Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Nevada Wolf Pack take on the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Spartan Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Jose State as 1 point favorites. This season the Wolf Pack are 1-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-5-0. The Spartans have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 1-4-0 against the spread.
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Tyler Stewart finished with 127 yards through the air for Nevada last week. He completed 13 passes out of 20 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Wolf Pack were led in rushing by James Butler, who finished with 175 yards on 37 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Wyatt Demps was the team leader in receiving with a total of 124 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nevada got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 15 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 389 yards for the game. The Wolf Pack ran for 226 yards on 49 attempts.
Kenny Potter finished with 160 yards passing for San Jose State last week. He went 16 for 30, resulting in a 53% completion percentage. The Spartans were led on the ground by Malik Roberson, who finished with 91 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Billy Freeman led the team in receiving with 51 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. San Jose State had 16 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 339 yards for the contest. The Spartans ran for 164 yards on 40 carries as a team.
Nevada scores 22.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 110th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 27.3 attempts for a 62.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 185 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 103rd in college football. The Wolf Pack run for an average of 185.5 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 56th in the nation. They also run 69.3 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 370.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 100th overall this season. The Wolf Pack average 21.7 first downs per game which ranks them 59th in the country. They accumulate 50.5 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, which ranks 84th in the nation.
Nevada allows 186 passing yards per game, ranking 25th in D-1, and they allow 27.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 67th. They give up 13.8 completions on 23.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.7. The Wolf Pack allow 269.7 rushing yards per game on 47.3 carries for an average of 5.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 123rd in the country. Nevada allows 455.7 total yards per game including 6.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 107th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 65 yards per game, ranking them 106th among D-1 teams.
San Jose State averages 26.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 81st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.3 passes per game on 29.8 attempts for a 54.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 226.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 69th in Division 1. The Spartans run for an average of 164.7 yards per game on 39 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 75th on the ground. They also run 68.8 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 391.3 yards per game, ranking them 86th in the country on offense. The Spartans get an average of 19.8 first downs per game, which ranks 91st in the nation. They average 30 penalty yards per game via 3.7 penalties, ranking them 126th in college football.
San Jose State allows an average of 227.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 65th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 40 points per contest, which has them ranked 121st in the nation. They give up 16 completions on 24.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.4 per game. The Spartans allow 247.5 rushing yards per contest on 44 carries for a 5.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 120th in the country. San Jose State allows 475.2 total yards per game for an average of 6.9 yards per play, which ranks 114th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 57.3 yards in each contest, ranking 76th in the nation.
Nevada Betting Trends
Nevada is 1-5-0 against the over/under this season
Nevada has an ATS record of 1-5-0 this season
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/29/16 WR Brayden Sanchez Undisclosed out for season
09/29/16 DL Salesa Faraimo Pectoral out indefinitely
09/29/16 WR Victor Gonzalez Shoulder out for season
09/13/16 LB Lucas Weber Knee out for season
08/31/16 LB Colton Concellos Knee out for season
08/31/16 DE Kori Collins Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
08/31/16 DB Tyler Crandall Knee out for season
08/29/16 TE Evan Faunce Knee out indefinitely
San Jose State
10/09/16 FB Brandon Monroe Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
10/09/16 CB Cameron Smith Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
10/09/16 RB Thomas Tucker Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Nevada
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