San Jose State at Texas College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field
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The Texas Longhorns host the San Jose State Spartans at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas as 23.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 63. The Longhorns have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Spartans have an ATS record of 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-0.
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Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 2-0-0 against the spread
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
08/24/17 DB Eric Cuffee Wrist out indefinitely
08/23/17 TE Andrew Beck Foot out for season
08/14/17 OL Elijah Rodriguez Ankle out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Jose State Spartans have run for 380 yards as a team, which ranks 10th in college football. They've run 90 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 16 times for 121 yards so far this season, which has them 4th in the country in penalties. They are 23rd in the nation in points scored with 56. They have run 166 plays this season for 869 yards, which ranks them 8th in Division 1 in total offense. The Spartans average 5.2 yards per play, which is 76th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 41 1st downs this year, placing them 6th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Love averages 4.9 yards per pass attempt and 2.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 22 passes on 45 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 91.3. He has thrown for 220 yards this season.
The Spartans rush defense has allowed 135 attempts for 511 yards this year, putting them in 128th place in D-1 against the run. San Jose State has committed 13 penalties for 72 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 93rd in college football. They are 120th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 55. They have surrendered a total of 781 yards on D, which is 124th in the country. The Spartans are ranked 53rd in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 17 passes on 36 attempts against the San Jose State Spartans defense this season, placing them 55th and 83rd in Division 1. The San Jose State pass defense has also given up a total of 270 yards through the air, which is 86th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
San Jose State Spartans kickers have made 63% of their extra points, going 5 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 698 yards on 16 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 46th in Division 1 in punting average. San Jose State is ranked 1st in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 46 punt return yards and average 7.7 yards per return, which is 45th in college football. They have returned 4 kicks for 61 yards on special teams, ranking 59th in kick return yardage. The Spartans average 15 yards per kick return and they are 7th in the country in all-purpose yards with 976.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns are 48th in the country in points scored with 41. They have run 84 plays this year for 473 yards, which ranks them 20th in Division 1 in total offense. The Texas Longhorns average 5.6 yards per play, which is 70th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this season, ranking them 39th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 98 yards as a unit, which ranks 93rd in college football. They've run 31 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. Texas has been penalized on offense 11 times for 117 yards so far this year, which has them 14th in the country in penalties. Shane Buechele has passed for 375 yards this year. He's completed 34 throws while attempting 52 passes for a completion percentage of 65.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 134.8. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Texas is 117th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 51. They have given up a total of 482 yards on D, which is 97th in D-1. The Longhorns are 122nd in yards per play allowed with 8.3. Opponent offenses have completed 12 throws on 15 attempts against the Texas defense this season, ranking them 32nd and 14th in the nation. The Texas Longhorns pass defense has also surrendered a total of 219 yards in the air, which is 69th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 43 attempts for 263 yards this season, putting them in 109th place in the country against the run. The Longhorns have had 10 penalties for 53 yards on defense this year. That places them 64th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas has returned 7 kicks for 120 yards on special teams, which puts them 20th in kick return yardage. The Texas Longhorns average 17 yards per kick return and they are 22nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 684. Texas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 116 yards on 2 punts, averaging 58 yards per punt. That ranks them 2nd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Longhorns -23.5
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