San Jose State at Fresno State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Fresno State Bulldogs host the San Jose State Spartans at Bulldog Stadium on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 31 point favorites. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 4-7-0 and they are 8-3-0 against the spread. The Spartans have an ATS record of 6-5-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-5-0 against the spread
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 4-7-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 8-3-0 against the spread
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
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
09/13/18 OL Netane Muti Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Jose State Spartans have run for 678 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in college football. They've run 334 times, averaging 2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 77 times for 615 yards so far this season, which has them 34th in the country in penalties. They are 113th in the nation in points scored with 242. They have run 740 plays this season for 3,502 yards, which ranks them 34th in Division 1 in total offense. The Spartans average 4.7 yards per play, which is 124th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 184 1st downs this year, placing them 121st 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 Spartans rush defense has allowed 501 attempts for 2,338 yards this year, putting them in 112th place in D-1 against the run. San Jose State has committed 72 penalties for 563 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 50th in college football. They are 115th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 408. They have surrendered a total of 5,429 yards on D, which is 124th in the country. The Spartans are ranked 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 232 passes on 389 attempts against the San Jose State Spartans defense this season, placing them 115th and 113th in Division 1. The San Jose State pass defense has also given up a total of 3,090 yards through the air, which is 124th 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 39th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 74%. San Jose State Spartans kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 24 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,040 yards on 72 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 33rd in Division 1 in punting average. San Jose State is ranked 84th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 157 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 41st in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 778 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Spartans average 22 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,437.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 21st in the country in points scored with 404. They have run 674 plays this year for 4,280 yards, which ranks them 35th in Division 1 in total offense. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 6.4 yards per play, which is 20th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this season, ranking them 88th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Fresno State has run for 1,470 yards as a unit, which ranks 106th in college football. They've run 348 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. Fresno State has been penalized on offense 55 times for 446 yards so far this year, which has them 99th in the country in penalties. Marcus McMaryion has passed for 2,699 yards this year. He's completed 221 throws while attempting 313 passes for a completion percentage of 70.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 163.3. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt.
Fresno State is 4th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 149. They have given up a total of 3,211 yards on D, which is 14th in D-1. The Bulldogs are 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 164 throws on 321 attempts against the Fresno State defense this season, ranking them 12th and 50th in the nation. The Fresno State Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,873 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 365 attempts for 1,338 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs have had 50 penalties for 424 yards on defense this year. That places them 10th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Fresno State is 99th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 101 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 71st in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 312 yards on special teams, which puts them 109th in kick return yardage. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 18 yards per kick return and they are 92nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,694. The Bulldogs have tried 15 field goals this year and made 9, which is 96th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Fresno State kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 46 for 50 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,826 yards on 43 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 42nd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Spartans +31
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