Nevada Wolf Pack vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels Prediction, 11/26/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Runnin' Rebels (-11.5)
Allegiant Stadium is where the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (4-7) will attempt to defeat the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-9) on Saturday. UNLV opens this matchup as 11.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 52.
The Nevada Wolf Pack step onto the field holding a record of 2-9 this season. In their last contest, the Wolf Pack took on the Fresno State Bulldogs and took a loss by a score of 41-14. Toa Taua was the best rusher for the Wolf Pack with 17 carries for 93 yds (5.5 yds per carry). Nate Cox connected on 16/38 with 243 yards through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 102.7 and finished the game with 2 picks. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Wolf Pack conceded 163 yds on 33 tries, which calculates to 4.9 yds per run surrendered. Nevada relinquished 29 pass completions on 42 tries for 361 yds, and a completion rate of 69.0%. In all, they tallied 68 plays which gave them a total of 389 yds. The Nevada Wolf Pack ended up rushing 30 times and tallied 146 yds, which earned them an average of 4.9 yds per carry.
The Wolf Pack have attained 3,182 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Nevada has earned 6 touchdowns through the air and 18 touchdowns via the ground. They have given the ball to the opposition 14 different times. Nevada has amassed 184 first downs, and they have been hurt by 67 infractions for 611 yards. As a team they average 112.1 yards on the ground which has them sitting 113th in the nation. Regarding putting points on the board, the Nevada Wolf Pack have an average of 18.5 points per contest.
In terms of passing yards, the Wolf Pack are conceding 2,570 yds which puts them in 79th in college football. They have conceded 233.6 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 60.6%. For the season, they have relinquished 406.9 yards/game which has them ranked 97th in Division 1. They have yielded 15 touchdowns by air as well as 23 touchdowns via the ground game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per run and 173.3 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. In total, they have conceded 1,906 yards via the running game in 11 contests. The Wolf Pack sit in 109th in Division 1 regarding team defense, allowing 31.3 points per game.
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The Runnin' Rebels come into this game with a record of 4-7 for this year. The last time they took the gridiron, the Runnin' Rebels took a loss by a score of 31-25 against the Hawaii Warriors. Doug Brumfield (1 touchdown) finished the contest with 288 yds on 23/37 through the air while his QB rating was 131.1. He tossed 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 7.8. Aidan Robbins carried the rock 17 times for 72 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.2 yds per carry for UNLV. The Runnin' Rebels ended up finishing with 427 yards while they ran 73 plays (5.8 yds per play). UNLV rushed for 3.9 yds per carry, totaling 139 yards on 36 attempts. UNLV relinquished 36 running attempts for 167 yards (4.6 yds per carry). The Runnin' Rebels secondary gave up a completion rate of 59.3%, relinquishing 202 yards on 16 for 27 through the air.
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are averaging 358.8 yards/outing, ranking them 94th in the nation. The UNLV offense has racked up 640 penalty yds on 64 infractions, which has them ranked 74th in the nation in terms of hurting your team. For the year so far, the Runnin' Rebels have thrown for a total of 2,371 yards via the pass along with an average of 215.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 89th in college football. Regarding putting points on the board, the Runnin' Rebels are ranking 79th in Division 1 with an average of 26.3 points per outing.
The Runnin' Rebels are allowing 29.1 points per game, which has them ranked 95th in the country. UNLV has surrendered a total of 1,708 yards via the ground game (155.3 yards/game) in addition to 18 touchdowns via the rush for the season. Overall, they have conceded 320 points. They have surrendered 20 touchdowns through the air in addition to 221.0 yards/game, which has them sitting 65th in college football. The Runnin' Rebels defense has been on the field for 754 plays, which ranks 60th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels -11.5
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