The Wyoming Cowboys (7-4) travel to face off against the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-9) on Saturday, November 25th. This game will be played at Mackay Stadium in Reno and televised on CBSS. Wyoming is coming off a win in their previous game, while Nevada is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Colorado State. Kickoff is set for 9:00 ET.
Wyoming Cowboys vs Nevada Wolf Pack
The Wyoming Cowboys Are Coming Off A Win
Fueling Wyoming’s most recent 42-9 win over Hawaii was a strong first quarter. In the game, they were up 14-0 after the opening quarter. In the win to Hawaii, quarterback Andrew Peasley concluded with a QB rating of 158.33 while connecting on 14 of 17 passes for 319 yards. Moreover, he contributed three touchdowns to the game.
When looking at how their game played out from a betting perspective, their combined 51 points resulting in the over hitting. The over/under line going into the game was 45. Wyoming also covered the spread as 13.5-point favorites.
The Wyoming Cowboys take on the Nevada with a 7-4 record, including 0-4 on the road and 5-0 at home.
So far, Wyoming has been favored four times and the underdog in five games. This has led to an ATS record of 5-3-1 and an average scoring differential of +0.2. Through 11 games, the average over/under line in Wyoming’s games is 45.5 points. Their games have averaged a combined 49.1 points leading to an OU record of 4-5.
The Nevada Wolf Pack Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Nevada fell behind early in their most recent game vs. Colorado State, trailing 14-3 after the first quarter. The Wolf Pack ended up losing 30-20. Despite not throwing a touchdown pass in the team’s loss versus Colorado State, quarterback Brendon Lewis did manage to rush for one touchdown. His overall statistics included a completion rate of 75.0% and a total of 169 passing yards.
Nevada and Colorado State combined for 50 points in the game, which was enough to surpass the over/under line of 45.5 points. Even though Nevada lost straight-up, they did cover the spread as 12-point underdogs.
This season, the Nevada Wolf Pack are currently 2-9. So far this season, they have played six road games and four at home.
So far, Nevada has been favored two times and the underdog in eight games. This has led to an ATS record of 6-4 and an average scoring differential of -14.3. This season, Nevada has an over/under record of 5-5. Their games have, on average, produced a combined total of 51 points, with the typical over/under line being 53 points.
Wyoming Offense Breakdown
Wyoming’s rushing attack is ranked 57th in college football with 381 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 150 rushing yards per game, placing them 78th nationally. On average, they are attempting 23.5 passes per game leading to 167.5 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 68th position, averaging 24.6 points per game.
Andrew Peasley is the top passer for the team this season, with 1658 yards and an average of 12.4 per completion. His completion rate is 60.1%, and he’s thrown 18 touchdowns.
Nevada Offense Breakdown
The Wolf Pack come into their matchup vs. Wyoming 38th in college football at 411 rushing attempts per game. This has translated to an average of 137.3 rushing yards per game, placing them 90th nationally. Additionally, they’ve been airing it out 28.7 times each game, accumulating an average of 174.5 passing yards. In terms of scoring, they stand 97th, with 18.4 points per game.
So far this season, Brendon Lewis has thrown for 1305 yards, averaging 10.1 per completion. His completion percentage is 55.4%, and he’s registered two touchdowns.
Wyoming Team Defense
The Cowboys defense heads into this week’s matchup with 18 sacks and sitting 1st in QB hurries. So far, they’ve allowed 24.5 points per game (93rd). In the pass defense department, they’re 83rd nationally, giving up 218.6 passing yards per game. Additionally, when it comes to defending the run, Wyoming’s defense is allowing 156.6 rushing yards per contest.
Nevada Team Defense
So far this season, the Wolf Pack’s defense has given up 184 rushing yards per game against the run (71st). Opponents are averaging 262 passing yards and opposing quarterbacks have a passer rating of 101 against Nevada. In terms of points allowed, they are 20th in the NCAA.
Wyoming vs Nevada Trends
- Wyoming is 4-6 in their last ten games road games.
- Nevada is 2-1 ATS in their last home games.
- Nevada is 2-1 in their last three games as underdogs.
- Over their last five games as the betting favorite, Wyoming has an ATS record of 2-2-1.
Wyoming’s passing attack should build off last week’s good performance against Hawaii. Being favored by 12 on the road, I’m liking Wyoming to cover.
Wyoming’s games this season have produced an average of 49.1 points. With the over/under line set at 41.5, I’m opting for the over.
All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!
* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.