Nevada at Vanderbilt College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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The Vanderbilt Commodores host the Nevada Wolf Pack at Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 10 point favorites. The Commodores have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread. The Wolf Pack have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-0-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nevada Wolf Pack have run for 216 yards as a team, which ranks 50th in college football. They've run 35 times, averaging 6.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 9 times for 106 yards so far this season, which has them 26th in the country in penalties. They are 5th in the nation in points scored with 72. They have run 63 plays this season for 636 yards, which ranks them 8th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wolf Pack average 10.1 yards per play, which is 2nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this year, placing them 45th overall as an offensive unit. Ty Gangi averages 13.2 yards per pass attempt and 13.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 16 passes on 26 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 202.4. He has thrown for 342 yards this season.
The Wolf Pack rush defense has allowed 43 attempts for 107 yards this year, putting them in 44th place in D-1 against the run. Nevada has committed 8 penalties for 55 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in college football. They are 54th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 19. They have surrendered a total of 348 yards on D, which is 66th in the country. The Wolf Pack are ranked 50th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 14 passes on 34 attempts against the Nevada Wolf Pack defense this season, placing them 41st and 75th in Division 1. The Nevada pass defense has also given up a total of 241 yards through the air, which is 76th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Nevada Wolf Pack kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 9 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 71 yards on 2 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That places them 105th in Division 1 in punting average. Nevada is ranked 16th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 108 punt return yards and average 27 yards per return, which is 7th in college football. The Wolf Pack average 23 yards per kick return and they are 10th in the country in all-purpose yards with 767.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Commodores are 63rd in the country in points scored with 35. They have run 54 plays this year for 347 yards, which ranks them 101st in Division 1 in total offense. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 6.4 yards per play, which is 50th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this season, ranking them 99th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Vanderbilt has run for 177 yards as a unit, which ranks 67th in college football. They've run 37 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. Vanderbilt has been penalized on offense 7 times for 49 yards so far this year, which has them 56th in the country in penalties. Kyle Shurmur has passed for 170 yards this year. He's completed 10 throws while attempting 17 passes for a completion percentage of 58.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 181.6. He averages 12.4 adjusted yards per throw and 10 yards per pass attempt.
Vanderbilt is 27th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 7. They have given up a total of 294 yards on D, which is 44th in D-1. The Commodores are 35th in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opponent offenses have completed 24 throws on 36 attempts against the Vanderbilt defense this season, ranking them 98th and 87th in the nation. The Vanderbilt Commodores pass defense has also surrendered a total of 178 yards in the air, which is 48th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 36 attempts for 116 yards this season, putting them in 47th place in the country against the run. The Commodores have had 6 penalties for 40 yards on defense this year. That places them 48th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Vanderbilt has returned 2 kicks for 55 yards on special teams, which puts them 48th in kick return yardage. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 28 yards per kick return and they are 96th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 402. Vanderbilt kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 147 yards on 4 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 98th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Commodores -10
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