Saturday, October 10, 2015
Sam Boyd Stadium
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The San Jose State Spartans face the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Jose State as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
San Jose State was led in passing last game by Joe Gray, who finished with 224 yards through the air. He went 21 for 33 on the game, good for a 64% completion percentage. Tyler Ervin was the rushing leader for the Spartans last game. He carried the ball 27 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 160 yards. Tyler Winston led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 62 yards. He had an average of 16 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game San Jose State had 406 total yards on 71 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 12 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Spartans rushed for 182 yards by way of 38 carries.
UNLV was led in passing last game by Blake Decker, who finished with 86 yards through the air. He went 7 for 11 on the game, good for a 64% completion percentage. Keith Whitely was the rushing leader for the Runnin' Rebels last game. He carried the ball 16 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 76 yards. Devonte Boyd led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 39 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. UNLV had 301 total yards on 63 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Runnin' Rebels rushed for 167 yards by way of 44 carries.
San Jose State is averaging a total of 30 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 31.4 passes per game and completing 21.8 of them for a 69.4 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 237.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Spartans carry the ball for an average of 202.4 yards per game on 41 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season. They are also running 72.4 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 439.8 yards per contest. The Spartans manage 23.2 first downs per contest and they average a total of 31.8 penalty yards on 4.2 penalties.
San Jose State gives up an average of 97.2 passing yards and 28.6 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 10.2 completions per game on 20.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 49. The Spartans allow 235.8 rushing yards per game on 43.6 carries for a 5.4 average per play. San Jose State gives up 333 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 2.8 penalties per game that total 26 yards as a unit.
UNLV is accumulating 28.6 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 24.6 passes per game and complete 13 of them for a 52.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 154.2 yards per game through the air as well. The Runnin' Rebels carry the ball for an average of 224.2 yards per game on 44.8 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. They also run 69.4 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 378.4 yards in each contest. The Runnin' Rebels are gaining 19.4 first downs per contest and they average 59.2 penalty yards on 6.2 penalties per game.
UNLV gives up 227.8 passing yards per outing and 25.6 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 19.8 completions on 38.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.6. The Runnin' Rebels allow 188.8 rushing yards per contest on 38.6 carries for a 4.9 average per rush. UNLV gives up 416.6 total yards per game including an average of 5.4 per play. They create an average of 2.2 turnovers per game and 5.6 penalties for 47.4 yards each game.
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
UNLV Betting Trends
UNLV is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
UNLV has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
San Jose State
10/04/15 QB Kenny Potter Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/04/15 RB Thomas Tucker Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/04/15 QB Blake Decker Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
10/04/15 CB Fred Wilson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/03/15 FB Marc Philippi Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose State
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