Nevada Wolf Pack vs. San Jose State Spartans - 11/14/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (4-5) at Nevada Wolf Pack (5-4)
College Football: Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Mackay Stadium)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The San Jose State Spartans look to keep their Bowl hopes alive with a road win versus the Nevada Wolf Pack.
The San Jose State Spartans let one slip through their fingers in a 17-16 loss to visiting Brigham Young in week ten when a two point conversion with 45 seconds remaining failed. The Spartans defense rose to the occasion by limiting the Cougars to 329 yards with Cleveland Wallace recording a 61 yard pick six. The offense struggled to just 289 yards behind a short passing and ordinary rushing attack. Quarterback Kenny Potter completed 18-25 for 147 yards with Billy Freeman leading SJSU with six receptions for 67 yards. Tyler Ervin paced the Spartans with 80 rushing yards on 23 carries.
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The Nevada Wolf Pack control their own fate thanks to a 30-16 victory at Fresno State for their third win in four contests to improve to 5-4 with three games remaining. This was up for grabs after 30 minutes with Nevada leading 17-16 before shutting the Bulldogs down in the second half. The Wolf Pack piled up almost 500 yards and allowed just 280 yards while recovering a fumble and intercepting three passes. Quarterback Tyler Stewart gave Nevada 206 passing yards with a touchdown and interception on 12-17 with Hasaan Henderson grabbing fiv passes for 136 yards and a TD. The Wolf Pack dominated on the ground with Don Jackson and James Butler totaling 140 yards and 122 yards respectively.
The under is 4-0 in Spartans last 4 vs. a team with a winning record and the Spartans are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall while going 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games in November. The under is 5-0 in Wolf Pack last 5 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game and is 5-0 in Wolf Pack last 5 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game while going 4-0 in Wolf Pack last 4 vs. a team with a losing record. The under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and the Spartans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Nevada while going 3-9 ATS in their last 12 meetings. I just like what I see from the Nevada rushing attack at home…