Utah State Aggies vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels Prediction, 10/16/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Utah State Aggies vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Runnin' Rebels (+6.5)
Allegiant Stadium is where the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (0-5) will go up against the Utah State Aggies (3-2) on Saturday. UNLV opens this contest as 6.5-point dogs. The over/under comes in at 57.5.
The Utah State Aggies head into this game 3-2 this year. In their last matchup, the Aggies played against the BYU Cougars and took a loss by a score of 34-20. Logan Bonner connected on 21/41 with 276 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 119.0 and finished the game with 1 pick. Elelyon Noa led the offense in rushing for the Aggies with 6 totes for 17 yds (2.8 yards per carry). The Utah State Aggies ran the ball a total of 35 times and accumulated 22 yards, which came out to an average of 0.6 yards per attempt. Overall, they tallied 83 plays for 336 yards. Utah State gave up 22 completions on 30 tries for 245 yds, and a completion percentage of 73.3%. When it came to stopping the run, the Aggies gave up 221 yards on 36 tries, which calculates to 6.1 yds per rush surrendered.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the Utah State Aggies are averaging 29.2 points per contest. As a team they have an average of 175.2 yards rushing which is 50th in the nation. The Aggies have tallied 2,469 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring, Utah State has amassed 12 touchdowns via the pass and 5 rushing touchdowns. Utah State has compiled 115 first downs offensively, and they have committed 37 infractions for 301 yards. They have surrendered the football 9 times.
Regarding passing yards, the Aggies are conceding 1,299 yds which has them ranked 85th in the country. They have relinquished 259.8 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 63.0%. Overall, they are surrendering 463.8 yards per outing putting them 131st in Division 1. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 10 touchdowns via the ground game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.3 yards per tote and 204.0 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. Overall, they have given up 1,020 yards via the running game in 5 outings. The Aggies rank 111th in college football regarding team defense, conceding 30.6 points per game.
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The Runnin' Rebels come into this game with a record of 0-5 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Runnin' Rebels went home defeated by a final of 24-17 when they faced the UTSA Roadrunners. Charles Williams carried the rock 15 times for 48 yards, finishing the contest with 3.2 yards per attempt for UNLV. Cameron Friel (1 TD) finished the contest with 307 yds on 25/37 passing while his quarterback rating was 135.4. He tossed 2 picks and his Y/A was 8.3. UNLV allowed 41 attempts on the ground for 104 yards (2.5 yards per carry). The Runnin' Rebels pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 80.0%, relinquishing 278 yards on 24 out of 30 through the air. The Runnin' Rebels finished the contest with 351 yards on 67 plays (5.2 yards per play). UNLV rushed for 1.2 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 35 yards on 29 attempts.
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are averaging 282.4 yards per contest, which has them ranked 127th in the nation. The UNLV offense has compiled 204 yards of penalties on 28 violations, which has them sitting 108th in Division 1 in terms of making mistakes. During the season so far, the Runnin' Rebels currently have a total of 898 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 179.6 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 110th in Division 1. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Runnin' Rebels currently rank 118th in Division 1 scoring 18.6 points per contest.
UNLV has surrendered a total of 758 yards rushing (151.6 yards per game) and 8 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. They have allowed 15 touchdowns through the air and 302.8 yards per contest, which has them in 136th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels defense has been on the field for 352 plays, which is 47th in D-1. The Runnin' Rebels are surrendering 36.4 points per game, which has them sitting 131st in Division 1. Overall, they have surrendered 182 pts.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +6.5
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