Check out our free Mean Green vs Rebels pick and preview for NCAAF week 3 game in Las Vegas. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.
Mean Green vs Rebels Pick & Preview- NCAAF Week 3
Kickoff for this matchup between the North Texas Mean Green and UNLV Rebels is set for 3:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Las Vegas, NV at Allegiant Stadium with None carrying television coverage. In a non-conference showdown, the Rebels are 3.0 point favorites at home. The over-under point total is currently set at 63.0.
Mean Green vs Rebels Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: North Texas Mean Green at UNLV Rebels
- Where: Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium
- Date: Saturday, September 17th
- Betting Odds:
- UNLV -3.0, NTX +128 | UNLV -156 O/U 63.0
Mean Green Preview:
The Mean Green take on the UNLV Rebels with a Conference USA record of 1-0 while going 2-1 overall.
In their previous game, the Mean Green won by a score of 59-27. The two team’s combined to score 86 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 65.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 458 yards, with 219 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 61st in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, North Texas is ranked 187th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 239 yards through the air.
The Mean Green head into the game with the 73rd ranked scoring offense at 33.33 points per-game. Currently, they have scored a majority of their touchdowns through the air, with 7 receiving touchdowns compared to 6 rushing scores. This season, North Texas has been able to establish the run game, as they are averaging 237.67 yards per-game (19th), while handing the ball off an average of 45.33 times per-game. Heading into the game, the Mean Green will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per-game average of 238.33 yards places them 89th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 116th ranked team in attempts per contest (29.0).
The UNLV Rebels travel to take on the North Texas Mean Green in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 1-1. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Mountain West.
In their last game, UNLV fell to California by a score of 20-14, but they were able to cover the spread as 12.5 point underdogs. With their 34 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 50.0. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 370 yards, with 92 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 31st in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, UNLV is ranked 135th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 278 yards through the air.
The Rebels head into the game with the 78th ranked scoring offense at 33.0 points per-game. Currently, they have scored a majority of their touchdowns through the air, with 6 receiving touchdowns compared to 3 rushing scores. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 117th in yards per-game at 126.0. On average, they hand the ball off 32.0 times per contest. So far, the Rebels are the 28th ranked team in pass yards per-game, with an average of 305.5. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 34.0 times per contest, placing them 76th in the NCAA.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Mean Green have an ATS record of 1-1-0. Their current over-under record sits at 0-2-0. In their last 5 road games, North Texas has averaged 32.4 points per game while allowing 17.0. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1-0 while going 4-1-0.
In terms of betting, the Rebels have an ATS record of 2-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-1-0. When looking at their past 5 home matchups, UNLV has an ATS record of 4-1-0 while averaging 28.6 per game. The team went 2-3-0 overall in these games.
Mean Green vs Rebels Pick
Free Spread Prediction: North Texas Mean Green 3.0
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