UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs Arizona State Sun Devils Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Sun Devils (-32.5)
The Arizona State Sun Devils (1-0) will play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (0-1) at Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday. Arizona State opens this contest as 32.5-point favorites. The total comes in at 53.
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels come into this matchup with a record of 0-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Runnin' Rebels played the Eastern Washington Eagles and took a loss by a score of 35-33. Charles Williams was the leader on the ground for the Runnin' Rebels with 27 totes for 172 yards (6.4 yds per attempt). Doug Brumfield went 5/12 with 117 yds passing. He had a QB rate of 106.9 and finished the game with 1 interception. On the ground, the Runnin' Rebels gave up 97 yds on 34 tries, which calculates to 2.9 yds per rush allowed. UNLV allowed 29 completions on 39 attempts for 374 yards, and a completion rate of 74.4%. In all, they tallied 67 plays which gave them a total of 339 yards. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels ran the ball 44 different times and totaled 199 yds, which had them averaging 4.5 yards per tote.
The Runnin' Rebels currently have 339 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, UNLV has compiled 0 passing touchdowns and 3 touchdowns via the ground. UNLV has recorded 17 first downs as an offense, and they have committed 7 infractions for 60 yds. As a team they hold an average of 199.0 yards rushing which is 48th in the nation. Regarding getting in the endzone, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels are averaging 33.0 points per contest.
The Runnin' Rebels are ranked 115th in D-1 concerning team defense, giving up 35.0 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.9 yards per rushing attempt and 97.0 yards on the ground per contest so far this year. For the year, they have conceded 97 rushing yards through 1 game. In terms of passing yards, the Runnin' Rebels have given up 374 yards which has them sitting in 134th in D-1. They have yielded 374.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 74.4%. Overall, they are allowing 471.0 yards per contest which ranks them 122nd in college football.
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The Sun Devils head into this game 1-0 for this season. For their last game, the Sun Devils walked away with a victory by a final of 41-14 against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds. Jayden Daniels ended the contest with 132 yards on 10/12 passing while his QB rating was 175.7. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 11.0. Daniyel Ngata carried the football 11 times for 37 yards, finishing the contest with 3.4 yards per carry for Arizona State. Arizona State rushed the ball for 5.6 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 222 yards on 40 attempts. The Sun Devils finished the game with a total of 421 yds while they ran 58 plays (7.3 yards per play). The Sun Devils passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 61.3%, relinquishing 146 yds on 19 out of 31 passing. Arizona State surrendered 26 running attempts for 78 yards (3.0 yards per carry).
In relation to their ability to score points, the Sun Devils currently rank 30th in the nation averaging 41.0 PPG. During this campaign so far, the Sun Devils have thrown for 199 yards through the air, putting them at 78th in D-1. The Arizona State Sun Devils average 421.0 yards per contest, which has them sitting 57th in the country. The Arizona State offense has 135 penalty yds on 13 violations, which is 7th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
Arizona State has allowed a total of 78 yards on the ground. They have conceded 0 TDs via the pass and 146.0 yards per outing, which has them sitting 42nd in the country. The Sun Devils defense has taken part in 57 plays, which has them sitting 29th in D-1. The Sun Devils are surrendering 14.0 PPG, which has them 48th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Runnin' Rebels/Sun Devils college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +32.5
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