Wyoming Cowboys vs Nevada Wolf Pack Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Mackay Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Wyoming (-3)
Mackay Stadium is the site where Carson Strong and the Nevada Wolf Pack (7-6 last year) will play the Wyoming Cowboys (8-5 last season) on Saturday. The odds on this game have Wyoming as 3-point favorites. The over/under is set at 50.5.
In their last game, the Wyoming Cowboys faced the Georgia State Panthers and ended up getting the win by a score of 38-17. Xazavian Valladay paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 62 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this game. He scurried for 204 yards via 26 carries which meant he was running for 7.8 yards per carry. Xazavian Valladay was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 91 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 30.3 yards per catch for that contest. Levi Williams went 11/26 with 234 yards by way of passing and tossed 3 TD's. He threw 1 pick on the day.
Concerning scoring, the Wyoming Cowboys averaged 25.4 points per outing. As a unit they held an average of 215.2 yds via the ground game, which was 23rd in Division 1. The Cowboys tallied 4,567 total yards for last year. Wyoming compiled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 27 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to yards through the air, the Cowboys gave up 3,337 yards which had them ranked 122nd in the nation. The opposition ran for 3.0 yards per rush and 109.1 yards on the ground per game last season. They gave up 16 passing touchdowns as well as 10 touchdowns on the ground. Over the course of last year, they allowed 1,418 yards on the ground in 13 games. They yielded 365.8 yards per outing which had them sitting 55th in the country. The Cowboys ranked 23rd in the country in terms of team defense, allowing 17.8 PPG.
For his collegiate career, Sean Chambers has passed for 1,181 yards with 10 TD's and 3 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the football 149 different times totaling 896 rushing yards. He has a quarterback rating of 132.3 with a TD percentage of 6.8% and an interception percentage of 2.1%. He is throwing for 98.4 yards per game. Sean Chambers has completed 67 of his career 146 passes for a completion percentage of 45.9%.
In their last outing last year, the Nevada Wolf Pack took the field against the Ohio Bobcats and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 30-21. Carson Strong went 31/49 with 402 yards by way of the pass and added 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. Toa Taua led the team in rushing in this game. He broke a long run for 19 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 48 yards on 6 carries which meant he averaged 8.0 yards per tote. Elijah Cooks led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 197 yards on 14 receptions. He earned an average of 14.1 yards per catch in this game.
Regarding their scoring prowess, the Wolf Pack were ranked 111th in the country with an average of 21.3 points per outing. For the prior season, the Wolf Pack compiled 3,246 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 249.7 passing yards per game, which ranked 51st in the country. They had an average of 115.8 run yards per game and rushed for 1,505 yards for the year. The Nevada Wolf Pack maintained an average of 365.5 yards per game ranking them 100th in D-1. The Wolf Pack gave up 31.9 points per game, ranking them 110th in college football. Last year, they relinquished 415 total points. Nevada gave up a total of 1,954 yards rushing (150.3 yards per game) as well as 18 touchdowns via the rush last season. They surrendered 31 touchdowns via the pass and 250.8 yards/outing, which had them sitting 112th in college football.
Strong has thrown 11 touchdowns while tossing 7 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 2.9% and his interception rate is 1.9%. He has scampered for -2 yards on 55 tries. He is averaging 212.3 yds per contest through the air with a 121.8 quarterback rating. In 11 contests in his career, Carson Strong has completed 237 of 374 attempts for 2,335 yds.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Wolf Pack college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -3
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