Fresno State Bulldogs vs Nevada Wolf Pack Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Mackay Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Fresno State (+7)
Jake Haener and the Fresno State Bulldogs (3-1) go to Mackay Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Nevada Wolf Pack (5-1). Nevada opens this matchup as 7-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 58.5.
In their last game, the Fresno State Bulldogs took the field against the Utah State Aggies and notched a win by a score of 35-16. Ronnie Rivers led the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 28 yards and he notched 1 TD in this outing. He rushed for a total of 132 yards via 25 carries which gave him an average of 5.3 yards per run. Jalen Cropper was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 202 yards on 10 receptions. He had an average of 20.2 yards per catch for that contest. Jake Haener went 29/38 with 422 yards by way of the pass and threw 4 TD's. He tossed 1 interception for the game.
The Bulldogs have earned 1,869 total yards over the course of this year. As a team they hold an average of 141.5 yards rushing which is 84th in D-1. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Fresno State has compiled 9 passing touchdowns and 8 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Fresno State Bulldogs hold an average of 33.0 points per game. The Bulldogs rank 44th in college football when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 23.5 points per game. They are giving up 5.2 yards per tote and 228.3 rushing yards per game this year. In total, they have allowed 913 rushing yards through 4 outings. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Bulldogs have conceded 756 yards which has them ranked 27th in the country. Over the course of their 4 games played this season, they have allowed 189.0 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 51.3%. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 417.3 yards per game putting them 83rd in D-1.
Jake Haener has connected on 92 of his career 137 tosses for a completion percentage of 67.2%. He is passing for 184.7 yds per contest. For his collegiate career, Haener has passed for a total of 1,293 yards with 10 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 163.2 with a TD percentage of 7.3% and an interception percentage of 3.6%. Since he has been in college, he has taken off and run 37 different times totaling 55 rushing yds.
In their last game, the Nevada Wolf Pack faced the Hawaii Warriors and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 24-21. Carson Strong went 20/25 with 168 yards via the pass and added 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Toa Taua paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 21 yards and he added 1 TD in this contest. He ran for 131 yards on 20 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.6 yards per run. Cole Turner was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 48 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 8.0 yards per reception for that contest.
For the season thus far, the Wolf Pack have earned 1,987 passing yards not to mention an average of 331.2 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 9th in the nation. The Nevada Wolf Pack have an average of 446.5 yards/game which has them ranked 32nd in Division 1. They have an average of 115.3 yards per game via the rush and have run for 692 yards for the season. Regarding how much they score, the Wolf Pack are 58th in the nation by scoring 30.3 points per game. The Wolf Pack are conceding 21.2 points per game, ranking them 33rd in college football. In total, they have allowed 127 total points. Nevada has allowed the opposition a total of 732 yards on the ground (122.0 yards/game) as well as 7 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. They have conceded 7 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 199.5 yards per contest, ranking them 39th in the country.
Strong has thrown for 27 TD's while tossing 9 picks in his career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 4.4% and his interception percentage is 1.5%. He has run for -84 yards on 72 attempts. He averages 253.4 yds per contest through the air with a 137.0 QB rating. In 17 games in his college career, Carson Strong has been successful on 408 of 614 attempts for 4,308 yards.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Wolf Pack NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack -7
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