1st Quarter Report
Only three more quarters stand between Colorado State and the win they were favored to collect coming into this afternoon. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead Nevada 14-3.
If Colorado State keeps playing like this, they’ll bump their record up to 4-6 in no time. On the other hand, Nevada will have to make due with a 2-8 record unless they turn things around.
Nevada Wolf Pack @ Colorado State Rams
Current Records: Nevada 2-8, Colorado State 4-6
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET
- Where: Canvas Stadium — Fort Collins, Colorado
- TV: Mountain West Network
- Follow: CBS Sports App
What to Know
The Colorado State Rams and the Nevada Wolf Pack are set to square off in a Mountain West battle at 3:00 p.m. ET on November 18th at Canvas Stadium. Colorado State will be strutting in after a victory while Nevada will be stumbling in from a loss.
Colorado State finally caught a break after three consecutive losses. They sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 22-19 win over San Diego State on Saturday.
Colorado State’s win was a true team effort, with many players turning in solid performances. Perhaps the best among them was Justin Marshall, who rushed for 119 yards and a touchdown. Justus Ross-Simmons also helped out with an impressive 89 receiving yards.
Meanwhile, Nevada lost to Utah State on the road by a decisive 41-24 margin on Saturday. Nevada has now taken an ‘L’ in back-to-back games.
Despite the defeat, Nevada got a solid performance out of AJ Bianco, who threw for 161 yards and two touchdowns. Sean Dollars was another key contributor, rushing for 82 yards and a touchdown.
Colorado State’s win bumped their record up to 4-6. As for Nevada, their loss dropped their record down to 2-8.
While only Nevada took care of their fans the last time they played, neither team managed to cover. Looking forward to Saturday, Colorado State is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 11 points. For those looking to play the spread, watch out: Colorado State is playing at home, but their 1-4 record against the spread as such isn’t exactly encouraging.
Here’s a few offensive stats to keep an eye on ahead of Saturday’s matchup: The Rams have been excellent in the air this season, having averaged 311.6 passing yards per game. It’s a different story for the Wolf Pack , though, as they’ve been averaging only 172.5 per game. How will Nevada fare against such a dominant passing game? Check CBS Sports after the match for a full breakdown of the game, commentary, and other college football content.
Colorado State is a big 11-point favorite against Nevada, according to the latest college football odds.
The over/under is set at 47 points.
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Nevada has won 3 out of their last 5 games against Colorado State.
- Oct 07, 2022 – Colorado State 17 vs. Nevada 14
- Nov 27, 2021 – Nevada 52 vs. Colorado State 10
- Nov 10, 2018 – Nevada 49 vs. Colorado State 10
- Oct 14, 2017 – Colorado State 44 vs. Nevada 42
- Dec 29, 2015 – Nevada 28 vs. Colorado State 23