Wolf Pack face Rebels in Week 7 odds
Nevada Wolf Pack vs UNLV Rebels Odds
The visiting Wolf Pack hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Sam Boyd Stadium against the Rebels.
They will face the 5-1 Wolf Pack, who own a 2-3-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rebels are 4-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wolf Pack are 2-3 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 103 (Rebels) and the No. 42 (Wolf Pack) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 46-22 result in favor of the Wolf Pack is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UNLV's No. 83-ranked offense (25 PPG) against a Wolf Pack defense that ranks No. 71 at 27.2 PPG. The Rebels passing attack has averaged 254.7 yards per game, less than the Wolf Pack give up through the air (266.3 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Wolf Pack feature the league's No. 24-rated road run defense, allowing 108.3 yards per game. UNLV, meanwhile, ranks No. 77 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Nevada, they were a 35-28 winner as they battled Wyoming at home. Nevada failed to cover in the match as a 19.5-point favorite, while 63 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Richy Turner hauled in 7 passes for 150 yards against the Wyoming defense in the team's last game, leading Nevada over the Cowboys 35-28 on Saturday.
UNLV lost its last outing, a 58-31 result against Louisiana Tech on October 6. UNLV earned a push in that game as a 27-point underdog, while the 89 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, UNLV's aerial attack generated 378 yards but it was the Bulldogs coming away with a 58-31 victory over UNLV at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 8-2
UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A few Wolf Pack at Rebels trends to consider:
Nevada is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing UNLV
Nevada is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nevada's last 5 games on the road
Nevada is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
UNLV is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games
UNLV is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
UNLV is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Nevada
UNLV is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
Nevada home to San Diego State, Saturday, October 20
UNLV at Boise State, Saturday, October 20