Friday, November 4, 2016
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The San Jose State Spartans take on the Boise State Broncos on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Albertsons Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 26.5 point favorites. This season the Spartans are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 2-6-0 and they are 2-6-0 against the spread.
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Kenny Potter finished with 292 yards through the air for San Jose State last week. He completed 24 passes out of 39 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Spartans were led in rushing by Zamore Zigler, who finished with 77 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Tim Crawley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 114 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Jose State got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 82 total plays for 424 yards for the game. The Spartans ran for 132 yards on 42 attempts.
Brett Rypien finished with 295 yards passing for Boise State last week. He went 22 for 35, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Broncos were led on the ground by Jeremy McNichols, who finished with 143 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Cedrick Wilson led the team in receiving with 84 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Boise State had 24 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 63 total plays for 487 yards for the contest. The Broncos ran for 159 yards on 27 carries as a team.
San Jose State scores 23.1 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 106th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.8 passes on 30.3 attempts for a 55.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 215.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 82nd in college football. The Spartans run for an average of 147.6 yards per game on 39.6 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 97th in the nation. They also run 69.9 plays per contest and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 362.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 105th overall this season. The Spartans average 19.7 first downs per game which ranks them 98th in the country. They accumulate 38 penalty yards per game via 4.1 penalties, which ranks 118th in the nation.
San Jose State allows 206.9 passing yards per game, ranking 39th in D-1, and they allow 35.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 111th. They give up 14.4 completions on 24.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.4. The Spartans allow 234.2 rushing yards per game on 42.4 carries for an average of 5.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 115th in the country. San Jose State allows 441.1 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 97th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.1 penalties for 55.9 yards per game, ranking them 77th among D-1 teams.
Boise State averages 33.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 40th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.8 passes per game on 32.9 attempts for a 63.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 321.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 15th in Division 1. The Broncos run for an average of 160.8 yards per game on 35.6 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 83rd on the ground. They also run 68.5 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for a total of 482.3 yards per game, ranking them 27th in the country on offense. The Broncos get an average of 23.5 first downs per game, which ranks 32nd in the nation. They average 46.8 penalty yards per game via 5.1 penalties, ranking them 96th in college football.
Boise State allows an average of 229.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 70th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 21.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 27th in the nation. They give up 23.4 completions on 38.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.7 per game. The Broncos allow 150.5 rushing yards per contest on 38 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 49th in the country. Boise State allows 379.6 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 46th in D-1. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and 8 penalties for 58.6 yards in each contest, ranking 89th in the nation.
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Boise State Betting Trends
Boise State is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Boise State has an ATS record of 2-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
San Jose State
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
10/26/16 UT Gabe Perez Shoulder out for season
10/18/16 S Skyler Seibold Knee out for season
09/27/16 S Evan Tyler Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose State
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