Nevada Wolf Pack vs Boise State Broncos Prediction, 10/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Albertsons Stadium in Boise, ID
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-6)
The Nevada Wolf Pack (2-1) are en route to Albertsons Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Boise State Broncos (2-2). Boise State is 6-point favorites. The total has been set at 55.5.
The Nevada Wolf Pack step onto the field holding a record of 2-1 for this year. In their last game, the Wolf Pack went up against the Kansas State Wildcats and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 38-17. Carson Strong finished 27/40 with 262 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rate of 125.8 and walked away from the contest with 1 pick. Devonte Lee was the leader on the ground for the Wolf Pack with 10 carries for 24 yards (2.4 yds per carry). The Nevada Wolf Pack ended up running the ball 23 different times and tallied 25 yds, earning them an average of 1.1 yards per tote. Overall, they had 64 plays which gave them a total of 331 yards. Nevada conceded 9 completions on 13 attempts for a total of 129 yds, and a completion percentage of 69.2%. Against the run, the Wolf Pack conceded 269 yards on 48 attempts, which is an average of 5.6 yards per run allowed.
The Wolf Pack have racked up 1,290 yards in total for the season. In terms of getting in the endzone, Nevada has compiled 8 passing touchdowns and 2 touchdowns on the ground. They have turned the ball over 2 times. Nevada has recorded 59 1st downs, and they have committed 22 penalties for 166 yards. Offensively they're holding an average of 77.0 yards on the ground ranking them 126th in college football. When talking about putting points on the board, the Nevada Wolf Pack have an average of 29.3 points per outing.
The Wolf Pack are sitting in 71st in D-1 in terms of team defense, giving up 21.7 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per rush and 187.7 rushing yards per game for the campaign. Overall, they have given up 563 rushing yards through 3 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Wolf Pack have conceded 448 yards which ranks them 14th in the nation. They are giving up 149.3 yards per contest through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 64.4%. For the year, they have yielded 337.0 yards/game ranking them 66th in D-1. They have yielded 2 touchdowns via the pass and 5 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Broncos head into this game 2-2 this year. When they last played, the Broncos walked away with a victory by a final of 27-3 against the Utah State Aggies. George Holani ran the ball 13 times for 46 yards, ending the contest with 3.5 yds per carry for Boise State. Hank Bachmeier (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 287 yds on 22/39 passing while his QB rating was 130.0. He had 1 interception and his Y/A was 7.4. Boise State allowed 42 attempts on the ground for 235 yds (5.6 yds per rush). The Broncos passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 41.9%, surrendering 208 yards on 13 out of 31 passing. The Broncos finished the contest with a total of 435 yards and they ran 81 plays (5.4 yards per play). Boise State rushed the ball for 3.5 yards per attempt, finishing with 148 yards on 42 attempts.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Broncos are ranking 48th in the country averaging 33.0 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Broncos have earned 1,132 yards through the air as well as an average of 283.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 31st in Division 1. The Boise State Broncos maintain an average of 370.5 yards per outing, ranking them 85th in the country. The Boise State offense has 212 yds of penalties on 20 infractions, which ranks 100th in D-1 in terms of giving up free yards.
The Broncos are giving up 18.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 47th in the nation. Boise State has allowed a total of 840 rushing yards (210.0 yards/game) as well as 4 touchdowns via the rush on the season. This season, they have conceded 73 total points. They have conceded 5 touchdowns through the air and 210.0 yards/contest, ranking them 67th in the nation. The Broncos defense has taken part in 294 plays, which has them ranked 123rd in college football.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Broncos college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack +6
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