The Vanderbilt Commodores (1 - 4) are taking on the UNLV Rebels (1 - 4) this week as both teams seek tot urn around their season. Vanderbilt will be hosting this game at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, TN. UNLV comes into this game on a four-game losing streak, so the Rebels surely need to turn things around here.
The UNLV Rebels come into this game with an evenly balanced offense. UNLV is scoring 23 PPG while racking up 367 total yards of offense per outing. The Rebels like to punish opposing teams with their ground game which is led by Charles Williams (529 yards, 6 TDs). UNLV is surrendering a jaw-dropping 37 PPG on defense so far this season. If UNLV can't slow down Vandy's offense, the Rebels could be in for a long game. UNLV's QB Kenyon Oblad (567 yards, 3 TDs) needs to have a clean game to keep things competitive.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with a tepid offense that is only putting up 20 PPG. Vanderbilt is paced by the play of QB Riley Neal (998 passing yards, 4 TDs) and he'll be our player to highlight for Vanderbilt. The Commodores are giving up 37 PPG on defense so far this season which could signify a potential shootout. Vanderbilt doesn't have enough offense to keep up if this game turns into a high-scoring contest.