Saturday, October 8, 2016
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Qualcomm Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 17.5 point favorites. This season the Runnin' Rebels are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-0-0. The Aztecs have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 1-2-1 against the spread.
Dalton Sneed finished with 129 yards through the air for UNLV last week. He completed 8 passes out of 16 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Runnin' Rebels were led in rushing by Charles Williams, who finished with 153 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Elijah Trosclair was the team leader in receiving with a total of 61 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 31 yards per reception. As a team in that game UNLV got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 13 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 493 yards for the game. The Runnin' Rebels ran for 364 yards on 54 attempts.
Christian Chapman finished with 159 yards passing for San Diego State last week. He went 13 for 22, resulting in a 59% completion percentage. The Aztecs were led on the ground by Donnel Pumphrey, who finished with 151 yards on 25 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Mikah Holder led the team in receiving with 48 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. San Diego State had 20 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 63 total plays for 316 yards for the contest. The Aztecs ran for 157 yards on 41 carries as a team.
UNLV scores 36 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 45th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 11.8 passes on 24.8 attempts for a 47.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 162.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 115th in college football. The Runnin' Rebels run for an average of 273.2 yards per game on 43.8 attempts for an average of 6.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 9th in the nation. They also run 68.6 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 435.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 58th overall this season. The Runnin' Rebels average 19.8 first downs per game which ranks them 90th in the country. They accumulate 65.6 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, which ranks 33rd in the nation.
UNLV allows 264.2 passing yards per game, ranking 95th in D-1, and they allow 30.4 points per contest on defense, which ranks 85th. They give up 18.8 completions on 39.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.7. The Runnin' Rebels allow 133.4 rushing yards per game on 35.4 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 42nd in the country. UNLV allows 397.6 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 67th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.2 penalties for 42.8 yards per game, ranking them 14th among D-1 teams.
San Diego State averages 35.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 46th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13.8 passes per game on 22.5 attempts for a 61.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 176.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 106th in Division 1. The Aztecs run for an average of 245.5 yards per game on 43.3 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 20th on the ground. They also run 65.8 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 421.8 yards per game, ranking them 68th in the country on offense. The Aztecs get an average of 20.8 first downs per game, which ranks 76th in the nation. They average 91.8 penalty yards per game via 11 penalties, ranking them 2nd in college football.
San Diego State allows an average of 263.8 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 94th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 27.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 66th in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 37.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 55 per game. The Aztecs allow 100.3 rushing yards per contest on 32.5 carries for a 3.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 14th in the country. San Diego State allows 364 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 44th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7.8 penalties for 75 yards in each contest, ranking 119th in the nation.
UNLV Betting Trends
UNLV is 5-0-0 against the over/under this season
UNLV has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
San Diego State Betting Trends
San Diego State is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego State has an ATS record of 1-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 QB Johnny Stanton Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/21/16 DB Evan Austrie Shoulder out indefinitely
08/28/16 WR Kendal Keys Knee out for season
San Diego State
08/29/16 OL Joe Salcedo Knee out for season
08/29/16 OL Ryan Pope Lung out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take UNLV
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