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Get ready for a Mountain West battle as the Air Force Falcons and the UNLV Rebels will face off at 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Allegiant Stadium. Air Force won’t have the home-field advantage, but they do enjoy a 10-point advantage in the spread.
The Falcons came up short against the Utah State Aggies last week, falling 34-27. If the result catches you off guard, it should: Air Force was far and away the favorite. Air Force’s loss came about despite a quality game from RB Brad Roberts, who rushed for one TD and 136 yards on 29 carries.
Meanwhile, UNLV has to be hurting after a devastating 40-7 defeat at the hands of the San Jose State Spartans last Friday. UNLV was in a tough position by the half, with the score already sitting at 23 to nothing. No one had a standout game offensively for UNLV, but they got scores from QB Cameron Friel and WR Senika McKie.
This next matchup looks promising for the Falcons, who are favored by a full 10 points. They may be expected to win, but bettors beware: they are only 1-3 against the spread when favored.
The losses bumped both teams down to an identical 4-2. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Air Force ranks fourth in the nation when it comes to thrown interceptions, with only one on the season. But the Rebels enter the game having picked the ball off 11 times, good for second in the nation. These opposing strengths should make for an exciting matchup.
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Air Force gets on the board first. 7-0 Falcons with 7:57 left in the first quarter.
We. Are. Underway at Allegiant.
UNLV won the toss and will receive the opening kickoff. It’s game time, Rebels.
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