Nevada Wolf Pack vs Hawaii Warriors Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs Hawaii Warriors
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Aloha Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada (-7)
Carson Strong and the Nevada Wolf Pack (5-0) travel to Aloha Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Hawaii Warriors (2-3). Nevada opens this contest as 7-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 59.5.
In the last game they played, the Nevada Wolf Pack faced the San Diego State Aztecs and earned the win by a score of 26-21. Carson Strong went 31/46 with 288 yards by way of passing and tossed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception for the contest. Toa Taua led the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 12 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He scurried for 52 yards on 13 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per run. Romeo Doubs was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 133 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 26.6 yards per catch in this game.
The Wolf Pack have earned 2,303 total yards for the year. As a unit they average 96.8 yards on the ground which ranks them 118th in the nation. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Nevada has totaled 14 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about scoring, the Nevada Wolf Pack have an average of 32.2 PPG. The Wolf Pack rank 32nd in D-1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 20.6 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 122.6 yards on the ground per game on the year. In total, they have allowed 613 rushing yards through 5 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Wolf Pack have allowed 951 yards which ranks them 51st in the nation. In their 5 games played this year, they have yielded 190.2 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 56.4%. Over the course of this year, they are allowing 312.8 yards per contest which puts them 26th in the nation.
For his college career, Strong has thrown for 4,140 yards with 25 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has left the pocket to run 71 times for a total of -82 yds. He has a QB rating of 135.9 with a TD percentage of 4.2% and an interception percentage of 1.5%. He is averaging 258.8 yards per contest. Carson Strong has completed 388 of his attempted career 589 tosses for a completion percentage of 65.9%.
The last time they played, the Hawaii Warriors played the Boise State Broncos and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 40-32. Chevan Cordeiro led the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 33 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 90 yards by way of 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.0 yards per carry. Miles Reed was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 69 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 11.5 yards per catch for that game. Chevan Cordeiro went 25/48 with 253 yards via the pass and threw 3 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Warriors sit 91st in the country by tallying 24.4 PPG. For the season thus far, the Warriors have compiled 1,211 yards through the air along with holding an average of 242.2 throwing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 57th in Division 1. They hold an average of 149.2 run yards per game and have rushed for 746 yards in total. The Hawaii Warriors have an average of 391.4 yards/game which has them ranked 73rd in Division 1. Hawaii has yielded a total of 1,133 yards on the ground (226.6 yards/game) as well as 11 touchdowns on the ground on the year. The Warriors are surrendering 31.4 PPG, which has them 86th in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 157 points in total. They have allowed 5 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 186.4 yards/game, ranking them 27th in college football.
During the 21 contests in his college career, Chevan Cordeiro has connected on 205 of 352 attempts for a total of 2,502 yards. He averages 119.1 yards per game through the air with a 133.5 QB rating. Cordeiro has thrown for 22 touchdowns while tossing 9 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 524 yds on 133 attempts. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 6.3% and his interception percentage is 2.6%.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Warriors +7
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