Wolf Pack open as underdog vs Aztecs
|Nevada Wolf Pack||San Diego State Aztecs|
|3-2||October 04, 2013, 09:00 | Qualcomm Stadium||1-3|
Qualcomm Stadium will feature Aztecs vs. Wolf Pack on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 6 action.
Supporters of the Wolf Pack have seen them go 3-2 and 2-3 ATS so far this season, while the Aztecs are at 1-3 and 1-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Aztecs are 1-3, while the Wolf Pack are 3-2.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 55-rated Aztecs and the No. 89-ranked Wolf Pack, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 20-15 result in favor of the Wolf Pack.
In their last action, Nevada was a 45-42 winner at home against Air Force. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (87) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, San Diego State got a 167-yard performance from Donnel Pumphrey as a key part of its 26-16 win over New Mexico State.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Diego State's No. 99-ranked offense, averaging 20.5 PPG, against a Wolf Pack defense that ranks No. 103 this week at 35.6 PPG. The Aztecs aerial game is averaging 253.5 yards per game, more than the Wolf Pack secondary allows through the air, 208.2 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Wolf Pack feature the league's No. 44-rated road run defense, allowing 151.5 yards per game. San Diego State, meanwhile, ranks No. 113 in rushing offense at home.
A few Wolf Pack at Aztecs trends to consider:
Nevada is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nevada's last 6 games
Nevada is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Nevada is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Diego State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
San Diego State is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
San Diego State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego State's last 5 games
Nevada at Boise State, Saturday, October 19th
San Diego State at Air Force, Thursday, October 10th