UNLV at San Jose State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
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CEFCU Stadium is the venue for the game between the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UNLV as 5 point favorites. The Spartans are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-3-0. The Runnin' Rebels are 4-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-2-0.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The San Jose State Spartans are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
10/01/18 QB Armani Rogers Foot is OUT 6-8 weeks
09/17/18 DB Ty'Jason Roberts Back is out for season
08/21/18 DL Nick Dehdashtian Foot 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 UNLV Runnin' Rebels have run for 1,686 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in the nation. They've run 320 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Runnin' Rebels have been penalized on offense 35 times for 268 yards so far this year, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 57th in Division 1 in points scored with 216. They have run 512 plays this year for 2,689 yards, which ranks them 121st in the nation in total offense. The Runnin' Rebels average 5.3 yards per play, which is 102nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 146 1st downs this season, ranking them 81st overall as an offensive unit. Max Gilliam has completed 59 throws while attempting 110 passes for a completion percentage of 53.6%. He has passed for 634 yards this year. He averages 6 adjusted yards per throw and 5.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 120.6.
The Runnin' Rebels rush defense has given up 293 attempts for 1,608 yards this season, putting them in 116th place in the country against the run. They have had 49 penalties for 458 yards on defense this year. That places them 92nd in Division 1. UNLV is 112th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 261. They have given up a total of 3,294 yards on D, which is 112th in the nation. The Runnin' Rebels are 122nd in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opponent offenses have completed 107 throws on 192 attempts against the UNLV Runnin' Rebels defense this season, ranking them 18th and 18th in the country. The UNLV pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,686 yards in the air, which is 81st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have tried 6 field goals this year and made 2, which is 129th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. UNLV Runnin' Rebels kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,726 yards on 39 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 23rd in the NCAA in punting average. UNLV is 119th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 23 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 115th in D-1. They have returned 21 kicks for 384 yards on special teams, which puts them 44th in kick return yardage. The Runnin' Rebels average 18 yards per kick return and they are 88th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,096.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Spartans are 117th in Division 1 in points scored with 147. They have run 491 plays this season for 2,153 yards, which ranks them 48th in the nation in total offense. The San Jose State Spartans average 4.4 yards per play, which is 125th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 119 1st downs this year, placing them 120th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Jose State has run for 365 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in the country. They've run 223 times, averaging 1.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 53 times for 433 yards so far this season, which has them 32nd in the nation in penalties. Josh Love has thrown for 1,245 yards this season. He has completed 100 passes on 185 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.4. He averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 6.1 adjusted yards per throw.
San Jose State is 115th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 264. They have surrendered a total of 3,130 yards on D, which is 98th in Division 1. The Spartans are ranked 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 146 passes on 249 attempts against the San Jose State defense this season, placing them 94th and 100th in the country. The San Jose State Spartans pass defense has also given up a total of 1,828 yards through the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 313 attempts for 1,302 yards this year, putting them in 91st place in D-1 against the run. The Spartans have committed 50 penalties for 406 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 61st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
San Jose State is ranked 59th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 105 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 63rd in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 572 yards on special teams, ranking 9th in kick return yardage. The San Jose State Spartans average 25 yards per kick return and they are 112th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,830. The Spartans have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 9, which is 39th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. San Jose State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,938 yards on 46 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 54th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Runnin' Rebels/Spartans college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Spartans +5
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