Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The San Jose State Spartans take on the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at University Stadium. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 4.5 point favorites. This season the Spartans are 0-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Lobos have an over/under record of 3-0-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Josh Love finished with 155 yards through the air for San Jose State last week. He completed 13 passes out of 27 attempts for a 48% completion percentage. The Spartans were led in rushing by Zamore Zigler, who finished with 104 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Justin Holmes was the team leader in receiving with a total of 48 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Jose State got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 14 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 332 yards for the game. The Spartans ran for 177 yards on 47 attempts.
Austin Apodaca finished with 85 yards passing for New Mexico last week. He went 5 for 13, resulting in a 38% completion percentage. The Lobos were led on the ground by Lamar Jordan, who finished with 101 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Patrick Reed led the team in receiving with 55 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. New Mexico had 21 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 80 total plays for 462 yards for the contest. The Lobos ran for 293 yards on 56 carries as a team.
San Jose State scores 25.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 88th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16 passes on 29 attempts for a 55.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 217.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 76th in college football. The Spartans run for an average of 173.8 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 70th in the nation. They also run 71 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 391.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 83rd overall this season. The Spartans average 20.8 first downs per game which ranks them 79th in the country. They accumulate 32.5 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, which ranks 121st in the nation.
San Jose State allows 258.5 passing yards per game, ranking 96th in D-1, and they allow 39.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 116th. They give up 17 completions on 27 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63. The Spartans allow 223.8 rushing yards per game on 42.3 carries for an average of 5.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 107th in the country. San Jose State allows 482.3 total yards per game including 7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 115th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.8 penalties for 47.3 yards per game, ranking them 35th among D-1 teams.
New Mexico averages 35.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 49th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 12.7 passes per game on 22 attempts for a 57.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 157 yards through the air per game, ranking them 116th in Division 1. The Lobos run for an average of 314 yards per game on 50 attempts for an average of 6.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 6th on the ground. They also run 72 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for a total of 471 yards per game, ranking them 37th in the country on offense. The Lobos get an average of 22.7 first downs per game, which ranks 57th in the nation. They average 50 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, ranking them 82nd in college football.
New Mexico allows an average of 172.7 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 19th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 86th in the nation. They give up 15.7 completions on 28.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.7 per game. The Lobos allow 154 rushing yards per contest on 36.7 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 66th in the country. New Mexico allows 326.7 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 27th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 4.7 penalties for 42.3 yards in each contest, ranking 22nd in the nation.
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 0-3-0 this season
New Mexico Betting Trends
New Mexico is 3-0-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
San Jose State
09/25/16 FB Brandon Monroe Concussion "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/25/16 CB Cameron Smith Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/25/16 QB Kenny Potter Leg "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/25/16 RB Thomas Tucker Concussion "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
09/25/16 LB Dakota Cox Concussion "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/25/16 CB Jadon Boatright Toe "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/25/16 RB Teriyon Gipson Possible Suspension missed last game, probable Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/19/16 QB Austin Apodaca Collarbone out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico
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