Saturday, September 24, 2016
Jack Trice Stadium
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The San Jose State Spartans take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Jack Trice Stadium. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 6 point favorites. This season the Spartans are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Cyclones have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
Josh Love finished with 184 yards through the air for San José State last week. He completed 11 passes out of 21 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Spartans were led in rushing by Deontae Cooper, who finished with 45 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Tre Hartley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 81 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game San José State got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 305 yards for the game. The Spartans ran for 56 yards on 32 attempts.
Joel Lanning finished with 127 yards passing for Iowa State last week. He went 12 for 21, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led on the ground by Mike Warren, who finished with 95 yards on 23 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Trever Ryen led the team in receiving with 58 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Iowa State had 18 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 83 total plays for 355 yards for the contest. The Cyclones ran for 138 yards on 47 carries as a team.
San José State scores 31 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 69th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 29.7 attempts for a 57.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 238.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 61st in college football. The Spartans run for an average of 172.7 yards per game on 40.3 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 67th in the nation. They also run 70 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 411.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 72nd overall this season. The Spartans average 19.7 first downs per game which ranks them 85th in the country. They accumulate 33.3 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, which ranks 118th in the nation.
San José State allows 239.3 passing yards per game, ranking 82nd in D-1, and they allow 38 points per contest on defense, which ranks 112th. They give up 15.3 completions on 26.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.2. The Spartans allow 236 rushing yards per game on 45.7 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 112th in the country. San José State allows 475.3 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 112th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 54.7 yards per game, ranking them 52nd among D-1 teams.
Iowa State averages 14.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 123rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 51.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 212.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 77th in Division 1. The Cyclones run for an average of 105 yards per game on 35.7 attempts for an average of 2.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 115th on the ground. They also run 68.7 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for a total of 317.7 yards per game, ranking them 115th in the country on offense. The Cyclones get an average of 17.3 first downs per game, which ranks 109th in the nation. They average 68.7 penalty yards per game via 8.7 penalties, ranking them 37th in college football.
Iowa State allows an average of 208 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 50th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 36 points per contest, which has them ranked 110th in the nation. They give up 19 completions on 30.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 62 per game. The Cyclones allow 219.7 rushing yards per contest on 43.7 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 105th in the country. Iowa State allows 427.7 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 96th in D-1. They force 0.3 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 50 yards in each contest, ranking 40th in the nation.
San José State Betting Trends
San José State is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
San José State has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
San José State
09/18/16 Backup FB Brandon Monroe Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
09/18/16 CB Cameron Smith Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
09/18/16 LB Christian Tago Knee "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
09/18/16 RB Thomas Tucker Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
09/18/16 TE Chase Allen Illness "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/18/16 WR Dondre Daley Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/18/16 WR Hakeem Butler Knee "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/17/16 OL Jaypee Philbert Jr. Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Zeb Noland Knee out for season
08/15/16 OL Jake Campos Leg out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take San José State
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