San Diego State at UNLV College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Sam Boyd Stadium
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Sam Boyd Stadium to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 10 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 58.5. The Aztecs have an ATS record of 3-2-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-1. The Runnin' Rebels have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 2-2-1 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
10/01/17 OL Antonio Rosales Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/01/17 FB Grady Vazquez Knee "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/01/17 CB Tayler Hawkins Knee "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/01/17 LB Temerick Harper Foot "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
09/17/17 CB Garrett Binkley Knee out for season
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
10/01/17 OL Zach Singer Ankle "?" Saturday vs. San Diego State
09/10/17 RB Charles Williams Ankle out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Diego State Aztecs are 47th in Division 1 in points scored with 150. They have run 326 plays this season for 1,854 yards, which ranks them 99th in the nation in total offense. The Aztecs average 5.7 yards per play, which is 72nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 91 1st downs this year, placing them 76th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Diego State has run for 1,041 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the country. They've run 220 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aztecs have been penalized on offense 39 times for 389 yards so far this season, which has them 13th in the nation in penalties. Christian Chapman has thrown for 660 yards this season. He has completed 56 passes on 84 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.9. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw.
San Diego State is 55th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 106. They have surrendered a total of 1,577 yards on D, which is 51st in Division 1. The Aztecs are ranked 38th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 74 passes on 123 attempts against the San Diego State Aztecs defense this season, placing them 38th and 30th in the country. The San Diego State pass defense has also given up a total of 922 yards through the air, which is 48th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 186 attempts for 655 yards this year, putting them in 62nd place in D-1 against the run. The Aztecs have committed 27 penalties for 243 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Diego State is ranked 51st in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 54 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 67th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 313 yards on special teams, ranking 37th in kick return yardage. The Aztecs average 39 yards per kick return and they are 62nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,221. The San Diego State Aztecs have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 8, which is 26th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. San Diego State Aztecs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,048 yards on 27 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 110th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels have run for 1,222 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in the nation. They've run 189 times, averaging 6.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Runnin' Rebels have been penalized on offense 28 times for 222 yards so far this year, which has them 73rd in the country in penalties. They are 51st in Division 1 in points scored with 146. They have run 262 plays this year for 1,926 yards, which ranks them 114th in the nation in total offense. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 7.4 yards per play, which is 8th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 89 1st downs this season, ranking them 79th overall as an offensive unit. Armani Rogers has completed 32 throws while attempting 54 passes for a completion percentage of 59.3%. He has passed for 501 yards this year. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 9.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 138.3.
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels rush defense has given up 168 attempts for 773 yards this season, putting them in 85th place in the country against the run. They have had 29 penalties for 281 yards on defense this year. That places them 87th in Division 1. UNLV is 76th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 126. They have given up a total of 1,963 yards on D, which is 93rd in the nation. The Runnin' Rebels are 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 98 throws on 153 attempts against the UNLV defense this season, ranking them 95th and 80th in the country. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,190 yards in the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have tried 12 field goals this year and made 7, which is 30th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 58%. UNLV kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 471 yards on 12 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 101st in the NCAA in punting average. UNLV is 94th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 56 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 33rd in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 205 yards on special teams, which puts them 85th in kick return yardage. The Runnin' Rebels average 15 yards per kick return and they are 67th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,187.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels +10
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