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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Nevada Wolf Pack Underdogs vs Falcons at Nevada

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Friday when the Nevada Wolf Pack host the Air Force Falcons at Mackay Stadium in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Nevada Wolf Pack were 6.5-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 40-21 result in favor of the Falcons. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Air Force Falcons vs Nevada Wolf Pack Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Nevada bring a 1-6 record (3-4 ATS) to the Week 8 betting matchup against the 2-4 Air Force Falcons, who are 3-3 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Nevada go 2-5 so far and the Falcons go 4-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nevada vs Air Force injuries news.

The Nevada Wolf Pack sit at No. 101 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Air Force Falcons are at No. 61 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Nevada's No. 90-ranked offense, averaging 25.29 PPG, against a Air Force defense that ranks No. 101 this week at 31.83 PPG. The Nevada aerial game is averaging 263.57 yards per game, more than the Air Force Falcons secondary allows through the air, 127.67 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Air Force Falcons feature the league's No. 126-rated road run defense, allowing 341.33 yards per game. Nevada, meanwhile, ranks No. 40 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arion Worthman tore up the turf for 166 rushing yards in the latest Falcons game, a 34-30 win over the Rebels at Falcon Stadium.

In Nevada's last outing, Ty Gangi threw for 428 yards in a losing cause against the Rams, 44-42 at Hughes Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Air Force is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • Air Force is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Air Force's last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Air Force's last 13 games on the road
  • Nevada is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Nevada is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Nevada is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Nevada is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Air Force at Colorado State, Saturday, October 28th
Nevada at Boise State, Saturday, November 4th