San Jose State at Utah State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The San Jose State Spartans travel to Maverik Stadium to take on the Utah State Aggies on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 24 point favorites. The Spartans have an ATS record of 5-4-0 while their over/under record is 5-4-0. The Aggies have an over/under record of 8-1-0 and they are 8-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 5-4-0 against the spread
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 8-1-0 against the over/under
The Utah State Aggies are 8-1-0 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 Utah State Aggies Injuries
09/14/18 NT Gasetoto Schuster Undisclosed is out for season
09/03/18 P Aaron Dalton Back is out for season
08/24/18 LB Kevin Meitzenheimer MCL is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Jose State Spartans are 110th in Division 1 in points scored with 206. They have run 625 plays this season for 2,902 yards, which ranks them 47th in the nation in total offense. The Spartans average 4.6 yards per play, which is 125th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 159 1st downs this year, placing them 115th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Jose State has run for 592 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in the country. They've run 288 times, averaging 2.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 63 times for 514 yards so far this season, which has them 41st in the nation in penalties. Josh Love has thrown for 1,753 yards this season. He has completed 144 passes on 253 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 126.5. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.7 adjusted yards per throw.
San Jose State is 111th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 325. They have surrendered a total of 4,159 yards on D, which is 110th in Division 1. The Spartans are ranked 80th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 178 passes on 307 attempts against the San Jose State Spartans defense this season, placing them 89th and 94th in the country. The San Jose State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,266 yards through the air, which is 95th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 414 attempts for 1,893 yards this year, putting them in 108th place in D-1 against the run. The Spartans have committed 58 penalties for 466 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 40th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Jose State is ranked 74th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 106 punt return yards and average 8.2 yards per return, which is 77th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 637 yards on special teams, ranking 16th in kick return yardage. The Spartans average 23 yards per kick return and they are 109th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,645. The San Jose State Spartans have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 13, which is 28th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 72%. San Jose State Spartans kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 21 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,399 yards on 56 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 44th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aggies have run for 1,962 yards as a team, which ranks 33rd in the nation. They've run 352 times, averaging 5.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 69 times for 615 yards so far this year, which has them 25th in the country in penalties. They are 2nd in Division 1 in points scored with 451. They have run 653 plays this year for 4,386 yards, which ranks them 35th in the nation in total offense. The Utah State Aggies average 6.7 yards per play, which is 14th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 211 1st downs this season, ranking them 36th overall as an offensive unit. Jordan Love has completed 170 throws while attempting 261 passes for a completion percentage of 65.1%. He has passed for 2,185 yards this year. He averages 9.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 156.4.
The Utah State Aggies rush defense has given up 380 attempts for 1,287 yards this season, putting them in 42nd place in the country against the run. They have had 63 penalties for 526 yards on defense this year. That places them 78th in Division 1. Utah State is 32nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 195. They have given up a total of 3,207 yards on D, which is 40th in the nation. The Aggies are 17th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 157 throws on 309 attempts against the Utah State defense this season, ranking them 44th and 97th in the country. The Utah State Aggies pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,920 yards in the air, which is 48th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Utah State Aggies have tried 19 field goals this year and made 15, which is 12th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. Utah State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 58 for 58 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,489 yards on 35 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 52nd in the NCAA in punting average. Utah State is 17th in the country in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 213 punt return yards and average 10.7 yards per return, which is 46th in D-1. They have returned 21 kicks for 634 yards on special teams, which puts them 18th in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 30 yards per kick return and they are 13th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,233.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Spartans +24
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