Wyoming Cowboys vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels Prediction, 11/27/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Friday, November 27, 2020
Location: Allegiant Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Wyoming (-13.5)
Allegiant Stadium is the venue where Max Gilliam and the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (0-4) will take on the Wyoming Cowboys (1-2) on Friday. UNLV opens this contest as 13.5-point dogs. The O/U has been set at 52.5.
In their last contest, the Wyoming Cowboys went up against the Colorado State Rams and ended up taking the loss by a score of 34-24. Levi Williams went 19/31 with 321 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 1 interception on the day. Xazavian Valladay paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 38 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this contest. He ran for 147 yards on 28 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. Ayden Eberhardt led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 132 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 18.9 yards per catch for that contest.
When it comes to scoring points, the Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 29.7 PPG. As a unit they are averaging 184.3 yards rushing which is 47th in college football. The Cowboys have earned 1,219 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Wyoming has earned 1 touchdown through the air and 9 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to yards through the air, the Cowboys are allowing 785 yds which has them ranked 40th in the nation. Overall, they have given up 357.0 yards/outing putting them 44th in the country. The Cowboys are sitting in 57th in the nation concerning team defense, allowing 26.0 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.0 yards per rush on the ground and 95.3 rushing yards per game so far this season. In their 3 games played this year, they have surrendered 261.7 yards per contest through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 65.4%. Overall, they have given up 286 running yards through 3 games.
Levi Williams has connected on 63 of his attempted career 119 throws for a completion percentage of 52.9%. He is throwing for 143.3 yards per outing. For his career, Williams has thrown for a total of 1,003 yards with 4 touchdowns and 4 picks. His quarterback rating is 128.1 with a touchdown percentage of 3.4% and an interception percentage of 3.4%. Since his collegiate career started, he has taken off and run 69 different times totaling 219 yards.
In the last game they played, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels took the field against the San Jose State Spartans and ended up taking the loss by a score of 34-17. Justin Rogers went 12/18 with 162 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He walked away with no picks. Charles Williams led the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 12 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this game. He rushed for a total of 55 yards via 19 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.9 yards per carry. Kyle Williams led the team in receiving yardage by earning 110 yards on 9 receptions. He had an average of 12.2 yards per reception for that contest.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Runnin' Rebels are ranking 117th in college football by scoring 17.3 points per outing. Over the course of the season to this point, the Runnin' Rebels have compiled 712 yards via the pass as well as an average of 178.0 passing yards per outing, which ranks 108th in Division 1. They are averaging 129.5 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 518 yards for the year. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have an average of 307.5 yards per game which has them sitting 119th in the country. The Runnin' Rebels are conceding 36.3 points per game, which has them 117th in the country. Overall, they have given up 145 total points. UNLV has allowed the opposition a total of 853 yards on the ground (213.3 yards per game) as well as 11 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have given up 6 touchdowns via the pass as well as 253.0 yards/outing, which has them in 96th in the country.
Gilliam has thrown 18 touchdowns while giving up 10 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 5.5% and his interception rate is 3.0%. He has run for 128 yds on 91 tries. He is averaging 148.3 yds per contest through the air with a 118.4 QB rating. In 13 games in his career, Max Gilliam has been successful on 187 of his 328 attempts for a total of 1,928 yds.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -13.5
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