Saturday, October 8, 2016
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The Hawaii Warriors take on the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Spartan Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Jose State as 3.5 point favorites. This season the Warriors are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Spartans have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
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Dru Brown finished with 144 yards through the air for Hawaii last week. He completed 10 passes out of 18 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Warriors were led in rushing by Steven Lakalaka, who finished with 63 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. John Ursua was the team leader in receiving with a total of 83 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Hawaii got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 81 total plays for 429 yards for the game. The Warriors ran for 168 yards on 38 attempts.
Kenny Potter finished with 314 yards passing for San Jose State last week. He went 16 for 29, resulting in a 55% completion percentage. The Spartans were led on the ground by Zamore Zigler, who finished with 91 yards on 9 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. Justin Holmes led the team in receiving with 99 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. San Jose State had 20 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 56 total plays for 443 yards for the contest. The Spartans ran for 129 yards on 26 carries as a team.
Hawaii scores 28.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 75th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15 passes on 27.6 attempts for a 54.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 214.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 83rd in college football. The Warriors run for an average of 203.2 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 42nd in the nation. They also run 65.6 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 417.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 70th overall this season. The Warriors average 21.2 first downs per game which ranks them 72nd in the country. They accumulate 69.8 penalty yards per game via 8.6 penalties, which ranks 24th in the nation.
Hawaii allows 257.8 passing yards per game, ranking 90th in D-1, and they allow 42.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 124th. They give up 20.4 completions on 30.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66.2. The Warriors allow 250 rushing yards per game on 41.6 carries for an average of 6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 119th in the country. Hawaii allows 507.8 total yards per game including 7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 123rd in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.6 penalties for 75.2 yards per game, ranking them 120th among D-1 teams.
San Jose State averages 28.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 72nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16 passes per game on 29.2 attempts for a 54.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 237 yards through the air per game, ranking them 66th in Division 1. The Spartans run for an average of 164.8 yards per game on 38.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 75th on the ground. They also run 68 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 401.8 yards per game, ranking them 80th in the country on offense. The Spartans get an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranks 80th in the nation. They average 31 penalty yards per game via 3.6 penalties, ranking them 124th in college football.
San Jose State allows an average of 215.8 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 51st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 41.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 122nd in the nation. They give up 14.4 completions on 23.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.1 per game. The Spartans allow 268.6 rushing yards per contest on 46.4 carries for a 5.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 124th in the country. San Jose State allows 484.4 total yards per game for an average of 7 yards per play, which ranks 113th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5.4 penalties for 51.8 yards in each contest, ranking 51st in the nation.
Hawaii Betting Trends
Hawaii is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Hawaii has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/14/16 RB Melvin Davis Illness out for season
San Jose State
10/02/16 FB Brandon Monroe Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
10/02/16 CB Cameron Smith Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
10/02/16 RB Thomas Tucker Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
10/01/16 QB Kenny Potter Leg "?"
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
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