Texas State Bobcats vs Nevada Wolf Pack Prediction, 9/3/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas State Bobcats vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2022
Location: Mackay Stadium in Reno, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Wolf Pack (-11)
Mackay Stadium is the location where the Nevada Wolf Pack (8-5 last year) will go up against the Texas State Bobcats (4-8 last season) on Saturday. Texas State opens as 11-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 57.
The Texas State Bobcats wrapped up their year with a 4-8 mark. In their last game, the Bobcats played the Arkansas State Red Wolves and went home with a win by a final score of 24-22. Tyler Vitt went 11/25 with 121 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 97.9 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Calvin Hill led the offense in rushing for the Bobcats with 12 totes for 123 yds (10.3 yds per carry). At the end of the game, they had 55 plays which gave them 333 yds. The Texas State Bobcats rushed the ball a total of 29 times and totaled 203 yds, which is an average of 7.0 yds per attempt. On the ground, the Bobcats gave up 194 yds on 39 attempts, which calculates to 5.0 yds per run allowed. Texas State gave up 25 pass completions on 37 attempts for 277 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.6%.
The Bobcats earned 4,120 total yards for last year. Texas State compiled 16 touchdowns through the air and 16 rushing touchdowns. They turned the football over 19 different times. Texas State amassed 244 1st downs as an offense, and they were flagged for 70 penalties for 690 yds. As a team they averaged 149.8 yds on the ground, ranking this team 78th in college football. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Texas State Bobcats averaged 23.1 points per outing.
Concerning yards through the air, the Bobcats conceded 2,962 yards which had them sitting in 79th in the country. During their 12 games, they allowed 246.8 yards per game through the air in addition to surrendering a completion percentage of 65.5%. They relinquished 432.0 yards per contest which ranked them 103rd in the nation. They gave up 28 passing touchdowns and 20 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition ran for an average of 4.5 yards per rush on the ground and 185.2 rushing yards per game over the course of last year. Over the course of last year, they conceded 2,222 yards on the ground in 12 games. The Bobcats sat in 108th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 33.0 points per contest.
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The Wolf Pack wrapped up their year with a 8-5 record. The last time they took the gridiron, the Wolf Pack took a loss by a final score of 52-24 against the Western Michigan Broncos. Nate Cox (1 touchdown) finished the contest with 121 yards on 12/23 through the air while his quarterback rate was 102. He threw 1 interception and his Y/A was 5.3. Devonte Lee ran the football 7 times for 85 yards, finishing the contest with 12.1 yards per attempt for Nevada. The Wolf Pack finished with 242 yds on 54 plays (4.5 yards per play). Nevada ran for 3.9 yards per attempt, finishing with 121 yds on 31 carries. Nevada allowed 52 running attempts for 352 yds (6.8 yds per rush). The Wolf Pack pass defense conceded a completion rate of 57.1%, relinquishing 162 yards on 8 out of 14 through the air.
The Nevada Wolf Pack maintained an average of 424.5 yards/game, which was good for 50th in D-1. The Nevada offense compiled 716 yards of penalties on 85 infractions, which had them ranked 45th in D-1 in terms of hurting your team. For the previous season, the Wolf Pack threw for 4,511 yards through the air in addition to an average of 347.0 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 6th in the country. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Wolf Pack sat 17th in the country scoring 35.7 PPG.
Nevada allowed a total of 2,464 rushing yards (189.5 yards/game) and 22 touchdowns via the rush last season. They yielded 20 touchdowns through the air and 220.7 yards/outing, which had them sitting 57th in D-1. The Wolf Pack defense took the field for 949 plays, ranking them 118th in Division 1. The Wolf Pack conceded 26.5 points per game, which had them in 68th in the country. Overall, they surrendered 345 total points.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Wolf Pack college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack -11
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