Colorado State at San Jose State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The San Jose State Spartans host the Colorado State Rams at CEFCU Stadium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 3 point favorites. The Spartans have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread. The Rams have an ATS record of 1-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
09/30/18 DL Richard King Concussion is questionable Saturday vs San Jose State
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
08/30/18 QB Terrell Carter Personal has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado State Rams have run for 466 yards as a team, which ranks 120th in college football. They've run 159 times, averaging 2.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 38 times for 321 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the country in penalties. They are 96th in the nation in points scored with 110. They have run 381 plays this season for 2,070 yards, which ranks them 8th in Division 1 in total offense. The Rams average 5.4 yards per play, which is 91st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 117 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. K.J. Carta-Samuels averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 7.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 120 passes on 190 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 142.6. He has thrown for 1,461 yards this season.
The Rams rush defense has allowed 200 attempts for 1,245 yards this year, putting them in 124th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado State has committed 39 penalties for 325 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 104th in college football. They are 120th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 198. They have surrendered a total of 2,529 yards on D, which is 122nd in the country. The Rams are ranked 127th in yards per play allowed with 7.7. Opposing offenses have completed 81 passes on 128 attempts against the Colorado State Rams defense this season, placing them 54th and 36th in Division 1. The Colorado State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,284 yards through the air, which is 108th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 7, which is 32nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Colorado State Rams kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 9 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,371 yards on 28 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That places them 4th in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado State is ranked 54th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 20 punt return yards and average 2.5 yards per return, which is 119th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 414 yards on special teams, ranking 9th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 24 yards per kick return and they are 36th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,504.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Spartans are 108th in the country in points scored with 101. They have run 296 plays this year for 1,401 yards, which ranks them 50th in Division 1 in total offense. The San Jose State Spartans average 4.7 yards per play, which is 118th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 77 1st downs this season, ranking them 118th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Jose State has run for 218 yards as a unit, which ranks 129th in college football. They've run 126 times, averaging 1.7 yards per rush as a unit. San Jose State has been penalized on offense 34 times for 281 yards so far this year, which has them 42nd in the country in penalties. Josh Love has passed for 798 yards this year. He's completed 57 throws while attempting 109 passes for a completion percentage of 52.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 123.4. He averages 7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
San Jose State is 99th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 154. They have given up a total of 2,051 yards on D, which is 100th in D-1. The Spartans are 87th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 122 throws on 204 attempts against the San Jose State defense this season, ranking them 126th and 129th in the nation. The San Jose State Spartans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,516 yards in the air, which is 122nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 156 attempts for 535 yards this season, putting them in 32nd place in the country against the run. The Spartans have had 31 penalties for 263 yards on defense this year. That places them 66th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
San Jose State is 88th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 35 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 94th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 352 yards on special teams, which puts them 17th in kick return yardage. The San Jose State Spartans average 29 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,788. The Spartans have tried 11 field goals this year and made 6, which is 42nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 55%. San Jose State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,271 yards on 29 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 29th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Spartans college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams -3
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