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Northwestern Wildcats Prediction vs Nevada Wolf Pack in Week 1 College Football Odds

Ryan Field will feature the Nevada Wolf Pack vs Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 1 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Nevada Wolf Pack listed as 26-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Wildcats to win this game on Saturday 38-19. 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.

Nevada Wolf Pack vs Northwestern Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nevada Wolf Pack will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Northwestern Wildcats are 0-0 ATS. Nevada is 0-0 against the over under total, while Northwestern is 0-0 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Northwestern vs Nevada injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Northwestern Wildcats at No. 44 and the Nevada Wolf Pack at No. 72 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Northwestern's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Nevada defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Northwestern aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Nevada Wolf Pack secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Nevada Wolf Pack own the league's No. 104-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 240.17 yards per game when on the road. Northwestern, on the other hand, rates No. 111 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Butler went over the 100-yard mark (196) in his team's latest effort as Nevada defeated UNLV by a score of 45-10 on Saturday.

Justin Jackson went over the 100-yard mark (224) in his team's latest effort as Northwestern defeated Pittsburgh by a score of 31-24 on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Nevada is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Nevada is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nevada's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Nevada's last 22 games
  • Northwestern is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Northwestern is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Northwestern's last 7 games
  • Northwestern is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nevada home to Toledo, Saturday, September 9th
Northwestern at Duke, Saturday, September 9th