Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Air Force Falcons take on the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Spartan Stadium. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 11 point favorites. This season the Falcons are 4-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4-0. The Spartans have an over/under record of 4-5-0 and they are 4-5-0 against the spread.
Arion Worthman finished with 195 yards through the air for Air Force last week. He completed 6 passes out of 9 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Jacobi Owens, who finished with 106 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Jalen Robinette was the team leader in receiving with a total of 104 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. As a team in that game Air Force got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 61 total plays for 444 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 249 yards on 52 attempts.
Kenny Potter finished with 278 yards passing for San Jose State last week. He went 23 for 36, resulting in a 64% completion percentage. The Spartans were led on the ground by Malik Roberson, who finished with 109 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 9 yards per rush. Justin Holmes led the team in receiving with 106 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. San Jose State had 27 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 69 total plays for 495 yards for the contest. The Spartans ran for 217 yards on 33 carries as a team.
Air Force scores 34.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 40th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 5.5 passes on 12.7 attempts for a 43.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 146.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 119th in college football. The Falcons run for an average of 310.1 yards per game on 62.5 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 3rd in the nation. They also run 75.2 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 456.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 39th overall this season. The Falcons average 22.6 first downs per game which ranks them 40th in the country. They accumulate 52.6 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, which ranks 74th in the nation.
Air Force allows 237.3 passing yards per game, ranking 76th in D-1, and they allow 26.2 points per contest on defense, which ranks 53rd. They give up 15.7 completions on 29.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53.4. The Falcons allow 121.5 rushing yards per game on 34.9 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 23rd in the country. Air Force allows 358.8 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 28th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.1 penalties for 39.1 yards per game, ranking them 6th among D-1 teams.
San Jose State averages 23.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 99th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.4 passes per game on 30.9 attempts for a 56.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 221.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 79th in Division 1. The Spartans run for an average of 154.1 yards per game on 39.1 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 91st on the ground. They also run 70 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 375.5 yards per game, ranking them 97th in the country on offense. The Spartans get an average of 20.4 first downs per game, which ranks 82nd in the nation. They average 38.6 penalty yards per game via 4.2 penalties, ranking them 119th in college football.
San Jose State allows an average of 208.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 39th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 36.1 points per contest, which has them ranked 113th in the nation. They give up 14.6 completions on 24 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.8 per game. The Spartans allow 240.6 rushing yards per contest on 43.6 carries for a 5.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 119th in the country. San Jose State allows 448.7 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 99th in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 51.3 yards in each contest, ranking 53rd in the nation.
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 4-6-0 this season
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 4-5-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/13/16 QB Nate Romine Ankle "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
San Jose State
11/13/16 RB Zamore Zigler Ribs injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose State +11
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