Air Force Falcons vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels Prediction, 10/15/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Air Force Falcons vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Runnin' Rebels (+9.5)
Allegiant Stadium is the location where the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (4-2) will go up against the Air Force Falcons (4-2) on Saturday. Air Force opens as 9.5-point favorites. The over/under is 54.
The Air Force Falcons head into this game 4-2 this season. In their last contest, the Falcons took the field against the Utah State Aggies and went home with a loss by a final score of 34-27. Haaziq Daniels went 5/12 with 95 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 119 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Brad Roberts led the offense in rushing for the Falcons with 29 carries for 136 yds (4.7 yds per carry). When all was said and done, they tallied 67 plays which converted into 359 yards. The Air Force Falcons ended up rushing 55 different times and compiled 264 yds, which earned them an average of 4.8 yards per carry. On the ground, the Falcons gave up 199 yds on 38 tries, which calculates to 5.2 yards per rush surrendered. Air Force allowed 18 pass completions on 23 attempts for a total of 215 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.3%.
The Falcons have earned 2,662 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Air Force has earned 6 touchdowns via the pass and 17 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 9 times. Air Force has earned 128 1st downs as a team, and they have committed 25 penalties for 199 yards. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 352.2 yards in the run game ranking them 1st in the country. When it comes to scoring, the Air Force Falcons hold an average of 31.8 PPG.
In terms of yards through the air, the Falcons have conceded 973 yards which puts them in 15th in the nation. They are giving up 162.2 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 60.3%. For the season, they have allowed 301.3 yards per game ranking them 19th in D-1. They have allowed 5 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition is running for 4.6 yards per rush and 139.2 yards on the ground per game for the year. Over the course of this season, they have given up 835 running yards through 6 contests. The Falcons rank 24th in Division 1 regarding team defense, conceding 18.0 points per game.
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The Runnin' Rebels head into this game 4-2 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Runnin' Rebels took a loss by a score of 40-7 when they played the San Jose State Spartans. Cameron Friel (1 TD) ended the contest with 153 yds on 15/22 through the air while his quarterback rating was 141.6. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.0. Aidan Robbins carried the rock 13 times for 55 yards, finishing the contest with 4.2 yds per carry for UNLV. UNLV ran the football for 1.9 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 52 yards on 27 carries. The Runnin' Rebels finished the game with 213 yds and they ran 55 plays (3.9 yds per play). The Runnin' Rebels secondary conceded a completion rate of 66.7%, relinquishing 230 yards on 18 out of 27 passing. UNLV allowed 36 running attempts for 203 yards (5.6 yards per carry).
When it comes to how much they score, the Runnin' Rebels are sitting 47th in D-1 by scoring 32.7 points per contest. For the season to this point, the Runnin' Rebels currently have a total of 1,433 yards through the air along with an average of 238.8 throwing yards per game, which is ranked 71st in college football. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 387.7 yards per outing, ranking them 79th in Division 1. The UNLV offense has 428 yards of penalties on 42 infractions, which is good for 32nd in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team.
The Runnin' Rebels are relinquishing 25.3 points per contest, which puts them 64th in college football. UNLV has yielded a total of 739 yards on the ground (123.2 yards per game) and 7 touchdowns via the rush for the season. This year, they have conceded 152 pts. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns via the pass as well as 248.7 yards/game, which has them ranked 92nd in college football. The Runnin' Rebels defense has been on the field for 404 plays, which is good for 70th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons -9.5
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