Nevada Wolf Pack (6-4) at Utah State Aggies (5-5)
|Date & Time||Saturday November 21, 2015, 3:30 PM (EST)|
The Line: Utah State Aggies -14 -- Over/Under:
The Nevada Wolf Pack will travel to play the Utah State Aggies in a Mountain West conference showdown.
The Utah State Aggies (5-5) are coming off of a loss to Air Force by a score of 35-28 last weekend. This game was very even but Utah State could not stop the passing attack of Air Force when they needed to. The Utah State offense is averaging 29 points per game with 369.2 yards per game. Quarterback Kent Myers leads the Utah State offense with 1470 yards, 14 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions. Devante Mays leads the Utah State rushing attack with 655 yards and 7 touchdowns. Hunter Sharp is the leading receiver for Utah State with 595 yards and 7 touchdowns. The Utah State defense is giving up 24.6 points per game with 341.8 yards per game. Utah State’s defense has 22 sacks, 10 fumble recoveries, and 9 interceptions. Utah State has lost 3 out of 4 games and needs to win one more game to become bowl eligible.
The Nevada Wolf Pack (6-4) are coming off of a win against San Jose State in their last game by a score of 37-34. Nevada was able to outlast their opponent in double overtime as both teams combined for almost 900 yards. Nevada’s offense is averaging 27 points per game with 400.5 yards per game. Quarterback Tyler Stewart leads the Nevada offense with 1782 yards, 15 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions. James Butler is the leading rusher for Nevada with 997 yards and 6 touchdowns. Hasaan Henderson is the leading receiver for Nevada with 608 yards and 4 touchdowns. Nevada’s defense is giving up 26.4 points per game with 401.7 yards per game. The Nevada defense has 21 sacks, 6 fumble recoveries, and 11 interceptions. Nevada has won three in a row and is currently second in the West division of the Mountain West conference.
Nevada is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 conference games. Nevada is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games. The under is 4-1 in Nevada’s last 5 road games. Utah State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. Utah State is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games following an ATS loss. The over is 8-1 in Utah State’s last 9 conference games. The home team is 7-1 ATS in these two teams last 8 meetings.
Utah State is a two-touchdown favorite in this game, but I think that these two teams matchup pretty well. Also, these teams are trending in different directions as Utah State has lost two in a row and Nevada has won three in a row. Give me Nevada and the 14 free points.