Purdue vs Nevada NCAA Football Betting Tips 8/30/2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to MacKay Stadium to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Friday, August 30, 2019. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 6.5 point favorites. The Boilermakers had an ATS record of 7-6-0 last season while their over/under record was 7-6-0. The Wolf Pack had an over/under record of 5-8-0 and they were 7-6-0 against the spread.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers were 7-6-0 against the over/under last season
The Purdue Boilermakers were 7-6-0 against the spread last year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack were 5-8-0 against the over/under last season
The Nevada Wolf Pack were 7-6-0 against the spread last year
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
08/19/19 RB Tario Fuller Jaw is out indefinitely
08/17/19 RB Richie Worship Knee is out indefinitely
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
08/13/19 QB Carson Strong None expected to start Friday vs Purdue
08/13/19 RB Devonte Lee Knee is out indefinitely
08/13/19 QB Griffin Dahn Personal has left team
08/13/19 QB Malik Henry Hamstring is questionable Friday vs Purdue
08/12/19 DT Dom Peterson Shoulder is questionable Friday vs Purdue
08/04/19 QB Cristian Solano Hand is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Purdue Boilermakers were 49th in Division 1 in points scored with 397 last year. They ran 909 plays last season for 5,771 yards, which ranked them 11th in the nation in total offense. The Boilermakers averaged 6.3 yards per play, which was 21st in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 283 1st downs last year, placing them 42nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Purdue ran for 1,773 yards as a team, which ranked 100th in the country. They ran 400 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Boilermakers were penalized on offense 81 times for 837 yards last season, which had them 53rd in the nation in penalties.
Purdue was 92nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 390 last season. They surrendered a total of 5,931 yards on D, which was 120th in Division 1. The Boilermakers were ranked 96th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses completed 302 passes on 484 attempts against the Purdue Boilermakers defense last season, placing them 127th and 124th in the country. The Purdue pass defense also gave up a total of 3,747 yards through the air, which was 129th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 499 attempts for 2,183 yards last year, putting them in 70th place in D-1 against the run. The Boilermakers committed 96 penalties for 965 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 126th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Purdue was ranked 100th in the nation in punt returns with 14 last year. They accumulated 81 punt return yards and averaged 5.7 yards per return, which was 105th in college football. They returned 40 kicks for 737 yards on special teams, ranking 34th in kick return yardage. The Boilermakers averaged 18 yards per kick return and they were 32nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,588. The Purdue Boilermakers attempted 25 field goals last season and made 20, which was 14th in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 76%. Purdue Boilermakers kickers made 94% of their extra points, going 44 for 47 last year. Their punters totaled 2,642 yards on 62 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That placed them 44th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wolf Pack ran for 1,979 yards as a team last year, which ranked 83rd in the nation. They ran 434 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Nevada Wolf Pack were penalized on offense 77 times for 738 yards last year, which had them 64th in the country in penalties. They were 44th in Division 1 in points scored with 404. They ran 927 plays last year for 5,603 yards, which ranked them 23rd in the nation in total offense. The Wolf Pack averaged 6 yards per play, which was 48th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 272 1st downs last season, ranking them 65th overall as an offensive unit.
The Nevada Wolf Pack rush defense gave up 510 attempts for 1,846 yards last season, putting them in 38th place in the country against the run. They had 83 penalties for 702 yards on defense last year. That placed them 69th in Division 1. Nevada was 68th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 350. They gave up a total of 5,038 yards on D, which was 69th in the nation. The Wolf Pack were 42nd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses completed 267 throws on 449 attempts against the Nevada defense last season, ranking them 111th and 105th in the country. The Nevada Wolf Pack pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,192 yards in the air, which was 101st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nevada Wolf Pack tried 21 field goals last year and made 16, which was 48th in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 71%. Wolf Pack kickers made 90% of their extra points, going 43 for 48 last season. Their punters accumulated 2,883 yards on 68 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranked them 47th in the NCAA in punting average. Nevada was 70th in the country in punt returns with 17 last season. They totaled 215 punt return yards and averaged 12.6 yards per return, which was 24th in D-1. They returned 16 kicks for 293 yards on special teams, which put them 120th in kick return yardage. The Nevada Wolf Pack averaged 18 yards per kick return and they were 58th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 6,110.
Who will win tonight's Boilermakers/Wolf Pack college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Boilermakers -6.5
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