San Jose State at UNLV College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Sam Boyd Stadium
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels host the San Jose State Spartans at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 8.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 69.5. The Runnin' Rebels have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread. The Spartans have an ATS record of 2-3-0 while their over/under record is 2-3-0.
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Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
09/24/17 DT Bryson Bridges Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
09/24/17 DE Cameron Alexander Leg "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
09/24/17 QB Montel Aaron Knee "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
09/24/17 DT Sailosi Latu Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
09/25/17 P Evan Pantels Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/25/17 WR Kendal Keys Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/25/17 OL Zach Singer Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. San Jose State
09/10/17 RB Charles Williams Ankle out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Jose State Spartans have run for 560 yards as a team, which ranks 82nd in college football. They've run 187 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 38 times for 280 yards so far this season, which has them 8th in the country in penalties. They are 104th in the nation in points scored with 82. They have run 349 plays this season for 1,465 yards, which ranks them 54th in Division 1 in total offense. The Spartans average 4.2 yards per play, which is 125th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 75 1st downs this year, placing them 79th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Love averages 5.1 yards per pass attempt and 3.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 43 passes on 90 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 92.5. He has thrown for 457 yards this season.
The Spartans rush defense has allowed 291 attempts for 1,395 yards this year, putting them in 129th place in D-1 against the run. San Jose State has committed 32 penalties for 250 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 96th in college football. They are 129th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 226. They have surrendered a total of 2,494 yards on D, which is 128th in the country. The Spartans are ranked 88th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 91 passes on 150 attempts against the San Jose State Spartans defense this season, placing them 111th and 115th in Division 1. The San Jose State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,099 yards through the air, which is 113th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Jose State Spartans have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 52nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. San Jose State Spartans kickers have made 70% of their extra points, going 7 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,720 yards on 39 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 35th in Division 1 in punting average. San Jose State is ranked 31st in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 47 punt return yards and average 5.9 yards per return, which is 71st in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 246 yards on special teams, ranking 41st in kick return yardage. The Spartans average 16 yards per kick return and they are 73rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,758.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels are 76th in the country in points scored with 105. They have run 194 plays this year for 1,378 yards, which ranks them 120th in Division 1 in total offense. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 7.1 yards per play, which is 16th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 64 1st downs this season, ranking them 106th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UNLV has run for 877 yards as a unit, which ranks 24th in college football. They've run 137 times, averaging 6.4 yards per rush as a unit. UNLV has been penalized on offense 22 times for 167 yards so far this year, which has them 76th in the country in penalties. Armani Rogers has passed for 501 yards this year. He's completed 32 throws while attempting 54 passes for a completion percentage of 59.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 138.3. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 9.3 yards per pass attempt.
UNLV is 90th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 113. They have given up a total of 1,501 yards on D, which is 77th in D-1. The Runnin' Rebels are 112th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 68 throws on 104 attempts against the UNLV defense this season, ranking them 57th and 38th in the nation. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels pass defense has also surrendered a total of 875 yards in the air, which is 72nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 135 attempts for 626 yards this season, putting them in 87th place in the country against the run. The Runnin' Rebels have had 22 penalties for 221 yards on defense this year. That places them 79th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
UNLV is 108th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 37 punt return yards and average 9.3 yards per return, which is 44th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 205 yards on special teams, which puts them 64th in kick return yardage. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 15 yards per kick return and they are 89th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,620. The Runnin' Rebels have tried 12 field goals this year and made 7, which is 20th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 58%. UNLV kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 334 yards on 8 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 70th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Runnin' Rebels -8.5
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