The Wyoming Cowboys take to the road tonight to play the Nevada Wolf Pack in a nationally televised game on ESPN2 with kickoff set for 8:30 pm MT. The Pokes are looking for their fifth win of the season to extend their Mountain West conference record to 3-0. Take a look at out interactive graphics below to see how the two schools match up statistically for tonight’s game.
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A key to tonight’s game will be the Wyoming rushing offense versus the Nevada rush defense. The Cowboys rank 6th in the Mountain West averaging 197 rushing yards per game while Nevada ranks 11th in the Mountain West giving up 250 rushing yards per game. If Wyoming can get to their average 197 rushing yards per game mark, they will have an excellent chance to win the game. As you can see in the graphic below the Pokes are 4-0 when they have 189 or more rushing yards this season.
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