San Jose State Spartans vs Hawaii Warriors Prediction, 9/18/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs Hawaii Warriors
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Location: Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in Honolulu, HI
Odds/Point Spread: Warriors (+7)
The San Jose State Spartans (1-1) are en route to Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex on Saturday where they will meet the Hawaii Warriors (1-2). San Jose State opens this game as 7-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total has been set at 58.
The San Jose State Spartans come into this matchup with a record of 1-1 for this season. In their last game, the Spartans played against the USC Trojans and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 30-7. Tyler Nevens was the leader on the ground for the Spartans with 15 carries for 58 yds (3.9 yards per attempt). Nick Starkel connected on 24/46 with 308 yds through the air. He had a QB rating of 99.7 and ended the game with 2 picks. When it came to stopping the run, the Spartans conceded 160 yards on 34 attempts, which is 4.7 yards per rush surrendered. San Jose State conceded 24 completions on 36 tries for a total of 256 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%. For the game, they had 65 plays for 376 yds. The San Jose State Spartans ran the ball 19 different times and accrued 68 yds, which had them averaging 3.6 yds per attempt.
The Spartans have racked up 919 total yards for this campaign. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, San Jose State has amassed 4 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns via the ground. San Jose State has accumulated 39 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 21 penalties for 184 yards. As a team they're holding an average of 100.5 yards via the ground game which ranks them 96th in the country. In terms of scoring, the San Jose State Spartans are sitting at 26.0 PPG.
Concerning passing yards, the Spartans have conceded 395 yds which puts them in 88th in the country. They have yielded 197.5 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 61.2%. During the season, they are granting 333.0 yards per outing which has them sitting 92nd in Division 1. They are giving up an average of 4.2 yards per run and 135.5 rushing yards per game this season. For the year, they have allowed 271 running yards through 2 contests. The Spartans rank 77th in D-1 regarding team defense, conceding 22.0 PPG.
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The Warriors head into this matchup 1-2 this season. For their last game, the Warriors walked away with a loss by a score of 45-27 when they played the Oregon State Beavers. Chevan Cordeiro (2 TDs) finished the game with 366 yards on 24/49 passing while his QB rating was 117.0. He threw 2 picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.5. Chevan Cordeiro carried the football 13 times for 48 yds, ending the game with 3.7 yards per attempt for Hawaii. Hawaii ran the ball for 3.0 yards per tote, finishing with 88 yds on 29 carries. The Warriors finished the game with 454 yds while running 78 plays (5.8 yds per play). The Warriors passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 72.4%, surrendering 302 yards on 21 out of 29 passing. Hawaii relinquished 42 rushing attempts for 256 yds (6.1 yards per rush).
The Hawaii Warriors have an average of 280.7 yards per contest, which has them sitting 97th in the country. The Hawaii offense has totaled 46 penalty yards on 8 infractions, which is good for 89th in D-1 in terms of hurting your team. During the season so far, the Warriors have compiled 548 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 182.7 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 79th in Division 1. When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Warriors rank 76th in college football averaging 28.7 points per outing.
Hawaii has allowed a total of 321 yards rushing (107.0 yards per game) and 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns through the air and 182.7 yards per outing, which has them ranked 78th in the nation. The Warriors defense has participated in 139 plays, ranking them 106th in the nation. The Warriors are conceding 41.3 PPG, which has them sitting 135th in the nation. This season, they have surrendered 124 total points.
Who will win tonight's Spartans/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Warriors +7
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