Hawaii vs UNLV NCAA Football Parlay 11/16/2019
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Sam Boyd Stadium
Kenyon Oblad and the UNLV Runnin' Rebels play the Hawaii Warriors at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, November 16, 2019. UNLV opens this matchup as 6.5-point dogs. The Warriors are 4-6-0 ATS and 7-3-0 when betting on the total. The Runnin' Rebels are 3-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-4-1 against the spread.
In their last game, the Hawaii Warriors faced the San Jose State Spartans and won 42-40. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Warriors was Chevan Cordeiro who went 23/31 with 309 yards through the air and threw 3 TD's. He walked away with no picks. Miles Reed led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 31 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the contest. He racked up a total of 124 yards on 17 carries which meant he averaged 7.3 yards per tote. JoJo Ward led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 170 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 24.3 yards per reception for the game. The Warriors ended up rushing 35 times and earned 200 yards which earned them an average of 5.7 yards per rush. On the day, they ran 67 plays which added up to 509 yards. For the contest, the Warriors racked up a total of 26 1st downs and they had a total of 9 infractions for 70 yards which shows us that this team didn't have their heads in this game. In terms of defense, Hawaii allowed 30 completions on 45 attempts for a total of 375 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%. For this contest, they conceded 497 yards but weren't able to force a turnover. On the ground, the Warriors allowed 122 yards on 26 tries which gave them an average of 4.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
The Warriors head into this game 6-4 for this year. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation with an average of 37.3 points per contest, ranking them 16th in D-1. As a team, they have an average of 128.2 yards on the ground per contest which is 10th in the conference. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 1st in the Mountain West and 14th in D-1 with 4,464 yards. The Warriors have one of the most lackluster defenses in D-1, allowing 36.4 points per contest putting them 12th in the MWC. When it comes to yards through the air, the Warriors have conceded 3,182 yards. Teams are completing 58.4% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.1 yards per attempt. In discussing rushing yards, Hawaii is allowing 193.1 yards per game putting them 9th in the Mountain West and 95th in college football. Opposing teams are running for an average of 6 yards per rush ranking them 12th in the MWC and 128th in D-1 overall. In total, they have conceded 1,931 rushing yards through 10 games.
In their last game, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels played the Colorado State Rams and ended up taking the loss by a score of 37-17. Charles Williams paced the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 83 yards on 17 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per carry. Randal Grimes was the receiving yardage leader by earning 92 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 13.1 yards per catch during the game. Leading the way at QB for the Runnin' Rebels was Kenyon Oblad who went 22/39 with 280 yards passing and tossed 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Runnin' Rebels ran the ball a total of 31 times and racked up 107 yards which had them averaging 3.5 yards per carry. Overall, they totaled 71 plays for 387 yards. For the game, the Runnin' Rebels earned 24 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 46 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. On the defensive side of the ball, UNLV conceded 19 catches on 29 tries totaling 254 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.5%. On the ground, the Runnin' Rebels conceded 174 yards on 36 carries which means they had an average of 4.8 yards per run allowed. On the day, they allowed 428 yards but finished the game without a turnover.
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The Runnin' Rebels head into this matchup 2-7. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Runnin' Rebels have one of the average offenses in college football. UNLV has made teams respect their running game by averaging 162.9 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 68th in the country. As a team, they have a total of 1,466 rushing yards through 9 games, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Runnin' Rebels average 376.7 yards per contest overall ranking them 88th in college football and 8th in the MWC. The Runnin' Rebels are conceding 34.4 points per contest ranking them 10th in the Mountain West and 115th in the nation. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre groups in Division 1. They are conceding 222.3 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Runnin' Rebels sit in 7th in the MWC. In regard to points given up, they have given up 310 points in total. In regard to yards rushing, they are conceding 204.7 yards per game which puts them at 113th in Division 1 and 11th in the MWC. In 2019, they have given up a total of 1,842 rushing yards and 21.6 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +6.5 and over the total points
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