Nevada at San Jose State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Nevada Wolf Pack head to CEFCU Stadium to play the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 14 point favorites. The Wolf Pack are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Spartans are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-4-0.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
09/27/18 DB EJ Muhammad Undisclosed is out for season
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
10/15/18 WR Bailey Gaither Knee is out indefinitely
08/30/18 QB Terrell Carter Personal has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 35th in the country in points scored with 338. They have run 631 plays this year for 3,752 yards, which ranks them 53rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Wolf Pack average 5.9 yards per play, which is 59th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 185 1st downs this season, ranking them 105th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Nevada has run for 1,341 yards as a unit, which ranks 105th in college football. They've run 285 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolf Pack have been penalized on offense 58 times for 561 yards so far this year, which has them 74th in the country in penalties. Ty Gangi has passed for 2,118 yards this year. He's completed 176 throws while attempting 297 passes for a completion percentage of 59.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.2. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Nevada is 79th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 291. They have given up a total of 3,670 yards on D, which is 49th in D-1. The Wolf Pack are 56th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 184 throws on 313 attempts against the Nevada Wolf Pack defense this season, ranking them 70th and 76th in the nation. The Nevada pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,378 yards in the air, which is 83rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 354 attempts for 1,292 yards this season, putting them in 30th place in the country against the run. The Wolf Pack have had 60 penalties for 543 yards on defense this year. That places them 63rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Nevada is 75th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 203 punt return yards and average 14.5 yards per return, which is 18th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 259 yards on special teams, which puts them 114th in kick return yardage. The Wolf Pack average 20 yards per kick return and they are 91st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,214. The Nevada Wolf Pack have tried 16 field goals this year and made 11, which is 57th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Nevada Wolf Pack kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 32 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,043 yards on 48 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 42nd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Spartans have run for 648 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in college football. They've run 308 times, averaging 2.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The San Jose State Spartans have been penalized on offense 72 times for 594 yards so far this season, which has them 33rd in the country in penalties. They are 104th in the nation in points scored with 230. They have run 687 plays this season for 3,302 yards, which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 in total offense. San Jose State averages 4.8 yards per play, which is 121st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 173 1st downs this year, placing them 115th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Love averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 6.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 162 passes on 289 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 122.9. He has thrown for 1,963 yards this season.
The San Jose State Spartans rush defense has allowed 453 attempts for 2,189 yards this year, putting them in 115th place in D-1 against the run. San Jose State has committed 68 penalties for 548 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 65th in college football. They are 119th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 387. They have surrendered a total of 4,965 yards on D, which is 122nd in the country. The Spartans are ranked 97th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 213 passes on 357 attempts against the San Jose State defense this season, placing them 116th and 116th in Division 1. The San Jose State Spartans pass defense has also given up a total of 2,776 yards through the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Jose State Spartans have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 14, which is 24th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 74%. San Jose State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,743 yards on 64 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 35th in Division 1 in punting average. San Jose State is ranked 77th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 157 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 40th in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 718 yards on special teams, ranking 14th in kick return yardage. The San Jose State Spartans average 22 yards per kick return and they are 94th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,177.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Spartans college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wolf Pack -14
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