Army at San Jose State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
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The San Jose State Spartans host the Army Black Knights at CEFCU Stadium on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Army as 17 point favorites. The Spartans have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread. The Black Knights have an ATS record of 3-1-1 while their over/under record is 2-3-0.
Valuable Army Black Knights Betting Trends
The Army Black Knights are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Army Black Knights are 3-1-1 against the spread
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Army Black Knights Injuries
08/04/18 DL Amadeo West Achilles is out indefinitely
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
09/30/18 WR Bailey Gaither Ankle left last game, is doubtful Saturday vs Colorado State
09/30/18 RB Tyler Nevens Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Colorado State
08/30/18 QB Terrell Carter Personal has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Army Black Knights have run for 1,540 yards as a team, which ranks 5th in college football. They've run 329 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Black Knights have been penalized on offense 32 times for 362 yards so far this season, which has them 78th in the country in penalties. They are 88th in the nation in points scored with 143. They have run 382 plays this season for 2,091 yards, which ranks them 126th in Division 1 in total offense. The Black Knights average 5.5 yards per play, which is 81st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 115 1st downs this year, placing them 71st overall as an offensive unit. Kelvin Hopkins Jr averages 10.8 yards per pass attempt and 9.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 25 passes on 51 attempts for a completion percentage of 49%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.4. He has thrown for 551 yards this season.
The Black Knights rush defense has allowed 127 attempts for 628 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in D-1 against the run. Army has committed 26 penalties for 185 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 5th in college football. They are 32nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 110. They have surrendered a total of 1,770 yards on D, which is 33rd in the country. The Black Knights are ranked 120th in yards per play allowed with 7. Opposing offenses have completed 73 passes on 125 attempts against the Army Black Knights defense this season, placing them 8th and 7th in Division 1. The Army pass defense has also given up a total of 1,142 yards through the air, which is 55th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Army Black Knights have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 1, which is 127th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 25%. Army Black Knights kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 612 yards on 15 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 84th in Division 1 in punting average. They've accumulated 22 punt return yards and average 22 yards per return, which is 8th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 32 yards on special teams, ranking 127th in kick return yardage. The Black Knights average 11 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,145.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Spartans are 102nd in the country in points scored with 131. They have run 373 plays this year for 1,686 yards, which ranks them 48th in Division 1 in total offense. The San Jose State Spartans average 4.5 yards per play, which is 125th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 91 1st downs this season, ranking them 119th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Jose State has run for 266 yards as a unit, which ranks 129th in college football. They've run 160 times, averaging 1.7 yards per rush as a unit. San Jose State has been penalized on offense 40 times for 326 yards so far this year, which has them 42nd in the country in penalties. Josh Love has passed for 1,030 yards this year. He's completed 74 throws while attempting 149 passes for a completion percentage of 49.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 118.7. He averages 6.5 adjusted yards per throw and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
San Jose State is 107th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 196. They have given up a total of 2,442 yards on D, which is 100th in D-1. The Spartans are 74th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 137 throws on 233 attempts against the San Jose State defense this season, ranking them 123rd and 125th in the nation. The San Jose State Spartans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,688 yards in the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 201 attempts for 754 yards this season, putting them in 45th place in the country against the run. The Spartans have had 39 penalties for 324 yards on defense this year. That places them 77th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
San Jose State is 37th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 111 punt return yards and average 10.1 yards per return, which is 55th in D-1. They have returned 16 kicks for 453 yards on special teams, which puts them 11th in kick return yardage. The San Jose State Spartans average 28 yards per kick return and they are 98th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,250. The Spartans have tried 11 field goals this year and made 6, which is 60th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 55%. San Jose State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,610 yards on 38 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 54th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Spartans college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Spartans +17
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