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Air Force Falcons Nevada Wolf Pack
1-2 September 28, 2013, 08:05 | Mackay Stadium 2-2



The Wolf Pack hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Falcons pay a visit to Mackay Stadium in Week 5 betting action.

The Wolf Pack sport records of 2-2 and 2-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Falcons sit at 1-3 and 1-3 ATS on the season. The over under records are 2-2 for the Wolf Pack and 3-1 for the Falcons.

View Air Force Falcons vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds and Stats.

This game matches up the No. 94 (Wolf Pack) and the No. 117 (Falcons) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 19-14 result in favor of the Wolf Pack is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nevada's No. 89-ranked offense (23.5 PPG) against a Falcons defense that ranks No. 119 at 40.75 PPG. The Wolf Pack passing attack has averaged 184.5 yards per game, less than the Falcons give up through the air (295 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Falcons own the league's No. 109-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 361 yards per game when on the road. Nevada, on the other hand, rates No. 60 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Falcons at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
Air Force is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
Air Force is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Air Force's last 6 games
Air Force is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Nevada is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Nevada is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
Nevada is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Nevada is 4-6-2 ATS in its last 12 games at home


Next up:
Air Force at Navy, Saturday, October 5th
Nevada at San Diego State, Friday, October 4th
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