The Colorado State Rams (4-6) are 12.5-point favorites when they host the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-8) in an MWC matchup on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium. The total for this game has been set at 45 points.
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Rams vs. Wolf Pack Game Info
- Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
- Time: 3:00 PM ET
- Channel: MWN
- Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
- City: Fort Collins, Colorado
- Venue: Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium
- The Rams own the 61st-ranked offense this season (396.4 yards per game), and they’ve been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-worst with 417.2 yards allowed per game.
- The Rams are compiling 25.9 points per game on offense (75th in the FBS), and they rank 105th on defense with 30.8 points allowed per game.
- Colorado State ranks 106th in pass defense this year (245.6 passing yards allowed per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking ninth-best in the FBS with 311.6 passing yards per game.
- The Rams rank third-worst in rushing offense (84.8 rushing yards per game), but they’ve been better on defense, ranking 102nd with 171.6 rushing yards allowed per game.
- Despite having a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks 18th-worst in the FBS (45.0% third-down percentage), Colorado State has put up better results on offense, ranking 56th in the FBS by posting a 40.3% third-down conversion rate.
- The Rams have forced 12 total turnovers (46th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 18 times (131st in the FBS) to register a turnover margin of -6, the 18th-worst in college football.
Wolf Pack Insights
- Nevada has plenty of room to improve, as it ranks 14th-worst in total yards per game (310.2) and sixth-worst in total yards surrendered per game (449.2).
- Nevada has plenty of room to get better, as it ranks ninth-worst in points per game (18.2) this season and 17th-worst in points allowed per game (32.9).
- The Wolf Pack have been unproductive on both offense and defense in terms of passing this season, ranking 17th-worst in passing yards (172.5 per game) and 14th-worst in passing yards surrendered (263.7 per game).
- Nevada ranks 92nd in rushing yards per game (137.7), but it has been less productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS with 185.5 rushing yards allowed per contest.
- The Wolf Pack’s offense has been struggling on third down, ranking 12th-worst in the FBS with a 31.0% third-down conversion rate. They have been more effective defensively, allowing a 40.3% third-down rate (86th-ranked).
- Nevada has recorded 12 forced turnovers (46th in the FBS) and committed 13 turnovers (95th in the FBS) this season for a -1 turnover margin that ranks 73rd in the FBS.
- Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi has passed for 2,898 yards, 18 touchdowns and 14 interceptions this year. He is averaging 289.8 yards per game and 7.2 per attempt, while completing 62.4% of his passes.
- Tory Horton has caught 81 passes (second in the FBS) on zero targets for 872 total yards and six touchdowns. He is averaging 8.1 catches and 87.2 yards per game in 10 games.
- In 10 games played, Dallin Holker is averaging 71.0 yards and 5.7 receptions per game to total 710 receiving yards and 57 catches. He’s been targeted zero times, and has six receiving touchdowns.
Wolf Pack Leaders
- In 10 games played this year, Brendon Lewis has racked up 1,113 passing yards, while throwing two touchdowns against six interceptions and completing 53.2% of his passes.
- Lewis has also rushed for three touchdowns and 446 yards (first on the Wolf Pack).
- Sean Dollars averages 47.0 rushing yards per game through nine games (423 total yards), while scoring six rushing touchdowns.
- So far this season, Dalevon Campbell has caught 24 passes for 490 receiving yards with two touchdowns through the air. He has been targeted zero total times and is averaging 2.4 receptions per game through 10 games played.