Rebels take on Rams in Week 11 contest
UNLV Rebels vs Colorado State Rams Odds
Hughes Stadium will feature Rams vs. Rebels on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 11 action.
The Rebels will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 7-2-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Rams are 2-6-1 ATS. UNLV is 5-4 against the total, while Colorado State is 5-4 versus the number.
Betting Line: Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Rams as 3-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check the college football odds link for the latest on the over under)..
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Rams, currently No. 118 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Rebels, who rate No. 92 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 20-15 victory for the Rebels.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado State's No. 106-ranked offense (20.3 PPG) against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 91 at 31.5 PPG. The Rams passing attack has averaged 231.9 yards per game, less than the Rebels give up through the air (237.4 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Rebels feature the league's No. 95-rated road run defense, allowing 214 yards per game. Colorado State, meanwhile, ranks No. 114 in rushing offense at home.
UNLV won its last outing, a 35-7 result against New Mexico on November 3. UNLV covered in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 42 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Bradley Randle went over the 100-yard mark (113) in his team's latest effort as UNLV defeated New Mexico by a score of 35-7 on Saturday.
In their last action, Colorado State was a 45-31 loser on the road against Wyoming. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (76) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In Colorado State's last outing, Conner Smith threw for 326 yards in a losing cause against the Cowboys, 45-31 at War Memorial Stadium.
UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 0-10
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing in November are 0-10
When playing on turf are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 1-9
A few Rebels at Rams trends to consider:
UNLV is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UNLV's last 5 games when playing Colorado State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UNLV's last 6 games
UNLV is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Colorado State
Colorado State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against UNLV
Colorado State is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing UNLV
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado State's last 5 games when playing UNLV
Colorado State is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games at home
UNLV home to Wyoming, Saturday, November 17
Colorado State at Boise State, Saturday, November 17