Nevada Wolf Pack (2-8) vs. Colorado State Rams (4-6)
Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Colorado State Rams 11/18/23 – NCAAF daily predictions bring us an exhilarating matchup this Week 12 as the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-8) host the Colorado State Rams (4-6) at Canvas Stadium. Both sides hope to secure a victory and improve their standings, so this game promises to be exciting! To better understand what will be taking place on the field, let’s dig deep into these teams’ key players’ analysis so we have an idea of what awaits us on game day.
Nevada Wolf Pack’s recent struggles can be traced to multiple factors, including inconsistent play and an absence of offensive firepower. Sean Dollars has been Nevada’s primary running threat this season with 123 attempts for 427 yards and six rushing touchdowns; Dalevon Campbell provides deep threat receiving capabilities with 20.4 average reception yardage average per reception; these two playmakers will need to step up for their struggling offense to succeed.
Colorado State Rams have faced their share of difficulties this season, yet remain consistent contenders in conference. Vann Schield has been an effective option out of the backfield, amassing 376 rushing yards and scoring three touchdowns – an integral component in setting game pace and maintaining control. Wide receiver Tory Horton is Fowler-Nicolosi’s go-to target with 81 receptions and six receiving touchdowns; his ability to stretch out field and create big plays will put Nevada defense under immense strain.
Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Colorado State Rams 11/18/23 Game Info
|When:||Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET|
Brendon Lewis QB vs. Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi QB
Brendon Lewis, quarterback for the Nevada Wolf Pack, has had difficulty this season despite completing 111 passes; despite that fact, he has struggled with interceptions and sacks; his passer rating stands at 96.2 which shows room for improvement. Lewis is known for making plays under pressure but must make better decisions to turn things around for his team.
At Colorado State Rams quarterback Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi has been an impressive performer. Completing 251 passes for 2898 yards and 18 touchdowns at a 130.8 passer rating, Fowler-Nicolosi has played a critical role in their success this year through decision-making and efficiency; being adept at exploiting defense weaknesses while dissecting them effectively could pose a significant challenge against Nevada.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Colorado State Rams -438, Total Odds: 47.5
According to the current betting odds, the Colorado State Rams are the favorites in this matchup with a moneyline of -438. The total over/under for the game is set at 47.5 points. These odds suggest that the oddsmakers believe Colorado State has a significant advantage heading into this game.
Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
Nevada has struggled against the spread, going 7-13 against in their last 20 games against them and 6 of those 9 games saw total scores go under for them. Their overall performance has also been disappointing with only 2 victories out of 20 wins!
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
Colorado State has had mixed success against the spread, posting an inconsistent 2-4 ATS mark over their past six games. Their opponents often play low-scoring contests – four out of their last five meetings ended under the total points line! Yet despite these fluctuations, Colorado State boasts a 7-1 home record against Nevada despite any inconsistency ATS record.
Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Colorado State Rams 11/18/23 Betting Picks
Colorado State Rams enter this matchup as the clear favorites, boasting an improved overall record and consistent play. However, due to the Wolf Pack’s struggles on both sides of the ball, picking them as the winner may prove challenging.
Due to betting trends and current odds, Colorado State should easily claim victory at home. Furthermore, betting under 47.5 total points might prove appealing due to both teams’ propensity for low-scoring contests.
For those looking for handicappers premium picks, the recommendation for this game would be to bet on the Colorado State Rams to cover the spread and win outright. Additionally, consider taking the under on the total points, as both teams have shown a propensity for lower-scoring games in recent weeks.
Free Pick and Prediction: Colorado State Rams 28, Nevada Wolf Pack 17