4.7 yards per return, which is 80th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 101 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Cougars average 20 yards per kick return and they are 42nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,586.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack +26.5
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