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Colorado State Rams vs UNLV Rebels Week 8 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

A key Week 8 battle has the visiting Colorado State Rams travelling to UNLV on Saturday to face the Rebels.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The UNLV Rebels were sitting as 0-point earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 22-21 result in favor of the Rebels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Colorado State Rams vs UNLV Rebels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the UNLV Rebels are 3-4 overall and 4-3 ATS against the spread, while the Rams are 3-4 and 4-2-1 ATS. As for the totals, UNLV is 6-1 on the OU, and Colorado State is 2-5 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and UNLV vs Colorado State injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 97 (UNLV Rebels) and the No. 77 (Colorado State Rams) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits UNLV's No. 48-ranked offense, averaging 32.57 PPG, against a Colorado State defense that ranks No. 75 this week at 28.57 PPG. The UNLV aerial game is averaging 157 yards per game, less than the Colorado State Rams secondary allows through the air, 234.14 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Colorado State Rams own the league's No. 105-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 243 yards per game when on the road. UNLV, on the other hand, rates No. 5 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rams suffered a Week 7 loss against Boise State in their last game, falling 28-23 at Albertsons Stadium.

In their last game, UNLV got a 102-yard performance from Lexington Thomas as a key part of its 41-38 win over Hawaii.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado State's last 8 games
  • Colorado State is 15-7 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado State's last 6 games on the road
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Nevada-Las Vegas's last 14 games
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado State home to Fresno State, Saturday, November 5th
UNLV at San Jose State, Saturday, October 29th