The Wolf Pack will play host to the Rams at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, CO, with a kickoff scheduled for 3:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on MWN. In this matchup of Mountain West conference rivals, the Rams are listed as 11.5 point road favorites. Can they secure a home and cover the spread?
NEVADA WOLF PACK VS COLORADO STATE RAMS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Nevada Wolf Pack +11.5
This game will be played at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium at 3:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE NEVADA WOLF PACK:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 30-19 in favor of Colorado State.
- Even though we have Colorado State winning straight-up, we like Nevada at +11.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 48 points, and we like the over with a projected 49 points.
Does Nevada Have a Shot at a Road Win?
So far, the Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-8, including going 1-4 on the road and 1-3 at home.
Against the spread, Nevada has gone 5-4 this season. The Wolf Pack have been favored two times compared to seven games as the underdog.
Nevada has put together an over/under record of 4-5 throughout this season. The average combined score in their games has been 51.1 points, and the standard over/under line has stood at 53.9 points.
The Wolf Pack are currently ranked 43rd in college football with 368 rushing attempts per game. In terms of rush yards, they are at 137.7 rushing yards per game, which is 88th in the nation. Looking at their production in the passing game, they are averaging 28.6 attempts per game and gain an average of 172.5 passing yards. Overall, they hold the 98th spot with 18.2 points per game.
Coming into their matchup vs. Colorado State, the Nevada defense is 130th in points allowed, giving up 32.9 points per game. So far, opponents have averaged 263.7 passing yards per game against them (151st in the country). Against the run, they’re allowing 185.5 rushing yards, which ranks them 144th in college football.
Can the Colorado State Offense Score Enough at Home?
This season, the Colorado State Rams are currently 4-6. So far this season, they have played four road games and four at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Nevada, the Rams have been favored in two games and the underdog in six. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 3-5.
Across 10 games, the average over/under line in Colorado State’s matchups is 53.9 points. These games have seen an average combined score of 56.7 points, resulting in an OU record of 4-4.
Colorado State enters the game on offense with an average of 25.9, ranking them 63rd in the NCAA. Their passing game has them at 10th in the nation, with an average of 311.6 passing yards per game. On the ground, they’re at 124th in rushing yards, with an average of 266 rushing attempts per game this season.
Defensively, the Rams enter the game with 28 sacks and ranked 1st in QB hurries. They’ve allowed 30.8 points per game thus far this season (124th). In terms of pass defense, they’re 132nd in the NCAA, giving up 245.6 passing yards per game. Against the run, Colorado State has allowed 171.6 rushing yards per contest thus far.