Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels take on the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Spartan Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Jose State as 1 point favorites. This season the Runnin' Rebels are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-1-0. The Spartans have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 2-5-0 against the spread.
Dalton Sneed finished with 185 yards through the air for UNLV last week. He completed 7 passes out of 23 attempts for a 30% completion percentage. The Runnin' Rebels were led in rushing by Dalton Sneed, who finished with 96 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Devonte Boyd was the team leader in receiving with a total of 62 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game UNLV got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 55 total plays for 360 yards for the game. The Runnin' Rebels ran for 175 yards on 32 attempts.
Kenny Potter finished with 104 yards passing for San Jose State last week. He went 13 for 29, resulting in a 45% completion percentage. The Spartans were led on the ground by Kenny Potter, who finished with 42 yards on 9 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Tre Hartley led the team in receiving with 46 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. San Jose State had 14 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 65 total plays for 209 yards for the contest. The Spartans ran for 67 yards on 28 carries as a team.
UNLV scores 31.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 54th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 10.9 passes on 23.6 attempts for a 46 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 160.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 117th in college football. The Runnin' Rebels run for an average of 238.6 yards per game on 42.4 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 21st in the nation. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 399.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 75th overall this season. The Runnin' Rebels average 19.3 first downs per game which ranks them 100th in the country. They accumulate 54.4 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties, which ranks 71st in the nation.
UNLV allows 248.8 passing yards per game, ranking 89th in D-1, and they allow 32.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 95th. They give up 18.4 completions on 34.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53.1. The Runnin' Rebels allow 171.4 rushing yards per game on 39.3 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 73rd in the country. UNLV allows 420.1 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 78th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 46.4 yards per game, ranking them 30th among D-1 teams.
San Jose State averages 22.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 110th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.9 passes per game on 29.1 attempts for a 54.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 205.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 92nd in Division 1. The Spartans run for an average of 149 yards per game on 39.5 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 94th on the ground. They also run 68.6 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 354.5 yards per game, ranking them 108th in the country on offense. The Spartans get an average of 19.1 first downs per game, which ranks 103rd in the nation. They average 36.5 penalty yards per game via 4.1 penalties, ranking them 119th in college football.
San Jose State allows an average of 209.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 42nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 36.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 114th in the nation. They give up 14.8 completions on 23.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.4 per game. The Spartans allow 236.4 rushing yards per contest on 42.8 carries for a 5.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 117th in the country. San Jose State allows 446 total yards per game for an average of 6.7 yards per play, which ranks 102nd in D-1. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 5.5 penalties for 52 yards in each contest, ranking 50th in the nation.
UNLV Betting Trends
UNLV is 7-1-0 against the over/under this season
UNLV has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
San Jose State Betting Trends
San Jose State is 3-4-0 against the over/under this season
San Jose State has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 DL Jason Fao Knee "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
10/23/16 LB LaKeith Walls Groin "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
10/04/16 WR Brandon Presley Foot out for season
10/04/16 WR Darren Woods Jr Knee out for season
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 Jose State
10/23/16 QB Kenny Potter Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. UNLV
09/13/16 OT Nate Velichko Leg out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Tyler Winston Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take UNLV
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