Colorado State vs. Nevada prediction, odds, line: Advanced college football model reveals picks for Friday's matchup

SportsLine's projection model has generated Week 6 CFB picks for the contest between the Colorado State Rams and Nevada Wolf Pack
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The Nevada Wolf Pack look to make it three wins in a row over the Colorado State Rams when they meet in a Mountain West Conference crossover matchup on Friday. The Wolf Pack (2-3, 0-1), who defeated Colorado State 52-10 last season in Fort Collins, Colo., will also be out to snap a three-game losing streak. The Rams (0-4), who have lost 10 in a row dating back to last season, will be opening up conference play.    

Kickoff from Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nev., is set for 10:30 p.m. ET. Nevada is a 3.5-point favorite in the latest Colorado State vs. Nevada odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 44.5. (See up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college football odds page.) 

Before you make any Colorado State vs. Nevada picks or college football predictions, you NEED to see the predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past six-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of more than $3,100 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns!

The model knows Nevada junior wide receiver Jamaal Bell is off to a solid start to the season. He leads the Wolf Pack with 20 receptions for 181 yards (9.1 average), including a long of 58 yards. Bell has at least three catches in all five games, including three receptions for 65 yards (21.7 average) against Air Force. He has already surpassed his career receptions total of 17.

The model also knows Colorado State is led by former Wolf Pack wide receiver Tory Horton, who will face his old teammates for the first time. In last year's meeting, Horton caught four passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns as Nevada built a 31-point halftime lead en route to a 52-10 win over the Rams. Horton is off to a good start in his new home, with a team-high 23 receptions for 427 yards (18.6 average) and five touchdowns. He is one of just two Colorado State receivers with touchdowns this season.

Now, the model has set its sights on Colorado State vs. Nevada. We can tell you it is leaning Over the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in well over 60% of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college football picks.

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