UNLV at Fresno State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels head to Bulldog Stadium to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Fresno State as 15 point favorites. The total has been set at 56. The Runnin' Rebels are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Bulldogs are 6-0-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0.
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Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 6-0-1 against the spread
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
10/22/17 QB Armani Rogers Concussion left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
10/22/17 OL Zach Singer Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/10/17 RB Charles Williams Ankle out for season
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
10/22/17 RB Ronnie Rivers Elbow is "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
09/14/17 DB Chris Coleman Foot out indefinitely
09/13/17 DB Kesomi Mafi Knee out for season
08/28/17 RB Dontel James Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 54th in the country in points scored with 214. They have run 470 plays this year for 3,080 yards, which ranks them 115th in Division 1 in total offense. The Runnin' Rebels average 6.6 yards per play, which is 23rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 141 1st downs this season, ranking them 87th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UNLV has run for 1,969 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in college football. They've run 312 times, averaging 6.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Runnin' Rebels have been penalized on offense 39 times for 323 yards so far this year, which has them 93rd in the country in penalties. Armani Rogers has passed for 1,063 yards this year. He's completed 72 throws while attempting 136 passes for a completion percentage of 52.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 124.8. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
UNLV is 108th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 253. They have given up a total of 3,494 yards on D, which is 116th in D-1. The Runnin' Rebels are 108th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 136 throws on 214 attempts against the UNLV Runnin' Rebels defense this season, ranking them 78th and 52nd in the nation. The UNLV pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,757 yards in the air, which is 89th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 341 attempts for 1,737 yards this season, putting them in 119th place in the country against the run. The Runnin' Rebels have had 44 penalties for 411 yards on defense this year. That places them 77th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
UNLV is 118th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 54 punt return yards and average 9 yards per return, which is 43rd in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 421 yards on special teams, which puts them 51st in kick return yardage. The Runnin' Rebels average 17 yards per kick return and they are 57th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,555. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have tried 16 field goals this year and made 11, which is 35th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. UNLV Runnin' Rebels kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,097 yards on 30 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 126th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs have run for 1,219 yards as a team, which ranks 57th in college football. They've run 253 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Fresno State Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 35 times for 300 yards so far this season, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 46th in the nation in points scored with 225. They have run 465 plays this season for 2,966 yards, which ranks them 56th in Division 1 in total offense. Fresno State averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 32nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 133 1st downs this year, placing them 99th overall as an offensive unit. Marcus McMaryion averages 9 yards per pass attempt and 9.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 83 passes on 127 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 157.5. He has thrown for 1,142 yards this season.
The Fresno State Bulldogs rush defense has allowed 228 attempts for 810 yards this year, putting them in 21st place in D-1 against the run. Fresno State has committed 36 penalties for 294 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in college football. They are 18th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 123. They have surrendered a total of 2,138 yards on D, which is 19th in the country. The Bulldogs are ranked 19th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opposing offenses have completed 132 passes on 214 attempts against the Fresno State defense this season, placing them 68th and 49th in Division 1. The Fresno State Bulldogs pass defense has also given up a total of 1,328 yards through the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Fresno State Bulldogs have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 13, which is 12th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81%. Fresno State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,324 yards on 33 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 93rd in Division 1 in punting average. Fresno State is ranked 70th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 88 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 48th in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 406 yards on special teams, ranking 58th in kick return yardage. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 23 yards per kick return and they are 66th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,460.
Who will win tonight's Runnin' Rebels/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +15
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