Fresno State at Nevada - 11/19/22 College Football Picks and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (2-8) vs Fresno State Bulldogs (6-4)
Game Info: Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 10:30 pm (Clarence Mackay Stadium)
Betting Odds: Nevada Wolf Pack +22.5 -- Over/Under: 53.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Fresno State Bulldogs will play the Nevada Wolf Pack in a Mountain West Game on Saturday night at Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nevada.
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 6-4 (5-1) this season after they defeated UNLV by a score of 37-30 in their last game. Fresno State was actually out gained in this game by a total of 391-381, but they went 6-12 on third down attempts and 3-3 on fourth down attempts in the game. The Fresno State offense is averaging 30 points per game with 278 passing yards per game and 129 rushing yards per game. Jake Haener has thrown for 1,888 yards, 14 touchdowns, and three interceptions for the Bulldogs this season. Jordan Mims has rushed for 870 yards and 10 scores, while Jalen Moreno-Cropper has caught 65 passes for 835 yards and five touchdowns for Fresno State. The Fresno State defense is giving up 23.6 points per game and 366.1 yards per game.
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-8 (0-6) this season after they lost to Boise State by a score of 41-3 in their last game. Nevada was out gained by a total of 528-250, turned the ball over twice, and had an additional three turnovers on downs in the loss. The Nevada offense is averaging 19 points per game with 170.6 passing yards per game and 109.9 rushing yards per game. Shane Illingworth has thrown for 761 yards, two touchdowns, and three interceptions for the Wolf Pack this season. Toa Taua has rushed for 674 yards and 10 scores, while BJ Casteel has caught 38 passes for 428 yards and two touchdowns for Nevada. The Nevada defense is allowing 30.3 points per game and 394 yards per game.
Fresno State is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 4-0 in Fresno State’s last 4 games. Nevada is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games. The under is 4-1 in Nevada’s last 5 games. The road team is 9-2 ATS in these two teams last 11 head to head meetings.
Nevada has been one of the worst teams in the country this season and just lost by 38 points to Boise State. The Wolf Pack’s offense has only generated 19 points per game and their defense is allowing over 30. Fresno State has played well since Haener has been back and I expect him to have a huge game here. I like Fresno State here.