UCLA Bruins vs. UNLV Rebels - 9/10/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNLV Rebels (1-0) at UCLA Bruins (0-1)
College Football: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Rose Bowl)
The Line: UCLA Bruins -26 -- Over/Under: 62.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: PAC-12 Network
The UNLV Rebels will travel to play the UCLA Bruins in a non-conference game on Saturday, September 10.
The UCLA Bruins are 0-1 this season after losing to Texas A&M in overtime by a score of 31-24. UCLA was down for much of the game but was able to storm back in the fourth quarter, before losing in overtime. The UCLA offense had 24 points with 343 passing yards and 125 rushing yards in their loss. Josh Rosen threw for 343 yards, 1 touchdown, and 3 interceptions for UCLA. Soso Jamabo rushed for 91 yards on 23 carries for the Bruins. Kenneth Walker III caught 6 passes for 115 yards and 1 touchdown for UCLA. The UCLA defense gave up 31 points with 239 passing yards and 203 rushing yards in their loss. Tahaan Goodman led the UCLA defense with 8 tackles, while also forcing a fumble. Adarius Pickett was able to add 1 interception for UCLA. J.J. Molson was 3-4 on field goals with a long from 38 yards for UCLA.
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The UNLV Rebels are 1-0 this season after beating Jackson State by a score of 63-13. UNLV scored 28 points in the first quarter and was able to run up the score against the Tigers of Jackson State. The UNLV offense had 63 points with 280 yards rushing and 223 yards passing in their win. Johnny Stanton threw for 217 yards and 3 touchdowns for UNLV. Charles Williams ran for 96 yards and 1 touchdown, while Lexington Thomas ran for 68 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Rebels. Devonte Boyd caught 4 balls for 135 yards and 3 touchdowns for UNLV. The UNLV defense gave up 13 points with 144 passing yards and 108 rushing yards in their victory. Troy Hawthorne led the UNLV defense with 4.5 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, and 1 interception. UNLV had a very easy game in week 1, but we will find out a lot about this team when they have to play at UCLA.
UNLV is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against the PAC-12. The over is 14-3 in UNLV’s last 17 games. UCLA is 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games against the Mountain West Conference and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. The under is 5-1 in UCLA’s last 6 home games.
UCLA showed a lot of fight in their comeback attempt against Texas A&M but came up just short. UNLV had a big win in week 1, but it came against a much weaker opponent. UCLA will win this game and I am picking them to win big.