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Colorado State Has Owned Nevada

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Looking for possibly the most redundant bowl game ever? Well you have it here. The Arizona Bowl features two teams from the same conference with a combined 13-11 record. The Colorado State Rams have decimated the Nevada Wolf Pack in their meetings, taking 10 of the past 12 SU.

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  • Nevada is 4-0 SU and ATS in their past four games following consecutive losses.
  • Colorado State is 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS in their past four games within the Mountain West.
  • Colorado State is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games after an ATS loss.

The Rams finished their season on a four-game winning streak with their offense averaging 34.3 points per game. Sophomore quarterback Nick Stevens has put up some impressive numbers, but has problems keeping the ball with at least one turnover in five of the past six games.

Nevada’s offense is tied to the success of their run game with two back over 1,000 rushing yards this season. James Butler and Don Jackson have combined for 2181 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Colorado State Rams sat as -3.5-point favorite, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 28-27 win for the Wolf Pack on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Nevada Wolf Pack vs Colorado State Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nevada Wolf Pack will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 7-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Colorado State Rams are 6-6 ATS. Nevada is 4-8 against the over under total, while Colorado State is 7-5 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado State vs Nevada injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Colorado State Rams at No. 72 and the Nevada Wolf Pack at No. 71 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado State's No. 59-ranked offense, averaging 30.17 PPG, against a Nevada defense that ranks No. 68 this week at 27.17 PPG. The Colorado State aerial game is averaging 221.17 yards per game, more than the Nevada Wolf Pack secondary allows through the air, 205 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Nevada Wolf Pack own the league's No. 95-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 217.33 yards per game when on the road. Colorado State, on the other hand, rates No. 52 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

In their last game, Colorado State got a 140-yard performance from Izzy Matthews as a key part of its 34-31 win over Fresno State.

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