Saturday, November 26, 2016
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The San Jose State Spartans take on the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Bulldog Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Jose State as 4 point favorites. This season the Spartans are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 5-5-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread.
Kenny Potter finished with 340 yards through the air for San Jose State last week. He completed 25 passes out of 37 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Spartans were led in rushing by Kenny Potter, who finished with 52 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Tim Crawley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 147 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Jose State got a total of 28 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 16 came through the air. They ran 78 total plays for 457 yards for the game. The Spartans ran for 117 yards on 41 attempts.
Zach Kline finished with 108 yards passing for Fresno State last week. He went 13 for 23, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led on the ground by Josh Hokit, who finished with 97 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. KeeSean Johnson led the team in receiving with 38 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Fresno State had 20 first downs total. 14 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 322 yards for the contest. The Bulldogs ran for 214 yards on 52 carries as a team.
San Jose State scores 25.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 92nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.1 passes on 31.5 attempts for a 57.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 232.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 67th in college football. The Spartans run for an average of 150.7 yards per game on 39.3 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 95th in the nation. They also run 70.7 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 382.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 89th overall this season. The Spartans average 21.4 first downs per game which ranks them 63rd in the country. They accumulate 38.8 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, which ranks 119th in the nation.
San Jose State allows 192.2 passing yards per game, ranking 24th in D-1, and they allow 36.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 114th. They give up 13.5 completions on 22.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.3. The Spartans allow 260.5 rushing yards per game on 45.3 carries for an average of 5.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 125th in the country. San Jose State allows 452.6 total yards per game including 6.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 102nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 54.4 yards per game, ranking them 71st among D-1 teams.
Fresno State averages 18 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 124th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.1 passes per game on 35.1 attempts for a 51.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 218.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 80th in Division 1. The Bulldogs run for an average of 118 yards per game on 36.3 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 117th on the ground. They also run 71.4 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for a total of 336.9 yards per game, ranking them 117th in the country on offense. The Bulldogs get an average of 17.6 first downs per game, which ranks 118th in the nation. They average 58.1 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 47th in college football.
Fresno State allows an average of 172.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 8th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 97th in the nation. They give up 13.1 completions on 22.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8 per game. The Bulldogs allow 252.1 rushing yards per contest on 50.3 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 122nd in the country. Fresno State allows 424.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 78th in D-1. They force 0.6 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 55.6 yards in each contest, ranking 75th in the nation.
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Fresno State Betting Trends
Fresno State is 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
Fresno State has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
San Jose State
11/20/16 RB Zamore Zigler Ribs "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
10/27/16 TE Chad Olsen Personal out indefinitely
10/18/16 LB Brandon Hughes Eligibility out for season
10/04/16 RB Dejonte O'Neal Knee out for season
09/01/16 RB Wesley Hill Knee out for season
08/27/16 DL Kevin Jeanniton Elbow out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Fresno State +4
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