Nevada at Hawaii College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Nevada Wolf Pack head to Aloha Stadium to play the Hawaii Warriors on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Hawaii as 2 point favorites. The Wolf Pack are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Warriors are 3-3-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-2-0.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Hawaii Warriors are 3-3-1 against the spread
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
09/27/18 DB EJ Muhammad Undisclosed is out for season
Key Hawaii Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 37th in the country in points scored with 221. They have run 498 plays this year for 2,974 yards, which ranks them 20th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wolf Pack average 6 yards per play, which is 51st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 146 1st downs this season, ranking them 37th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Nevada has run for 1,059 yards as a unit, which ranks 77th in college football. They've run 226 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 48 times for 431 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the country in penalties. Ty Gangi has passed for 1,636 yards this year. He's completed 132 throws while attempting 225 passes for a completion percentage of 58.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.6. He averages 7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Nevada is 112th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 235. They have given up a total of 2,843 yards on D, which is 102nd in D-1. The Wolf Pack are 67th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 145 throws on 234 attempts against the Nevada Wolf Pack defense this season, ranking them 116th and 110th in the nation. The Nevada pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,836 yards in the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 283 attempts for 1,007 yards this season, putting them in 71st place in the country against the run. The Wolf Pack have had 45 penalties for 402 yards on defense this year. That places them 92nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Nevada is 72nd in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 176 punt return yards and average 17.6 yards per return, which is 15th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 218 yards on special teams, which puts them 98th in kick return yardage. The Wolf Pack average 20 yards per kick return and they are 34th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,368. The Nevada Wolf Pack have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 64th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Nevada Wolf Pack kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 26 for 28 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,455 yards on 36 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 89th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Warriors have run for 1,090 yards as a team, which ranks 68th in college football. They've run 248 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hawaii Warriors have been penalized on offense 42 times for 370 yards so far this season, which has them 58th in the country in penalties. They are 6th in the nation in points scored with 292. They have run 556 plays this season for 3,594 yards, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 in total offense. Hawaii averages 6.5 yards per play, which is 21st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 192 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Cole McDonald averages 8.4 yards per pass attempt and 9.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 178 passes on 278 attempts for a completion percentage of 64%. His quarterback rating this year is 163.7. He has thrown for 2,348 yards this season.
The Hawaii Warriors rush defense has allowed 324 attempts for 1,392 yards this year, putting them in 110th place in D-1 against the run. Hawaii has committed 54 penalties for 520 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 120th in college football. They are 118th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 256. They have surrendered a total of 3,349 yards on D, which is 121st in the country. The Warriors are ranked 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 133 passes on 223 attempts against the Hawaii defense this season, placing them 95th and 97th in Division 1. The Hawaii Warriors pass defense has also given up a total of 1,957 yards through the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Hawaii Warriors have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 9, which is 38th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Hawaii kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 33 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,126 yards on 27 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 68th in Division 1 in punting average. Hawaii is ranked 38th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 122 punt return yards and average 9.4 yards per return, which is 60th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 456 yards on special teams, ranking 20th in kick return yardage. The Hawaii Warriors average 21 yards per kick return and they are 5th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,173.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack +2
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