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    Star wide receiver Erik Brooks and the Fresno State Bulldogs (4-0) play the Nevada Wolf Pack (0-4) on Saturday at 10:30 PM ET, at Bulldog Stadium at Jim Sweeney Field.

    The Bulldogs are very big favorites (currently -25) in their matchup versus the Wolf Pack, with the over/under at 50.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Bulldogs are -3794 and the Wolf Pack are +1358.)

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    Game Info for Fresno State vs. Nevada

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: Fresno, California
    • Stadium: Bulldog Stadium at Jim Sweeney Field
    Fresno State vs Nevada Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Fresno State -25 -111 -109 50.5 -110 -110 -3794 +1358

    Fresno State Pick Insights

    • Fresno State is a perfect 3-0-0 against the spread this season.
    • Fresno State is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when favored by 25 points or more this season.
    • Two of Fresno State’s three games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    Fresno State Stats & Insights

    • Fresno State ranks 45th in total offense this year (428.5 yards per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with 428.5 yards allowed per game.
    • Fresno State ranks 40th in scoring defense this year (19 points allowed per game), but has been shining on offense, ranking 19th-best in the FBS with 38.8 points per game.
    • Fresno State owns the 38th-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (194.3 allowed per game), and has been more effective on offense, ranking 14th-best with 311.3 passing yards per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Fresno State ranks 108th in the FBS with 117.3 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 32nd in rushing yards allowed per contest (103.3).
    • Fresno State ranks 28th in third-down defense this year (32.1% third-down conversion rate allowed), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with a 49.2% third-down conversion rate.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (seventh in the FBS) against two turnovers committed (third in the FBS), Fresno State’s +8 turnover margin is the second-best in college football.

    Fresno State’s Best Players

    • Mikey Keene has compiled 1,195 yards (298.8 ypg) on 110-of-163 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season.
    • Elijah Gilliam has carried the ball 65 times for a team-high 273 yards on the ground and has found the end zone four times as a runner. He’s also tacked on seven catches for 96 yards (24 per game) and one touchdown via the passing game.
    • Malik Sherrod has been handed the ball 24 times this year and racked up 130 yards (32.5 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Brooks’ leads his squad with 448 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 32 receptions (out of 42 targets) and scored four touchdowns.
    • Jalen Moss has hauled in 20 passes while averaging 53 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Jaelen Gill has a total of 205 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 20 passes and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Kemari Bailey leads the team with one sack, and also has five tackles.
    • Dean Clark, Fresno State’s tackle leader, has 25 tackles this year.
    • Carlton Johnson has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has eight tackles and three passes defended to his name.

    Nevada Betting Insights

    • Nevada has covered the spread twice in three opportunities this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 25-point underdogs this season, the Wolf Pack are 1-1 against the spread.
    • One of Nevada’s three games with a set total has hit the over (33.3%).

    Nevada Pick Insights

    • This season has been ugly for Nevada on both offense and defense, as it is putting up only 310.5 total yards per game (16th-worst) and allowing 536.5 total yards per game (fourth-worst).
    • Nevada has plenty of room to get better, as it ranks 12th-worst in points per game (17) this season and fifth-worst in points allowed per game (41.3).
    • Nevada has been struggling in pass defense, ranking fifth-worst with 340.5 passing yards given up per game. It has been more productive on the other side of the ball, generating 191.5 passing yards per contest (104th-ranked).
    • Nevada ranks 104th in rushing yards per game (119), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS with 196 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • With a 38.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Nevada ranks 85th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 107th, giving up a 45% third-down rate.
    • Nevada sports a -1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 81st in the FBS.

    Nevada’s Best Players

    • Brendon Lewis has thrown for 550 yards (137.5 ypg) to lead Nevada, completing 61.7% of his passes and two interceptions this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 171 yards (42.8 ypg) on 40 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Sean Dollars has racked up 161 yards (on 48 carries) with two touchdowns.
    • Jamaal Bell’s 223 receiving yards (55.8 yards per game) lead the team. He has 24 receptions on 31 targets with one touchdown.
    • Spencer Curtis has collected 114 receiving yards (28.5 yards per game) on eight receptions.
    • Dalevon Campbell’s eight receptions (on 16 targets) have netted him 107 yards (26.8 ypg).
    • Ike Nnakenyi has racked up two sacks to pace the team, while also recording one TFL and four tackles.
    • Nevada’s leading tackler, Emany Johnson, has 24 tackles and two TFL this year.
    • KK Meier leads the team with one interception, while also collecting six tackles and one pass defended.
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