Nevada at San Diego State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Qualcomm Stadium is the venue for the game between the Nevada Wolf Pack and the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 15 point favorites. The Aztecs are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-6-1. The Wolf Pack are 5-5-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 5-5-0 against the spread
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 3-6-1 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
11/05/17 DB Asauni Rufus Leg is out for season
09/28/17 WR Kaleb Fossum Knee out for season
09/27/17 QB David Cornwell Personal has left team
09/17/17 DT Jarius McDade Knee out for season
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
11/12/17 OL Antonio Rosales Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
11/12/17 DL Damon Moore Elbow is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
11/12/17 FB Grady Vazquez Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
11/12/17 LB Temerick Harper Foot is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/17/17 CB Garrett Binkley Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nevada Wolf Pack have run for 1,375 yards as a unit, which ranks 92nd in the nation. They've run 315 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 53 times for 464 yards so far this year, which has them 93rd in the country in penalties. They are 60th in Division 1 in points scored with 292. They have run 677 plays this year for 3,912 yards, which ranks them 42nd in the nation in total offense. The Wolf Pack average 5.8 yards per play, which is 56th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 202 1st downs this season, ranking them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. Ty Gangi has completed 171 throws while attempting 287 passes for a completion percentage of 59.6%. He has passed for 2,066 yards this year. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 136.8.
The Wolf Pack rush defense has given up 463 attempts for 2,048 yards this season, putting them in 109th place in the country against the run. They have had 83 penalties for 793 yards on defense this year. That places them 128th in Division 1. Nevada is 112th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 349. They have given up a total of 4,840 yards on D, which is 122nd in the nation. The Wolf Pack are 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 213 throws on 313 attempts against the Nevada Wolf Pack defense this season, ranking them 113th and 72nd in the country. The Nevada pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,792 yards in the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nevada Wolf Pack have tried 9 field goals this year and made 6, which is 118th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Nevada Wolf Pack kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 36 for 36 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,772 yards on 47 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 123rd in the NCAA in punting average. Nevada is 99th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 79 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 67th in D-1. They have returned 35 kicks for 741 yards on special teams, which puts them 24th in kick return yardage. The Wolf Pack average 21 yards per kick return and they are 61st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,732.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aztecs are 63rd in Division 1 in points scored with 288. They have run 666 plays this season for 3,971 yards, which ranks them 117th in the nation in total offense. The San Diego State Aztecs average 6 yards per play, which is 45th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 200 1st downs this year, placing them 78th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Diego State has run for 2,479 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the country. They've run 468 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aztecs have been penalized on offense 63 times for 587 yards so far this season, which has them 56th in the nation in penalties. Christian Chapman has thrown for 1,445 yards this season. He has completed 111 passes on 190 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.6. He averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 8.2 adjusted yards per throw.
San Diego State is 21st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 188. They have surrendered a total of 2,957 yards on D, which is 9th in Division 1. The Aztecs are ranked 32nd in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 142 passes on 246 attempts against the San Diego State defense this season, placing them 12th and 7th in the country. The San Diego State Aztecs pass defense has also given up a total of 1,743 yards through the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 333 attempts for 1,214 yards this year, putting them in 20th place in D-1 against the run. The Aztecs have committed 50 penalties for 443 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 38th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Diego State is ranked 15th in the nation in punt returns with 22. They've accumulated 191 punt return yards and average 8.7 yards per return, which is 46th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 460 yards on special teams, ranking 107th in kick return yardage. The San Diego State Aztecs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,622. The Aztecs have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 12, which is 58th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. San Diego State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 36 for 36 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,837 yards on 48 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 122nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Aztecs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack +15
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