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    The UNLV Rebels (6-1) will visit the Fresno State Bulldogs (6-1) on Saturday at 10:30 PM ET.

    The Rebels are expected to lose (currently +9.5) against the Bulldogs (with an over/under of 56.5 points).

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    Game Info for Fresno State vs. UNLV

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 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 UNLV Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Fresno State -9.5 -112 -108 56.5 -110 -110 -356 +278

    Fresno State Pick Insights

    • Fresno State is 3-3-0 ATS this season.
    • Fresno State is 1-1 against the spread when favored by 9.5 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Fresno State’s six games with a set total.

    Fresno State Stats & Insights

    • Fresno State is averaging 415.6 yards per game on offense, which ranks 51st in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the Bulldogs rank 31st, allowing 329.6 yards per contest.
    • Fresno State is compiling 34 points per game on offense (31st in the FBS), and ranks 36th defensively with 20.1 points allowed per game.
    • Fresno State ranks 54th in pass defense this year (215.1 passing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on offense, ranking 15th-best in the FBS with 301.4 passing yards per game.
    • While Fresno State’s run defense ranks 31st with 114.4 rushing yards allowed per game, the offense has been less successful, ranking 23rd-worst (114.1 rushing yards per game).
    • Fresno State owns the 30th-ranked defense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (33.7% third-down conversion rate allowed), and has been more effective offensively, ranking ninth-best with a 50.9% third-down percentage.
    • With 14 forced turnovers (13th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (fifth in the FBS), Fresno State’s +9 turnover margin is the fourth-best in college football.

    Fresno State’s Best Players

    • Mikey Keene has compiled 1,682 yards (240.3 ypg) on 159-of-232 passing with 15 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
    • Malik Sherrod has 432 rushing yards on 71 carries with five touchdowns.
    • Elijah Gilliam has been handed the ball 81 times this year and racked up 324 yards (46.3 per game) with four touchdowns. He’s also contributed in the passing game with 10 grabs for 108 yards and one touchdown.
    • Erik Brooks has hauled in 39 receptions for 551 yards (78.7 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone four times as a receiver.
    • Jalen Moss has grabbed 36 passes while averaging 55.7 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
    • Jaelen Gill’s 34 grabs have turned into 374 yards and five touchdowns.
    • Jacob Holmes has racked up four sacks to pace the team, while also picking up four TFL and nine tackles.
    • Dean Clark, Fresno State’s leading tackler, has 42 tackles and two TFL this year.
    • Carlton Johnson has picked off a team-leading four passes. He also has 22 tackles and four passes defended to his name.

    UNLV Betting Insights

    • So far this season, UNLV has put together a 5-1-0 record against the spread.
    • When it has played as at least 9.5-point underdogs this season, UNLV is 1-0 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in four of UNLV’s six games with a set total.

    UNLV Pick Insights

    • From an offensive angle, UNLV is accumulating 427.7 total yards per game (40th-ranked). It ranks 106th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (406 total yards surrendered per game).
    • UNLV’s offense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 19th-best in the FBS with 35.7 points per game. In terms of defense, it is allowing 26.3 points per game, which ranks 77th.
    • UNLV has been struggling against the pass, ranking 10th-worst with 277.1 passing yards surrendered per game. It has been more productive on offense, generating 216 passing yards per contest (85th-ranked).
    • UNLV’s rushing attack has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 14th-best in the FBS with 211.7 rushing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 128.9 rushing yards per game, which ranks 47th.
    • UNLV’s third-down offense has been dominant, producing a 52.6% third-down conversion rate (sixth-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 30th by giving up a 33.7% third-down rate.
    • UNLV has thrived in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of +9 ranks fourth-best in the FBS, with 15 forced turnovers (10th in the nation) and six turnovers committed (14th in the nation).

    UNLV’s Best Players

    • Jayden Maiava has 1,311 passing yards, or 187.3 per game, so far this season. He has completed 65.2% of his passes and has thrown five touchdowns with two interceptions. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 20.3 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner one time.
    • Vincent Davis has run for 388 yards on 69 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
    • Donavyn Lester has totaled 325 yards on 58 carries with seven touchdowns.
    • Ricky White’s 557 receiving yards (79.6 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 40 catches on 62 targets with two touchdowns.
    • Jacob De Jesus has caught 30 passes and compiled 326 receiving yards (46.6 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Senika McKie’s 15 grabs (on 29 targets) have netted him 198 yards (28.3 ypg).
    • Jeffae Williams has collected 2.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording five TFL, 18 tackles, and one interception.
    • Jackson Woodard is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s collected 54 tackles and one interception.
    • Jaxen Turner leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up 24 tackles and three passes defended.
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