San Diego State vs UNLV NCAA Football Betting Tips 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Sam Boyd Stadium
Sam Boyd Stadium is the venue where Kenyon Oblad and the UNLV Runnin' Rebels will play the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday. UNLV opens this game as 9.5-point underdogs. The Aztecs are 5-2-0 ATS and 1-6-0 when betting on the total. The Runnin' Rebels are 3-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-3-1 against the spread.
In their last contest, the San Diego State Aztecs played the San Jose State Spartans and earned the victory by a score of 27-17. Juwan Washington paced the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 15 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for 78 yards via 16 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per run. Kobe Smith was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 29 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 7.3 yards per catch during the game. Leading the way at QB for the Aztecs was Ryan Agnew who went 13/20 with 88 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. The Aztecs ran the ball 52 times and racked up 270 yards which earned them an average of 5.2 yards per run. In the game, they ran 72 plays which gave them a total of 358 yards. For the contest, the Aztecs racked up 22 first downs and they had a total of 12 infractions for 85 yards telling us that this team had an undisciplined week of practice. In terms of defense, San Diego State gave up 19 completions on 36 throws for a total of 218 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.8%. Overall, they conceded 273 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Aztecs gave up 55 yards on 16 tries which is an average of 3.4 yards per carry allowed.
The Aztecs come into this game with a record of 6-1 this season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the country averaging 22 points per contest, putting them 107th in Division 1. As a team, they are averaging 153.3 yards on the ground per contest which is 6th in the MWC. For total yards, they currently sit at 10th in the Mountain West and 110th in Division 1 with 2,305 yards. The Aztecs have one of the best defenses in Division 1, giving up 13.7 points per contest ranking them 1st in the Mountain West. When it comes to passing yards, the Aztecs have conceded 1,232 yards. Teams are completing 60.8% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.1 yards per try. In regard to rushing yards, San Diego State is giving up 62.7 yards per game putting them 1st in the Mountain West and 3rd in D-1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.4 yards per carry which has them at 1st in the MWC and 3rd in Division 1 overall. In total, they have allowed 439 rushing yards through 7 contests.
In their last game, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels played the Fresno State Bulldogs and ended up taking the loss by a score of 56-27. Charles Williams led the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 82 yards on 25 carries which had him averaging 3.3 yards per run. Noah Bean was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 105 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 52.5 yards per catch for that contest. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Runnin' Rebels was Kenyon Oblad who went 16/34 with 257 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He walked away with 3 interceptions during the game. The Runnin' Rebels rushed the ball a total of 40 times and racked up 157 yards which gave them an average of 3.9 yards per rush. Overall, they ran 74 plays which added up to 414 yards. For the game, the Runnin' Rebels totaled 21 1st downs and they had 7 penalties for 51 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. In terms of defense, UNLV allowed 16 catches on 23 throws for a total of 229 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.6%. In the running game, the Runnin' Rebels allowed 260 yards on 36 carries which is an average of 7.2 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed a total of 489 yards but didn't add to their total of forced turnovers.
The Runnin' Rebels head into this game 2-5. UNLV is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 176.9 yards on the ground per contest, ranking them 54th in D-1. As a unit, they have a total of 1,238 yards rushing through 7 contests, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The Runnin' Rebels average 375.3 yards per contest overall putting them 90th in college football and 8th in the MWC. The Runnin' Rebels are giving up 36.1 points per game which puts them at 10th in the MWC and 121st in the nation. Their passing defense is one of the middle of the road units in college football. They are allowing 223.1 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Runnin' Rebels sit in 8th in the Mountain West. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 253 total points. In discussing yards on the ground, they are giving up 216.9 yards per game which puts them at 119th in the country and 10th in the MWC. In 2019, they have given up 1,518 yards on the ground and 18.9 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Aztecs/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Aztecs -9.5
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