UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs Colorado State Rams Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs Colorado State Rams
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Canvas Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: UNLV (+14)
Patrick O'Brien and the Colorado State Rams (1-2) play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (0-4) at Canvas Stadium on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The odds on this matchup have Colorado State as 14-point favorites. The O/U is set at 57.5.
The last time they took the field, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels took the field against the San Jose State Spartans and left there with a loss by a score of 34-17. Justin Rogers went 12/18 with 162 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Charles Williams paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 12 yards and he notched 1 TD in this contest. He rushed for a total of 55 yards via 19 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.9 yards per tote. Kyle Williams led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 110 yards on 9 catches. He had an average of 12.2 yards per reception for the game.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels are averaging 17.3 points per game. As a team they average 129.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 98th in college football. The Runnin' Rebels have racked up 1,230 total yards this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, UNLV has compiled 5 passing touchdowns and 3 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding yards through the air, the Runnin' Rebels are conceding 1,012 yards which puts them in 62nd in college football. During the season, they are giving up 466.3 yards per game putting them at 121st in the country. The Runnin' Rebels sit in 116th in college football when it comes to team defense, allowing 36.3 points per game. The opposition is running for 6.2 yards per rushing attempt and 213.3 yards on the ground per game for the year. During their 4 games played this year, they have relinquished 253.0 yards per game via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 61.4%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 853 yards on the ground through 4 games.
For his career, Gilliam has thrown for 1,928 yards with 18 touchdowns and 10 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 91 times for a total of 128 yards. His QB rating is 118.4 with a touchdown rate of 5.5% and an interception percentage of 3.0%. He is averaging 148.3 yards per outing. Max Gilliam has completed 187 of his career 328 passes for a completion percentage of 57.0%.
In their last game, the Colorado State Rams took the field against the Boise State Broncos and added a loss to their record by a score of 52-21. A'Jon Vivens led the team in rushing in this game. He broke a long run for 21 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this game. He rushed for a total of 76 yards by way of 12 carries which meant he averaged 6.3 yards per carry. Dante Wright led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 109 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 21.8 yards per catch in this game. Patrick O'Brien went 9/20 with 140 yards by way of the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He tossed 1 interception on the day.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Rams rank 92nd in Division 1 averaging 24.0 points per contest. During the season thus far, the Rams have racked up 654 passing yards in addition to an average of 218.0 passing yards per contest, putting them at 79th in the country. They maintain an average of 125.0 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 375 yards for the season. The Colorado State Rams are averaging 343.0 yards/outing which has them ranked 102nd in Division 1. Colorado State has given up a total of 317 yards rushing (105.7 yards/game) in addition to 8 touchdowns rushing for the year. The Rams are relinquishing 38.0 PPG, which has them sitting 127th in Division 1. This season, they have given up 114 points in total. They have given up 4 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 290.3 yards/game, ranking them 124th in Division 1.
O'Brien has passed for 16 touchdowns while giving up 9 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 3.8% and his interception percentage is 2.1%. He has scampered for -13 yards on 94 attempts. He averages 204.2 yds per contest through the air with a 138.5 QB rating. In the 17 games in his career, Patrick O'Brien has completed 261 of 424 attempts for a total of 3,472 yards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +14 and under 57.5 total points
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