UNLV at Idaho College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels travel to ASUI-Kibbie Dome to take on the Idaho Vandals on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Idaho as 8.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 67. The Runnin' Rebels have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Vandals have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-0-1 against the spread.
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Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Idaho Vandals Betting Trends
The Idaho Vandals are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Idaho Vandals are 0-0-1 against the spread
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
09/03/17 WR Kendal Keys Knee "?" Saturday vs. Idaho
Key Idaho Vandals Injuries
08/25/17 QB Matt Linehan None has been named the starter
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 49th in Division 1 in points scored with 40. They have run 67 plays this season for 564 yards, which ranks them 71st in the nation in total offense. The Runnin' Rebels average 8.4 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this year, placing them 55th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UNLV has run for 344 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in the country. They've run 46 times, averaging 7.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Runnin' Rebels have been penalized on offense 13 times for 90 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the nation in penalties. Armani Rogers has thrown for 220 yards this season. He has completed 11 passes on 19 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 172.5. He averages 11.6 yards per pass attempt and 12.6 adjusted yards per throw.
UNLV is 107th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 43. They have surrendered a total of 449 yards on D, which is 89th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels are ranked 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 15 passes on 26 attempts against the UNLV Runnin' Rebels defense this season, placing them 47th and 38th in the country. The UNLV pass defense has also given up a total of 140 yards through the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 61 attempts for 309 yards this year, putting them in 114th place in D-1 against the run. The Runnin' Rebels have committed 10 penalties for 96 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 115th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
UNLV is ranked 66th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 18 punt return yards and average 9 yards per return, which is 37th in college football. They have returned 4 kicks for 53 yards on special teams, ranking 63rd in kick return yardage. The Runnin' Rebels average 13 yards per kick return and they are 31st in the country in all-purpose yards with 635. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 4, which is 4th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. UNLV Runnin' Rebels kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 79 yards on 2 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 88th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Vandals have run for 193 yards as a team, which ranks 56th in the nation. They've run 44 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Vandals have been penalized on offense 3 times for 20 yards so far this year, which has them 112th in the country in penalties. They are 75th in Division 1 in points scored with 28. They have run 63 plays this year for 356 yards, which ranks them 101st in the nation in total offense. The Idaho Vandals average 5.7 yards per play, which is 65th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 15 1st downs this season, ranking them 101st overall as an offensive unit. Matt Linehan has completed 14 throws while attempting 19 passes for a completion percentage of 73.7%. He has passed for 163 yards this year. He averages 5.9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 159.4.
The Idaho Vandals rush defense has given up 35 attempts for 95 yards this season, putting them in 53rd place in the country against the run. They have had 1 penalty for 2 yards on defense this year. That places them 5th in Division 1. Idaho is 17th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 6. They have given up a total of 190 yards on D, which is 20th in the nation. The Vandals are 17th in yards per play allowed with 3.2. Opponent offenses have completed 10 throws on 25 attempts against the Idaho defense this season, ranking them 21st and 31st in the country. The Idaho Vandals pass defense has also surrendered a total of 95 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Idaho kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 288 yards on 6 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NCAA in punting average. Idaho is 21st in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 23 punt return yards and average 7.7 yards per return, which is 44th in D-1. They are 99th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 379.
Who will win tonight's Runnin' Rebels/Vandals college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +8.5
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