North Texas Mean Green vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels Prediction, 9/17/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: North Texas Mean Green vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Runnin' Rebels (-1)
The North Texas Mean Green (2-1) are on their way to Allegiant Stadium on Saturday where they will compete against the UNLV Runnin' Rebels (1-1). UNLV opens this matchup as 1-point favorites. The total is set at 57.
The North Texas Mean Green come into this game with a record of 2-1 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Mean Green took on the Texas Southern Tigers and went home with a win by a final score of 59-27. Austin Aune went 11/20 with 218 yards passing and 4 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 212.6 and ended the game without throwing a pick. Ayo Adeyi was the rushing leader for the Mean Green with 10 attempts for 135 yards (13.5 yards per carry). When the final whistle blew, they tallied 72 plays which totaled 607 yards. The North Texas Mean Green ran the rock 48 times and accounted for 348 yds, which is an average of 7.3 yards per tote. When it came to stopping the run, the Mean Green gave up 219 yds on 47 tries, which is an average of 4.7 yards per run allowed. North Texas allowed 19 completions on 29 attempts for a total of 239 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.5%.
Regarding putting points on the board, the North Texas Mean Green hold an average of 33.3 points per game. As a team they're holding an average of 237.7 yards in the run game ranking them 18th in D-1. The Mean Green have attained 1,428 total yards for the season. In terms of getting in the endzone, North Texas has amassed 7 touchdowns via the pass and 6 touchdowns via the ground. North Texas has earned 79 first downs, and they have been flagged for 17 penalties for 163 yds. They have surrendered the football 5 different times.
Concerning yards through the air, the Mean Green have given up 958 yards which has them ranked 131st in the country. They have given up 319.3 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 58.6%. For the year, they have relinquished 478.0 yards/game putting them 123rd in D-1. They have granted 6 touchdowns via the pass and 4 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 158.7 yards on the ground per contest so far this season. Overall, they have given up 476 rushing yards through 3 contests. The Mean Green sit in 91st in college football when it comes to team defense, allowing 29.3 PPG.
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The Runnin' Rebels head into this matchup 1-1 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Runnin' Rebels took a loss by a final score of 20-14 against the California Golden Bears. Doug Brumfield (1 TD) ended the contest with 206 yds on 18/33 passing while his QB rating was 110.9. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 6.2. Aidan Robbins carried the rock 14 times for 84 yards, walking away from the game with 6.0 yds per attempt for UNLV. UNLV ran the ball for 3.3 yards per attempt, totaling 103 yds on 31 attempts. The Runnin' Rebels finished the game with 309 yds and they ran 64 plays (4.8 yards per play). The Runnin' Rebels passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 71.8%, relinquishing 278 yds on 28 for 39 passing. UNLV surrendered 32 rush attempts for 92 yards (2.9 yds per rush).
When discussing their ability to score points, the Runnin' Rebels currently sit 72nd in D-1 maintaining an average of 33.0 points per game. During this campaign to this point, the Runnin' Rebels currently have a total of 611 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 305.5 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 23rd in college football. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 430.5 yards per outing, which has them ranked 61st in the country. The UNLV offense has accrued 168 penalty yds on 15 violations, ranking them 52nd in the nation in terms of making mistakes.
The Runnin' Rebels are allowing 20.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 52nd in D-1. UNLV has conceded a total of 139 yards rushing (69.5 yards/game) and 2 touchdowns via the rush this season. This year, they have relinquished 41 total points. They have allowed 3 touchdowns through the air in addition to 234.5 yards per game, which has them sitting 80th in college football. The Runnin' Rebels defense has taken part in 137 plays, which has them sitting 69th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Mean Green/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mean Green +1
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